NDS Technology powers VOD service for Sky Deutschland


announced that its technology is powering the new Sky Anytime push
video-on-demand (VOD) service for Sky Deutschland, the largest pay-TV operator
in Germany and Austria.

new service was launched in August for satellite subscribers with Sky+ and will
be available for all Sky+ subscribers later this year.

are proud to be supporting Sky Deutschland with the latest enhancement to their
service. As a platform they continue to enhance the subscriber experience and
add value with services that highlight quality content,” said Yves Padrines,
NDS VP Sales Europe & general manager NDS.

by NDS’ MediaHighway set-top box software, Sky Anytime provides Sky+ customers
with a wide range of on-demand content, including selected movies from their
subscribed film packages as well as high quality entertainment and sport

wide selection of content is -pushed’ onto the Sky+ hard disc overnight in a
way that makes efficient use of broadcast bandwidth, the majority of which is
available in HD. Accordingly each day a new selection of content is available
through the Sky Anytime service for instant playback, including the latest
blockbuster releases from Sky Select”.

the context of the launch, NDS and Sky Deutschland have enhanced the look and
feel of the Sky Guide, the electronic programme guide (EPG) for all Sky
Deutschland set-top boxes. The design upgrade enables an even more intuitive
user experience and provides access to advanced features such as the new push
VOD service.

Sky Anytime we will be providing flexible, real-time access to a great
selection of on-demand content for our subscribers in addition to what they
are currently able to view, this value added service will enable them to get
more from their subscription. NDS’ technology and expertise are once again
enabling us to take Sky’s premium service to the next level,” said Gerard
Duffy, senior vice president Technology at Sky Deutschland.

NDS recently announced that DIRECTV has selected https://telecomlead.com/inner-page-details.php?id=2839&block
NDS’ VideoGuard Connect DRM for multi-platform pay-TV to protect and enable
their multi-platform Over-The-Top (OTT) and home networking services.

In conjunction with DIRECTV’s existing pay-TV solutions from NDS, VideoGuard
Connect will enable the seamless addition of OTT and home networking content
distribution to multiple platforms, including PC, Mac, iOS and Android-based
mobile and tablet devices.

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