Advanced Television

EchoStar integrates Conax CA

March 7, 2012

EchoStar, a supplier of connected device solutions to the digital TV industry, has licensed Conax conditional access (CA) technology for integration into a new range of connected device solutions.

The first product that is ready for market is the EchoStar HDC-420, an advanced, HD STB that is pre-integrated with CA and embedded software for running a suite of applications including an award winning user interface (UI), electronic programme guide (EPG) and access to added value IP services. This cost-effective product solution is targeted at a wide range of cable operators throughout the European territory.

“We are delighted to announce our relationship with Conax and also the availability of a new range of off-the-shelf connected device solutions for cable operators,” commented Rhod Williams, Senior Vice President and General Manager of EchoStar Europe.

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