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My-HD opts for cloud-based content protection from Conax

Dubai-based My-HD has extended its collaboration with Conax to deploy a new cloud platform Contego-as-a-Service for content protection.
Daniel Johansson, EVP Global Sales & Marketing, Conax.

Dubai-based My-HD has extended its collaboration with Conax to deploy a new cloud platform Contego-as-a-Service for content protection. This is the first deployment for the service in the Middle East.

The Conax Contego-as-a-Service solution’s flexible architecture and outsourced operational security has resulted in reduced hardware investment for My-HD.

MY-HD provides a range of consumer packages featuring 300 channels, via DTH (satellite pay-TV) services to subscribers in the Middle East and North Africa.

The Conax solution provides a wide range of modular features and functionality, coupled with the benefits of cloud scalability, offering the pay-TV operator with a natural path for rapid deployment of new and advanced features as the operation expands.

Carmen Chen, Chairman of the Board, My-HD Media, said: “With operational security managed by Conax, our new model for protecting content revenues enables My-HD to focus on our core business – cultivating profitable, enticing packages and services for our customers. Security partner Conax is providing My-HD with a highly viable model that reduces hardware costs, operational complexity – a comprehensive solution that will enable us to position for launching new features and offerings, quickly and securely, as demands from content-savvy consumers evolve.”

Daniel Johansson, EVP Global Sales & Marketing, Conax, added: “A Conax customer since 2012, we are pleased to further strengthen our relationship with My-HD, providing security expertise and future-proof solutions to support its next phases of growth. The Contego-as-a-Service platform provides My-HD operations with the Conax pay-as-you-grow, modular solutions principle making it easy to facilitate adoption of new services, such as content delivery to popular, unmanaged consumer devices.”