Sunday, January 6, 2008

BT Selects Motorola as lead supplier for IPTV Set-top Boxes

BT has selected Motorola as the lead supplier of next-generation set-top boxes for its BT Vision digital TV service. Financial terms were not disclosed. Motorola will supply BT with second-generation V-Boxes boasting a new look, the potential for substantially improved energy efficiency and enhanced capabilities for deployment in 2009.

The HD-capable V-Box digital TV recorder will provide access to up to 40 Freeview TV channels and 30 radio channels, the ability to record an average of 80 hours of content, on-demand access to a huge library of films, TV shows, music videos and sport and a range of interactive applications.

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