Press Release

26.01.2006
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NAGRAVISION SELECTED BY CNS ANTIGUA TO SECURE AND ENHANCE ITS DIGITAL TV SYSTEM

San Juan, Puerto Rico – 26 January, 2006 – Caribbean Cable and Telecommunications Association Annual Meeting – Communications Networks Systems (CNS), the owner of Antigua & Barbuda's lone Cable Television service, more popularly known as CTV, has selected Nagravision to secure and enhance its new digital TV service. The upgrade from its analog terrestrial system provides subscribers with an all digital solution.

"As part of the turn-key digital TV system developed by Nagravision, the CNS user experience now includes support for a 7-day program guide, advanced parental controls and custom favorite lists," said Tom Wirth, Vice President for Nagravision Americas. "CNS has taken a major step in exploiting the latest advances in technology to maximize their return on investment and increase subscriber satisfaction."

All residents of Antigua & Barbuda will soon have an opportunity to enjoy improved programming and high quality digital output from CNS. As the project continues, CNS has plans to offer other advanced digital television services.

Nagravision conditional access solutions allow television operators and content providers to:

  • Protect revenue by restricting access only to paying subscribers
  • Scale and upgrade their system to match business growth
  • Increase average revenue per user by adding new services and applications
  • Benefit from a robust, simple to operate system that is secure and
  • Minimize costs of deployment and limit implementation risk.

About the Kudelski Group/Nagravision
The Kudelski Group (www.nagra.com) is a world leader in digital security. Its technologies are used in a wide range of applications requiring access control and rights management, whether for securing transfer of information (digital television, broadband Internet, video-on-demand, interactive applications, etc.) or to control and manage access of people or vehicles to sites and events. The Kudelski Group is headquartered in Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland, and its stock is listed on the Swiss Market Index.

Nagravision (www.nagravision.com), a Kudelski Group company, is the world's leading independent supplier of open conditional access and integrated solutions for digital TV operators and content providers. Its technologies are currently being used by more than 100 leading operators worldwide serving over 57 million subscribers.

Contacts:

Nagravision:
Ivan Schnider
Marketing & Communications Manager
+41 21 732 0940 / +41 79 778 9412 (cell)
ivan.schnider@nagra.com

Catherine Hugon
Corporate Communications Manager
+41 21 732 01 54
catherine.hugon@nagra.com

Dawn Danaher
Media Relations for Nagravision Americas
+1 714 378 5841
pr@nagra.com