India's Digicable upgrades to Conax Contego Plus conditional access

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 
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Indian MSO Digicable now with over 1 million digitized pay-TV subs – securing growth with Conax Contego Plus™ upgrade; Digicable upgrading to Conax Contego Plus™ conditional access solution for securing the pan-Indian MSO’s pay-TV content and operational roadmap

DELHI, India — Conax, global provider of leading solutions for securing multi-device and digital TV services, announced today that customer Digicable, Asia’s first 500 channel digital services provider, is upgrading to the Conax Contego Plus™ content security solution. Not only has the pan-Indian MSO already achieved one million digitized subscribers, but has also recently contracted an additional 600.000 secure client devices from Conax to meet expansion and pay-TV growth demands of the many regions the MSO serves cross-India. The Conax Contego Plus™ upgrade is providing Digicable with a future-oriented, secure solution that supports advanced, flexible, interactive on-demand services enabling a bouquet of rich features, viewing options and services for subscribers, while ensure Digicable content revenues are secure.

The new solution, complimented by the advisory role provided by Conax, will help position and secure the company’s roadmap moving into the future. The Conax Contego Plus offers comprehensive support for key features including Subscription, Pairing, Fingerprinting, Messaging, DRM control and Pay-per-View, Video on Demand and an option for centralized CAS. As consumer demands grow, deployment of the Conax Contego™ solution will enable Digicable with easy upgrade and smooth transition to additional advanced services such as multiscreen viewing and over-the-top offerings provided by the highly flexible OTT and pre-integrated multiscreen solutions available from Conax.

Asif Khan, CTO, Digicable, “We are very pleased with the personal level of 24/7 operational service and integrity provided by Conax and are highly confident that Contego Plus will play a strong role in positioning Digicable into the future. Conax offers an excellent security record, flexible solutions and provides a forward-thinking policy towards partners, allowing us to select from a wide range of Conax security-certified devices and vendors that best suit our operational needs.”

According to Are Mathisen, VP Asia Sales, Conax, “Conax is proud to that Digicable has reconfirmed their partnership with Conax and selected the Conax Contego Plus solution for driving their operations and secure consumer offerings to the next level. Digicable has achieved a significant milestone in digitization race and has now taken an additional leap forward in positioning for the long term with a partner that provides both the highest level of security and the most flexible, cost-saving pre-integrated multiscreen solutions in a market which offers tremendous growth potential.”

Digicable employs full Conax Operational Services, where Conax owns and operates all elements of the content protection system on a 24/7 basis ensuring the content protection system is available, stable and operational 24/7 with the necessary capacity and high level of security at all times.