IBC 2012 – AMSTERDAM. Conax is enabling Kerala’s 2000 KCCL cable operators with successful digital migration process, said Morten Solbakken, Conax CEO, to press and partners at IBC.
Conax entered an agreement with the organization in May to provide both expertise and a flexible, cost efficient solution for delivering KCCL’s 2000 cable TV operators with smooth digital migration and support for advanced service offerings for harnessing and securing new digital revenues.
“We are highly pleased with the success of the digitization process and our choice of security partner, Conax, confirmed Nassir Hassan Anwar, director, KCCL, in a statement. “Conax has been a reliable partner for Indian pay-TV operators for a decade with a strong understand of the market and technology. That dedication continues with our partnership to enable the vast KCCL group in its move to digitisation. The cooperation with Conax is providing the KCCL operators with a strong business model to grow with, including reduced churn, the benefits of a digital environment and the flexibility, good service and support for integrating rich, new advances services.”
“Just months into the digital migration the Conax/KCCL cooperation, our first customer in South India, has become an India success story,” according to Solbakken. “The comprehensive project has proven to reduce the complexity of the staggering digitization process for the 2000 KCCL operators during a challenging digital process, and is including the launch of exciting new services such as HD and other futuristic product offerings. We are looking forward to our continued strong partnership with KCCL as they move in the future.”
KCCL is an initiative of the cable TV operators in Kerela within the umbrella of the Cable Operators Association (COA). The partnership with Conax has begun successful digital migration for the Kerala cable TV operators which will support the integration of new product offerings and secure distribution of both multi-device of premium content. Today, the KCCL operators represent a highly significant 70% of cable TV services in the south-west Indian state of Kerala.