ZTE announces industry leading Ultra HD 4K hybrid STB

Release Time:2016-02-19
ZTE announces industry leading Ultra HD 4K hybrid STB - ZTE Press Release

ZTE announces industry leading Ultra HD 4K hybrid STB

Date:2016-02-19 ZTE Click:941

19 February 2016, Shenzhen, China – ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today announced its new Ultra High Definition Hybrid Set Top Box B820C-A10, which deliver enhanced viewing experience to homes around the world.


The new box B820C performs a hybrid role, combining cable and OTT services and integrating with ZTE’s Smart Home 2.0 packages. In compliance with the DVB-C standard, the B820C transfers DVB TS signals of UHD live content to users; it can be deployed in the cable broadcast scenario. Equipped with the latest OTT technology, it supports interactive videos, downloads and installed applications of televisions. Integrated with the Smart Home 2.0 packages, it supports video call, multi-screen sharing, etc. B820C adopt the Android 5.1 system which ensures the compatibility with the various Android applications.


The B820C’s 64-bit system architecture is built to handle complex algorithms with ease. With a dedicated design hardware decoder, it supports ultra-high definition stream decoding of up to 3840*2160, with frame a rate of 60P/s and 10bit colours.  Users can enjoy enhanced ultra high definition and a stunning viewing experience.


The B820C utilizes the advanced hardware decoding of H.265 (HEVC) video codec, which may save up to 50% more bandwidth than the H.264. The H.265 can deliver a better quality of encoding, helping operators end the bandwidth bottleneck and accelerate the development of UHD service. This new UHD STB (ultra-high definition set-top box) supports the Gigabit Ethernet interface and 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection, with supporting 2*2 MIMO antennas. The hardware easily connects to the internet and supports the Bluetooth4.0, USB3.0, which easily interacts with various peripherals.

ZTE ranks No. 1 in the IP STB market worldwide.