Turksat deploys Conax Contego for cable

Turksat has chosen Conax to deploy its Contego content security technology for the development of its cable TV services. In 2008, the Ankara-based cable TV and satellite operator deployed a Conax CAS7 solution for the launch of its new digital platform. Following an upgrade of the platform, Conax Contego is currently enabling distribution of services […]

Conax signs Contego to Malivision

Malian DTT operator Malivision has upgraded its Conax conditional access system from CAS7 to Conax Contego. Conax said the Contego system offers Malivision reduced cycle time and an efficient interface to easily manage consumer product offerings. The platform includes a DRM solution to control what end-user are allowed to do with the content. Management of […]

Russian OTT service to use Conax security

Telenor-owned conditional access provider Conax has extended its contract with Russian service provider National Cable Networks (NCN) to provide content security for NCN’s digital TV and video-on-demand service. Conax will provide security for’s video rental service via Conax-certified set-tops from Humax. Humax is supplying a hybrid DVB-C/IP set-top for The latter’s Videoprokat […]

Conax names CEO

Telenor-owned conditional access specialist Conax has named Morten Solbakken as its new CEO. Solbakken, formerly chief operating officer at Telenor Broadcast Holding had been acting CEO since Berit Svendsen stepped up from CEO of Conax to become executive vice-president and CEO of Telenor Norway in September. “Morten Solbakken knows the company well, as former board […]

Telenor reshuffle sees Conax chief named CEO Telenor Norway

  Berit Svendsen, the CEO of Telenor-owned conditional access company Conax is becoming executive vice-president and CEO of the telco’s Norwegian business. Svendsen joined Telenor in 1988 as a research scientist, becoming executive vice-president and chief technology officer of Telenor and chair of Telenor R&D in 2000. She joined Conax as CEO in May 2008. […]

Conax launches Conax Contego Unite

Conditional access provider Conax  has used IBC to unveil Conax Contego Unite to allow broadcasters to support OTT content. Conax Contego Unite provides multi-DRM support enabling the best suited security solution for any type of client device, according to Conax. “Distributing content securely over the combined scenario of broadcast, broadband and connected devices introduces a […]

IBC 2011 Q&A: Tore Gimse, chief technology officer, Conax

Tore Gimse, chief technology officer at Conax spoke to DTVE to discuss the company’s plans for the show. What has been the most significant development in pay TV technology since last year’s IBC? It seems that OTT support in pay-TV operators’ RFQs has moved from ‘optional’ to ‘mandatory’, indicating that OTT will see a significant […]

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