Conax secures multiple new pay TV and multi-DRM deployments in Argentina

Pay TV | Anabelia Horbuz | September 20, 2017

Conax announced that it has signed two new agreements in Argentina with regional pay TV operators CableVideo and Colsecor, which have all selected technology and services from Conax and regional partner, BOLD MSS, to drive expansion in Pay TV and multi-DRM content offerings.

CableVideo is deploying pay TV and OTT advanced consumer offerings based on Conax multi-DRM content protection. Colsecor, a cooperative composed of operators throughout Argentina, has deployed a pay TV platform secured by Conax Contego content protection, enabling flexibility to easily execute on plans to provide advanced OTT consumer offerings in the future. BOLD MSS, is providing the system integration and regional support.

The highly-flexible architecture behind the Conax Contego benchmark multi-DRM solution reduces complexity for the operators enabling seamless security across multiple DRM solutions for a smooth user experience. Conax “pay-as-your-business-grows” principle create natural migration path, reduced time-to-market, simplified operations and scalability for adding new services for a competitive edge in attracting new market share.

Based on a single unified security hub, Conax multi-DRM security reduces complexity for growing pay-TV operations and provides the ultimate flexibility in protecting content across technologies and multiscreen devices. 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 Streaming and NAGRA PRM) without compromising usability for end-users. For OTT, the Hybrid Set-Top Boxes used are secured by Conax. In addition, Conax removes the operator burden in negotiating separate contracts for various DRM technologies, offering a one-stop-shop solution to starting multi-DRM operations.