SmarDTV launches universal CAM technology for Italy
Cheseaux, Switzerland – 30 November 2007 – SmarDTV, a Kudelski Group (SWX:KUD) company, today announced the availability of a new Conditional Access Module (CAM) for Italy, and is currently demonstrating the product at the National Digital Terrestrial TV Conference in Torino. The SmarCAM Italia offers TV viewers who have purchased credit on Mediaset Premium, La7 Cartapiù, and Pangea the ability to watch their programs directly on their digital-ready TV sets without the use of an external set-top box.
Entavio CI module
Entavio announces availability of SmarDTV CI module giving access to Premiere services carried on the Entavio platform - more details are contained in the Entavio press release below (in german).
Samsung and SmarDTV bring pay-TV services to Italian televisions
Cheseaux, Switzerland – 3 July 2008 – Continuing the strong momentum of TV manufacturers using SmarCAM Italia, SmarDTV, a Kudelski Group (SWX:KUD) company, today announced that Samsung has achieved DGTVi certification and will offer SmarCAM Italia together with its TV sets in Italy. Samsung has also bundled a Mediaset smart card with the SmarCAM Italia, thus providing consumers with superior ease-of-use and many hours of premium TV viewing.
CANAL+ Group Launches with Nagravision and SmarDTV the World's First HD Digital Terrestrial USB Key Decoder for Pay TV
Paris, France and Cheseaux, Switzerland – September 11th, 2008 – CANAL+ Group, leader in the programming and distribution of pay TV offerings in France, Nagravision, a Kudelski Group company (SWX:KUD.VX) and the leading provider of content protection and value-added service technology and SmarDTV, the leading removable device security company, joined forces to successfully deliver the world’s first HD digital terrestrial (DTT) USB key decoder for pay television viewing on personal computers.
Over Two Million SmarDTV CableCARDs Deployed Worldwide
Cheseaux, Switzerland – September 30th, 2008 – SmarDTV, a Kudelski Group company (SWX:KUD.VX) and the leading removable device security company, today announced that more than 2 million of its CableCARDs have been deployed worldwide. SmarDTV also announced the opening of a new regional office located in Seoul. The office will provide first level field application support to the major operators in Korea. Current customers include Broadband Solutions Inc, CJ HelloVision, C&M, QRIX and GS Gangnam Broadcasting.
SmarDTV successfully completes CI Plus certification
Cheseaux, Switzerland – 18 March 2009 – SmarDTV, a Kudelski Group (SWX:KUD) company, today announced that it has achieved CI Plus certification with its latest and most secure SmarCAM-3 module and additionally that its CI Plus Reference Kit is used by Digital TV Labs for certification of CI Plus televisions and set top boxes.
CANAL READY certification obtained by SmarDTV's latest CI Plus module SmarCAM-3
The SmarCAM-3 CANAL READY module enables CANAL+ Group’s DTT offer to be viewed without a set-top and comes bundled with a CANAL+ smart card. Therefore it can be used by subscribers to access CANAL+ channels, including high-definition, directly on their CANAL READY TV sets. The SmarCAM-3 CANAL READY module will be soon available in shops in France.
SmarDTV announces completion of new license agreement with Irdeto
Cheseaux, Switzerland – 11th September 2009 – SmarDTV, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.VX) company, today announced the completion of a new licensing contract with CA vendor Irdeto covering the introduction of secure silicon CI Plus modules using the latest Irdeto technology.
SmarDTV Ships New Product in Spain to Support DTT Pay TV Services
Cheseaux, Switzerland – 11th September 2009 – SmarDTV, a Kudelski Group (SWX:KUD.VX) company, today announced an important product milestone with the deployment of its latest and most secure SmarCAM-3 module. The module supports the launch of the TDT Premium pay TV digital terrestrial television (DTT) horizontal service operated by Spain's leading audiovisual network operator, Abertis Telecom.
SmarDTV successfully completes Conax V7 CI Plus certification
SMARDTV LAUNCHES SMARCAM-3 ITALIA HD CONDITIONAL ACCESS MODULE FOR ITALY HIGH DEFINITION (HD) SERVICES
Cheseaux, Switzerland – 10 September 2010 – SmarDTV, a Kudelski Group (SIX: KUD.S) company, today announced the availability of a new HD Conditional Access Module (CAM) for Italy. SmarCAM-3 Italia HD offers TV viewers who have subscribed to services such as Mediaset Premium, Dahlia TV, and Pangea the ability to watch their high definition programs directly on their HD digital-ready TV sets without the use of an external set-top box.
SmarDTV Conax CI Plus Modules Selected by Sweden’s Com Hem
Cheseaux, Switzerland – December 1st 2010 – SmarDTV, a Kudelski Group company (SIX:KUD.S), today announced that Com Hem selected SmarDTV to launch CI Plus products in its network in Sweden. Com Hem is one of the leading distributors of TV, broadband and telephony in Sweden and has more than 40 percent of Swedish households (1.76 M households) connected to their Cable network. Com Hem aims to rollout high definition services to integrated digital televisions (iDTV’s) using the CI Plus specification.
SmarDTV to purchase assets from French technology company Iwedia
Cheseaux, Switzerland – 2 December 2010 – SmarDTV, a Kudelski Group (SIX: KUD.S) company, today announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase certain assets from French technology company Iwedia including the transfer of all staff (approximately 20) from Iwedia to SmarDTV.
