SMI certifies Montage Technology STB SoC

Friday, June 12th, 2015
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Montage Advanced Security Chipset M88CC6100/6000 Achieves SMI Chip Certification

SHANGHAI and WESTMINSTER, Calif. — Montage Technology, a global leading set-top box (STB) solutions provider and SypherMedia International Inc. (SMI), a security technology solutions and services provider, today announced jointly that Montage has achieved SMI’s advanced security certification on its HD Decode SoC M88CC6100/6000. SMI has also validated Montage on Black Box Programming compliance tests for the M88CC6100/6000 certification and production.

M88CC6100/6000 is Montage’s latest generation of H.264 HD decode SoC series equipped with advanced security hardware implementation. Montage’s H.264 SD solutions for the emerging markets, such as India, are also included in the M88CC6100/6000 series and have received the certification as well. With the advanced security validation by SMI, M88CC6100/6000 has been used for Cable, Satellite, and Terrestrial Pay-TV markets.

“The SMI certification for our M88CC6100/6000 series delivers a strong message to the global Pay-TV market that Montage is ready to cooperate with partners in the top-tier market segment,” said Stephen Tai, Montage President. “Montage has teamed up with several CAS vendors, operators, and STB manufacturers in Cable and Satellite Pay-TV domain and achieved significant volume production. The extension to the new product segment will help Montage continuing our growth in the STB market.”

“M88CC6100/6000’s advanced security function is implemented in a way to deliver high security with maximum flexibility to accommodate different needs from the operators. With this product, Montage demonstrates its capability to implement the security architecture with the most advanced technology, like variable secret values, for the operators’ use with highest flexibility, thus helping the Pay-TV market to construct a more balanced ecosystem. We are very pleased to cooperate with Montage Technology and we are very impressed with the design of the new M88CC6100/6000 System on a Chip,” said Dennis Flaharty, SMI President. “The Montage team is highly experienced and technically capable, which made the certification process go smoothly and on schedule. We look forward to working closely with Montage in the future.”

M88CC6100/6000 is suitable to provide H.264 HD or SD advanced security solutions for different operators. This product series is available now for mass production.