United Group taps Nagra to secure new 4K Android TV platform

South East Europe telecoms and media provider, United Group, has tapped Nagra to secure its EON 4K Android TV platform in the Balkans.

Nagra’s Conax content protection solutions will be used secure the hybrid TV offering, including Conax cardless, Conax Contego unified security head-end and multi-DRM solutions.

EON offers a seven-day backwards EPG, more than 12,500 titles of local and foreign films and series within Video Club, Formula One and La Liga coverage in 4K, and a variety of advanced functions.

Subscribers also have access to YouTube, Google Play Music, Google Play Movies and TV, Google Play Games, and other apps from the Google Play Store.

“EON brings together television content and the services and application as delivered by Android TV making any TV a smart TV,” said Victoriya Boklag, CEO and vice-president of marketing and media of United Group.

“To ensure a successful launch and a seamless platform, we needed the right partners. In content protection, the ability to support an Android TV deployment including multi-DRM security on all devices was key and Nagra’s line of Conax solutions perfectly met our requirements.”

Nagra’s senior vice president of sales for EMEA, Thierry Legrand, said: “Our Conax content protection solutions are the perfect fit for EON and enabled United Group to deploy their platform quickly while ensuring the integrity of the platform and its content.”

United Group operates under the Telemach brand in Slovenia, Montenegro, and Bosnia and Herzegovina, and as SBB in Serbia.

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