Canal+ selects NAGRA for 4K offering

NAGRA, a Kudelski Group company and independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, has announced that its content protection solution NAGRA Connect is securing Canal+ Group’s new 4K service. With this solution, NAGRA ensures content protection via satellite broadcast, OTT or within the home in addition to access control for user authorised by Canal+.

The new service delivers a variety of 4K content to Canal+ viewers via satellite broadcast as well as via OTT to multiple devices using the operator’s new G9 set-top box. It also brings a number of new benefits and features to consumers including premium TV in every room, improved performance and stability in the user experience, the availability of live and recorded services on other devices via Wi Fi into the home.

“We are very excited to bring this new service to our viewers and deliver a world of high-quality content in amazing 4K Ultra HD that they can enjoy across devices,” said Philippe Rivas, CTO, Distribution, at Canal+ Group. “What’s more, by deploying NAGRA Connect to secure our newest service, we are able to seamlessly deploy one solution on multiple networks while meeting the security requirements for high-value content.”

“With this latest launch, Canal+ continues to raise the bar in pay-TV entertainment and the delivery of next generation content and services,” said Thierry Legrand, SVP Sales EMEA at NAGRA. “NAGRA Connect is our flagship content protection solution for connected networks and hybrid environments and designed for the multi-network, multi-device, multi-use case reality of today’s most advanced pay-TV operators, while reducing complexity and cost.”

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