Pay-TV operator Boxer selects MHEG

October 8, 2008

Sweden-based pay-TV group Boxer has selected MHEG-5 as the interactive middleware to be included in all products marketed to receive its TV packages. The group chose MHEG-5 because it is preinstalled in the majority of integrated digital televisions sold in Europe.

MHEG-5 is a public standard with country- or region-specific profiles. Both free-to-air and pay-TV broadcasters are now looking into and deploying MHEG-5 as a low-cost middleware solution for rollout over terrestrial, satellite and cable platforms.

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