STMicroelectronics one of the leading supplier for System-on-Chip (SoC) ICs for set-top boxes and home gateways has revealed that Fastway the leading Indian cable MSO has deployed its HD cable chipsets. Through the installation of this service the customers of fastway will be able to experience high-quality HD content and access wide-ranging Value Added Services.
The STiH273 solution offered by STMicroelectronics provides best and advanced security schemes. Along with this it the service also offers low power consumption, the chipset offers unmatched coordinated performance of CPU, video decoder, image quality processor, and front-end this together facilitates a richer viewing experience with high-quality video and interactivity.
Speaking about this deployment, Gurdeep Singh, Managing Director, Fastway Digital TV services said, “Our new high-definition digital set-top boxes benefit from ST’s feature-packed and flexible system-on-chip ICs and provide an ideal platform for us to deliver innovative value-added services like interactive education services, multi-genre digital music service, restaurants and events search guide, and games to our customers. With strong local support and cooperation from ST, we are well placed to drive digital migration and bring high-quality TV solutions to our customers.”
On the other hand, Vivek Sharma, Vice President, Greater China and South Asia region, and Director, India Design Center, STMicroelectronics said, “ We are proud to be part of Fastway’s digital set-top box roll-out that aims to deliver an enhanced viewing experience to millions of homes around India. Fastway’s selection of ST’s set-top box technology underlines our strengths and commitment to supporting the growth of the Indian digital TV market through cooperation with local key players.”
This chipset offered by STMicroelectronics for set-top-boxes minimizes the cost for the manufacturer and also minimizes the power consumption. Furthermore, it also simplifies the designing of the set-top-boxes.