Singapore's StarHub uses Nagra for IPTV delivery

DetailsRebecca Hawkes | 23 April 2015

Singapore pay-TV operator StarHub is using NAGRA technology for its newly launched IPTV service, the digital TV arm of the Kudelski Group has announced.

"As more households connect to the nationwide fibre network, StarHub TV on Fibre enables us to continue providing our customers with the next-generation entertainment experience. In addition, the service brings advanced services to a whole new market segment, making the StarHub TV experience as flexible and seamless as possible," said Lin Shu Fen, head of entertainment & SmartLife, StarHub.

"NAGRA helped us achieve this with solutions designed for scalability and growth in a multi-network environment while addressing the need to enable a powerful and highly interactive user experience across devices and networks."

StarHub TV on Fibre subscribers can access over 200 channels with features such as start-over and catch-up, as well as a variety of interactive applications including weather, traffic, stock market updates, karaoke on-demand and news.

Planned services include simultaneously recording of up to two programmes using an external hard disk drive, multi-device personal video recording, social TV featuring Facebook and Twitter applications, picture-in-picture and user profile personalisation.