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Indian MSO Bhagyanagar Digital Services Drives Digital Migration with Technology from Security Partner Conax

Conax enabling Bhagyanagar Digital Services in driving forward-thinking digitization strategy for transitioning pay-TV subscribers and securing new service offerings

Andhra Pradesh, India, May 13, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Conax, provider of leading solutions for securing multi-device and digital TV services, today announced that independent Indian MSO, Bhagyanagar Digital Services Pvt. Ltd, has selected Conax to deliver the MSO's cable TV operators with a cost effective and flexible content security (CAS) solution for enabling smooth digital migration and development of subscriber bases. In the evolving dynamics of the new digital landscape, Conax will empower Bhagyanagar Digital Services Pvt. Ltd with smooth transition to the benefits of digital services and the integration of new secure content distribution offerings and easy upgrade to future services and business models such as multi-device and broadband content delivery.

Bhagyanagar Digital Services is a large consortium of Cable TV Operators based in Hyderabad, the capital of Andhra Pradesh. Andhra Pradesh is the 4th largest state in India in area, and 5th in population, as well as one of the largest Cable and satellite household states. Conax will guide the Bhagyanagar Cable TV Operators in navigating the new digital landscape and deploying secure distribution of new Pay TV content models. The partnership with Conax is enabling Bhagyanagar Digital Services' operators to significantly reduce churn, overcome the challenges of digitization and harness the opportunities provided by the new digital environment.

The new solution, complimented by Conax' advisory role, will help position and secure the Hyderabad operator's regional roadmap into the future. The Conax Contego Broadcast(TM) solution provides Bhagyanagar with total, state-of-the-art security for one-way operations and comprehensive support for Subscription, Pairing, Fingerprinting and Messaging, with optional support for DRM control and Pay-per-View. Introduction of new consumer offerings such as Video-on-Demand an advanced multiscreen services can be smoothly integrated to the existing platform to support future growth demands.

Mr. A. V. Pullarao, Managing Director, Bhagyanagar Digital Services Pvt. Ltd, "Key factors in selecting Conax include the expert guidance we have received, flexibility, India based 24/7 support service, long experience in digitization and strong proven security track record in both India and around the globe. Additionally, Conax offers us short-time-to-market and a wide range of security-certified, cost effective set-top-boxes."

Are Mathisen, VP Asia Sales, Conax, "In Deploying Conax Contego Broadcast(TM), Conax will guide Bhagyanagar Digital Services' pay-TV operators in building a strong foundation for subscriber and revenue growth during this exciting digitization phase, including a strong roadmap for integrating additional types of networks and services in the future. Conax has a long tradition of furnishing world-class content security, features and functionality for small, medium and large -sized operators. We are pleased to be chosen as Bhagyanagar Digital Services partner for digitization and future growth."

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Conax provides the future-oriented security solutions and expertise that empower multi-screen digital TV content providers around the globe to deliver premium content over the combined Over-The-Top scenario of broadcast, broadband and connected devices securely and eliminate potential revenue threats. Conax Contego(TM) portfolio of solutions furnish content providers, cable, satellite, IP, mobile and terrestrial operators with solutions that offer a competitive advantage - reduced hardware costs, easy deployment and upgrade, including the new Conax Xtend Multiscreen(TM) together with partners. Conax flagship, Conax Contego(TM), bundles 25 years of pioneering experience into one unique solution to guide operators in navigating and realizing new business models. Through its benchmark policy for security-evaluated client devices and strategic partner network, Conax technology secures content for operators representing 125 million pay TV consumers in over 85 countries around the globe.

ISO 9001 & 27001 certified, Conax is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, and represented in Russia, Germany, Brazil, USA, Canada, Mexico, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, China, Singapore, with 24/7 Global Support operations in India. Conax is part of Telenor Group who has operations in 11 markets, 32.000 employees, 150 million mobile subscriptions and is among the world's largest mobile operators. Corporate responsibility. Follow Conax on Twitter ( ).

Conax India
Film City, Noida, Uttar Pradesh-201301
Phone: +91 120 467 43 00

Bhagyanagar Digital Services Pvt. Ltd
Bhagyanagar Digital Service Pvt. Ltd.
#5-5-1099, Malleshwari Complex,
Opp. Vishnu Theatre, L.B Nagar,
Hyderabad- 500074, India

Conax press contact
Leslie Johnsen, Head of Public Relations
Phone: +47 41 45 80 43

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