Nagravision, Quantum and Magneti Marelli introduce QTM TV, world's first DVB-H/DVB-T Mobile TV in-car entertainment receiver at MWC08

Monday, February 11th, 2008

  • Nagravision, Quantum and Magneti Marelli join forces to launch QTM TV, world’s first DVB-H and DVB-T Pay-TV mobile set top box dedicated to “in-car entertainment”
  • The QTM TV is the first automotive grade set top box providing secure digital terrestrial broadcasting reception in an automotive environment
  • This solution fully complies with the most stringent automotive manufacturers specifications

Barcelona, Spain — Nagravision, a Kudelski Group (SWX:KUD) company, the world’s leading independent provider of value-added content protection solutions, Magneti Marelli, the worldwide automotive industry supplier, and Quantum, the premier supplier of innovative mobile multimedia devices and software, introduce QTM TV, the world’s first DVB-H/DVB-T Pay-TV Mobile set top box for Automotive Applications.

The QTM TV, the first automotive grade set top box providing digital terrestrial broadcasting reception in an automotive environment is commercially available. Thanks to its hybrid DVB-T and DVB-H architecture incorporating a twin diversity tuner for high quality mobile reception, it will allow car passengers to enjoy the richest digital TV programmes available in an “automobile on the move”.

The widest choice of digital TV programming will be offered by mixing pay TV channels, secured by Nagravision and other “free to air” broadcasts. Working with a SIM card, the solution enables real time traffic data monitoring capabilities and opens up new revenue opportunities to service providers.

Jean-Luc Jezouin, Senior Vice President Mobile TV business unit at Nagravision said: “Nagravision has constantly brought up new innovations in order to enable mass market adoption of DVB-H services everywhere. We are very proud of this collaboration with Magneti Marelli and Quantum that extends the digital mobile TV user experience to the automotive environment in the tier 1 original equipment segment”.

Stefano Martini, CEO of Quantum said: “We are delighted to have worked with industry leaders Nagravision and Magneti Marelli and are proud to introduce the world’s first mobile set top box for Pay-TV services that seamlessly support both DVB-H and DVB-T. This will provide our service provider customers with enhanced revenue generating opportunities by enabling automotive passengers to access real time information and entertainment”.

Marco Nassi, Magneti Marelli Director of Telematics Full Multimedia Systems & ADAS business said: “We are extremely proud of offering integrated on our infotelematic devices the world’s first mobile set top box for Pay-TV services. Magneti Marelli has the same vision as Quantum and Nagravision of enhancing in-car infotainment functionality giving to passengers high quality digital TV service and increasing the journey experience on the car.”

QTM TV set-top-box will be showcased at the Mobile World Congress 2008 in Nagravision hospitality suite HS02 hall 4, level 4.