NAGRA, the Kudelski Group’s digital TV business and the world’s leading independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, announced today that its end-to-end multiscreen solution, NAGRA MediaLive, was selected by one of Mexico’s largest cable companies, Telecable, of the Hevi Group to enable its next generation TV services. NAGRA MediaLive features NAGRA’s best-of-breed technologies including NAGRA MediaAccess conditional access and studio-grade DRM, OpenTV 5 HTML5 Client ConnectWare, and the MediaLive service platform.
As NAGRA’s first cable system win in Mexico, the deal sets the stage for the country’s first-of-its-kind TV everywhere offering that will provide Telecable subscribers with access to a variety of advanced services and functionalities over time such as linear TV, video-on–demand, over-the-top, start-over and catch-up PVR features. It will also allow them to enjoy a seamless user experience across multiple screens, including smartphones, tablets, connected TVs, set-top boxes and game consoles.
“We are excited to be the first media company to launch such a comprehensive multiscreen offer to viewers in Mexico,” says Luis Vielma, Chief Operating Officer of Telecable. “By partnering with NAGRA, we are assured of the best broadcast and OTT content protection available, and combined with a flexible and modular solution such as OpenTV 5, we are ensuring a unique, seamless and interactive user experience across all screens, while giving us room to grow, innovate and extend new services on our platform.”