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NAGRA and EchoStar take COMMAND of content protection

Mark Jackson

Mark Jackson

Kudelski Group-owned content protection and multiscreen specialist NAGRA has shipped its anyCAST COMMAND to EchoStar for production of 4K-capable set-top boxes for the companies’ joint clients.

The new technology is being developed in close cooperation between the two companies, and purports to defeat popular forms of piracy like control word sharing, while also paving the way for premium 4K services. The new technology is being developed in close cooperation between NAGRA and EchoStar.

anyCAST COMMAND, part of NAGRA’s new anyCAST Security Services Platform, concentrates both decryption and descrambling into a single, secure NAGRA device.

“Serving one of the largest pay-TV providers in the world as our joint customer, we are continually pushing the boundaries with NAGRA to provide state-of-the-art content security,” comments Mark Jackson, President of EchoStar. “This is the reason, why we decided – as part of our partnership between EchoStar and NAGRA – to deploy anyCAST COMMAND, which embodies a radically different approach. We strongly believe that having an operator-controlled security component separate from the SoC but anchored to it is the best way to secure one of the world’s most high-value satellite services.”

Sky’s Andrea Ranalli will be among those looking at the impact of 4K at this year’s Content Delivery World (5th – 7th October, Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, London), in a keynote, ‘Telecom Italia and the role of 4K as a driver for CDN architecture evolution’. Click here for booking and more info.

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