Comcast licenses X1 RDK to Solekai Systems

Company will use software to enable porting to STBs, testing solutions
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Engineering services company Solekai Systems has become the latest vendor to license Comcast's Reference Development Kit (RDK) for creating IP and Tru2way set-top boxes, media gateways and other gear to support the cable TV operator's cloud-based Xfinity X1 programming service.

Solekai headquarters

Solekai's San Diego headquarters. (Image source: Solekai)

In the case of San Diego-based Solekai, the company has licensed the RDK software bundle to enable porting to set-top boxes, testing solutions and software integration activities supported by Solekai for its clients.

Solekai's licensing of the kit comes after the RDK was licensed by a handful of big-name vendors, including Pace, Motorola Mobility and Intel.

Comcast last month launched its Xfinity X1 service in its home market of Philadelphia after previously making it available in Boston, Atlanta and Chattanooga, Tenn. The company has been saying it will announce X1 rollouts in other markets before the end of this year.

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