- eBOX selected by the nation’s 5th largest cable operator as its leading next-generation stand-alone set-top box
CENTENNIAL, Colo.—February 12, 2018 – Evolution Digital today announces the deployment of its eBOX® IP Hybrid Set-Top Box, powered by TiVo, Inc.®, to Mediacom Communications customers as its leading next-generation set-top box. Mediacom delivers cable, Internet and phone services to nearly 1.4 million customers primarily located in the Midwest and Southeast regions of the U.S.
Evolution Digital’s eBOX will include Evolution Digital-enabled IP Pay-Per-View (PPV) services, extending to Mediacom customers a wide range of on-demand content for viewing.
“We are extremely excited to announce that Mediacom customers around the country will enjoy our unparalleled eBOX hybrid solution,” said Marc Cohen, executive vice president of sales at Evolution Digital. “Evolution Digital’s eBOX provides a unique immersive viewing experience for consumers, as subscribers have access to traditional cable and OTT services through one, easy-to-use interface.”
“Mediacom continues to provide the best and most innovative products and services to our customers,” said JR Walden, senior vice president and chief technology officer at Mediacom. “We are excited to bring Evolution Digital’s cost-effective eBOX to our customers and provide the best content available on an enriched and streamlined platform. We have made the eBOX our primary next-generation non-DVR set-top box for households throughout our systems.”
Mediacom customers can now also have an enhanced HD offering through an integrated QAM and IP video offering. By delivering QAM live linear television, combined with OTT streaming apps and IP VOD content on one platform, eBOX enables a holistic viewing platform with universal search, personal recommendations and browse capabilities across platforms.
Mediacom joins the expanding roster of nationwide cable operators deploying eBOX, which include GCI, RCN, Wave Broadband, WOW! and multiple member operators in the National Cable Television Cooperative.
Evolution Digital’s eBOX supports the world-renowned TiVo interface for a seamless user experience. All content is available on one device, so viewers do not have to switch HDMI inputs, boxes or remotes.
For more information on Evolution Digital’s eBOX, visit https://evolutiondigital.com/ebox-ip-hybrid-stb/.
About Evolution Digital
Evolution Digital L.L.C. is a leading provider of integrated IP hybrid devices and IP video solutions for the global cable industry. Evolution Digital takes an aggressive approach to product innovation to embrace the way viewers are consuming video. It has quickly become an innovator in the era of OTT content and multi-stream households. Evolution Digital provides integrated and managed content delivery across all devices in the home, including managed set-top boxes, third-party streaming devices, smart phones and tablets, subject to the operator’s licensing agreements. Evolution Digital was recently named one of Colorado’s fastest growing private companies by ColoradoBiz Magazine for its second consecutive year. Visit www.evolutiondigital.com.
About Mediacom Communications
Mediacom Communications Corporation is the 5th largest cable operator in the U.S. serving almost 1.4 million customers in smaller markets primarily in the Midwest and Southeast. Mediacom offers a wide array of information, communications and entertainment services to households and businesses, including video, high-speed data, phone, and home security and automation. Through Mediacom Business, the company provides innovative broadband solutions to commercial and public sector customers of all sizes, and sells advertising and production services under the OnMedia brand. More information about Mediacom is available at http://www.mediacomcable.com.
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