TNtop to introduce hybrid receiver

By Robert Briel | June 9, 2009

The French terrestrial pay-TV platform TNtop will introduce a second generation set-top box offering additional services over broadband internet access.

The operator plans to introduce the new set-top before the end of the year, incorporating a PVR and additional services including an EPG, a Catch-up TV service and subscription-VOD.

The company is also looking to acquire terrestrial capacity for the overnight downloading of programmes on the hard drive.

TNtop, which is owned by UK based Top Up TV, offers a low-pay bouquet of a digital terrestrial channels and acts as a reseller for the terrestrial versions of the TPS Star and Canal+channels.