CMMB simulcrypt to be completed by year-end

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009
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The addition of a second conditional access system (CAS) to the CMMB mobile TV service from China Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) [formerly CSMBC] is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

The alternative CAS is from Beijing Novel-Super Digital TV Technology, a subsidiary of China Digital TV Holding (NYSE: STV), and sits alongside the existing system from Nagravision (SIX:KUD.VX).

The roll-out began at the end of September and covers 33% of the country today.

More: China to Complete Nationwide CMMB Simulcryption by Year-End (Marbridge Consulting)