MediaHighway is replacing OpenTV as the default middleware on Sky Italia set-tops. The NDS technology is being deployed as part of the recent upgrade of the EPG and introduction of enhanced interactive features.
NDS CEO Dave Habiger will not be staying with the company once the acquisition by Cisco is complete, Broadband TV News has learnt.
NDS has picked up a total of $18,935,399.49 (€14,390,903) as payment from EchoStar following the resolution of the long running EchoStar-Dish hacking case.
UPDATED STORY. Cisco plans to integrate NDS into its Videoscape service platform following confirmation of a $5 billion (€3.83bn) bid for the technology company. A statement from the San Jose-based firm confirmed the bid had already been approved by the boards of directors of both companies. It is expected to close in the second half […]
Cisco is said to be close to purchasing the News Corp technology arm NDS in a deal worth $5 billion (€3.83 billion). The Israeli financial daily Calcalist says the deal is expected to conclude in the next few days.
The Supreme Court of the United States of America has turned down a petition against NDS that sought to overturn the August 2010 ruling in the long running EchoStar-Dish hacking case.
Kabel Deutschland has released a new HD set-top box that leans heavily on technologies supplied by NDS.
20 million Indian homes are now enjoying television services powered by NDS, executive chairman Dr Abe Peled said in a Broadband TV News interview. With estimates of five people living in the average household in India it means some 100 million viewers are experiencing pay-TV through NDS technology.
CTAM EuroSummit ’11. Over-the-top may look like a big challenge to existing business models, but look at it from the consumers’ point of view, said Aleks Habdank, director digital entertainment products, Virgin Media, speaking at the Connected TV, marketing the ‘new paradigm’ session.
The first broadcaster to adopt the Morega-NDS sideloading technology is likely to be US satcaster DirecTV, Broadband TV News understands.