Conax selected by Kerela Communicators for digitization of 200 cable TV operations

Telecom Lead India: Conax, a provider of solutions for
protecting multi-device digital content, has inked a contract with Kerela
Communicators Cable Limited (KCCL).

As per the agreement, Conax will deliver the
organization’s 200 cable TV operators with cost effective content security
solutions for enabling digital migration and advanced service offerings.

KCCL operators represent 70 percent of cable TV services
in Kerala. The alliance with Conax will enable KKCCL operators to reduce churn
and avoid challenges.

KCCL is an initiative of the cable TV operators in Kerela
within the umbrella of the Cable Operators Association (COA).

Conax said it will guide the Kerela cable TV operators in
navigating the new digital landscape, integrating new product offerings and
obtaining secure distribution of both multi-device of premium content.

“With extensive experience in digitization and the
Indian pay-tv market, we are confident the partnership with security partner
Conax will provide KCCL operators with a strong road map for the future. Conax
was chosen based on strong customer relations, highly flexible, proven
solutions and the company’s commitment to the Indian market,” said Nassir
Hassan Anwar, director, KCCL.

“The contract with KCCL is confirmation of Conax’
continued commitment to the digitization and development the Indian broadcast
industry and continued growth within the region. Conax continues to focus on
India — a dynamic market providing vast opportunities,” said Morten
Solbakken, president and CEO, Conax.

The Conax Contego solution will provide the KCCL operators
with a highly stable system, technical expertise and responsibility for
integration together with Conax-approved partners.

Kerala Communicators Cable is a conglomeration of more
than 3000 independent cable networks functioning all over Kerala. Its objective
is to develop cable TV industry in the state by expanding the networks,
upgrading technology, finding new avenues of activity etc. apart from
addressing various issues and challenges before the industry for and on behalf
of its members.

Through its benchmark policy for security-evaluated
client devices and strategic partner network, Conax technology secures content
for operators representing 125 million pay TV consumers in 80 countries around
the globe.

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