Industry ‘optimistic’ about responding to OTT disruption

A majority of TV executives believe that OTT subscription services, such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, can be a valuable part of their pay-TV offering. According to a new report from content protection company NAGRA and research consultancy MTM, 79% of executives feel that these rapidly growing OTT services present a major opportunity to […]

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 […]

Nagra and HD Plus extend content protection partnership to smart TVs

Content protection provider Nagra has renewed its contract with SES German platform subsidiary HD Plus and extended it to include content protection on smart TVs. Nagra content protection supports the recently announced HD Plus solution on Smart TVs not requiring an external device, such as a conditional access module (CAM) or set-top box. The solution […]

StudioCanal announces deployment of Nagra NexGuard forensic watermarking

In an effort to protect its international content distribution from piracy, StudioCanal has turned to Nagra NexGuard forensic watermarking technology, it has been announced. The watermarking technology has been deployed into StudioCanal’s distribution platform through the integration of NexGuard into transcoders. It allows StudioCanal to embed watermarks into pre-release content ahead of distribution. “The addition […]

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 […]

Indonesia’s PT LinkNet adopts NAGRA content protection technology

PT LinkNet, a leading provider of cable TV and broadband services in Indonesia, has selected Kudelski Group-owned NAGRA to provide it with cardless content protection technology to secure its new hybrid broadcast and Android TV-based OTT service. “NAGRA was the natural choice when the time came to evolve our platform to a cardless system,” said […]

Canal+ Myanmar taps Nagra for Conax GO Live

Content security provider Nagra has deployed its Conax GO live multiscreen OTT solution with Canal+ International subsidiary Canal+ Myanmar FG. The move marks the first cloud deployment of the Conax GO Live solution in the Asia-Pacific region. The new service, which launched last month, enables subscribers to watch  linear pay TV channels on iOS or […]

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 […]

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 […]

NOS signs up Nagra for anti-piracy drive

Portuguese pay TV provider NOS has signed up content security and TV technology specialist Nagra to help it combat broadcast and streaming piracy of Benfica soccer league matches. NOS, which owns the rights to Benfica games and the distribution rights for the Benfica TV channel, will tap Nagra’s Anti-Piracy Services unit to fight control-word sharing […]

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