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 […]

OpenTV and Nagravision sue Apple for patent infringement

OpenTV and Nagravision, both subsidiaries of digital security firm Kudelski Group, have filed a lawsuit against Apple, claiming it infringes five of their US patents.  The action, filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, alleges that the infringing products and service include iOS mobile devices, Apple TV, App Store, […]

Weak economy hits Nagra’s European business

Nagravision saw first half revenues decline in the first half of the year to CHF380.3 million (€317 million), down 3% year-on-year. The TV technology company said weak economic conditions affected its European digital TV business, which generated revenues of CHF133.3 million.  Revenues from Italy, Spain, France and Portugal declined by CHF25.4 million compared to the […]

Nagravision recruits SVP of global sales

Nagravision has hired Debby Ruth as senior vice-president of global sales and marketing, advanced advertising. She has been tasked with driving sales and marketing activities for the advanced advertising business unit in the US and internationally. Most recently, Ruth served as principal of Centerflow Consulting, developing growth plans for companies including Microsoft and Cox. “Nagra-OpenTV […]

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 […]

Jazztel launches Spanish OTT service with Nagra

Spanish ISP Jazztel is launching an OTT TV service with technology from Nagravision. The Jazzbox platform will offer on-demand content, including HD programming, and live TV streaming from pay TV operator Prisa TV. Nagravision is providing Jazztel with a platform based on the one it implemented for Prisa TV for its Canal Plus Yomvi service. […]

Nagra to buy Sigma’s SIS platform for advanced advertising

Interactive TV specialist Nagravision has announced plans to ramp up its advanced advertising business in a move that will see it acquire Sigma Systems’ Subscriber Information Service (SIS) platform. Sigma will continue its product development and deployment support for Nagra’s SIS business. The SIS enables service providers to aggregate disparate sources of customer information such […]