NAGRA anyCAST CONNECT Receives Top Recognition at Fierce Innovation Awards: Telecom Edition 2016

  • anyCAST CONNECT wins top honors in the Conditional Access, Digital Rights Management and Authentication category
  • Solution offers converged conditional access (CAS) and DRM content protection for connected devices
  • The award recognizes NAGRA’s ongoing innovation in pay-TV content protection and leadership in the connected security space

Cheseaux, Switzerland – 1 December, 2016 – NAGRA, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company and the world's leading independent provider of content protection and multiscreen solutions, announced today that its anyCAST CONNECT content protection solution was selected as a winner in the 2016 Fierce Innovation Awards: Telecom Edition, and Conditional Access, Digital Rights Management and Authentication category.

NAGRA’s anyCAST CONNECT is a cutting edge solution for broadcast, IPTV, OTT and the connected home, offering hybrid CAS/DRM content protection for connected devices including set-top boxes, connected TVs, mobile devices and PC/Mac. It enables telco video providers to re-imagine content protection in a super-connected, multi-device and multi-network environment. It is also a Netflix-supported DRM on set-top boxes.

“anyCAST CONNECT provides the rationalization and simplicity that telco video providers need to achieve the highest degree of security available in any given device,” said Ivan Verbesselt, SVP Group Marketing at NAGRA. “With this solution, they have the ability to manage content security across multiple devices through a unified platform that delivers unmatched levels of flexibility, efficiency and robustness.”

The Fierce Innovation Awards: Telecom Edition is a carrier-reviewed awards program from the publisher of FierceWireless, FierceTelecom and FierceCable. Winners were reviewed by an exclusive committee of executives from major telecommunications companies including Verizon, TeliaSonera, Comcast, Sprint, and T-Mobile. All candidates for the award were evaluated based on the following criteria: effectiveness, ease of use/ ROI, true innovation and end-user impact. 

For more information on NAGRA anyCAST CONNECT, visit

NAGRA, a digital TV division of the Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S), provides security and multiscreen user experience solutions for the monetization of digital media. The company offers content providers and DTV operators worldwide secure, open and integrated platforms and applications over broadcast, broadband and mobile platforms, enabling compelling and personalized viewing experiences. Please visit for more information and follow us on Twitter at @nagrakudelski.

Ivan Schnider
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