KCCL selects Conax for content security solutions

MUMBAI: Kerala Communicators Cable (KCCL) has entered into a strategic alliance with Conax, the global provider of solutions for protecting multi-device digital content, for content security.

Conax will provide cost effective and flexible content security solutions to KCCL for enabling smooth digital migration and advanced service offerings.

Located on the Malabar Coast of south-west India, KCCL is an initiative of the cable TV operators in Kerala within the umbrella of the Cable Operators Association (COA). KCCL operators claim a representation of 70 per cent of cable TV services in the south-west Indian state with over 200 cable TV operators.

Conax said that it will guide the Kerala cable TV operators in navigating the new digital landscape, integrating new product offerings and obtaining secure distribution of both multi-device of premium content.

“With extensive experience in digitisation and the Indian pay-TV market, we are confident the partnership with security partner Conax will provide KCCL operators with a strong roadmap for the future,” said KCCL director Nassir Hassan Anwar. “Conax was chosen based on strong customer relations, highly flexible, proven solutions and the company’s commitment to the Indian market.”

With a need for higher security and a simple integration of future services and offerings, Conax products featured in the contract include Conax Contego. The Conax Contego solution will provide the KCCL operators with a stable system, technical expertise and responsibility for integration together with Conax-approved partners.

“Conax is proud to be selected as security partner by KCCL,” Conax president and CEO Morten Solbakken added. “The contract with KCCL is confirmation of Conax’ continued commitment to the digitisation and development the Indian broadcast industry and continued growth within the region. Conax continues to focus on India – a dynamic market providing vast opportunities.”

The partnership with Conax will enable KKCCL operators to reduce churn, overcome the challenges of digitisation and harness the opportunities provided by the new digital environment, the company said.

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