CANAL+ taps NAGRA to protect Android multiscreen TV services

DetailsEditor | 28 April 2015

CANAL+ Group, the leading premium content pay-TV operator in France, has revealed that it has deployed multiscreen services on more than one million Android devices using NAGRA content protection.

cabnalplusNAGRA's MediaLive Secure Player has been pre-integrated with its studio-grade DRM, anyCAST PRM, to allows CANAL+ to deliver a variety of Internet-enabled services in a secure environment to multiple Android-based devices through the MyCanal application. Services enabled include live, catch-up and download-to-go, a feature enabling on-the-go viewing of video content on mobile devices.

"The launch of our app has been very successful and demonstrates an ever–increasing demand for multiscreen services on behalf of consumers," said Frédéric Vincent, EVP Technology and Information Systems for CANAL+ Group. "NAGRA solutions gave us the ability to seamlessly deploy our app on multiple Android devices and in multiple regions which was a key requirement for us. We're very pleased with the results and with what we've been able to accomplish using NAGRA's solutions."