NDS VideoGuard Connect enables BSkyB to take TV service to iPhones and iPads

NDS announced that NDS VideoGuard Connect is enabling BSkyB, the UK and
Ireland’s multi-channel, multi-platform television service provider, to deliver
Sky Go to iOS devices.

Sky Go provides access to Sky content across multiple devices. VideoGuard
Connect, the DRM for multi-platform pay-TV from NDS helps enable Sky to deliver
live linear channels to iPhones, iPads and the iPod touch in line with a user’s

Utilising content delivery optimisation technology from NDS, VideoGuard
Connect helps enable the Sky Go service to offer a high-quality live TV
experience when on the move in the UK and Ireland, via 3G or Wi-Fi.

NDS and VideoGuard Connect have enabled us to deploy the Sky Go service and
provide subscribers with a value enhancing multi-platform experience,” said
Alun Webber, MD of Product Design and Development, Sky.

VideoGuard Connect provides content segmentation and encryption of the Sky
GO service, protecting content delivery and consumption on all iOS devices.

Sky is once again taking innovative steps to provide their subscribers with
access to premium services in the most flexible way,” said David Nabozny,
senior vice president, Major Accounts, NDS.

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