Zinwell and Opera Team OTT TV for APAC STBs

Opera TV and Zinwell have announced a partnership in Over-the-Top (OTT) TV capabilities targeting service provider set-top-boxes in Asia-Pacific. The integration of the Opera TV SDK on Zinwell set-top-boxes will enable service provider partners to accelerate delivery of OTT content directly into consumer homes.

Opera TV believes that the APAC OTT market is poised for exponential growth in in the next five years, with Digital TV Research predicting that OTT TV and video revenues in the region will triple by 2021 to reach $18.4 billion. In addition to its HTML5 SDK for Television, Opera TV also offers a managed cloud platform, the Opera TV Store, that provides a wide selection of popular OTT content from over 1,000 different content providers in categories such as broadcast, VOD, lifestyle, music, kids, nature and travel, news and weather, e-gaming, sports and many more both live and on-demand in HD and 4K formats. Opera TV is also a YouTube Certified Partner, enabling the delivery of YouTube content to Smart TVs, Blu-ray players, and set-top-boxes via Opera TV’s HTML5-based SDK.