Kudelski acquires DVnor, plans integration with Conax security

Kudelski Group has acquired Norway-based media asset management outfit Digital Video Norge (DVnor). The new acquisition will work closely with Kudelski’s Norway-based conditional access unit Conax. DVnor’s core product is DVnor Organizer, an automated platform for metadata and digital file management, transcoding, storage, distribution and post-production services. Kudelski believes that the combination of this product […]

NAB: Conax and Evolution Digital to take IP video to new markets

US cable technology outfit Evolution Digital and content security specialist Conax plan to launch their eVUE IP VOD set-tops and hybrid IP delivery platform in new markets. The companies used the NAB Show to highlight their existing solution for operators in the US market and said that they have ambitions to roll it out internationally […]

TV Connect 2017: Bulgaria’s Unicoms taps Conax and Appear TV for white label OTT

Bulgarian service provider Unicoms Services has tapped Kudelski-owned conditional access provider Conax and video processing specialist Appear TV to provide a white label OTT TV platform, UnyQTV. The new platform supports Unicoms Services expansion into the OTT arena, supported by OTT streaming platform Conax Go Live, pre-integrated with Appear TV’s content processing platform. Unicoms Services […]

My-HD taps Conax for service-based content security

Middle East-based pay TV outfit My-HD has tapped Conax to provide cloud-based content security for its service in the MENA region. Dubai-based My-HD Media is using the Conax Contego-as-a-Service platform, the first Middle East operator to use the service-based offering from the technology company. Carmen Chen, chairman of the board, My-HD Media, said: “With operational […]

Kudelski posts strong full-year revenues

TV technology outfit Kudelski Group has posted strong full-year results, with a 12.3% increase in revenues driven by digital TV and its public access arm. Kudelski posted revenues of just over CHF1 billion (€940 million) and operating profit of CHF98 million, up 20.4%. The group said it expected to continue growing this year, although profitability […]

Conax helps boost Kudelski TV business

Technology provider Kudelski Group saw solid but modest growth from its TV activities contribute to a first-half performance that saw robust overall revenue growth and a big rise in net profit. The integrated digital TV segment saw revenues grow by 1.7% year-on-year to CHF336.7 million (€310.2 million), with what Kudelski described as a stable core […]

Conax to showcase Contego-as-a-Service

Content security company Conax will use its presence at ANGA Com to highlight its Contego-as-a-Service cloud-based content protection service. The, modular offering includes the functionality of the flagship Conax Contego unified security platform, supporting DVB, IPTV and OTT plus all key DRM technologies, according to Conax. Contego-as-a-Service is designed to provide pay TV platforms with […]

Conax names sales chief

Kudelski Group-owned content security outfit Conax has named Daniel Johansson as executive vice-president and head for global sales. Johansson, who will report to Conax president and CEO Morten Solbakken, will lead development and execution of Conax global sales strategies. He previously held a number of executive management roles with companies including Cisco, Tandberg and Avaya. […]

Conax teams up with Civolution for watermarking

Kudelski Group-owned content security provider Conax has teamed up with Civolution to demonstrate the use of forensic watermarking for protecting premium content revenues. The solution provides the combined capabilities of a SmarDTV UHD Gateway, integrated with Civolution’s NexGuard forensic watermarking technology and featuring watermark detection services integrated with the anti-piracy services of Kudelski Security’s team […]

Conax providing media gateway security for StarTimes

Content security provider Conax has entered a contract  with African pay TV outfit StarTimes to co-develop a media  gateway solution for its Africa operations. With over five million DTH and DTT subscribers and operations across 16 countries, StarTimes is one of the largest players in the region. In their expanded cooperation, Conax will provide it […]