Satnews Daily
September 20th, 2019

From Israel to India NovelSat Works to Achieve Satellite Broadcast Content Security

From Israel to India, these two companies have teamed up to create content security solution for the network's satellite broadcast of feeds for a major Asian broadcaster's live and non-live high value content.

NovelSat, which provides content connectivity over satellite, announced today that a major Indian broadcaster has selected NovelSat’s content security solution for its network’s satellite broadcast of feeds for live and non-live high value content.

By adopting the only satellite broadcast content security solution based on virtually unbreakable AES 256-bit encryption, the customer will be implementing the highest level of content security available today for satellite broadcast.

NovelSat’s content security solution is a multi-layer solution includes AES 256-bit encryption to secure valuable content, AES keys encryption, a secured OTA channel for exchanging AES keys and access protection based on each receiver’s viewing entitlement rights, defined per video channel (PID). With easy-to-use management tool for key generation, distribution and activation, and for event scheduling and content entitlement, the broadcaster will be able to confidently secure and easily distribute it content to thousands of satellite broadcast receivers.

Gary Drutin, NovelSat CEO said that nowadays content security is vital for content producers and owners. This major powerhouse of content joins major broadcasters with its adoption of their content security solution, that protects valuable content from the growing threats while ensuring the highest level of safety and quality viewing experiences. They're confident this solution will bring significant value to the broadcaster and its customers throughout Asia, paving the way to a successful deployment.

Parvinder Singh, Director of Sales, India & SAARC, at NovelSat stated that they are excited about the opportunity to be working with one of the world’s leading media companies and are gratified by the trust the customer has put in NovelSat to secure its content. While content security was the key driver for this project, NovelSat’s highest spectral efficiency was certainly an added advantage for this leading broadcaster. NovelSat broadcast solutions are already deployed at some of the largest Tier-1 broadcasters in Asia and selection of NovelSat further demonstrates their technological superiority and positions them for further success in the region.