Guangdong Cable selects NAGRA content protection

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015
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Guangdong Cable in China selects NAGRA anyCAST content protection solutions

  • NAGRA’s anyCAST Security Services Platform is chosen by Guangdong Cable, one of China’s largest provincial cable operators, to launch new DTV services
  • NAGRA anyCAST CAS and DRM integrated solutions will allow Guangdong cable to protect DVB-based, live TV channels and Internet-based OTT services delivered to multiple devices
  • NAGRA’s cooperation with Guangdong Cable marks the company’s growing footprint in China

CHESEAUX, Switzerland, and BEIJING, China — NAGRA, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) digital TV business and the world’s leading provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, announced today that Guangdong Cable has selected NAGRA anyCAST content protection solutions to secure a new offer combining DVB-based live TV and Internet-based over-the-top services (OTT). The OTT services will include live TV and VOD delivered to PCs, iOS and Android devices. Guangdong Cable serves more than 20 million customers in the Guangdong province and this latest selection marks NAGRA’s growing footprint in China.

Guangdong Cable entrusted its new platform to NAGRA because of their excellent track record in deploying end-to-end solutions and their longstanding expertise in content protection. NAGRA anyCAST solutions presented a unique opportunity for Guangdong Cable to meet its goals of delivering a robust offer to its subscribers with the new services they are asking for.

“We are excited and proud to have been selected by Guangdong Cable to secure their newest hybrid offer and help them bring OTT services to the reach of their subscribers,” said Jean-Luc Jezouin, SVP Sales & Services APAC from NAGRA. “Our broad range of security solutions allows us to protect any content for any network type and to device, and provide a flexible and tightly integrated platform that enables many business models. We look forward to supporting Guangdong Cable as they launch their new services.”

The NAGRA anyCAST Security Services platform combines both software and hardware security to address a wide variety of service provider needs, from basic access to premium 4K content. Its DRM solution, anyCAST PRM, is endorsed by the Hollywood studios and is DECE and DTLA approved. NAGRA anyCAST security clients can be integrated into almost any set-top box or other open device to create a unified security ecosystem for premium content and are integrated with a wide variety of chipsets and devices.

NAGRA will exhibit at the Radisson Hotel during the CCBN Show in Beijing, March 25-28, 2015, and demonstrate solutions that are enabling the next generation of pay-TV services. From multiscreen 2.0 and Cloud TV, to 4K user experiences and content protection, NAGRA helps service providers create innovative business models that open new opportunities to increase subscriber loyalty and maximize revenue.