Eurofins Digital Testing Selected by Conax to Provide Test and Quality Assurance Support
- Eurofins Digital Testing establishes near-shore test center in Hong Kong to provide regional end-to-end service validation for Conax-certified set-top boxes

Brussels – May 10, 2017 – Eurofins Digital Testing, a global leader in end-to-end quality assurance (QA) and testing services, today announced it has been selected by Conax, part of the Kudelski Group, to provide testing and service validation for Conax certified set-top boxes in Asia.

As part of the agreement, Eurofins Digital Testing set-up a test center in Hong Kong to provide authorized pre-testing and conformity testing services for Conax’ wide range of set-top box partners and other device manufacturers in the APAC region. The new test hub will ensure Conax-enabled client devices are developed and deployed according to its strict functionality and security requirements. Eurofins Digital Testing will train and certify a dedicated test team to drive and uphold the robust testing regimes at the facility.

“Conax’ main objective is to make sure all client devices adhere to our strict requirements for content protection functionality and security,” said Oliver Bernau, EVP Services at Conax. “We are excited to expand our current offering of third-party test facilities across Europe and Asia. Eurofins’ test center in Hong Kong will allow us to provide a new, regional testing and service validation offering for APAC set-top-box manufacturers, and we look forward to working together.”

“Conax is a leading provider of service protection for digital TV and entertainment services, and we’re proud to have been selected to provide service validation for its extensive set-top box partner program across Asia,” said Johan Craeybeckx, Business Line Director Eurofins Digital Testing International. “Our near-shore test center provides the scalability and flexibility to ensure that Conax set-top box partners in the region are able to deliver at a pace and quality today’s consumers expect – while maintaining functionality and security.”

Eurofins Digital Testing helps TV operators worldwide reduce development, testing and deployment cycles to accelerate service delivery, and support a more continuous delivery environment. Through its suite of automated test tools, professional testing support services, staffing of onsite personnel, and training, Eurofins helps increase test coverage and consistency to provide service validation, insights into the end-user experience, and performance monitoring for quality assurance.

Additional information about Eurofins Digital Testing is available at: http://www.eurofins-digitaltesting.com/. For more information about Conax, visit: http://www.conax.com/.

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About Eurofins Digital Testing:
Eurofins Digital Testing is a leader in end-to-end Quality Assurance (QA), providing test tools, test services and training to validate digital media systems for operators around the globe. Eurofins Digital Testing was formed from the merger of Digital TV Labs and Testronic Labs Belgium, and is part of the Eurofins Group. Eurofins Digital Testing operates globally with test lab facilities in Belgium, Sweden, UK and Hong Kong, and serves operators around the world, including Freesat, Sky Deutschland, Vodafone Group, Liberty Global, Kabel Deutschland, and Freeview. For more information, visit: http://www.eurofins-digitaltesting.com/.

About Conax:
A part of the Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD:S), Conax is a leading global specialist in total service protection for digital TV and entertainment services via broadcast, broadband and connected devices. Based on the Conax Contego security back-end, 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. Conax spotlight technology includes the Contego-as-a-Service cloud-based platform, award-winning “Conax GO Live” live TV streaming, benchmark multi DRM protection and the Conax Connected Access connected IPTV security client combining Conditional Access and DRM security in a single client. Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, ISO 9001 & 27001 certified Conax technology enables secure content revenues for 425 operators in 85 countries globally. For more information, please visit www.conax.com and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook to join the conversation.

Eurofins Digital Testing Press Contact:
Renee Burch at JLM Partners, Inc. for Eurofins Digital Testing, (206) 381-3600, renee@jlmpartners.com

Conax Press Contact:
Leslie Johnsen, Head of Public Relations & Communications, +47 41 45 80 43, Leslie.Johnsen@conax.com