Kudelski


Kudelski sees big drop in digital TV revenues, but growth elsewhere

Nagra-owner Kudelski Group was able to offset a sharp decline in its core digital TV revenues for the first half of this year through strong growth from its cybersecurity, IoT and public access businesses. Digital TV revenue swere down by 8.9% at constant currency year-on-year, with total digital TV sales of KUS$144.5 million. The group […]

Kudelski returns to profit on back of stronger than expected digital TV growth

Kudelski, owner of TV technology outfit Nagra, returned to profit last year on the back of stronger revenues and a return to growth in its digital TV business. The company posted revenues of US$778.8 million, up from US$741.5 million, driving EBITDA of US$72.4 million and net income of US$20.4 million, compared with a loss of […]

Kudelski sees COVID-19 take its toll as revenues drop

TV technology outfit Kudelski, owners of the Nagra brand, saw its revenues drop dramatically in the first half of the year, from US$400.6 million in 2019 to US$320.1 million. OIBDA also fell sharply, from US$15.5 million to US$4.9 million. Digital TV revenues decreased by 18.8% to US$154.7 million, representing a constant currency decline of 17.5%. […]

Kudelski hit by digital TV decline in emerging markets

Swiss technology outfit Kudelski, which provides services under the Nagra brand, was hit by a US$61.3 million decline in sales in the digital TV segment last year, which the company said was mostly due to trends in emerging markets. Overall, Kudelski posted revenues of US$827.3 million, down from US$919.7 million, with an increase in public […]

Kudelski sees pay TV decline take its toll

TV technology outfit Kudelski Group, owner of Nagra, saw its first-half revenues decline as contraction of its legacy pay TV business continues to take its toll, but posted improved operating income and narrowed its net loss. Kudelski posted revenues of US$400.6 million for the first six months, down from US$437.7 million for the prior year. […]

Kudelski names new marketing chief

Security and TV technology outfit Kudelski Group has named Nancy Goldberg as chief marketing officer, in charge of the sales and marketing of its digital TV division. She is joining Nagra-owner Kudelski as EVP and member of the group’s executive board, succeeding Pierre Roy, who is retiring after 25 years at the company. Goldberg has […]

Kudelski names public access chief

Kudelski Group, owner of content security specialist Nagra, has named Dave Luken as CEO of Skidata, the Group’s Public Access division, which develops solutions to manage access to parking facilities, ski resorts, stadiums, fairs, and amusement parks. Luken will report to André Kudelski, CEO of the Group, and will lead the Public Access business into […]

Kudelski launches dedicated Blockchain unit

Kudelski Security, the cybersecurity division of the Kudelski Group has launched Blockchain Security Centre (BSC), making available its cryptography expertise for the evolving blockchain developer community. The BSC will provide new offerings and has a concrete roadmap to develop foundational technologies that help integrate security into and around blockchain solutions for enterprises and within public/private […]

Telefónica taps Nagra SSP for IPTV and 4K security

Telefónica is using Nagra to provide content security for its Movistar IPTV service and 4K UHD content in multiple markets on the latest generation of set-top boxes. The Spanish telco has deployed the Nagra Security Services Platform (SSP) managing the Nagra Connect client to secure its Movistar IPTV service. Nagra said this is the first […]

Kudelski hit by poor emerging markets performance

TV technology outfit Kudelski Group, home of the Nagra and Conax brands, saw its integrated digital TV revenues drop significantly in the first half, with its Conax brand taking a particular hit in emerging markets. The company was also hit by restructuring costs.  Kudelski’s integrated digital TV revenues dropped by 16.4% in the first half […]

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