Nordic DTH operator Canal Digital has announced plans to launch a hybrid satellite and over-the-top platform using a series of technologies provided by NDS.
Cisco has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the NDS Group.
The European Commission has given the green light to Cisco’s purchase of NDS in a deal put at $5 billion (€4.14 billion). The Commission said its investigation had confirmed the merged entity would continue to face competition from a number of strong competitors.
ANGA Cable 2012 – Cologne. Swiss premium TV provider Teleclub is introducing CI Plus modules based on the NDS VideoGuard CA system
Pay-TV’s answer to Wikileaks – the emails purporting to show evidence of the promotion of pay-TV piracy by NDS – have been removed from their server.
The letter reproduced below was sent by NDS Executive Chairman Dr Abe Peled to the Panorama producer Alistair Jackson.
NDS executive chairman Abe Peled has told the BBC that Monday night’s edition of the investigative programme Panorama relied on manipulated email chains that misled viewers.
The Australian Financial Review has added to the weight against NDS, claiming that the News Corp pay-TV technology and security specialist was responsible for undermining pay-TV companies Austar, Optus and Foxtel at a time when News was looking to expand its pay-TV interests in the country.
Following the Panorama broadcast on March 26, NDS issued the following statement.
The BBC’s flagship current affairs programme Panorama has claimed that NDS was responsible for bringing down the conditional access system used by ITV Digital.