Conax shortlisted for IABM Design & Innovation Award
Broadcast and digital media industry body recognises innovation and creativity in the broadcast and media industry

Gloucestershire, UK — 10TH of August 2015— Conax, part of Kudelski Group, has announced that it has been shortlisted in the Services category of the IABM Design & Innovation Awards. The awards will be casting the spotlight on new solutions or products that bring benefit or create new opportunities to the broadcast and media industry.

Conax’ award entry was based on its Conax GO Live™ offering providing pay-TV operators with an entry level, fast-time-to-market, turnkey solution for secure streaming of live-TV channels to iOS and Android devices.

Peter White, Chief Executive, IABM says: “We’re delighted to announce the shortlisted candidates in our nine categories and highlight these pioneering products and services. Overall, the number and quality of entries are truly indicative of the talent and creativity inherent in the industry today. And, as we transition through some significant change, innovation and forward thinking have never been more important.”

Tom Jahr, EVP Products, Conax, “The Conax team is very excited that our Conax GO Live™ technology has been recognised as a IABM Design & Innovation Awards finalist 2015. The IABM is the only trade association that represents the Broadcast and Media Technology supply industry globally. We are very proud to be shortlisted in these prestigious awards.

Shortlisted entries will be judged by a panel of independent specialists chaired by John Ive, Director of Business Development and Technology, IABM. Winners will be announced at the IABM reception and awards ceremony at IBC in Amsterdam on Saturday, 12 September at 18h30.

For more information on the awards please visit: www.theiabm.org/designawards

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About the IABM:
The IABM, is the authoritative voice of the broadcast and media technology supply industry worldwide. Its wide range of services to members encompasses market research and intelligence, training, expert representation at standards bodies and broadcasting unions, executive networking opportunities, and preferential purchasing. A presence at every major broadcast tradeshow, the IABM also provides a valuable channel for communication among broadcast manufacturers, government, and regulatory bodies. Additional IABM activities include awards programs for innovation and scholarships designed to stimulate the development of the broadcast and electronic media industries on an international basis. For more information, please visit www.theiabm.org

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. 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. 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.

The IABM Contact:
Lisa Collins
Head of Marketing
Tel: + 44 (0)1684 450030
Email: lisa.collins@theiabm.org
Website: www.theiabm.org

Leila Hrycyszyn
The Whiteoaks Consultancy
+44 (0)1252 727313
Email: leilah@whiteoaks.co.uk

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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