A leading supplier of conditional access technology for digital
TV- Conax AS has signed a contract with Communication Trends Network
Limited (CTNL) to provide Conditional Access services for TrendTV,
West Africa. Conax AS is all set to launch 32 channels in March
CTNL, a successful MMDS operator that provides security technology
for DTH platform, covers the English speaking population in West
Africa. It will market the satellite TV service, branded TrendTV,
through its subsidiary, Communication Trends Limited (CTL) in 14
major Nigerian cities Africa. CTL currently operates a seven-channel
30,000 subscriber wireless cable MMDS network, says a company release.
"Conax is very pleased with the selection of Conax CAS5 and
related technology for this project in Africa. This proves once
again that Conax solutions are successful outside our European
home market," says Conax CEO Bent Brugard.
According to CTNL CEO, "CTL has a history of deploying advanced
technology and acquiring reliable equipment from the worlds
most reputable vendors and industry leaders. We selected Conax following
a technical evaluation that focused on the security aspect, the
solutions offered for flexible programming, the protection of premium
content and payment collection from our subscribers in Africa. The
solutions offered by Conax are vital parts of our business model."