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 www.verimatrix.com/africacast2014

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 www.verimatrix.com, our Pay TV Views blog and follow us at @verimatrixinc, Facebook and LinkedIn to join the conversation.