Nagra secures Jazztel over-the-top service

Editor ©RapidTVNews | 10-01-2012

Content protection and multiscreen television solutions provider Nagra has launched a new over-the-top (OTT) solution for Jazztel to secure access to Prisa TV premium on-demand (VOD) and high-definition (HD) content as well as Prisa live TV services.

Claimed to be Spain’s fastest growing Spanish ISP, Jazztel is keen to complement its telephone and Internet DSL services, enables provider to build a better offering and the new solution will be based on the platform Nagra has already implemented at Prisa TV for their CANAL+ YOMVI service and internet brand.Nagra is providing an end-to-end solution including set-top boxes, content protection, middleware, user interface, customisation and adaptive streaming technology.
In what is said to be a first for the Spanish market, the new offer is claimed to allow Jazztel subscribers to access the best content available in that market today including CANAL+ premium VOD and HD content as well as live TV services currently available on the Prisa TV platform. The new services are commercially available under the Jazzbox name.
Commented José Miguel García Fernández, Jazztel’s CEO: “OTT is here to stay and thanks to Nagra solutions we are able to extend the viewing choices for our viewers and enable a truly unique experience that brings them the content they want. We now have a better offering with unique and high-quality premium content.”
“The Jazzbox will enable Prisa TV to deliver premium content to Jazztel subscribers, further leveraging our investment in the OTT platform powered by Nagra technology,” said Manuel Mirat, General Director of CANAL+. “Prisa TV has a long and successful relationship with Nagra and we fully trust them to offer a secure OTT solution suitable for premium content in a multiscreen environment.”