Commenting on the development, Dmitrijs Nikitins, CEO of Baltcom, said: “We did not want to sacrifice any of the service quality of stability and we wanted to be sure the CAS solution will be supported for many years ahead. With CryptoGuard all this was in place, as well as their financial flexibility and attractive business model, which were the deciding factors in selecting CryptoGuard CAS”.
Krzysztof Wieczorek, sales director CEE & CIS at CryptoGuard, added: “I am very happy to be working with Baltcom and with our new presence in the Baltic region. Our CAS solution provides Baltcom with a modern technology platform and cost-effective business model”.
Kjell Carlswärd, CEO at CryptoGuard, said: “Baltcom is the latest addition of major operators to select CryptoGuard CAS for their content security needs. This proves the appeal of a feature-rich and cost-effective CAS platform while maintaining top-level security. CryptoGuard CAS will also offer Baltcom a wide range of card-based and cardless client devices enhancing the viewer experience”.
Baltcom covers 20 cities across Latvia with its fibre-optic network. It has been fully owned by the mobile operator Bite Latvia since earlier this year.
Meanwhile, CryptoGuard is a global provider of content security for digital TV and streaming video on any platform.