Viaccess-Orca has announced that Indonesian satellite TV provider PT Global Comm Nusantara (GCN) has selected its Smartcard Conditional Access System (CAS) to support an upcoming interactive satellite-based DTH service called “neotv.” Using Viaccess-Orca’s CAS, GCN will have the ability to cost-effectively deliver educational and cultural content to subscribers.
The deployment will significantly increase Viaccess-Orca’s footprint in a region that is currently experiencing rapid growth in the DTH market. It will also showcase the versatility of Viaccess-Orca’s CAS solutions in supporting a variety of provider types and networks.
“As the only certified Syariah-compliant DTH TV service in Indonesia, GCN’s neotv will target more than 30 million untapped viewers who want to watch family-friendly programming promoting good values and ethical behavior. To fulfill our commitment to these subscribers, we needed a proven conditional access system,” said Priyatno Sulisto, chairman, GCN. “Viaccess-Orca’s CAS solution will not only provide us with unmatched reliability, but will also offer the versatility and adaptability necessary to support third-party equipment like set-top boxes and SMS. Moreover, we’ve been especially impressed with the high service level that Viaccess-Orca provides.”