Nagravision and OpenTV sue Apple for patent infringement

Kudelski subsidiaries Nagravision and OpenTV have filed claims for three patent infringements against Apple in the Düsseldorf District Court in Germany. The pair allege that Apple has infringed patents ownd by them and are seeking to prevent the US technology giant from further infringement. According to Kudelski, the infringements span apple’s iOS mobile devices, Apple […]

Kudelski sells NagraID unit

Kudelski-owned conditional access and interactive TV technology provider Nagra has sold its NagraID subsidiary to a group of investors including the company’s management team. NagraID is a manufacturer of embedded card-based products based in La-Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. Nagra will cointinue to hold a 50% stake in NagraID Security, a separate entity. “With this transaction, the Kudelski […]

Canal+ Yomvi passes one million milestone

Spanish OTT service Canal+ Yomvi is now delivering its service to over a million devices, marking a growth rate for the service of 182% in the year to January 31. The milestone was revealed by Kudelski-owned conditional access interactive technology provider Nagra, whose MediaLive product is enabling the service. Canal+ Yomvi delivers internet premium live […]

Nagra DRM approved by DTLA

The Digital Transmission Licensing Administrator (DTLA) has approved content security specialist Nagra’s DRM solution for streaming premium content within the home network.  Nagra’s MediaAccess Persistent Rights Management (PRM) DRM was approved for the retransmission of DTCP-IP protected content. Nagra said this will allow service providers to deploy home networking solutions that meet “the strictest security […]

Nagra expands Dish security partnership

Swiss-based content protection specialist Nagra has extended its partnership with Dish Network and EchoStar Technologies in the US. Dish and EchoStar are deploying Nagra’s MediaLive Player (NMP) – which includes its MediaAccess Persistent Rights Management (PRM) technology – and Nagra’s studio-approved DRM solution, which will secure the Dish Anywhere multiscreen VoD service for computers, smartphones and […]

DECE approves Nagra DRM for UltraViolet to open devices

The Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) has approved content security and interactive TV specialist Nagra’s DRM for streaming premium content to open devices for its UltraViolet service. The approval was announced at the recent DECE All Members Meeting, and follows DECE’s endorsement of Nagra’s DRM technology previously approved for streaming to closed devices. According to […]

Telenor Broadcast sells Conax to Kudelski

Telenor Broadcast has agreed to sell its Conax conditional access unit to Nagra-owner Kudelski for NOK1.509 billion (€180 million). Telenor said the sale is in line with its strategy of focusing on core activities going forwards. Conax has about 380 customers worldwide an its technology secures services for around 140 million pay TV customers in […]

BTL launches DTT in Tanzania with Nagra CA

Nagra is providing conditional access technology for Tanzanian digital-terrestrial TV broadcaster Basic Transmissions Limited (BTL). Nagra is providing its MediaAccess smartcards to BTL for its free-to-air service. BTL is providing Tanzanian viewers with free access to DTT channels using a digital receiver equipped with a Nagra smartcard. BTL’s network broadcasts in MPEG-4 using DVB-T2 modulation, […]

M7 deploys latest SmarDTV CAMs in Belgium and Netherlands

Luxembourg-based pay TV provider M7 Group, which operates the Dutch CanalDigitaal and Belgian TV Vlaanderen and TéléSAT DTH services as well as the Skylink/CS Link service in the Czech Republic, is using the latest version of Kudelski-owned SmarDTV’s conditional access module to support delivery of services in the Netherlands and Belgium. SmarDTV is supplying its […]

M7 Group cracks piracy ring

Pay TV operator M7 Group and conditional access providers Irdeto and Nagra have successfully cracked a piracy operation in Belgium and the Netherlands, with two individuals being sentenced to 12 months imprisonment, including a six month suspended sentence, in Belgium. The investigation with local law enforcement officers revealed a control word sharing server and equipment […]