NDS claims win in Echostar case

NDS has received close to US$19 million (€14.4 million) in litigation costs following the US Supreme Court’s denial of a petition by US broadcaster EchoStar and TV technology company Kudelski over allegations of abetting piracy leveled against NDS in the US. Echostar filed a US$2 billion claim against NDS in 2003, alleging that NDS posted […]

EchoStar Europe and Conax unite for connected devices

Set-top vendor EchoStar Europe has licensed the Conax conditional access system for use in a new range of connected devices. The first product ready for market is the EchoStar HDC-420, a high definition set-top box that is pre-integrated with CA and embedded software for running a suite of applications including user interface, electronic programme guide […]

NDS wins latest EchoStar hearing

The Supreme Court of the United States of America has denied a petition to hear the challenge by EchoStar Satellite Corporation to repeal a ruling from 2010 concerning a hacking case that originated with EchoStar claiming NDS was stealing satellite signals. In 2003, EchoStar filed a US$2 billion (€1.5 billion) claim against NDS alleging that […]

EchoStar launches Android-based set-top

EchoStar Europe has launched a new IP set-top box that supports the Android operating system. The set-top vendor said the HDX-200 will appeal to over-the-top entertainment providers, digital TV operators who wish to deploy hybrid IP solutions and telco, broadband or IPTV operators. It supports the Android OS including Adobe Flash Player 10.1 and a […]

IBC 2011 Q&A: Mark Goodburn, director of marketing and communications, EchoStar Europe

Mark Goodburn, director of marketing and communications, EchoStar Europe, 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? Whilst 2011 hasn’t seen the mass introduction of a new pay TV technology such as DVR, HD and 3D, as […]