Tag Archives: CAS

Telecentro de Argentina avanza con simulcrypt de cuatro CASArgentina's Telecentro moves forward with four CAS simulcrypt

El MSO Telecentro, el tercero en importancia de Argentina con más de medio millón de suscriptores, avanza con su proyecto de cuádruple simulcrypt que por ahora involucra a Arris-Motorola, Irdeto, Cisco y un cuarto que aún debe decidir oficialmente. Luego de años de trabajar con un sistema propietario, el operador de la familia Pierri no [...]

Cisco está proveyendo de CAS a las nuevas plataformas de Oi y GVT en BrasilCisco is providing CAS to the new Oi and GVT platforms in Brazil

La compañía Cisco ha ganado nuevas operaciones en Brasil, ya que está proveyendo de CAS (ex NDS) a las nuevas plataformas de TV Satelital de las empresas de telecomunicaciones Oi y GVT, según pudo confirmar NexTV Latam en la Feira e Congresso ABTA 2014 (5 al 7 de agosto en Sao Paulo, Brasil). Para la [...]

Kudelski adquirió ConaxKudelski acquires Conax

El Grupo Kudelski acordó la compra de la empresa con sede principal en Oslo (Noruega) Conax, que era propiedad de Telenor Broadcast Holding, por una suma cercana a los USD 225,9 millones. Las dos compañías tienen fuerte presencia en Latinoamérica como proveedores de servicios de seguridad en transmisiones digitales de TV. Dataxis ha identificado que [...]

Inter elige CAS de Verimatrix para servicios híbridosInter chooses Verimatrix CAS for hybrid services

La operadora de TV paga venezolana Inter seleccionó a la compañía Verimatrix como proveedor de CAS para sus servicios híbridos de TV por Cable y también para el distribuidor satelital TuVes, compañía en la cual adquirió participación mayoritaria recientemente. El sistema de acceso condicional que proveerá Verimatrix -Video Content Authority System (VCAS)- será utilizado por [...]

SA Communications Minister seeks consensus on subsidised STB encryption

South Africas Communications Minister, Yunus Carrim, is attempting to reach a consensus with broadcasters over whether the government-subsidised STBs for digital terrestrial television will contain a control system based on encryption. Carrim on Tuesday told the parliament that the department of communications will keep negotiations open for another three or four weeks in the hope [...]

German pay-TV package launched in Africa and Middle East

German pay-TV platform, Satelio, operated by Deutscher Televisionsklub Betriebs GmbH, yesterday launched a bouquet of up to 18 German channels for viewers in 44 countries in Africa and the Middle East via the Intelsat-20 satellite. The SD bouquet can be bought for USD 580 pre-paid subscription for the whole year, or USD 648 per year at USD [...]

South Africa to take a stance on conditional access in STBs

South Africas Communications Minister, Yunus Carrim, will present a proposal on Wednesday this week about whether to include conditional access in up to 5 million DTT set-top boxes which will be subsidized by the government. The battle has raged between FTA broadcaster, e.tv, and pay-TV operator, MultiChoice, which opposes governments plans to include CAS on subsidised STBs, claiming the move will increase set-up costs and enable unfair competition among [...]

Verdict on SAs set-top box war to be etched next month

The South African government is expected to make a decision on the divisive issue of enabling encryption in subsidised STBs by early December. The National Association of Manufacturers in Electronic Components (NAMEC) and the Black Business Council has warned that the introduction of conditional access systems (CAS) could destroy the chances that emerging, black-owned STB [...]

SABCs set-top boxes to be free-to-air

Public broadcaster, SABC announced that it will not support conditional access of set-top boxes, but instead make its digital terrestrial television (DTT) set-top boxes, free-to-air as it is the most suitable option for a free-to-air broadcaster. Research through benchmarking with other public broadcasters across the world also strengthened our decision, as they do not have [...]

Cisco delivers CA system to Openview HD

Platco Digital, the sister company of South African commercial broadcaster e.tv, has signed a deal with Cisco to provide a CA system for its new multi-channel satellite TV service Openview HD. Ciscos VideoGuard conditional access solution will be used to protect the distribution of content on Platcos FTA DTH platform and provide affordable multi-channel [...]