Conax and Quadrille partner to launch Push-VOD turnkey solution

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
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PARIS — Conax and Quadrille announced today they have teamed up to bring on the market a combined version of their respective best-selling products: Conax Contego™ and Quadrille’s QuadriFast Push VOD solution.

The combination of both technologies will enable broadcasters to launch Push-VOD TV services easily, cost effectively and in record time thus providing an unparalleled Return on Investment (ROI).

Quadrille’s QuadriFast is an off-the-shelf, end to end solution allowing for VOD content to be pushed over any broadcast network (satellite, terrestrial”¦). QuadriFast requires no dedicated channel to operate. It uses the existing bandwidth available on the broadcasted channels and auto-adjusts data sending accordingly. QuadriFast seamlessly integrates into existing operator’s infrastructures and allows for easy and fast non-linear services deployment thus minimizing both CAPEX and OPEX.

The Conax Contego™ portfolio of products, featuring a revolutionary high level of security, enables maximum protection for all valuable content. The Conax Contego™ content security is designed to support any distribution technology and a multitude of consumer devices. It is suited both for classical DVB-S/C/T broadcasters as well as for IPTV operators and offers future-proof solutions for multiscreen and over-the-top services. Conax Contego™ supports all business models available to the market, such as Subscription, Pay per View, Video on Demand and DRM Control.

Quadrille worked closely with Conax to achieve a seamless integration with Conax PreEncryptor for encrypting all content prior to broadcasting thus fully securing broadcasters’ valuable premium content. In addition, cooperation between Quadrille and Cubiware, the Conax long term STB middleware partner, allow for Quadrille’s QuadriFast Push-VOD solution to be easily deployable either for brand new projects or for existing Conax customers willing to launch an innovative and nevertheless non- disruptive Push-VOD technology.

“Integrating Quadrille’s QuadriFast Push-VOD solutions with Conax Contego™ feature portfolio allows Conax and Quadrille to offer operators a highly cost-efficient solution for VOD TV, enabling the addition of new exciting services, driving ARPU growth,” said Tom Jahr, EVP Products & Partners, Conax. “The combination of Quadrille’s QuadriFast technology with Conax’ PreEncryptor further guarantees a perfect premium content protection solution to the operators.”

“Partnering with a market leader like Conax is a clear differentiator to Quadrille.” said Xavier Battas, CEO of Quadrille. “Our customers will really benefit from a turnkey solution fully protected by Conax Contego™ top-notch security system. The benefits brought by the combined Conax-CubiTV-QuadriFast solution will help broadcasters to minimise their investments, reduce their time-to-market while greatly enhancing their subscribers’ recruitment, retention and satisfaction.”

A first major operator contract is to be announced jointly in the forthcoming weeks.

Conax will be exhibiting at CSTB 2013, Stand #465, Hall 4