• NAGRA anyCAST CONNECT secures 4K Ultra HD service launch;
• NAGRA anyCAST CONNECT’s adaptive security provides converged, studio-approved CAS/DRM security for NOS’s two-way network;
• Launch marks first-of-its-kind 4K Ultra HD offering in Portugal.
NAGRA, a Kudelski Group company and the world's leading independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, and NOS Comunicações SA, a leading pay-TV service provider in Portugal, announced today the launch of the operator’s brand-new 4K Ultra HD RDK-enabled set-top box offering secured by NAGRA anyCAST CONNECT, NAGRA’s award-winning converged CAS/DRM content security solution for broadcast, IPTV, OTT and the connected home.
“We’re excited to bring this brand-new 4K Ultra HD offering to our subscribers and provide an unparalleled and feature-rich viewing experience to our subscribers. Also, our content is secured by a solution from a trusted partner that exceeds studio requirements for enhanced content,” said Pedro Bandeira, Head of Product Development at NOS.
“We congratulate NOS on this exciting launch that it will sure be a clear differentiator in the Portuguese market,” said Maurice van Riek, Senior Vice President - Head of Content & Asset Security at NAGRA. “anyCAST CONNECT was designed with next generation, multi-network pay-TV services in mind and can be integrated into any set-top box platform to support our customers in the deployment of enhanced services like 4K. Service providers can rely on our independently audited and validated security solutions to provide a robust foundation for the delivery of advanced pay-TV services.”
NAGRA’s award-winning, 4K-ready anyCAST CONNECT security employs a unique adaptive security paradigm that delivers the highest level of content protection achievable in any device to cost-effectively monetize any content over any network and on any device, including the ability to secure popular SVOD streaming services to set-top boxes. It is also DTLA and DECE-approved.
NAGRA (dtv.nagra.com), a digital TV division of the Kudelski Group, provides security and multiscreen user experience solutions for the monetization of digital media. The company provides content providers and DTV operators worldwide with secure, open and integrated platforms and applications over broadcast, broadband and mobile platforms, enabling compelling and personalized viewing experiences.
NOS (nos.pt) is the biggest communications and entertainment group in Portugal. It offers latest generation fixed and mobile phone, television, Internet, voice and data solutions for all market segments. It is leader in pay-TV, new generation broadband services and in cinema exhibition and distribution in Portugal. In the business segment, it has positioned itself as a sustainable alternative in the Corporate and Mass Business segments, offering a broad portfolio of products and services with tailor made solutions for every sector and businesses of different sizes, complementing its offer with ICT and Cloud services. NOS is part of the main Portuguese stock exchange index (PSI-20), and has more than 4 million mobile phones, 1.5 million televisions, 1.6 million fixed telephones and 1.1 million fixed broadband Internet customers.