Bhagyanagar Digital Services Indian cable consortium to use Conax content security

Monday, May 13th, 2013 
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Indian MSO Bhagyanagar Digital Services drives digital migration with technology from security partner Conax

ANDHRA PRADESH, India — Conax, provider of leading solutionsfor securing multi-device and digital TV services, today announced that independent Indian MSO, Bhagyanagar Digital Services Pvt. Ltd, has selected Conax to deliver the MSO’s cable TV operators with a cost effective and flexible content security (CAS) solution for enabling smooth digital migration and development of subscriber bases. In the evolving dynamics of the new digital landscape, Conax will empower Bhagyanagar Digital Services Pvt. Ltd with smooth transition to the benefits of digital services and the integration of new secure content distribution offerings and easy upgrade to future services and business models such as multi-device and broadband content delivery.

Bhagyanagar Digital Services is a large consortium of Cable TV Operators based in Hyderabad, the capital of Andhra Pradesh. Andhra Pradesh is the 4th largest state in India in area and 5th in population, as well as one of the largest Cable and satellite household states. Conax will guide the Bhagyanagar Cable TV Operators in navigating the new digital landscape and deploying secure distribution of new Pay TV content models. The partnership with Conax is enabling Bhagyanagar Digital Services’ operators to significantly reduce churn, overcome the challenges of digitization and harness the opportunities provided by the new digital environment.

The new solution, complimented by Conax’ advisory role, will help position and secure the Hyderabad operator’s regional roadmap into the future. The Conax Contego Broadcast™ solution provides Bhagyanagar with total, state-of-the-art security for one-way operations and comprehensive support for Subscription, Pairing, Fingerprinting and Messaging, with optional support for DRM control and Pay-per-View. Introduction of new consumer offerings such as Video-on-Demand an advanced multiscreen services can be smoothly integrated to the existing platform to support future growth demands.

Mr. A. V. Pullarao, Managing Director, Bhagyanagar Digital Services Pvt. Ltd, “Key factors in selecting Conax include the expert guidance we have received, flexibility, India based 24/7 support service, long experience in digitization and strong proven security track record in both India and around the globe. Additionally, Conax offers us short-time-to-market and a wide range of security-certified, cost effective set-top-boxes.”

Are Mathisen, VP Asia Sales, Conax, “In Deploying Conax Contego Broadcast™, Conax will guide Bhagyanagar Digital Services’ pay-TV operators in building a strong foundation for subscriber and revenue growth during this exciting digitization phase, including a strong roadmap for integrating additional types of networks and services in the future. Conax has a long tradition of furnishing world-class content security, features and functionality for small, medium and large -sized operators. We are pleased to be chosen as Bhagyanagar Digital Services partner for digitization and future growth.”