Viaccess value proposition for satellite operators
For an operator wishing to launch a new satellite TV service, Viaccess can help secure a short time to market thanks to:
Viaccess conditional access & DRM solutions fully support all Pay-TV commercial options, including prepaid, subscription, etc, and empower broadcasters to differentiate themselves by providing their customers with the latest generation of services such as on demand viewing – whether push VOD or hybrid VOD, HDTV and PVR features.
To extend their reach, the broadcasters will be able to leverage on Viaccess’ multi-network (Satellite & IP), multi device (PC, Mobile, portable video players, etc…) and home networking solutions.
Viaccess’ state of the art broadcast grade security is ensured through its latest smart card generation, the PC5’ card, with its proactive security features such as advanced card sharing behavioural analysis & sanctioning, and by Viaccess’ STB security features including :
In addition to this technology, Viaccess offers a unique 360° security approach that keeps operators at the forefront of anti-piracy:
In addition, Viaccess provides its customers with a comprehensive range of customer support services covering assistance, maintenance, training and consultancy, including first class service such as 24/7 technical support and a dedicated account manager.
The satellite market
Satellite operators have experienced a healthy growth to reach maturity with a total digital subscriber base in 2011 of 163 million worldwide. (Source: Dataxis)
With the arrival of new TV platforms such as IPTV, the competitive pressure for broadcasters and particularly satellite operators is meanwhile increasing. Hence developing customer loyalty has become a key stake for them. Quality of service, customer relationship and TV features that meet customers’ needs and improve their viewing experience are, just to name a few, the levers to retain their customers.
Viaccess’ commitment is to support its clients with their challenges and guide them in leveraging the new technological opportunities to meet their business objectives. With more than 40 satellite customers – operators, uplinkers and TV channels – Viaccess has developed a deep knowledge of their needs and a solid expertise in protecting their premium content and hence their revenue streams. Viaccess solutions serve operators who are starting or growing their TV business including the advanced operators who want to extend their reach with differentiating and leading services such as time-shifted or place shifted viewing. The operator may also need to control its operating costs with an integrated and unified conditional access infrastructure.