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About STRONG STRONG, a member of the SKYWORTH Group, is a worldwide leading manufacturer and distributor of TV and TV reception equipment and a leader in innovative technology. With a history of over 140 years, STRONG began its distribution operations and network from the UK in 1986, targeting the European market. As of today, STRONG has 9 fully operational subsidiaries and 6 regional sales offices covering more than 55 European and North African countries with a dedicated distribution network, logistics, after sales services and consumer-friendly 24/7 call centres. STRONG is fully equipped to cater for local market trends and needs, as well as being home of highly advanced and innovative Research & Development departments in Europe and China.

STRONG is a Skyworth Company 2015 marked a milestone for STRONG as it became a member of SKYWORTH Digital, one of the largest set-top box manufacturers, owning 5 manufacturing plants in China with more than 38.000 employees and over 900 engineers in Research & Development. With the combined efforts and assets of both STRONG & Skyworth, the group has obtained extensive innovational power and technical expertise to provide a comprehensive product range to the retail and operator markets. The synergy effect of STRONG’s broad local sales and distribution network aswell as Skyworth’s Research & Developmentworkforce and manufacturing resources lead to a unique and exceptional vertically integrated organisation that provides: „„ „„ „„ „„ „„ „„

Product concept and design Product development Product optimisation Advanced features Best-in-class manufacturing Localised know-how

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Best customer support Close to market Extensive distribution network Experienced international Sales team Best-value-for-money products

Our History 2018

Widening of the OTT Android range


Introducing the UHD Smart TV range


Start of operational business with Skyworth Company Joining the Skyworth Company Introducing STRONG Wi-Fi products STRONG Germany

Shareholder of STRONG


Skyworth Digital listed on stock exchange High Tech enterprise award by Chinese government


No. 1 STB supplier: total shipments > 10 millions High Tech Enterprise award


2013 2011

2008 2005

Establishment of Skyworth Digital Technology


STRONG France and STRONG Bulgaria STRONG Austria


STRONG Scandinavia

2000 1999 1998

Skyworth Group R&D with digital TV reception Skyworth Group founded

Distribution partners in > 55 countries and markets STRONG Italy


1997 1988 1986

STRONG founded in UK

Our Portfolio STRONG puts special emphasis on customer specific needs for equipment and services. Our focus lies primarily on consumer retail chains, wholesalers, dealers on the one hand and broadcasters on the other which embraces B2B and B2B2C business models. Our professional range of products and matching accessories can be customized to fulfil every requirement. We serve with expertise in: „„



Digital Satellite, Terrestrial and Cable receivers Over-the-Top (OTT) Android/ Linux based boxes incl. Hybrids Vast assortment of accessories



Television sets featuring LED/OLED, Smart TV, 4K Ultra HD, HDR and multi-tuner technologies Devices for wireless Internet connection, such as Mesh network solutions, routers and repeaters

Our receivers and TVs are equipped with various convenient features for the best TV experience, such as Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), USB recording and Timeshift functions, playback of files from external USB devices, favourite lists, timer functions, teletext, multilingual subtitles and audio track support, parental control and more. The products of our Wi-Fi range incorporate the latest Mesh technologies and features. Furthermore, STRONG distributes THOMSON branded digital set-top boxes sold through retail in Europe and the Middle East. The THOMSON brand stands for reliable and qualitative products which have accompanied many generations of households.

OTT Equipment Our state-of-the-art OTT dongles and boxes upgrade any compatible TV to a Smart TV with access to apps for every mood and desire. More movies, more games, more fun – comfortably from the own couch! We combine the OTT boxes on demand with traditional DVB broadcast, be it satellite, terrestrial or cable (Hybrid). Our OTT models combine content and apps for fun and convenience: „„


Enables to link live TV with online content in real-time Netflix, YouTube, podcasts, games and many other apps



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Widgets such as weather forecasts, news and RSS feeds Access to online media centres Catch-up TV, Video-on-Demand

Satellite Equipment Satellite technology goes through constant change and improvement. Our range of satellite receivers includes Free-To-Air, Conditional Access secured systems, receivers with OTT functions and HbbTV 2.0. We work with all advanced security providers across the world, such as Irdeto, Viaccess, Cisco, Nagra, Conax, Widevine, PlayReady and Verimatrix. We support all kind of technologies in middleware.


Satellite Accessories Accessories for TV reception can be an upgrade and facilitation of daily TV routines. Our products go through continuous tests of functionality until the highest quality standards are met. Furthermore, we offer satellite dishes and LNBs with signal strength optimization in all configurations. Entertainment without the need of a satellite receiver is provided with Conditional Access Modules. STRONG offers CAMs for various broadcasters across the world. The only requirement for the user: a TV or receiver with satellite tuner, CI+ interface and an activated smartcard.

Our Broadcasting Partners

Supported Technologies

Among others

Terrestrial Equipment STRONG supplies a wide range of terrestrial receivers: Free-To-Air, Conditional Access such as Irdeto, Viaccess and Conax, HbbTV 2.0 as well as Hybrid with OTT functions. The receivers are manufactured with the latest features and technologies and equipped manufactured with the latest future-proof extras. Viewers who choose STRONG enjoy best entertainment daily.


