NDS chosen by PAKT

NDS has announced that Russian cable operator PAKT has selected its VideoGuard Express CA system to protect its digital TV service in St Petersburg.

VideoGuard Express is NDS’s security solution aimed at smaller or newer entrants to the pay-TV market that are launching digital services. The solution also includes the NDS Guide EPG, NDS MediaHighway middleware and pre-integration with selected set-top box models.

PAKT currently has 70 000 analogue subscribers and has recently begun investing in digital TV services.