Verimatrix to Protect TCCL's Cable TV Digitalization Initiative
NEW DELHI, INDIA, Jan 14, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Convergence India 2013 - Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and
enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services
around the globe, today announced that Thamizhaga Cable TV
Communication Ltd. (TCCL), one of India's leading cable multi-service
operators, has selected the Verimatrix Video Content Authority System
(VCAS(TM)) architecture to provide cardless revenue security for its
new digital cable TV service. TCCL plans to digitize the entire state
of Tamil Nadu in the next 12 months, and it will rely on VCAS for DVB
not only to secure its new digital premium content offering, but also
to help promote subscriber and revenue growth.
TCCL's new digital cable service offers subscribers 500 digital
channels, 200 pay TV channels and 24 high definition (HD) channels.
Internet, IPTV, video on demand (VoD), online shopping and gaming
services are expected to be added in the future. Deploying VCAS for
DVB will enable TCCL to deploy a unified cardless security solution
to secure both live and interactive content delivery via a single
security head-end, reducing OPEX and CAPEX as TCCL expands its
services. Using a cardless security solution also eliminates the
burden of managing the logistics of smart cards.
"TCCL places a strong emphasis on quality of service (QoS) and
content. As such, it was very important to choose a revenue security
solution that would enable us to enhance subscriber experience and
expand our content library," said P. Sakilan, managing director,
TCCL. "VCAS was the only revenue security solution that could fulfill
these requirements while also giving us the flexibility to launch our
multi-screen offering in the future."
"This is a very exciting time for the Indian pay-TV industry, and
savvy operators such as TCCL are wise to leverage new technologies
during their digitalization efforts," said Steve Oetegenn, chief
sales and marketing officer, Verimatrix. "Doing so creates many
opportunities, including expanded service offerings, new business
models, increased subscribers, and other competitive advantages."
TCCL is the latest in a string of Indian cable TV operators to choose
Verimatrix for their DVB conditional access needs. The key vendor
selection criteria are based on the company's proven cardless
security technology in combination with a multi-network platform that
enables both multi-screen and hybrid DVB-OTT services.
Verimatrix is demonstrating its robust revenue security solutions at
Convergence India 2013, 16-18 January in New Delhi. Visit booth #C-64
to learn how the VCAS architecture addresses current and future
business and technical challenges. Verimatrix will also be hosting a
Multi-network Solutions in the Real World Forum on 17 Jan. 2013 from
14:30 - 16:00 hours in Hall 18 on the Upper Floor. To sign up to
attend the Forum, please visit www.verimatrix.com/CI2013
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(TM)) and ViewRight(R) 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 a harmonized rights platform 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
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