Mumbai : In order to stave off the potential security threats, the DTH player Dish TV is all set to adopt the multi-layer conditional access system (CAS), which will also enhance the system efficiency.
Dish TV announced that it is mulling deployment of Set-Top-Boxes (STB’s) supporting card-less technology simultaneously.
“In view of expanding business and service requirements, Dish TV recently issued a CAS request for proposal (RFP) to leading CAS vendors across the globe. Companies that expressed interest include some of the world’s leading CAS providers including Irdeto, Viaccess, Pace, Verimatrix, Cisco, Nagra, Nstv, Conax, Civolution-Nexguard, CRI and SMI.
Dish TV is currently evaluating all proposals received on a strict core security benchmark and shall select multiple partners keeping its business interests in mind,” the company said in a statement.
At present company using Conax card based CAS from Nagra and will adopt simulcrypting technology going ahead.
Dish TV also planning to deploy around 15-20 million STBs incorporating multilayer CAS solutions over a period of five years and is hopeful of completing the selection process by December 2015.