Nagravision Demonstrates Streaming Mobile TV & VOD Content Protection at Mobile World Congress

Monday, February 15th, 2010 

BARCELONA — Mobile World Congress – Nagravision, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.VX) company, is demonstrating innovative Mobile TV solutions dedicated to the secured streaming of Mobile TV, Catch-up TV and VOD over 3G/4G and Wi-Fi networks. The suite of NAGRA Media MOBILE products and solutions can be viewed at the Mobile World Congress, in Nagravision’s new location and pavilion hospitality suite, Avenue AV33.

“Mobile TV is an extremely compelling offering and is generating growing interest from mobile subscribers. Benefiting from the imposing iPhone success, mobile TV and VOD applications are boosting the market worldwide, a trend further supported by constant improvements brought by smartphones vendors’ multimedia devices. Service protection is an essential piece to shape, build and monetize tomorrow’s Mobile TV mass market, today,” said Jean-Luc Jezouin, SVP Product Line Management at Nagravision.

Nagravision’s demonstrated Mobile TV solutions are available on the iPhone and several smartphones running on different open operating systems. The solutions also have the capability to let consumers watch pre-loaded content on a microSD card or download content protected to a microSD card to enjoy content on the move.

Nagravision is the undisputed world leader in mobile conditional access solutions. Its NAGRA Media MOBILE solutions secure commercial services — using the major mobile broadcast technologies including MediaFLO in the USA, CMMB in China and DVB-H in Italy and rest of the world – based on innovative business models, expanded definitions of existing standards, and with more handset enabled devices than any other company.

Demonstration areas in Nagravision’s hospitality suite at the Mobile World Congress will include:

FLO TV Personal Television & Automotive Services Secured With Nagra Media Mobile

With the launch of the FLO TV™ Personal Television and Automotive services, FLO TV is further extending its reach and addressing new high potential segments for mobile TV. Nagravision’s conditional access and content protection solution is ideally suited to the large scale of the FLO TV operation and to the requirements of the automotive environment. Nagravision’s dedicated smartcards are embedded in the automotive devices and specially designed to meet specific automotive requirements.

CMMB Mobile TV Service Deployed In China

Selected for China’s mass-market and deployed nationwide with NAGRA Media MOBILE, the Mobile TV service was launched for the 2008 Summer Games held in Beijing. Today, the service has been integrated with over 400 different kinds of devices, manufactured by both Chinese and international companies, including handsets, portable media players and PC dongles.

Nagra Media Mobile Secure Tokens

MicroSD / microSD CAM, SIM plug-in and SMD service protection solutions are already commercially deployed in China, Europe, the USA and the Middle East in portable media players, handsets, personal navigation devices, USB dongles and in-car-entertainment devices. Today, more than 200 device types are supported by NAGRA Media MOBILE.

Multi-Screen Content Delivery

Nagravision will demonstrate solutions to address a multi-screen environment to deliver a seamless content and consumer experience across TV, PC and mobile devices. A key success factor is a federated service headend that provides a central control mechanism across different delivery networks and consumption devices and increases the level of flexibility towards future business models. At the other end, a comprehensive suite of rich applications ensures an intuitive and consistent high definition user experience across client devices.