SMARDTV MICROSD CARD WITH NAGRA SECURITY COMPLIES WITH NEW CEA STANDARD
Cheseaux, Switzerland and Las Vegas, NV - NAB booth SU6717 – April 11th, 2011 - Nagra, a Kudelski Group company (SIX.KUD.S), the world's leading independent provider of value-added content protection and multiscreen television solutions, in collaboration with its sister company SmarDTV, the leader in removable security solutions, announced today that the SmarDTV microSD removable security card embedding the latest Nagra security system is now compliant with the newly introduced Consumer Electronics Association CEA-2040 standard. The standard specifies the interface between a consumer electronics device displaying or decoding video and a small removable, replaceable memory card module that embodies the Conditional Access System (CAS). Examples of devices that use a microSD card include smart phones, tablets, PC’s, and other in-home and mobile viewing devices.
SmarDTV delivers CI Plus modules to ORF, Austria
Cheseaux, Switzerland – July 25, 2011 – SmarDTV, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company, today announced that it has started shipping its latest SmarCAM-3 CI Plus modules into the Austrian retail markets in collaboration with a number of distribution partners. These modules provide secure access to ORF and Pay TV services, as well as all services in the region relaying on the Irdeto Conditional Access. Subscribers can now use these modules to access high definition services on Set-Top-Boxes and integrated digital televisions (iDTVs).
SmarDTV delivers SmarCAM-3 CI Plus modules to Top Up TV (UK)
Cheseaux, Switzerland – September 9, 2011 – SmarDTV, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company, today announced that Top Up TV, the Sports, Entertainment and Movie subscription TV service in the UK on the digital terrestrial platform Freeview, selected SmarDTV to supply CI Plus modules for its network in the UK.
SmarDTV, in cooperation with Wiztivi, introduces a universal solution for Cable VOD on connected TVs
Cheseaux, Switzerland and Nantes, France – June 7th, 2012 – SmarDTV, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company and Wiztivi, today announced that they have successfully combined CI Plus and HbbTV to enable video-on-demand for cable networks. SmarDTV intends to launch the first CI Plus SmarCAM with Cable VOD in 2012.
SmarDTV’s SmarCAM product line successfully completes CI Plus v1.3 certification
SmarDTV's SmarCAM product line successfully completes CI Plus v1.3 certification
SmarCAM CI Plus modules with CI Plus v1.3 enable features including Operator Profile (channel scanning) and Video-On-Demand
The SmarCAM-3.5 has been certified for CI Plus v1.3 by Digital TV Labs, the Approved Test Centre of CI Plus LLP
The SmarCAM-3.5 technology has been selected by Digital TV labs for the certification of CI Plus televisions and set top boxes
SmarDTV, NAGRA and Samsung introduce the world’s first CI Plus module with DRM for enabling OTT services directly to connected TVs
For the first time pay-TV operators and service providers can deploy their over-the-top (OTT) video-on-demand (VOD) services directly to Samsung connected iDTVs using their chosen security system embedded in a CI Plus SmarCAM module.
SmarDTV provides SmarCAM-3.5 conditional access modules to M7 Group to support its pay-TV services in the Netherlands and Belgium
Cheseaux, Switzerland – 12th March, 2013 – SmarDTV, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company, today announced that M7 Group, the European provider of satellite services which operates CanalDigitaal, TV Vlaanderen and TéléSAT brands amongst others, has deployed its latest generation of conditional access modules (CAM) in its network in the Netherlands and Belgium.
SmarDTV provides SmarCAM-3.5 CI Plus conditional access modules to Telenet to support its pay-TV services in Belgium
SmarDTV, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company, today announced that the Belgian cable operator Telenet is launching, in June, a CI Plus conditional access module (CAM) in its network in Flanders and Brussels.
SmarDTV to demonstrate CI Plus 1.4 features at IBC 2013
CI+ 1.4 answers Telco’s needs
The first launch and deployment of CI+ 1.4, the next generation of CI+, is expected in the second half of 2015.
Last September, the DVB published the technical specs and now the road is open for development. "The evolution of the CAM is the answer to IPTV needs," according to Erik Gazzoni, product strategy and development SmarDTV…
SmarDTV’s SmarCAM CI Plus modules enable RCS & RDS Pay-TV services in Romania and Hungary
SmarDTV SmarCAM-3.5 CI Plus modules enable Croatian Telecom satellite pay-TV services
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Azam Media Limited enhances product offering in East Africa with conditional access modules from SmarDTV
SmarDTV introduces new range of innovative CI+ modules and devices enriching Conax’s hybrid broadcast and Internet TV solutions
SES, SmarDTV and Samsung demonstrate world’s first Ultra HD CAS-protected broadcast service using DVB standards
NAGRA enables hybrid OTT and DTT service for Vodafone Spain
Visit SmarDTV at CES 2015, in Las Vegas
EchoStar and NAGRA Join Forces in SmarDTV - Agreement to help shape the future of devices for the global pay-TV market
Kudelski Group completes the SmarDTV transaction with Echostar
SmarDTV launches a new range of INSTANT ACCESS Conditional Access Modules with Conax Security
CONSAT Enhances its Product Offering in Nigeria with Conditional Access Modules by SmarDTV
SmarDTV Wi-Fi enabled CAM selected by Mediaset Premium to power hybrid over-the-top (OTT) and broadcast services in Italy
VTVCab, SmarDTV and Samsung deploy first Conax certified CI Plus Instant Access conditional access module solution in Vietnam
Visit SmarDTV at IBC 2015 in Amsterdam
SmarDTV provides DIGI Slovakia SmarCAM-3.5 CI Plus conditional access module to access its Pay-TV services
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CI Plus LLP celebrates its 450 Million devices deployed and looks forward to the future
London, United Kingdom – 18th February, 2016 – CI Plus LLP, the licensing authority for the CI Plus standard, today announced that the number of CI Plus compatible devices has now exceeded 450 Million units deployed in the market and has also outlined its vision for the future of CI Plus.