NAGRA and Openview extend content safety partnership for Openview HD Platform in SA

NAGRA Protect’s Cardless Content Safety will continue to protect the operator’s Openview HD e-tv service and provide an affordable free viewer service for viewers and monetization opportunities for content holders.

Nagra announced the extension of its Openview partnership for content protection, who is the leader of direct broadcast live in South Africa satellite TV service provider. NAGRA Protect card-free content protection solutions will continue to secure eMedia, the operator’s open-source Openview satellite TV platform. NAGRA technology is the most widely deployed in Africa.

“Since launching our platform, we have reached 1.8 million active set-top boxes on the market, and NAGRA has been instrumental in helping us get there. The ability to secure our platform with NAGRA solutions has given us a competitive edge over other FTV services, giving us the ability to deliver affordable FTV content customised to our local markets.” said Antonio Lee, the COO of eMedia, owners of Openview.

“We are excited to extend our content protection partnership with Openview and continue securing the eMedia service as it continues to grow. Our cardless solutions are recognized worldwide for their robustness and scalability and are the most widely deployed content protection technologies in Africa. We’re pleased to continue to support Openview as they deliver new and innovative services to their viewers and be their trusted partner in securing their FTV service in South Africa.” said Thierry Legrand, SVP EMEA for NAGRA.