Advanced Television

ER-Telecom selects Conax CAM for HD TV service in Russia

April 13, 2011

SMiT (State Micro Technology Corporation) has supplied a new Secure Conax chipset pairing Conditional Access Module (CAM) to support ER-Telecom’s HD service expansion in Russia.

The service was marketed under the “Divan-TV PLUS” brand and allows subscribers to watch up different channels including HD services. The new product will enable consumers to access an array of digital television services including HD channels. The CAM chips with European technology and approved by Conax for its high security performance; before officially released to market, the CAM had been widely tested with hosts to ensure the compatibility. The digital services are accessed through friendly simple user interface.
“We are delighted to announce the launch of a new CA Module for Russian consumers,” commented Stephen He, Vice president of SMiT. “The product has been made in close collaboration with ER-Telecom to ensure that it strikes a delicate balance between being cost effective and high security – this unit allows an operator to enhance the security of its pay-TV content and offer its subscribers friendly simple way to enjoy the digital TV” – he added.

The new secure CAM enables the Russian pay-TV operator to grow its digital TV service portfolio in Russia following the launch of its HD digital TV service early this year.

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