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Ziggo Mediabox Next

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Breaking changes!!

Sensors are added to this component. Therefore the configuration for this component has changed. Check the configuration section below!

Description

A media player component for Home Assistant that creates a media player and a sensor for each Ziggo Media Box Next in your account.

Prerequisites

  • You need a Ziggo account with a Ziggo Media Box Next.
  • The energy mode needs to be set to high ("Hoog" in Dutch), otherwise you are not able to switch the device on in the media player.

HACS Installation

  1. Make sure you've installed HACS
  2. In the integrations tab, search for ZiggoNext.
  3. Install the Integration.
  4. Add ziggonext entry to configuration (see below)

Manual installation

  1. Open the directory (folder) for your HA configuration (where you find configuration.yaml).
  2. If you do not have a custom_components directory (folder) there, you need to create it.
  3. In the custom_components directory (folder) create a new folder called ziggonext.
  4. Download all the files from the custom_components/ziggonext/ directory (folder) in this repository.
  5. Place the files you downloaded in the new directory (folder) you created.
  6. Add ziggonext entry to configuration (see below)
  7. Restart Home Assistant

Configuration

ziggonext:
  username: !secret ziggo_username
  password: !secret ziggo_password  

The id's for media_players and sensors are generated based on the name provided by Ziggo. You can adjust your box name in the settings on the ziggogo.tv website.

Parameters

Parameter Type Required Description
username string yes Your Ziggo username
password string yes Your Ziggo password
country_code string no (default 'nl') Your country code. Currently supported: nl, ch & be

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