NDS is leading a $20 million (€14.81m) investment round in advanced advertising solutions provider BlackArrow. It has also formed a strategic alliance with the San Jose-based venture to offer an integrated suite of advanced advertising solutions and services.
IPTV World Forum – London: NDS has announced that Yes, the sole provider of satellite television in Israel, has launched a VOD service, based on Progressive Download (PDL) technology, for its hybrid satellite-IP PVR platform.
NDS will continue to secure Telekom Austria’s IPTV service on the latter’s new Ericsson platform.
NDS has thrown its hat into emerging paid-for online news market. It has announced plans for an end-to-end solution for the e-publishing industry.
Canal Overseas is to deploy a new version of NDS MediaHighway and a Flash-based EPG for the first personal video recorder to be launched for its service across the Indian Ocean and the Caribbean.
IBC 2009 – Amsterdam. Wolfgang Zeller, Kabel Deutschland’s head of service engineering technology, has confirmed the cabler’s intention to adopt CI Plus technology early in 2010. It will be the first time that NDS has permitted its conditional access to be used in conjunction with a common interface.
Viasat Broadcasting is launching a new version of its hybrid high definition personal video recorder.
IBC 2009: Stand 1.A71 The NDS-TNS audience measurement solution designed to track pay-TV audiences has been updated to associate return path data with individuals within a household.