Evolution Digital selected by TDS for Android TV devices

June 8, 2021
TDS to deploy eSTREAM 4K, powered by Android TV, to hundreds of communities in the U.S., with cloud-based device management.

Evolution Digital this week announced that TDS Telecom (TDS), a telecommunications provider serving nearly 1,000 rural, suburban and metropolitan communities across the U.S., plans to deploy the eSTREAM 4K Android TV set-top in North and South America.

Evolution Digital says its eSTREAM 4K offers seamless integration between the box, various third-party applications and the voice-enabled remote control with TDS’ managed TiVo application.

Evolution Digital’s eDM SaaS cloud-based solution will support TDS’ full-scale deployment by providing exceptional customer service and increased operational efficiency via cloud-based management, monitoring, control, diagnostics and analytics tools.

TDS will also take advantage of eDM’s advanced application (APK) software update capabilities, enabling fast, easy and unlimited middleware-specific upgrades that do not require a full Android TV build and recertification.

“We are very pleased to partner with TDS to offer subscribers a best-in-class IPTV device that’s designed as a one-stop shop for all of the customer’s video services,” said Marc Cohen, EVP Marketing and Sales.

He added“As the popularity of streaming 4K UHD content, online gaming and other services continues to grow, customer premise equipment has increasingly had a larger role in meeting the consumer requirements for connected media experiences. Our Android TV offering, coupled with eDM, facilitate both enhanced customer satisfaction and streamlined OPEX, as operators like TDS can now avoid time and money spent towards truck rolls, equipment replacement and blind, reactive troubleshooting.”

“We are excited to work with Evolution Digital to provide our customers with the best products and innovative solutions to deliver a new way of enjoying their favorite video content,” said Ken Paker, Senior Vice President of Information and Network Technologies and CTO at TDS. “We are confident in Evolution Digital’s experience in the development of its 4K Ultra-HD Android TV set-top, and we look forward to expanding our footprint through the proven combination of Evolution Digital hardware with TiVo middleware.”

TDS joins the growing roster of customers that have selected Evolution Digital as their Android TV provider including Liberty Latin America, Blue Stream, Cincinnati Bell, Grande, Metronet, RCN, Midco, Blue Ridge and Service Electric Cablevision.

To learn more about Evolution Digital’s eSTREAM 4K and eDM solutions, visit https://evolutiondigital.com/estream-4k/

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