MagnaQuest to manage post-CAS operations of BroadBand Pacenet

MUMBAI: Global Customer Management & Billing (CM&B) solutions provider MagnaQuest Solution has been chosen to provide its subscriber management system (SMS), MQSubscribe, to BroadBand Pacenet.


MagnaQuest Solutions delivers solutions to organisations providing data, video and content services.

BroadBand Pacenet is a newly formed multi-system operator (MSO) set up by the promoters of Win Cable (now a 100 per cent subsidiary of Rajen Raheja's Hathway cable and Datacom). It plans launching Pay TV services initially on the terrestrial platform and later on moving to the HITS platform as and when the regulatory environment is clear.

Director, BroadBand Pacenet Jagjit Singh Kohli said, "We will stand out in the market place in the post-CAS regime after 15 July, with our open CAS initiative and the indigenously designed set top box. By selecting a competitive domestic SMS solution provider, MagnaQuest, who understand the Indian pay TV scenario and have a global quality solution, we are confident of receiving good support."

BroadBand Pacenet CEO S Ravindran said, "Secura - our Open CAS system is based on international security standards such as DES, AES and RSA - which coupled with Home Genie, our set top box, brings affordable yet safe programming to the subscriber. We also look to MagnaQuest to supplement our efforts in our Payment Gateway initiative with their proven expertise in system integration and smart-card based applications as well."

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