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Spain’s Euskaltel deploys NAGRA’s content protection solution

Marks first first Android TV operator deployment for NAGRA

Spanish cable TV operator Euskaltel has chosen the NAGRA Connect content protection solution to secure the operator’s new Android TV-based 4K set-top boxes by Technicolor.

Marking the first Android TV operator deployment for NAGRA, the Connect solution will be integrated with Euskaltel’s existing OpenTV platform backend, allowing the operator to offer premium 4K content, VoD, cloud DVR and multiscreen TV features, all using the content protection features from NAGRA Connect.

“We have deployed secured Android multiscreen solutions for several years. By leveraging our expertise, along with our newest content protection technology for connected networks, our OpenTV Platform and secure OpenTV Player, we enable Euskaltel to deliver a complete and feature-rich experience to its consumers, and clearly be at the forefront of technical evolution in pay-TV cable market,” said Thierry Legrand, senior vice president Sales EMEA at NAGRA. “This launch further demonstrates that, because they are designed for secure IP, cloud and data-centric environments, NAGRA’s newest technologies in content protection and user experience can add significant value to an operator choosing the Android TV ecosystem.”

“As Android TV gains traction with pay-TV operators worldwide, we are delighted to work with a trusted partner like NAGRA to deliver a secure and feature-rich solution to Euskaltel, based on our advanced 4K Ultra HD set-top box designs,” added Gaetan Delcroix, VP, OTT product management and engineering at Technicolor Home Division. “NAGRA elegantly brings together the best of both the broadcast and broadband worlds to offer maximum flexibility in managing content security to operators.”