DNA begins Conax Xtend Multiscreen pilot
September 5, 2012 10.37 Europe/London By Julian Clover

IBC 2012 PREVIEW – AMSTERDAM. Finnish cable and terrestrial platform operator DNA has entered a multiscreen pilot with partners Conax, Cubiware, MPS Broadband and Envivio.

The pilot will include end-user testing with various multiscreen services and devices. It will also address the operational processes and procedures required for DNA to support advanced multiscreen services, and to prepare DNA on the path to the emerging over-the-top market.

“Conax is very excited to be chosen by long-time customer DNA to participate in this very exciting multiscreen pilot project,” says Tom Jahr, EVP Products and Partners, Conax. Conax is already providing DNA with best-in-class security and is looking forward to working closely with DNA, and partners Cubiware, MPS Broadband and Envivio to assess feasibility, functionality and price/performance for positioning DNA in the evolving market within OTT content distribution.”

Xtend was originally introduced at ANGA Cable in June and is being targeted at operators looking to launch advanced TV services securely to connected devices.