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Echostar has announced the launch of the HDX-200, an IP set-top box to enable operators to use IP to extend services further inside the home network and to access a universally accepted platform for delivering high value applications and services. Amongst many software options, the HDX-200 supports the Android(TM) operating system (OS) and also ships with secure processor technology ensuring that content and services can be delivered securely. The unit provides the interface between the Internet or IP network and a consumer's TV screen and as such will appeal to over-the-top (OTT) entertainment providers, digital TV operators - who wish to deploy hybrid IP solutions - and telco, broadband or IPTV operators.