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ZapperBox Now Taking Orders for $249 NextGen TV Receiver

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ZapperBox, a startup that debuted an ATSC 3.0 receiver at CES 2020 in January, has announced pricing and availability of its M1 set-top box for NextGen TV.

The M1 is a single-tuner receiver based on BitRouter’s ATSC3pak middleware and software deployed by BitRouter for its ATSC3pro receivers in many experimental markets for the past two years.

ZapperBox is now accepting orders for the box, which is priced at $249. By signing up at, buyers will be able to secure a box with a $99 refundable deposit. They also encourage reseller inquiries as well.

TV Technology profiled BitRouter in this article last month. 

Tom Butts

Tom Butts has been the editor in chief of TV Technology since 2001. He started out in this industry reporting for member communications for the National Association of Broadcasters in 1995. He is also former editor of DTV Business for Phillips Publishing (now Access Intelligence) and launched for VerticalNet in 1999. He is a graduate of the University of Maine.