Nagra taps Nagra for content security

Russian service provider ER-Telecom, which operates under the brand, has introduced comprehensive content protection from Nagra for its TV services.  ER-Telecom is using Nagra AnyCast software-based encryption, including Nagra AnyCast PRM for multiscreen viewing. ER-Telecom has switched to Nagra content protection across set-top boxes and conditional access modules in 56 cities across Russia. […]

Nagra and Netflix set aside legal battle and team up

Nagra owner Kudelski Group and Netflix have set aside their long-running dispute over patents and have agreed to work together. Under a new agreement struck between the pair, Kudelski will pre-integrate its Nagra anyCAST content protection and OpenTV products with the Netflix service and the pair will all pending patent litigation in the US and […]

Cisco leads growing video infrastructure business, Arris catching up

Cisco remains the global leader in both video infrastructure software and hardware, with a global market share of 20% in both markets, but rival Arris is gaining ground, according to data from Synergy Research Group. According to Synergy, Arris comes the closest to competing with Cisco across the board, being ranked second in hardware revenues […]

Voo taps Nagra for cloud-based multiscreen TV offering

Belgian cable operator Voo is using Nagra’s MediaLive multiscreen TV platform to deliver its cloud-based multiscreen offering, Be TV Go. Voo customers can sign up online to access the Be TV Go OTT service throughout Belgium, and the service is open to non-cable customers. Be TV Go streams live and on-demand content including exclusive US […]

Vodafone Spain partners with Nagra on OTT and DTT

Vodafone Spain has partnered with content protection and multiscreen TV solutions firm Nagra, using the latter’s QuickStart Hybrid to power its combined over-the-top and digital terrestrial television offering. Nagra’s end-to-end solution lets Vodafone Spain’s fixed line and mobile customers receive OTT TV content from third party Canal+ Yomvi on TVs, personal computers or mobile devices, […]

Client software leads video infrastructure market

Client software is the fastest growing software category within the video infrastructure software market, followed by headend software, according to a report by Synergy Research Group. Both categories have grown by 10%-20% over the last year, while the market for content security has declined, according to Synergy. In total the video infrastructure software market has […]

Tanzania’s Azam Media taps Kudelski unit for CI+ CAMs

African DTH provider Azam Media has teamed up with Kudelski-owned conditional access module supplier SmarDTV to deploy CI+ CAMs for its AzamTV service, currently in Tanzania, with other East African countries to follow. Azam Media has targeted the 76% of Tanzanians that do not have access to digital-terrestrial TV following the country’s switchover. Following its […]

Kudelski raises revenue and profit outlook

TV technology provider Kudelski has raised its full year revenue and profit guidance following the consolidation of its Conax acquisition and its patent cross-licence agreement with Cisco. Kudelski reported first half revenues of CHF395.3 million (€326.4 million), up 6.1%, with revenues at constant currency up 9.5%. Operating income was CHF27.7 million, up 79.9%. Kudelski now […]

Kudelski divests cloud security unit

Mobility security solutions specialist Oberthur Technologies has acquired content security provider Kudelski’s cloud powered security cards unit NagraID Security for an undisclosed sum. NagraID Security develops and markets powered display cards to secure access to the cloud, primarily for companies operating in the field of financial payments, authentication and identification solutions, according to Kudelski. The […]

Nagra deploys S3 Group’s test automation platform

Kudelski Group-owned content protection specialist Nagra has selected S3 Group’s StormTest Development Center to automate testing of its OpenTV 5 set-top box middleware and guide solutions. Nagra said it will use the S3 Group platform to scale globally, meet demand for its products, ensure quality assurance and improve responsiveness and turnaround times. “After a thorough […]