Kabel Deutschland introduces CI Plus

By Robert Briel
May 4, 2010 08.52 UK

ANGA Cable 2010 – Cologne. Germany’s largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland KDG has officially announced the introduction of CI Plus on its network. It is the first cabler in the country to back the standard.

Customers can buy a CI Plus module and smart card for €69.00; the cabler also offers an HD cable tuner with CI Plus for €169, as well as an SD receiver for €69.00. Of course, consumers can buy any CI Plus TV set or receiver.

Chinese manufacturer SMiT is supplying the CI Plus modules.