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Kaonmedia provides HD STB to Astro in Malaysia
Kaonmedia, the cutting edge set-top box technology developer, supplying ASTRO the Astro B.yond set-top box for the launch of Malaysia’s first high-definition (HD) service as well as other interactive TV services.
DS830NA, the set-top model which Kaon is supplying, offers full MPEG-4 support and integrated ethernet capability, enabling Astro B.yond to introduce multi-phased innovative services including HD and customized TV applications to its customers.
Dato’ Rohana Rozhan, CEO of ASTRO said: “Astro B.yond is our promise to our customers to evolve by continuously innovating. This new generation set-top box will enable Malaysia’s first HD broadcast service, soon to be followed by personal video recording, video on demand and IP connectivity. Astro B.yond is our evolution by innovating content, products and services in our aspiration to remain our customers’ No. 1 choice.”
‘We are very excited to be a partner of ASTRO, Malaysia’s only DTH satellite provider for its historical launch of HD service. Kaon’s expertise and stable cutting edge technology will lead Malaysian subscribers to be absorbed in ASTRO’s premium service by delivering seamless rich experience,”
ASTRO ALL ASIA NETWORKS plc (ASTRO) is Malaysia’s leading cross-media group with a significant presence in DTH (Direct-To-Home)
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Kaonmedia is the leading set top box developer, headquartered in South Korea, covering 80 operators in 60 nations such as India Bharti Airtel, Norway Get, Malaysia ASTRO, UAE OSN, Portugal Cabovisao.