Posts Tagged: set-top box


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WeChat gets ready for primetime with upcoming release of WeChat TV

Tencent (HKG:0700), the company behind behemoth Chinese messaging app WeChat, has announced it will partner with television manufacturer Sky...

  • December 26, 2013
  • at 12:32 pm
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Huawei jumps on the bandwagon, will launch a set-top web TV box next week

Huawei‘s new set-top streaming video box will go on sale in China on October 22, according to QQ Tech. The company announced the Med...

  • October 17, 2013
  • at 12:13 pm
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Sina Weibo makes inroads toward your smart TV and home appliances

Chinese web giant Sina (NASDAQ:SINA), makers of Sina Weibo, announced two partnerships over the weekend that reveal the company’s intentio...

  • September 23, 2013
  • at 11:57 am
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Alibaba Working on a Set-Top Box to Bring E-Commerce to Your TV?

Alibaba Working on a Set-Top Box to Bring E-Commerce to Your TV?

Last year it was cheap smartphones; this year the China trend — again, inspired by Xiaomi — appears to be set-top boxes. LeTV an...

  • May 16, 2013
  • at 8:45 am
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Stream-to-TV Xiaomi Box Finally Up for Pre-Order, But All 10,000 Snapped Up

After a delay of several months caused by China’s media regulator, the stream-to-TV Xiaomi Box is finally available for pre-order onli...

  • March 19, 2013
  • at 10:48 pm
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New Partnership Means Xiaomi Box No Longer Banned, Sales in 3 Cities Starting Soon

On Friday evening we suggested that the Apple TV-esque Xiaomi Box had risen from the dead after being given regulatory approval. And that...

  • January 28, 2013
  • at 7:23 pm
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You’ll Never Guess What The9 and ZTE Are Teaming Up to Work On

The9 is one of China’s biggest gaming companies. ZTE is one of its biggest handset and telecom equipment makers. So what do you get wh...

  • December 13, 2012
  • at 3:10 am
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Rumor: Xiaomi Set-Top Box Just Paving the Way for an Actual Television

We’ve written a lot about Xiaomi’s set-top box, which readers may recall has recently become tangled in a regulatory mess. That ...

  • November 27, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Xiaomi TV Set-Top Box Service Suspended, Regulatory Kerfuffle Perhaps to Blame [UPDATED]

Just one week after the launch of Xiaomi’s set-top box for streaming media to TVs, the company has announced that it has been forced t...

  • November 23, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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13 hottest set-top boxes and smart TVs in China

Web TV is a booming entertainment sector, and big tech companies are eager to get a piece of the action. Smart TV penetration in China is s...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 7:10 pm
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Chinese video streamer Youku Tudou smacks Xiaomi with a lawsuit, just in time for Barra’s arrival

Two events occurred this week confirming Xiaomi’s maturation from a promising startup to a player that is running with the big dogs. O...

  • October 11, 2013
  • at 7:05 pm
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PPTV to launch PPLink hardware that switches video between mobiles and TVs

Following on the heels of its entry into the set-top box market, PPTV is about to launch the PPLink, a piece of hardware that is designed to...

  • August 21, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Innovation Works-Backed LeTV Announces a New Set-Top Box, and This One’s Free

It looks like Xiaomi won’t be the only company shipping shiny new set-top boxes around China this April. LeTV, which you may recall In...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Report: Xiaomi’s Set-Top Box Finally Coming April 9

China’s Xiaomi has proven itself to be pretty great at selling phones, but the company surprised a lot of people when it announced it ...

  • March 12, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Xiaomi Box Finally Gets Regulatory Approval, Can Soon Go on Sale

Remember the set-top streaming device from Xiaomi which was seemingly killed off by China’s media regulators before it even hit the st...

  • January 25, 2013
  • at 10:49 pm
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Rumor: Xiaomi Set-Top Box Returning Soon With Less Content; Rebranding Possible

Mobile phone makers Xiaomi recently branched out into the world of entertainment, announcing a set-top box that looked ready for an interest...

  • December 4, 2012
  • at 1:02 am
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How and Why Xiaomi Ran Afoul of China’s Media Regulator

We reported on Friday that Xiaomi’s TV set-top box had stopped working and speculated that the reason might be regulatory. And while t...

  • November 26, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Why Xiaomi is Selling a Set-Top Box

Earlier today, we finally got the details on Xiaomi’s new set-top box. But thanks to a presser sent out to media outlets, we’ve ...

  • November 15, 2012
  • at 12:40 am
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