Conax in pact with Brazilian cable TV operator SimTV

MUMBAI: Global security provider Conax has entered into a contract with Brazilian cable TV operator SimTV. Under the pact, Conax will deliver a high-end content protection solution for SimTV‘s cable TV service and offer guidance for the digitisation of the operator‘s 16 remote sites throughout the country.

In the new offering, Conax security-evaluated client devices from Jiuzhou will be deployed on the SimTV platform.

SimTV, a leading player in the Brazilian market, offers an exciting bouquet of programmes and services. Owned by BandTV (Grupo Bandeirantes Communications), SimTV‘s Canal 17 already serves about 50 municipalities and covers a population of 1,101,175 million households providing a market with key growth opportunities.

Said SimTV president Carlos Vaisman, "SIMTV is confident in its choice of Conax, a strong, stable security partner, to protect and enhance our business as it grows. We believe that Conax‘ broad experience within digitization and our close co-operation will make a strong partnership for maximizing SimTV‘s new opportunities and securing future business models."
Averred Conax vp Latin America, "We are very proud that leading MSO, SimTV has selected Conax for its long term security partner. Conax will provide SimTV‘s operations with expertise and guidance to ensure a prosperous digitization process. In our close co-operation with the SimTV team, we aim to provide the support and additional knowledge to enhance SimTV‘s ambitious growth strategy and harness its potential in the rapidly growing Brazilian market."

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