Foxtel selects Nagra to support its subscription TV Service

Thursday, September 26th, 2013
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NAGRA’s MediaLive Service Platform will support Foxtel’s range of connected set-top boxes

  • Solution enables a variety of advanced and interactive applications while ensuring fast time-to-market of new offerings
  • Platform leverages the NAGRA MediaLive Client Framework to deliver powerful applications and services in HTML5

CHESEAUX, Switzerland — NAGRA, the Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) digital TV business and the world’s leading independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, announced today that Foxtel, one of Australia’s most progressive and dynamic media companies, has selected the NAGRA MediaLive Service Platform to support and enable advanced, feature-rich services across its range of connected set-top boxes.

“NAGRA is a longstanding and trusted partner of Foxtel, and has provided us with many products including core head-end, middleware and applications technology,” said Michael Ivanchenko, Foxtel Director of Product. “We are pleased to further extend our collaboration by selecting the MediaLive Service Platform to support our future requirements. Its modular architecture was a key driver in its selection.”

”Foxtel is at the forefront of innovation in subscription television and continuously strives to provide its customers with the best feature-rich viewing experience possible,” said Jean-Michel Puiatti, NAGRA Senior Vice President Multiscreen. “We are excited to have them benefit from everything the flexible MediaLive Service Platform has to offer to deliver impactful subscription TV services.”

The NAGRA MediaLive Service Platform offers the tools to manage, secure and operate, from a single platform, a wide range of media services across multiple delivery networks, devices and content types. It enables the delivery of advanced interactive services such as video-on-demand, catch-up TV, information services and applications based on HTML5 and the MediaLive Client Framework, ensuring portability of applications across devices. It also provides the core component for managing complex customer scenarios with multiple users, devices and business models.