Hyderabad-based MSO chooses Conax for transmitting signals to LCOs

NEW DELHI: Indian multi-system operator Bhagyanagar Digital Services Pvt Ltd of Hyderbad is using selected Conax to transmit signals to cable TV operators with a cost effective and flexible content security (CAS) solution for enabling smooth digital migration and development of subscriber bases.

Conax will empower Bhagyanagar Digital Services with smooth transition to the benefits of digital services and the integration of new secure content distribution offerings and easy upgrade to future services and business models such as multi-device and broadband content delivery.

Bhagyanagar   Digital Services is a large consortium of cable TV operators based in   Hyderabad. Conax will guide the Bhagyanagar cable TV operators in navigating   the new digital landscape and deploying secure distribution of new pay TV   content models. The partnership will enable Bhagyanagar Digital Services’   operators to significantly reduce churn, overcome the challenges of   digitisation and harness the opportunities provided by the new digital   environment.

The   new solution, complimented by Conax’ advisory role, will help position and   secure the Hyderabad operator’s regional roadmap into the future. The Conax   Contego Broadcast solution will also offer Bhagyanagar with total,   state-of-the-art security for one-way operations and comprehensive support   for subscription, pairing, fingerprinting and messaging, with optional   support for DRM control and pay-per-view. Introduction of new consumer   offerings such as video-on-demand and advanced multiscreen services can be   smoothly integrated to the existing platform to support future growth   demands.

Bhagyanagar   Digital Services MD A V Pullarao said, “Key factors in selecting Conax   include the expert guidance we have received, flexibility, India based 24/7   support service, long experience in digitization and strong proven security   track record in both India and around the globe. Additionally, Conax offers   us short-time-to-market and a wide range of security-certified, cost effective   set-top-boxes.”

Conax   vice president (Asia sales) Are Mathisen added, “In deploying Conax   Contego Broadcast, Conax will guide Bhagyanagar Digital Services’ pay-TV   operators in building a strong foundation for subscriber and revenue growth   during this exciting digitization phase, including a strong roadmap for   integrating additional types of networks and services in the future. Conax   has a long tradition of furnishing world-class content security, features and   functionality for small, medium and large -sized operators.”