China Network Systems (CNS) introduces newest Nagravision conditional access

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009 

China Network Systems Co., Ltd (CNS) introduces newest Nagravision conditional access for launch of premium and high definition services

  • Highest total value proposition encompassing security, time to market, extensive feature set and in-country support
  • Nagravision expands its already strong foothold in Taiwan, servicing all independent operators
  • CNS is one of the largest triple play providers in Taiwan offering a full range of high-speed internet and telephony services

CHESEAUX, Switzerland — Nagravision, a Kudelski Group (SWX:KUD) company and the world’s leading independent provider of value-added content protection solutions, was selected by China Network Systems Co., Ltd (CNS) one of Taiwan’s largest cable based television providers to protect the content rights and revenues of its new premium and high definition services and will start deploying Nagravision’s new generation smartcard in mid-2009. The Kudelski Group has expanded its already strong foothold in Taiwan, servicing all independent operators.

“The decision to select Nagravision was made after an exhaustive evaluation of a number of conditional access vendors”, said Chuck McElroy Chief Executive Officer of CNS. “Our decision to select Nagravision is based on a total value proposition encompassing security, time to market, extensive feature set and in-country support”.

By providing service to CNS, Nagravision will extend its presence in Taiwan to over 1 million subscribers of CNS. In addition to digital TV services CNS offers a full range of high-speed internet and telephony services making it one of the largest triple play providers in Taiwan.

“We are clearly delighted with CNS’s decision to select Nagravision to protect and provide their new premium services”, said Mike Tucker Vice President of Nagravision Asia Pacific. “The installation of the new system further enhances our position in the region and Taiwan in particular as the conditional access system provider of choice by all independent operators”.