September 09, 2011 10:00 ET

Conax Launches Conax Contego™ Unite -- Unified Solution for All Content Distribution

Universal Security Hub That Unites Multi-Platform Protection for Pay-TV Content Across Broadcast, Broadband and OTT Scenarios

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - Sep 9, 2011) - IBC Expo -- Today at IBC, Conax unveiled the details of Conax Contego™ Unite content protection for securely uniting traditional broadcast and broadband content distribution with the Over-the-Top environment. Based on flagship product Conax Contego™, the Conax Contego ™ Unite product offering will provide digital TV service providers with a unified and flexible security hub for eliminating revenue threats for all distribution models and video services -- anytime, anywhere -- confirmed Conax CEO, Berit Svendsen at a press conference.

Enable & protect
Conax Contego™ Unite further enhances the Conax Contego™ unified platform with support for Over-the-Top content delivery and maximizing multi-device reach. Conax bundles 25 years of proven content security experience to create the market's most contemporary offering for protecting Over-the-Top content services, allowing operators to provide the same subscriptions and purchases across both broadband and broadcast delivery systems. Conax Contego™ Unite utilizes multi-DRM support enabling the best suited security solution for any type of client device.

  • A unified platform for enabling new services -- eliminating revenue threats
  • Enables secure content delivery to a multitude of client devices
  • Easy upgrade from traditional broadcast to full-fledged hybrid system with OTT
  • Content and distribution service protection -- anytime, anywhere

"Distributing content securely over the combined scenario of broadcast, broadband and connected devices introduces a new, more complex scenario," says Berit Svendsen, CEO, Conax. As TV meets the Internet, Contego Unite will enable TV operators to extend their broadcast and/or broadband pay-for-content offering to include the opportunities provided by growing multitude of popular connected consumer devices."

What's in it for operators & content providers?

  • Comprehensive protection for distribution of pay-tv content, uniting each individual platform through a secure and central hub

  • Smooth delivery of premium content over both managed and OTT networks -- a flawless consumer experience without compromising security or stability

  • Conceal the complexity of OTT distribution and gain full control over secure content distribution

  • Integration with multi-DRM support for extensive device reach, eliminating the need to download specific security clients for additional types of devices

  • Grow existing business models to embrace the opportunities provided by the new world of OTT distribution, multi-platform pay-tv and multiple connected devices -- while ensuring a seamless consumer experience

  • Enable TV operators to monetize the OTT scenario, through support for new services and devices, optimizing content protection and preventing churn

  • Operators can offer broadcast content via broadband services employing the same head-end as existing broadcast platforms

"Conax Contego™ Unite will provide the ultimate tool for pay-tv operators to exploit their ideal position within content delivery to the consumer market, confirms Berit Svendsen. Conax is already in discussion with several major pay-tv operators interested in expanding their operations to include secure OTT distribution."

Why is Conax unique?
While most security providers offer a spectrum of other products and services, Conax is a security specialist that focuses on protecting content and provides specialist solutions. Combined with the choice of additional best-in-class solutions and products through partners, Conax is the only security provider that can offer a total best-in-class secure distribution platform.

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 securely and eliminate potential revenue threats. Conax Contego™ furnishes 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, 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, 120 million mobile subscriptions and is among the world's largest mobile operators. Corporate responsibility.

Follow Conax on Twitter

Contact Information