Cheseaux, October 26, 2006 - Nagravision, the world's leading independent provider of value-added content protection, today announces the launch of T-Mobile Czech Republic Mobile TV trial, in partnership with leading mobile industry players such as Motorola, Siemens, Rohde & Schwarz and Gemalto.
Partnering with T-Mobile, one of the top tier global mobile network operators is an important milestone and development for Nagravision. After the recent announcements and successful rollouts of the world-first commercial DVB-H Mobile TV services in Italy with 3 Italia and Telecom Italia TIM, this trial further extends Nagra Mobile footprint while confirming Nagravision leading role in securing the Mobile TV services of leading European network operators.
More details on T-Mobile service can be found in the T-Mobile press release attached.
DVB-H is the ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) standard for Mobile TV broadcasting to mobile phones and portable players. The technology, designed for reception on low-powered devices, uses the DVB terrestrial spectrum. Italy was the first country in the world to deploy commercially Mobile TV services over DVB-H, with the launches of 3 Italia Tua TV service and Telecom Italia’s TIM TV, both secured by Nagra Mobile service protection solutions. The next wave of commercial rollouts is set to begin in 2007 with an expected mass market adoption starting in 2008.
About the Kudelski Group/Nagravision
The Kudelski Group (www.nagra.com) is a world leader in digital security. Its technologies are used in a wide range of applications requiring access control and rights management, whether for securing transfer of information (digital television, broadband Internet, video-on-demand, interactive applications, etc.) or to control and manage access of people or vehicles to sites and events. The Kudelski Group is headquartered in Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland, its stock is listed on the SWX Swiss Exchange (Symbol “KUD.VX”) and is part of the Swiss Market Index Mid-Cap (SMIM).
Nagravision (www.nagravision.com), a Kudelski Group company, is the world's leading independent supplier of open conditional access systems, DRM and integrated on-demand solutions for content providers and digital TV operators over broadcast, broadband and mobile platforms. Its technologies are currently being used by more than 100 leading Pay-TV operators worldwide securing content delivered to over 66 million active smart cards and devices.
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