KT Skylife picks Nagra for 4K Ultra HD services expansion

Staff writer
Future TV Asia

Nagra has extended its content protection partnership with Korean satellite broadcaster KT Skylife to include Nagra’s anyCAST CONNECT solution.

The solution will allow the KT Skylife to secure the expansion of its 4K Ultra HD service and implement a flexible two-way content protection solution across multiple networks.

KT Skylife launched its 4K Ultra HD offer to subscribers in June 2015. Now, with its 24/7 satellite broadcast of five 4K Ultra HD channels, KT Skylife claims to have the most comprehensive line-up of 4K Ultra HD channels in the world.

“With Nagra’s latest content protection solution, we are able to expand our 4K Ultra HD service to multiple networks with the peace of mind that this premium content is secure,” said Han Lee, KT Skylife CTO. “Working with Nagra on extending our 4K Ultra HD offer reinforces our commitment to delivering an exceptional pay-TV experience to our subscribers and allows us to offer new services over time.”

Jean-Luc Jezouin, SVP of sales for Asia-Pacific, said KT Skylife is one of the world’s most forward-thinking pay-TV operators and have a set a new benchmark in delivering next generation pay-TV services in Asia.

Nagra’s 4K-ready anyCAST CONNECT content protection is an adaptive security solution that promises the highest level of content protection achievable in any device to cost-effectively monetize any content over any network and on any device, including the ability to secure popular SVOD streaming services such as Netflix to set-top boxes.

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