Deutsche Telekom studying whether virtual STB is viable | C2M : veille Digital Media |

Telekom Innovation Laboratories (T-Labs), the Research & Innovation arm of Deutsche Telekom, is testing a proof-of-concept for set-top box (STB) virtualization to see whether it will be possible to move more STB functions to the cloud. While there are no definite plans for deployment, Deutsche Telekom has a high-level strategy that supports the ‘cloudification’ of key functions and services where it is practical.