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September 08, 2012 04:48 ET

Conax and KCCL Cooperation an India Digitization Success

Enabling Kerala's 2000 KCCL Cable Operators With Successful Digital Migration Process and Support for Advanced Service Offerings

MUMBAI, INDIA--(Marketwire - Sep 8, 2012) - Conax, a leading global provider of solutions for protecting multi-device digital content, announced today at the Kerala Communicators Cable Limited (KCCL) convention in Calicut a highly successful cooperation with KCCL for enabling the organization's 2000 cable operators with digital migration. Conax entered an agreement with the organization in May to provide both expertise and a flexible, cost efficient solution for delivering KCCL's 2000 cable TV operators with smooth digital migration and support for advanced service offerings for harnessing and securing new digital revenues.

"We are highly pleased with the success of the digitization process and our choice of security partner, Conax, confirms Mr. Nassir Hassan Anwar, Director, KCCL. Conax has been a reliable partner for Indian pay-TV operators for a decade with a strong understand of the market and technology. That dedication continues with our partnership to enable the vast KCCL group in its move to digitization. The cooperation with Conax is providing the KCCL operators with a strong business model to grow with, including reduced churn, the benefits of a digital environment and the flexibility, good service and support for integrating rich, new advances services.

The Conax solution has enabled the operators with a strong roadmap and high level of content security, enabled by Conax Contego™, in addition to a highly stable and flexible system. 24/7 support provided by Conax' global support organization located in Delhi.

"Just months into the digital migration the Conax/KCCL cooperation, our first customer in South India, has become an India success story, confirms Mr. Morten Solbakken, CEO, Conax. The comprehensive project has proven to reduce the complexity of the staggering digitization process for the 2000 KCCL operators during a challenging digital process, and is including the launch of exciting new services such as HD and other futuristic product offerings. We are looking forward to our continued strong partnership with KCCL as they move in the future."

KCCL, is an initiative of the cable TV operators in Kerela within the umbrella of the Cable Operators Association (COA). The partnership with Conax has begun success digital migration for the Kerala cable TV operators which will support the integration of new product offerings and secure distribution of both multi-device of premium content. Today the KCCL operators represent a highly significant 70% of cable TV services in the south-west Indian state of Kerala.

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About KCCL (
Kerala Communicators Cable Ltd.
 is a Public Limited Company registered under the Companies Act 1956, incorporated in January of 2007, in Bangalore. It is an initiative of the cable TV operators in Kerala under the umbrella of the Cable Operators Association (COA). COA 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.

About Conax (
Conax provides the future-oriented security solutions and expertise that empower multi-screen digital TV content providers around the globe to deliver premium content over the combined Over-The-Top scenario of broadcast, broadband and connected devices securely and eliminate potential revenue threats. Conax Contego™ portfolio of solution furnish content providers, cable, satellite, IP, mobile and terrestrial operators with solutions that offer a competitive advantage -- reduced hardware costs, easy deployment and upgrade. Conax flagship, Conax Contego™, bundles 25 years of pioneering experience into one unique solution to guide operators in navigating and realizing new business models. 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.

ISO 9001 & 27001 certified, Conax is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, and represented in Russia, Germany, Brazil, USA, Canada, Mexico, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, China, Singapore, with 24/7 Global Support operations in India. Conax is part of Telenor Group who has operations in 11 markets, 33.000 employees, 125 million mobile subscriptions and is among the world's largest mobile operators. Corporate responsibility. Follow Conax on Twitter

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