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Conax continues to strengthen leading role in Indian pay-TV market in secure clients and digitized subs



2013-01-17 05:22:15 -


Working with 3 of 5 pan-India MSOs and having deployed nearly 25 million secure
client devices Conax is leveraging its market strategy to energize operators in
digitizing and securing position for future services like multiscreen and OTT

21(st) Convergence India, Delhi, India, January 17(th), 2013: Conax, global
provider of leading solutions for securing multi-device and digital TV services,
is celebrating 10 years of success in the Indian pay-TV market today with a
press briefing at 21st Convergence India highlighting the company's key success
factors in the country. According to Conax President and CEO, Morten Solbakken,
the company's dedication to pay-TV operators in India, personal service and
pioneering approach to the needs of the market and not least its renowned open
partnering policy for secure set-top-boxes are among key factors in the
company's continuing growth in India and around the globe. Conax' 24/7 global
support center is well-positioned in the heart of Delhi, with highly skilled
professionals and tools including the very successful Operational Security
Services that Conax provides to a number of key operators.
An early player in India, Conax has grown together with Indian operators and the
pay-TV market. The company boasts an open client device strategy that has led to
strong long-term relationships and the continuing confidence of Indian pay-tv
operators, including delivery of nearly 25 million security-certified devices
through a strategic network of set-top-box partners secured by Conax conditional
access solutions.

The company's client device strategy has brought to market a broad range of
security-evaluated set-top-boxes and choice of vendors for operators, ensuring
that operators can choose the best devices and price range for their operations
and are not locked into a single vendor.

"Conax' focus on India continues to secure new commitments and partnerships,
confirms Morten Solbakken, President and CEO, Conax. We won several new
customers and very large contracts in 2012 and have more in the pipeline -
operators looking to capitalize on the opportunities provided by Conax' secure,
forward-thinking digital content solutions. Our existing customers are also
growing at an amazing pace, helped by the robustness and scalability of our
products. Conax continues to strengthen an already exceptional record in
providing high quality, flexible solutions that supports and enable all sizes of
operations in their growth".

"At Conax we believe that one company cannot claim to be best at everything. At
the core of our strategy is to furnish pre-integrated and open, best-in-class
total solutions through best of breed partnerships, reducing time to market and
cost. This is the best way to serve our customers and their needs."
Through the Conax Contego(TM) portfolio of solutions for broadcast, multiscreen
and OTT, Conax is guiding customers keen to define a new roadmap for launching
advanced services and enabling future growth requirements - ensuring while
taking these new steps that their business and content revenues are always
secure.

Key success factors
* Over 10 years experience in India - close, long-term relationship with
Indian pay-TV operators
* Highest level of security with solutions and service designed for the Indian
market
* Conax 27/7 Global support center, option for full Operational Services,
* Tradition for offering solutions that support all sizes of operations, from
small to large
* Conax working with leading players in India and understands needs of growing
operations
* Performance record and ability to work with and provide customer advice
* Open policy for security-certified STBs for  wide range of available,
supported client devices
* No license fee on client devices, flexible solutions, and low total cost of
ownership
* Stable, long-term partner here today and tomorrow
* Security (CAS) is a small but essential portion of the total platform that
translates to big returns

21(st) Convergence India
Visit Conax at the exhibition to learn more about protecting valuable TV content
and multiscreen content for capitalizing on digitization and future growth.
Conax will demonstrate the flexible, scalable Conax Contego(TM) CAS solution as
well as the pre-integrated Conax Xtend Multiscreen(TM) solution, tailored to
provide a secure and user friendly multiscreen experience.
Conax Access Systems Private Limited
Film City, Noida, Uttar Pradesh-201301
India
Email: apac@conax.com
Phone: +91 120 467 43 00

Conax media contact
Leslie Johnsen
Head of Public Relations & Communications
Mob: +47 41 45 80 43
Email: leslie.johnsen@conax.com

About Conax (www.conax.com)
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(TM) portfolio of solutions furnish content providers, cable, satellite,
IP, mobile and terrestrial operators with solutions that offer a competitive
advantage - reduced hardware costs, easy deployment and upgrade, including the
new Conax   Xtend Multiscreen(TM) together with partners. Conax flagship, Conax
Contego(TM), 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 over 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, 150 million mobile subscriptions and is among the world's largest
mobile operators. Corporate responsibility. Follow Conax on Twitter




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