SOURCE: Verimatrix

October 29, 2014 01:00 ET

Verimatrix Showcases Multi-Network Revenue Security Solutions at AfricaCast 2014

Lunch Forum Illustrates How Progressive Pay-TV Operators Are Delivering on the Promise of Multi-Network TV in Africa

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwired - Oct 29, 2014) - AfricaCast 2014 -- Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced its participation in AfricaCast 2014 from November 11 - 13, 2014 at the Cape Town Convention Centre.

The Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) revenue security platform, which has been integrated with Eutelsat's newly launched Smart LNB for Direct-to-Home (DTH) solution, will be demonstrated for the first time in Africa at the Verimatrix stand (#21) at AfricaCast. The joint offering enables African pay-TV operators and broadcasters to securely extend their linear television and connected TV services directly by satellite, overcoming viewer dependency on fixed terrestrial and mobile networks.

Multi-network Solutions in the Real World Forum

On Nov. 12 from 13:30 to 14:50, Verimatrix will, for the second consecutive year, host a lunchtime Multi-network Solutions Forum titled "Delivering on the Promise of Multi-network TV in Africa." In this informative and interactive Forum, industry experts from Wananchi, Eutelsat, Harmonic and Verimatrix share their collective insights into what Africa's broadcasters and pay-tv operators should consider when cost-effectively extending their services across multiple networks. To register for the Forum, please visit

Conference Participation

Steve Christian, vice president of marketing, Verimatrix, will share his insights into the African pay-TV and broadcast market during two conference sessions in advance of the Multi-network Forum.

1. "Wananchi's Digital Evolution" on Nov. 12 at 12:00 -- a joint keynote address with Richard Alden, CEO, Wananchi Group, and Steve Christian;
2. "What is the hold up with Africa's Digital Switchover?" on Nov. 12 at 13:00 -- again featuring Alden and Christian, as well as Peter Ostapiuk, vice president, media product management, Intelsat; Eugene Nyagahene, CEO, Tele10, Ethiopia; Aldred Dreyer, CTO, Namibian Broadcasting Corporation; and Mike Aldridge, managing director, Cape Town TV.

To schedule a meeting with Verimatrix at AfricaCast, please visit the Verimatrix website.

About Verimatrix
Verimatrix specializes in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe. The award-winning and independently audited Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) and ViewRight® solutions enable cable, satellite, terrestrial, IPTV and OTT operators to cost-effectively extend their networks and enable new business models. As the established leader in cardless security solutions, the company has leveraged its innovative 3-Dimensional Security approach to provide harmonized rights for premium content delivery to a range of devices over new hybrid network combinations.

Maintaining close relationships with major studios, broadcasters, standards organizations and its unmatched partner ecosystem enables Verimatrix to provide a unique perspective on video business issues beyond content security as operators introduce new services to take advantage of the proliferation of connected devices. Verimatrix is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company. For more information, please visit, our Pay TV Views blog and follow us at @verimatrixinc, Facebook and LinkedIn to join the conversation.