Geir Bjørndal has resigned as Conax’ EVP Innovation & Strategy
Oslo, May 9th, 2010: Conax confirmed that long time executive Geir Bjørndal is leaving the content security provider. Bjørndal has played a major role in the development of the Telenor-owned security provider and has been a key figure in moving the technology company from a small Scandinavian company to a major global player. The Norway-based business ranks in the top 3 in the world within security solutions for pay-TV content, with over 350 customers in 80 countries.

Bjørndal join mobile operator Telenor ( in 1992, and moved to the daughter company in 1994. He was an early driver of the company’s global partner network and policy for open technology and has seen the company through a period of great change that has included significant market growth and the establishment of new ventures and international offices.

Bjørndal has been a high-profile senior spokesperson within the global industry media and market expert for Conax. Bjørndal is leaving the company effective May 6th.
Conax thanks Mr. Bjørndal for his highly valuable contribution to the company and wishes him the best in future endeavors.

Conax press contact
Leslie Johnsen, Head of Public Relations
Phone: +47 41 45 80 43

Telenor Broadcast press release
Jørgen Thaule, Communications Director
Phone: +47 91 55 96 07

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Conax’ core focus is developing security technology that empowers TV operators to deliver digital content securely, via all types of networks – cable, satellite, IP, mobile, terrestrial – to any device. Combining its benchmark policy for consumer devices and network of strategic partners, Conax technology secures digital content for 350 operators in 80 countries, representing 125 million pay TV consumers around the globe. Applying 25 years of pioneering content security experience, flagship product Conax Contego™, is the next generation content protection solution from Conax – a natural extension to Conax’ highly successful “freedom of choice” approach for supplying content securing to any device.

Conax has headquarters in Oslo, Norway, and is represented in Russia, Germany, Brazil, USA, Canada, Thailand, China, Singapore, and with 24/7 Global Support operations in India. Conax is part of the Telenor Group (, who has operations in 11 markets, 195 million mobile subscriptions worldwide and is among the largest mobile operators in the world.