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EVIO selecting ABOX42 Smart Set-Top-Box platform for its new TV service ‘Telewizja Swiatlowodowa’ based on fiber networks in Poland

ABOX42 announces deployment of its set-top-box technology to deliver a full TV experience using fiber networks in Poland EVIO selecting ABOX42 SmartSTB platform for its new TV service ‘Telewizja Swiatlowodowa’ based on fiber networks in Poland Karls

Karlsruhe, Germany(30 Nov 2015)

ABOX42 announces deployment of its set-top-box technology to deliver a full TV experience using fiber networks in Poland


EVIO selecting ABOX42 SmartSTB platform for its new TV service ‘Telewizja Swiatlowodowa’ based on fiber networks in Poland


Karlsruhe, 30. November 2015ABOX42 GmbH, a leading supplier of IPTV, OTT and Hybrid SmartSTB platforms, today announced that EVIO Polska, a leading Polish Fiber TV service provider, selected the ABOX42 M-Series SmartSTB platform for its new TV service ‘Telewizja Swiatlowodowa’ which will be used by over 100 local fibre-optic networks throughout Poland, delivered together by EVIO and local ISP operators. The new service will offer the highest quality of digital TV in combination with advanced multimedia features.


EVIO is one of the first major service providers to deliver a modern, advanced and future proof IPTV service incl. rich multimedia features as a managed service to fiber operators in Poland. This allows the local networks to provide a complete service offering in order to enhance customer loyalty and secure future growth.


The ABOX42 M-Series SmartSTB platform (Set Top Box Model M15) was selected for this new service because of its unique combination of hardware features and performance, the very mature SDK allowing a set of advanced features, as well as the ABOX42 SaaS Lifecycle Management solution for full control of the Set Top Box deployment in the field in multiple networks.


“The ABOX42 M-Series SmartSTB with its compelling hardware design, the latest technology hard- and software-architecture allows us to offer a complete product for advanced users on fiber networks. In addition we were able to bring our service live with least development efforts and with very short project lead-time ”, said Mariusz Filipiak, chairman of the board at EVIO Polska, “ABOX42´s experience with complex project requirements helps us to quickly develop our service. We made the right choice for our innovative ‘Telewizja Swiatlowodowa’ TV service to appoint ABOX42 as key partner of our solution. Support and flexibility during all project phases where outstanding.”


“Operator services over time get more and more complex and offer much deeper functionality than in the traditional TV world. With our advanced SmartSTB platform and the rich software functions of the ABOX42 Smart SDK as well as the comprehensive ABOX42 Lifecycle Management solution, EVIO was able to develop a compelling TV application with advanced TV features and a modern UI”, Oliver Soellner, Member of the Management Board of ABOX42 GmbH, said. “Our SDK is based on fast performing HTML5 and can easily be integrated into existing operator back-ends”.


The ‘Telewizja Swiatlowodowa’ TV service was introduced at an annual congress of fiber pay-TV operators and experts held in Kraków at the end of October and rollout has already started.


About EVIO

EVIO Polska, founded in 2011, is a leading cloud-based TV as a Service provider and a technological partner of cable and ISP operators to whom it supplies innovative solutions necessary for providing digital TV service. The EVIO business model is based on delivering the most advanced digital TV technology and content to local operators as a Service. This allows EVIO customers to expand their services, with zero cost up-front investment and to offer a full variety of advanced, interactive TV entertainment. Equipment housed at the main EVIO head-end allows the provision of a wide set of services to all operators across Poland thereby sharing operating costs. The same model applies to content aggregation offered to all EVIO customers. EVIO offers vendor-based financing services including renting of set-top-boxes to allow its customers to grow keeping positive cash flow and attract new subscribers rapidly, through offering cutting-edge digital TV services at a negligible or no up-front cost.


About ABOX42

ABOX42 ( is a leading, Germany based, supplier of a next generation Smart Set-Top-Box platforms for Pay-TV, IPTV and OTT operators. The ABOX42 solution consists of four major elements. Hardware, Software, User Interface and Cloud services. ABOX42 offers a full range of Smart Set-Top-Boxes with different price-points and feature-sets; from cost effective IPTV/OTT STB platforms up to UHD/4K high end Hybrid-DVB receivers. The ABOX42 SmartSDK software stack offers full compatibility through out the entire hardware line; so operators can easily deploy different hardware version running the same TV-services. ABOX42’s OPX TV User Interface offers end users an easy to use GUI with all essential DVB, IPTV and OTT functions. The final part of the offering are various Cloud TV and SaaS services to manage the installation, operation and upgrading of the ABOX42 SmartSTB in the field.


ABOX42’s SmartSTB platform can easily be integrated into existing operator services or can be used in a modular way to quickly and cost effectively built up a complete Pav-TV offering using the ABOX42 OPX TV middleware solution.


In contrast to traditional project driven Set-Top-Box suppliers, ABOX42 products and services are constantly enhanced and always make the latest features available to all customers.


ABOX42’s products and services are used by Telcos, ISP, Cable operators and OTT companies on a world-wide basis.


For further information about ABOX42visit


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