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TMCNet:  Indian MSO Digicable Now With Over 1 Million Digitized Pay-TV Subs Securing Growth With Conax Contego Plus(TM) Upgrade

[January 16, 2013]

Indian MSO Digicable Now With Over 1 Million Digitized Pay-TV Subs Securing Growth With Conax Contego Plus(TM) Upgrade

DELHI, INDIA, Jan 16, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Conax, global provider of leading solutions for securing multi-device and digital TV services, announced today that customer Digicable, Asia's first 500 channel digital services provider, is upgrading to the Conax Contego Plus(TM) content security solution.



Not only has the pan-Indian MSO already achieved one million digitized subscribers, but has also recently contracted an additional 600.000 secure client devices from Conax to meet expansion and pay-TV growth demands of the many regions the MSO serves cross-India. The Conax Contego Plus(TM) upgrade is providing Digicable with a future-oriented, secure solution that supports advanced, flexible, interactive on-demand services enabling a bouquet of rich features, viewing options and services for subscribers, while ensure Digicable content revenues are secure.

The new solution, complimented by the advisory role provided by Conax, will help position and secure the company's roadmap moving into the future. The Conax Contego Plus offers comprehensive support for key features including Subscription, Pairing, Fingerprinting, Messaging, DRM control and Pay-per-View, Video on Demand and an option for centralized CAS. As consumer demands grow, deployment of the Conax Contego(TM) solution will enable Digicable with easy upgrade and smooth transition to additional advanced services such as multiscreen viewing and over-the-top offerings provided by the highly flexible OTT and pre-integrated multiscreen solutions available from Conax.

-Asif Khan, CTO, Digicable, "We are very pleased with the personal level of 24/7 operational service and integrity provided by Conax and are highly confident that Contego Plus will play a strong role in positioning Digicable into the future. Conax offers an excellent security record, flexible solutions and provides a forward-thinking policy towards partners, allowing us to select from a wide range of Conax security-certified devices and vendors that best suit our operational needs." -According to Are Mathisen, VP Asia Sales, Conax, "Conax is proud to that Digicable has reconfirmed their partnership with Conax and selected the Conax Contego Plus solution for driving their operations and secure consumer offerings to the next level. Digicable has achieved a significant milestone in digitization race and has now taken an additional leap forward in positioning for the long term with a partner that provides both the highest level of security and the most flexible, cost-saving pre-integrated multiscreen solutions in a market which offers tremendous growth potential." Digicable employs full Conax Operational Services, where Conax owns and operates all elements of the content protection system on a 24/7 basis ensuring the content protection system is available, stable and operational 24/7 with the necessary capacity and high level of security at all times.

Preview Conax solutions @ Convergence India, Delhi: Jan. 16 th - 18 th , Stand #C-55, Hall 18 Visit Conax at the exhibition to learn more about protecting valuable TV content and for capitalizing on digitization and securing future growth. Conax will demonstrate the flexible, scalable Conax portfolio of solutions including Conax Contego(TM) Broadcast and the pre-integrated Conax Xtend Multiscreen(TM) solution, tailored to provide a secure and user friendly multiscreen experience.

About Digicable (www.digicable.in) Digicable is one of the largest Cable distribution companies in India and places a strong emphasis on quality of service and content, enabling us to cater to millions of subscribers spread across 125 locations, in 46 cities and 14 states across India, in a very short span of time. With an advanced fibre optic backbone across our networks and state-of-the-art distribution set-ups, we bring the digital age through Cable transforming the way viewers receive information and entertainment. Today Digicable offers services in three primary areas: Cable television, Digital Cable Television and Broadband Services.

About Conax (www.conax.com) Conax provides the future-oriented security solutions and expertise that empower multi-screen digital TV content providers around the globe to deliver premium content over the combined Over-The-Top scenario of broadcast, broadband and connected devices securely and eliminate potential revenue threats.

Conax Contego(TM) portfolio of solutions furnish content providers, cable, satellite, IP, mobile and terrestrial operators with solutions that offer a competitive advantage -- reduced hardware costs, easy deployment and upgrade, including the new Conax Xtend Multiscreen(TM) together with partners. Conax flagship, Conax Contego(TM), bundles 25 years of pioneering experience into one unique solution to guide operators in navigating and realizing new business models. Through its benchmark policy for security-evaluated client devices and strategic partner network, Conax technology secures content for operators representing 125 million pay TV consumers in over 80 countries around the globe.

ISO 9001 & 27001 certified, Conax is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, and represented in Russia, Germany, Brazil, USA, Canada, Mexico, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, China, Singapore, with 24/7 Global Support operations in India. Conax is part of Telenor Group who has operations in 11 markets, 33.000 employees, 150 million mobile subscriptions and is among the world's largest mobile operators.

Corporate responsibility. Follow Conax on Twitter Conax Access Systems Private Limited Film City, Noida, Uttar Pradesh-201301 India Phone: +91 120 467 43 00 Email: info@conax.com Conax media contact Leslie Johnsen Head of Public Relations & Communications Mob: +47 41 45 80 43 Email: leslie.johnsen@conax.com SOURCE: Conax AS mailto:info@conax.com mailto:leslie.johnsen@conax.com

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