Conax and Anevia bring together service protection and streaming

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 
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Conax and Anevia bring together advanced service protection and streaming solutions to facilitate feature-rich OTT deployments

  • For operators seeking to monetize multiscreen services in the fast-paced OTT world, an integrated content security and video streaming solution opens up the horizon for fast deployments and new business opportunities

LAS VEGAS — NAB Show — Anevia, a market leader in video streaming and infrastructure solutions for OTT, live TV and Video on Demand (VoD) today announced a new collaboration with Conax, a global leader in total service protection for media and entertainment services over multiple devices and networks. Integrating Anevia’s ViaMotion Plus and CDN solutions with the Conax Contego Unite™ content protection platform, this collaboration simplifies the OTT equation for operators worldwide: they can now accelerate and monetize the deployment of OTT services over a wide range of devices and formats while ensuring optimal content, service and device protection.

Anevia is a leader in software infrastructures for the delivery of live television and video-on-demand services. Renowned for its performance and flexibility, ViaMotion is a complete multiscreen Over-the-Top (OTT) video solution for telcos, broadcasters and content owners. Designed to empower next-generation video content delivery networks (CDNs), Anevia’s OTT solution includes the Viamotion Plus server for multiplexing and streaming live on-demand content over the internet using adaptive-bitrate streaming.

A leader in content security, Conax protects content for over 380 pay-TV operators, representing 140 million households in 85 countries around the globe. Conax Contego Unite™ is a unified and flexible multiscreen platform for premium content, service and device protection. The combination of its flexible multiCA/DRM, united back-end system and best-in-class secure clients creates a seamless multiscreen experience for both set-top-boxes and devices.

“We are proud to partner with such a highly regarded security solutions provider”, says Damien Lucas, ANEVIA EVP and Co-Founder. “The Conax Contego™ feature set is extremely rich and therefore highly invaluable to customers looking to build and monetize advanced multiscreen services. And while this partnership clearly benefits the many customers we have in common, it also creates a natural opportunity for our joint partners to develop new business around OTT.”

“We are pleased to announce that Anevia is one of the newest partners leveraging the Conax Connect Partner Program to achieve fast integration and testing through the Conax Connect Integration Lab. The joint solution with Anevia offers hard to beat flexibility and cost efficiency”, Tom Jahr, EVP Products and Partners at Conax, explains. “For operators, it doesn’t just mean complete freedom of choice when assembling ecosystem components; it also enables operators to monetize new services such as time-shift and nPVR through the rapid deployment of advanced OTT/IPTV ecosystems.”