Abo transmitter "Premiere" scolded old Nagravision coding on 30 October off

Munich/Leipzig - the Pay TV offerer "Premiere" closes the conversion to the two at the end of the month - at present safe - coding systems NDS Videoguard and Nagravision off.

After DF available information scolded the Pay TV offerer "Premiere" on 30 October before three years the cracked and from there uncertain Nagra-coding over satellite off.

Starting from this time code the Abo transmitter his program offer only in NDS Videoguard and the newest, safe version of Nagravision. For the customers of cable Germany, there runs the card exchange straight, the disconnection few days later will take place.

Already starting from 17 October the coded program offer for customers, who change their receiver over only now over software actualization to NDS Videoguard, is not de-energized no more, as this was so far the case. Up to the arrival of the new card the screen remains thus dark at this customers. Besides a box de-energizing starting from 17 October no longer will be possible.

On 20 October 2008 old "Premiere Star" signal is switched off. This measure obviously possesses a test character: The enterprise would like to test the technical process of the disconnection of the old coding with a smaller subscriber circle, before it comes on 30 October to the complete disconnection of the uncertain Nagra signal for all "Premiere" subscribers. But "Premiere" presents itself star. With the "Test Run" possible sources of error are to be recognized and repaired, so that ten days later

According to data of "Premiere" starting from this day the programs of the Abo TV offerer will only have to be received from the subscribers to. With the disconnection of the remaining uncertain Nagra coding signals the "Premiere" offer is to be again safe. The enterprise protects in this way its contents and locks - since chop the old Nagra coding - rising the number of "black see" out.

With the last card exchange two years passed, until hackers had cracked the coding of the Nagravisions software.