Digital TV News: Naspers

S3 and Irdeto Simplify Mobile TV Handset Integration
Feb 10, 2008 – Silicon & Software Systems Ltd. (S3) and Irdeto, a subsidiary of Naspers (JSE: NPN), have announced integrated software that allows mobile TV handset manufacturers to support both IPDC OSF and Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) BCAST in a single solution.
News categories: Silicon & Software Systems, Irdeto, CAM, Conditional Access, DRM, Mobile, MWC21

Irdeto Integrates Mobile TV Security Solutions with SIDSA
Feb 10, 2008 – Irdeto, a subsidiary of Naspers (JSE: NPN), and SIDSA have announced an integrated offering that allows mobile operators and broadcasters to quickly deploy a proven, secure and scalable solution for the cost-effective rollout of mobile TV.
News categories: Irdeto, SIDSA, Conditional Access, Content Distribution, Mobile, MWC21

Irdeto secures Latvijas Mobilais Telefons DVB-H trial
Feb 10, 2008 – Irdeto, a subsidiary of multinational media group Naspers (JSE: NPN), has been engaged by Latvijas Mobilais Telefons (LMT) to secure mobile TV services in Latvia.
News categories: Irdeto, Latvijas Mobilais Telefons (LMT), Conditional Access, Digital TV, Latvia, Mobile, MWC21

Irdeto Strengthens Content Security Solutions and Expands Security Portfolio with Acquisition of Cloakware
Dec 4, 2007 – Irdeto, a subsidiary of multinational media group Naspers (JSE: NPN), has announced that it has acquired 100 percent of Cloakware, a privately held software company based in Vienna, Virginia, USA and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
News categories: Irdeto, Cloakware, Conditional Access, Content Protection, Digital TV, DRM, MandA, Mobile, Venture Capital

Naspers Reports Growth And Increased Investment Activity
Nov 27, 2007 – Over the period the total pay-TV subscriber base grew by 109,000 to 2.3 million subscribers, with strong growth across the African continent. Irdeto shipped 26% more smart cards compared with the same period last year.
News categories: Naspers, Results Presentation, Africa, Broadband, CAM, Conditional Access, Digital TV, Greece, Results, Satellite, South Africa, Subscribers

OpenTV's High Definition PVR and PUSH VOD solutions selected by Multichoice South Africa
Aug 14, 2007 – OpenTV Corp. (NASDAQ GM: OPTV) has announced that MultiChoice South Africa (MCSA), the pioneer of multi-channel television in Africa and a Naspers group subsidiary, selected OpenTV as a key partner for the rollout of advanced digital television services on their DStv platform.
News categories: Digital TV, Middleware, Satellite, South Africa

Alliance for mobile TV in Germany: MFD and NEVA Media declare their cooperation
Aug 10, 2007 – MFD Mobiles Fernesehen Deutschland and NEVA Media have agreed on the creation of a joint venture that will introduce DVB-H mobile television in Germany.
News categories: MFD, NEVA Media, Digital TV, Germany, Mobile

Irdeto Acquires French Company, IDway SAS
Jul 6, 2007 – Irdeto, a subsidiary of multinational media group Naspers (JSE: NPN), has announced that it has acquired IDway SAS, a leading software company providing open software solutions for digital TV consumer devices based in Paris, France.
News categories: Digital TV, DVB-MHP, France, MandA, Middleware, Set Top Box, Smart TV

South Africa - Telkom aims to launch pay-TV
Apr 27, 2007 – Telkom Media, majority owned by fixed-line phone operator Telkom, hopes to launch a cheap pay-TV service to rival Naspers’ monopoly, the company has said. More …
News categories: Digital TV, IPTV, Satellite, South Africa