Conax introduces Contego-as-a-Service cloud content protection to European pay-TV operators at AngaCom 2016
- Contego-as-a-Service: Providing premium scalability, fast-time-to-market and reduced on-site hardware investment for pay-TV operators adopting new consumer services over DVB, IPTV and multiscreen - multi-network platforms

AngaCom 2016, Cologne, June 6th, 2016: Conax, part of the Kudelski Group and a leader in total service protection for digital entertainment services worldwide via broadcast, broadband and connected devices, announced at AngaCom 2016, June 7th – 9th, Cologne, that the company will feature its new Contego-as-a-Service cloud-based content protection service. The highly flexible, modular offering includes the full benefits of the flagship Conax Contego unified security platform supporting DVB, IPTV and OTT plus all key DRM technologies enabling operators to provide streamlined consumer experience across devices and technologies. Contego-as-a-Service provides pay-TV platforms with a unique business model for supporting future growth by featuring low CAPEX, reduced operational complexity, premium scalability and rapid deployment of new features such as secure TV everywhere and streamlined content delivery.

At AngaCom, content security specialist Conax will also feature demonstrations of its multi-award winning Conax GO Live entry-level live streaming solution including its newest features such as analytics, AirPlay and Chromecast support. Conax will also demonstrate its benchmark multi-DRM back-end throughout the show at Hall 10.2, stand # E11. Conax will be exhibiting together with Kudelski Group sisters Nagra and SmarDTV.

“Hosted, monitored and maintained by Conax, Contego-as-a-Service’s highly flexible content protection in the cloud will enable operators of all shapes and sizes to focus on their core business by outsourcing specialist services like content security to Conax”, confirms Tom Jahr, EVP Products & Marketing, Conax.

“The unique Conax Contego modular back-end behind Contego-as-a-Service enables key operator business benefits such as premium scalability, easy integration of new advanced features and complimentary partner technologies, fast deployment and low investment in on-site hardware to quickly and securely cultivate and tap growth opportunities in the digital content delivery landscape.”

Conax demonstrations at AngaCom exhibition include:

    • Multi-DRM Made Easy! Supporting multiple DRM technologies is essential to reach all required devices for a TV Everywhere service. Contego includes a truly advanced multi-DRM feature that supports all major DRM technologies for a simplified and cost-effective workflow. Enable, protect and monetize using Conax’ flexible multi-DRM back-end combining broadcast and OTT services!
  • Award-winning Conax GO Live: Featuring Conax’ entry level, end-to-end solution for dramatically reducing the complexity, time-to-market and barriers for an operator launching an OTT service. Conax GO Live is a live streaming solution for iOS and Android devices now available with Chromecast and AirPlay support and a monitoring system to analyze customers’ viewing patterns using analytics.

Ultimate flexibility in Multi-DRM: Conax provides the ultimate flexibility in securing content across technologies and multiscreen devices – all based on a single unified security hub. With support for Common Encryption and MPEG DASH, Conax’ unique back-end simplifies content protection of TV everywhere services with market-leading DRM technologies (including Widevine, PlayReady, FairPlay and NAGRA PRM) without compromising usability for end users.

For details on Conax solutions and feature demonstrations, stop by Hall 10.2, stand # E11 at AngaCom 2016 or pre-book a meeting at info@conax.com

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About Conax
A part of the Kudelski Group, Conax is a leading global specialist in total service protection for digital TV and entertainment services via broadcast, broadband and connected devices. The Conax Contego unified security hub provides telcos, cable, satellite, IP, mobile, terrestrial and broadband operations with an innovative portfolio of flexible and cost-efficient solutions to deliver premium content securely. Conax’ future-ready technology offers modular, fast-time-to-market solutions that enable easy entry into a world of secure multiscreen, multi-DRM content delivery and secures rights for premium content delivery to a range of devices over new hybrid network combinations. Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, ISO 9001 & 27001 certified Conax technology enables secure content revenues for 400 operators in 85 countries globally. For more information, please visit www.conax.com and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn to join in the conversation.

Conax media contact
Leslie Johnsen
Head of Public Relations & Communications, Conax
Mob: +47 41 45 80 43
Email: leslie.johnsen@conax.com

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