SES selects NOVELSAT BISS-CA content protection for sports events

Tuesday, April 4th, 2023 

SES Selects NOVELSAT BISS-CA Content Protection Solution For Major Global Sports Events

  • The Latest Anti-Piracy Encryption Technology Will Protect Premium Sports Content Using NOVELSAT Ncrypt Solution

RA’ANANA, Israel — NOVELSAT, a global leader in content connectivity, announced today that SES S.A., the leader in global content connectivity solutions, has chosen NOVELSAT Ncrypt, a comprehensive BISS-CA content protection solution, to ensure secure transmission of major global sports events content. The solution will enable SES to enhance the security of its broadcast networks and protect its customers’ valuable content from piracy and unauthorized access.

NOVELSAT Ncrypt is a standalone encryption and decryption solution that seamlessly integrates with any broadcast network, presenting a cost-optimized and easy-to-use solution. Ideally addressing multi-point media networks requiring superior security, NOVELSAT Ncrypt adds BISS-CA content protection to existing distribution and contribution networks supporting any BISS-CA compliant third-party media delivery equipment. NOVELSAT Ncrypt encompasses software-based encryption and decryption modules with IP and ASI connectivity, as well as a powerful operations suite for controlling and operating BISS-CA encryption, dynamic key generation and distribution, and highly flexible entitlement management.

“Protecting premium content, especially live sports and events, is imperative in today’s media business,” said Michele Gosetti, Head of Sales, Sports & Events at SES. “Deploying NOVELSAT Ncrypt, we will add BISS-CA content protection to our existing satellite network seamlessly and economically. We believe this solution will enable us to continue delivering the highest quality satellite connectivity solutions in the most secured manner to our sports and events customers.”

“We are excited to partner with SES and support them in securing their valuable content,” said Gary Drutin, CEO of NOVELSAT. “NOVELSAT Ncrypt was designed to enable the highest value for our customers, and we believe it will serve as a catalyst for the broader adoption of BISS-CA as a necessary means to address content protection requirements.”