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Conax content protection for Millicom

September 12, 2014

Conax, part of the Kudelski Group, and a specialist in total service protection for pay-for-media, content owners and entertainment services, is providing the international telecommunications and media company, Millicom, with content protection for its expanding cable and satellite pay-TV operations under the Tigo Star brand.

Conax has entered a Supply Agreement with Millicom for its Tigo DTH LatAm operations. Millicom has deployed the Conax Contego Broadcast highly scalable and unified security back-end for future-oriented, total service protection and harmonized services for its operations in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Bolivia which launched in recent months.

In LatAm, Millicom operations serve over 700 thousand pay-TV subscribers in Latin America and are growing rapidly. Conax’ flexible, intuitive and scalable Conax Contego security back-end is providing operational simplicity for Tigo and can enable smooth integration of additional services.

“We chose security partner Conax because its technology is robust, scalable and integrates seamlessly into our cable and satellite platforms,” said Luciano Marino, Millicom’s VP Cable, Home and Digital Media.

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