ER Telecom launches advanced STB

May 13, 2014 10.38 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

ER-TelecomThe Russian cable operator ER Telecom has launched a new advanced set-top box in 55 cities throughout the country.

According to the company, it allows viewers to watch content on their ioS and Android mobile devices and for up to three days after it is broadcast.

It also gives access to such services as VOD. Customers who purchase the new box and connect to TV will be offered the Viasat Premium HD package, consisting of six premium HD channels, for three months for only R1 (€0.02) a month.

The new set-top box was developed by Humax, with Universal Electronics Universal Electronics manufacturing the remotes and the UK’s V2 Studios its unique exterior design.

Russia’s JetStyle created the user interface and NagraVision supplied content protection, with SOTAL Interactive being the general contractor.