Chinese P2P solutions provider Vatata, whose similarly named P2P streaming platform Vakaka we wrote about last year, has developed a set-top box solution to bring a Joost-like P2P TV experience to the living room. It provides access to both the company’s own P2P network for live streaming video as well as public P2P networks and protocols such as Emule, Gnutella and BitTorrent for media downloads.

Vatata’s CEO Jian Song told me that the company already has three customers in China that licensed the platform for their own products, with TV manufacturer Skyworth and set-top box maker Himedia being two of them. The first devices featuring the solution are supposed to hit the shelves in China this summer. Continue reading on

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