Terrestrial Accessories STRONG offers DVB-T/T2 antennas with HEVC compression (H.265) for indoor or outdoor reception, LTE filters and Conditional Access Modules (CAMs) for encrypted TV channels. Without occupying the space of a set-top-box, CAMs are the reply to preferences of an independent viewer generation. All age and lifestyle groups appreciate the convenient installation and time-saving integration into their entertainment system.

Our Broadcasting Partners

Supported Technologies

Among others

Cable Equipment Cable operators already offer digital HD television via the cable network. We meet this demand with easy-to-use cable receivers which bring digital HD cable TV to every home in significantly better picture and sound quality. Latest technologies and convenient extras such as easy sorting of channels and channel list back-up via USB included.

Home Networking Wi-Fi is becoming the fundament of the digital video entertainment at home. STRONG is committed to bring the best Wi-Fi solutions with state-of-the-art technologies in compact and appealing designs to homes, operators and service providers. Our Mesh solutions are the perfect addition to every home network, combining the latest technology with the powerful 802.11 Wi-Fi standard. STRONG was the first brand to introduce an easy working Wi-Fi Mesh solution to retail markets throughout Europe, which before was only accessible to major Internet service providers. We provide EuroDOCSIS™ cable modems for rapid transmission over existing cable television networks, delivering significantly higher ranges and higher data rates, GPON home gateways for high-speed optical fiber Internet as well as 4G/LTE modems for speed and reliability of high-speed mobile networks. Our range is further complemented with wireless repeaters, routers, powerlines/hybrid powerlines and Wi-Fi USB adapters. These convenient products can be integrated in daily life for even better coverage, maximum performance and reliable connectivity. Internet browsing and streaming up to UHD 4K has never been this smooth and comprehensive.

Mesh Mesh Solutions


STRONG’s Wi-Fi Mesh products are simple and revolutionary solutions for a strong and reliable Wi-Fi network without the need of changing modem or broadband access device. Positioned as access points throughout the home or working space, they automatically connect to each other to create an ultra high-speed, stable, reliable and secure Wi-Fi network. This multiple access points configuration dramatically improves the network connectivity. The result: no more Wi-Fi dead zones, superb video delivery up to 4K Ultra HD to every device with zero buffering, simultaneous streaming and watching live TV from anywhere on any device!

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TV Range STRONG TV sets are manufactured with the latest high-quality LED and OLED panels and multi-tuner technology. Our range satisfies the need for excellent images and offers premium TVs up to 75â&#x20AC;?. The variety of features contributes to more flexibility. We support important standards and features such as Smart TV, 4K Ultra HD, HEVC/H.265, High Dynamic Range (HDR), hotel mode, channel editor, favourite lists, recording and playback and more.

Smart TV

Austria Franz-Josefs-Kai 1 1010 Vienna Austria

France 54 rue de Billancourt 92100 Boulogne France

The Netherlands Krijtwal 27b 3432 ZT Nieuwegein The Netherlands

Bulgaria 48, Hristo Botev Blvd. 1000 Sofia Bulgaria

Germany Von-Werth-Straße 1 50670 Cologne Germany

Scandinavia Jellingvej 26 9230 Svenstrup J Denmark

Central & Eastern Europe Puskás Tivadar u. 14 C/A. 2040 Budaörs Hungary

Italy Strada Marosticana 6 36100 Vicenza Italy

Ukraine & CIS 8, Adama Mitskevicha Str. 03087 Kiev Ukraine

www.strong.tv www.thomsonstb.net

Subject to alterations. In consequence of continuous research and development technical specifications, design and appearance of products may change. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. The Android robot is reproduced or modified from work created and shared by Google and used according to terms described in the Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License. AustriaSat and HD Austria are trademarks which M7 Group S.A. uses under license. Dolby Audio, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus and the double D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. DTS, the symbol and DTS+ the symbol together are registered trademarks of DTS, inc. FRANSAT is a subsidiary of Eutelsat Group. HbbTV and the logo are trademarks of the HbbTV Association. The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing Administrator, Inc in the United States and other countries. Irdeto is a registered trademark of Irdeto Access BV. LTE is a trademark of ETSI. NagraVision is a trademark of Kudelski SA. Netflix is a registered trademark of Netflix, Inc. TNTSAT is a trademark of CANALSAT. Skylink® and CS Link® are trademarks which M7 Group S.A. uses under license. YouTubeTM is a trademark of Google Inc. Viaccess is a trademark of Viaccess. Wi-Fi is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance®. All other product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. © STRONG 2019. All rights reserved.

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STRONG Company / Portfolio  

We serve with expertise in: Digital Satellite, Terrestrial and Cable receivers Over-the-Top (OTT) Android/ Linux based boxes incl. Hybrids V...

STRONG Company / Portfolio  

We serve with expertise in: Digital Satellite, Terrestrial and Cable receivers Over-the-Top (OTT) Android/ Linux based boxes incl. Hybrids V...