Xstream teams up with Conax for secure, customized, Over-the-Top video solutions offering

Oslo, Norway & Copenhagen, Denmark, September 11th 2013: Conax, a leading global specialist in solutions for securing multi-device and digital video content revenues and Xstream, a premium provider of OTT and TV Everywhere services, today announced a partnership to offer the market’s most flexible platform for secure delivery of OTT video services – enabling customers to protect, manage and monetize their online video content on all devices. 

Conax and Xstream are partnering to offer customers a pre-integrated, end-to-end solution for delivery of OTT video content to a wide range of devices, supporting all business models. The solution incorporates Xstream’s award winning video management system, MediaMaker, Conax’ advanced content protection platform, Conax Contego™ Unite, and Conax Secure Clients  for a multitude of devices,  including PCs, Macs, smartphones and tablets and even STBs.

The solution can be installed at the customer’s premises or be offered as cloud-based service.

“Conax is a company that truly shares our vision of creating innovative, quality assured products for the OTT ecosystem and we are thrilled to partner with them to bring these innovative and flexible technologies to our customers”, said Frank Thorup, CEO at Xstream. “The partnership with Conax is a great pairing of proven technologies that together cover the full need of a complete and secured OTT video solution. By adding Conax’ advanced content protection platform, Conax Contego™ Unite, and Conax Secure Clients to MediaMaker’s robust list of features and offerings, we are adding value to our customers, giving them access to the market’s most secure digital rights management solution for all devices – supporting any business model.”

“Xstream’s focus on the pure OTT market expands the reach of our Secure Clients into a booming customer segment, says Tom Jahr, EVP Products & Partners, Conax. Conax shares Xstream’s conviction that high security will be critical also for OTT platforms going forward. “We are excited about working together with a partner like Xstream who has already proven their success and are now preparing to take their business to the next level.”

Meet Conax and Xstream at IBC
Xstream and Conax will be present at IBC and welcomes visitors to drop by their stands (Conax stand #1.D69 and Xstream stand # 14.122) and learn more about the partnership and what opportunities this brings for the secure delivery and monetization of OTT video services.

About Conax (www.conax.com)
Conax provides future-oriented security solutions and expertise that empower multi-screen and digital TV content providers around the globe to deliver premium content over the combined Over-The-Top scenario of broadcast, broadband and connected devices, through secure DRM. Bundling 25 years of pioneering content security experience, the Conax Contego™ portfolio of multiscreen solutions provides operators with a competitive advantage, highly secure solutions, flexibility, reduced hardware costs, easy deployment and upgrade. Through its benchmark policy for security-evaluated client devices and strategic partner network, Conax technology secures content for operators representing 140 million pay TV consumers in over 85 countries around the globe.

ISO 9001 & 27001 certified, Conax is. Conax is part of Telenor Group who has operations in 11 markets, 33.000 employees, 148 million mobile subscriptions and is among the world’s largest mobile operators. Corporate responsibility. www.twitter.com/ConaxAS

About Xstream
Xstream has been a pioneer in OTT and TV Everywhere since 1999. Drawing on their extensive experience, Xstream works with world-leading Telco’s, cable operators and MSOs. Xstream deliver simpler, smarter OTT solutions characterized by superior flexibility, usability, scalability and cost-efficiency. Xstream’s comprehensive and scalable end-to-end online video management solution, MediaMaker, offers numerous key modules such as Shop and payment, domain control, assets management and analytics. Xstream also offer a suite of outstanding individual services, including: Apps for Connected devices, Ingest, DRM, Transcoding and Encoding.
Companies like Disney, Canal Digital, Telenor, Schibsted, Altibox. Jyllands-Posten and Comoyo, has relied on Xstream’s OVP and technology to fulfill their needs for OTT, Multiscreen TV, OVP and TV Everywhere solutions, encoding, analytics, DRM, media ingest & management, monetization, API’s and more.

For more information, contact Xstream:
Brynhild Vinskei, CMO & PR Officer
Tel: +45 29 66 64 20
bv@xstream.dk
www.xstream.dk

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

For more information, contact Xstream:

Brynhild Vinskei, CMO & PR Officer
Tel: +45 29 66 64 20

bv@xstream.dk
www.xstream.dk

Conax media contact
Leslie Johnsen
Head of Public Relations
Mob: +47 41 45 80 43

Leslie.johnsen@conax.com