Samsung & SMIT launch IDTV+CAM with AVG in Vietnam

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 
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Vietnam Operator AVG, Along with Samsung & SMIT, Launches IDTV+CAM Solution

HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnam’s largest private pay TV operator, An Vien Television (AVG), along with SMiT Corporation (SMiT), the leading operations platform provider for secure distribution of paid content, and Samsung, the world leading TV manufacturer, jointly launched to provide IDTV+CAM solutions to Vietnamese audience.

The solution, which includes Samsung’s integrated digital TV (IDTV), AVG’s HDTV programs and SMiT’s conditional access module (CAM), is facility embedded inside the IDTV allowing the subscribers’ interactive watching experience without the need for a set-top box (STB).

AVG is the first Pay-TV operator offering IDTV+CAM solutions in the Vietnam market. The new TV program packages will be bound with Samsung’s all-in-one set. As AVG’s CAM supplier, SMIT offers the latest CI+CAM to provide maximum protection for the content security and stronger hardware support for compliance with functions that may be available in the future, including but not limited to VOD, PVR, Time-shift, etc.

“Deploying Pay-TV service via IDTV and CAM platform is a step that has never been taken by others in the Vietnam market before,” said Mr. Tran Cong So – Deputy General Director of AVG: “We are glad to cooperate with Samsung and SMIT to provide our customers with an easy and convenient way to enjoy Pay-TV services.”

“The IDTV+CAM mode enables operators to provide their customers with a more convenient way of enjoying digital TV, which has been preferred in Europe for years,” said Ms. Brenda Bai, General Manager of Sales Department at SMIT. “SMIT will continually work hard on the promotion for the IDTV+CAM mode to make TV viewing easier for more subscribers around Southeast Asia Market.”