ANGA Cable 2012 – Cologne. Swiss premium TV provider Teleclub is introducing CI Plus modules based on the NDS VideoGuard CA system
Following deployment of the CI Plus modules in the Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland, UPC Austria has now also started offering CI Plus to its digital TV subscribers.
Neotion has been selected by the Ukrainian cable operator Volia to provide CI Plus modules.
DVB WORLD 2012 – ROME. The CI Plus security module has been enabled in 1 out of 20 TVs shipped, according to John Adam, chairman of CI Plus LLP.
Improvements to the CI Plus standard could include an extension of the CI Plus browser to take advantage of broadband connectivity in smart TVs as well as the possibility of transcoding and watermarking.
German cable operator Kabel BW has launched a CI Plus module in addition to its range of certified cable tuners.
The DVB steering board has given its approval to a new set of commercial requirements that will be built on top of the existing CI Plus standard.
Stofa is to offer its customers access to its Zaptor pay-TV packages directly to their TVs using CI Plus, the first time the common interface modules have been used to this extent.
IBC 2011 – AMSTERDAM. The CI Plus common interface technology reached 100 million CI Plus device certificates as at September 1, CI Plus LLP has announced.
Both Panasonic and Samsung have announced a list of their models that have received CI Plus certification from the Dutch cabler UPC. The operator launches its stand-alone CI Plus module for The Netherlands on April 26.