Liberty International has launched what it describes as its “greenest-ever set-top field”.

Designed in-house by engineers at Liberty International and manufactured by Commscope, the compact, multi-faceted 4K Mini TV Field combines a high-quality buyer expertise and wealthy alternative of content material with extraordinarily low energy consumption and a casing that’s partially comprised of recycled plastic. It’s accessible from at the moment (August 24) in Poland on UPC Polska and shall be launched in different Liberty International markets in the end.

Regardless of its small measurement, the field offers prospects full management over their leisure expertise by offering entry to the complete spectrum of content material together with dwell TV, replay TV, on demand content material and entry to a spread of in-built OTT apps, all in crystal-clear picture high quality as much as 4K, mixed with Dolby sound. Moreover, it permits customers to stream self-generated content material from their telephones direct to their TV and is operated by a Bluetooth-connected voice-enabled distant management.

The 4K Mini TV Field is powered by Liberty International’s subsequent technology TV platform, Horizon 4. It’s the firm’s first all-IP gadget, that means that each one it must run is a Wi-Fi or Ethernet connection from a cable, fibre or cell supply. It may additionally run on the ability from a TV’s USB enter, which suggests it doesn’t even require entry to an influence socket.

The field is comprised of 35% recycled plastic and makes use of no single-use plastic in its casing. Moreover, it reduces vitality consumption by 77% in comparison with earlier set-top bins and has a most energy utilization of below 5W, even when watching 4K content material.

Liberty believes the field will make the proper TV companion to prospects taking UPC Polska’s new FTTH product, which launched earlier this month. In consequence, together with agreements with our fibre companions, our present attain of three.5 million households in our UPC community will broaden by a further 1.7 million premises by 2023/24.

Commenting on the launch, Enrique Rodriguez, CTO, Liberty International, mentioned: “Our new 4K field could be very small in measurement, but it surely packs a mighty punch, giving our prospects a cutting-edge 4K viewing expertise throughout the complete spectrum of dwell, on-demand and streamed content material. Furthermore, the 4K Mini TV Field combines technological innovation with our long-standing dedication to sustainability, delivering a world-class viewing expertise whereas decreasing vitality consumption and use of plastics”.

Robert Redeleanu, CEO Liberty International, Japanese Europe, added: “At UPC Poland, buyer satisfaction is paramount to us, so we’re dedicated to delivering excellent buyer care mixed with greatest in-class connectivity and leisure, anytime and wherever. I’m thrilled that Poland is the primary nation inside Liberty International to launch the brand new 4K Mini TV Field, and assured it’s going to assist us additional improve our distinctive buyer expertise. As we deliver new improvements to our thousands and thousands of shoppers and new premises, we’re nicely on high of the convergence recreation available in the market”.


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