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Conax Gears Up Partner Base For
New Global ‘Total Solutions’ Role
By Conax Tom Jahr
Tom Jahr, Conax EVP Products & Partners, provides a glimpse
into the rapidly evolving world of multi-screen digital TV
content solutions...

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InBroadcast: How is your company
changing to meet client demands?
Tom Jahr: Conax has been gearing
up for taking a new role in the industry.
With a forward-thinking partnering
strategy, new future-driven solutions
and a well-established customer
portfolio in over 80 countries, Conax
has updated its approach from
delivering traditional CA products
to providing expertise and bestof-breed total solutions together
with strategic partners, including
the high level of security for which
Conax is renowned. Our updated
approach is aimed at enabling
multi-media content distributors and
pay-TV operators to establish their
position within in the many highly
diversified markets around the globe.
We are no longer simply a products
provider. Conax is providing
an advisory role for long-term
customers keen to define a new
roadmap for launching advanced
services – ensuring while taking
these new steps that their business
and content revenues are secure. To
adapt to the evolving market, Conax
is developing pre-integrated total
solutions to reduce complexity and
time-to-market of deployment of
new, advanced solutions – through
a strategic partner network. We are
also leveraging 25 years of pioneering
experience and capitalising on
Conax’ strong position to benefit

new customers and operators of
all sizes in taking advantage of the
growth opportunities and service
offerings provided by digitisation,
multiscreen and over-the-top
content distribution.

models that not only satisfy
the rapidly evolving customer
demands of advanced services and
multiscreen content distribution, but
also the confidence of a partnership
that can lead well into the future.

InB: What criteria does the market
use to make buying decisions for
your products/services?
TJ: Feedback from operators,
content providers and new players
in the market indicates that they
are looking for a long-term partner,
one that can provide expertise
and guidance while also delivering,
flexible and future-oriented solutions
that will help them harness growth
opportunities and market position.
The marketplace is hungry for
affordable, secure, total solutions
that provide short-time-to-market,
adaptability to a variety of business
models and are easy to grow with.
Top priority is supporting business

InB: Which territories are showing
particular activity?
TJ: The activity and needs of the
global marketplace is complex;
however we see strong movement
in Asia, Latin America and Africa
for digitisation and more traditional
solutions that are highly secure,
yet are also flexible to include
integration of more advanced
business models and services
in the not so distant future.
Meanwhile, more advanced
markets and operators in North
America, Europe and the resourcerich Middle East are eager to deploy
new and advanced solutions for
capturing multiscreen and over-the-

top consumers demanding services
already today.
InB: Any innovations ahead that
you can discuss?
TJ: In 2013, Conax will continue
to launch and roll-out an exciting
number of features of functionality
in our Conax Contego Unite OTT
solution and add additional preintegrated solutions to our portfolio
of Conax Xtend Multiscreen preintegrated solutions for multiscreen
and over-the-top distribution.
InB: Give some examples of your
products/technology/services in
action?
TJ: Cablemàs in Mexico is an
excellent example of a forwardthinking operator moving ahead
of the tide within pay-TV content
distribution. Together with and
several strategic partners, Conax
has helped Cablemàs deploy a
highly advanced business model and
user environment using the Conax
Contego Unite OTT solution. In
addition, we are working closely with
customers in Asia, the Americas and
Europe on advanced multiscreen/
OTT solutions to be announced in
the very near future.
InB: Thank you for taking time to
answer our questions.

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InNews: Sony's F65 Shoots First UK 4K Feature
InNews: Channel 5 Russia Modernises with Orad Solutions
InSound:: Cobalt Digital's Loudness Solutions
InView: Agile IP Video Delivery: STB Software Architectur
InView: Boxx TV Squares Up to HD Video
InFocus: Real-Time Motion Graphics Workflows
InFocus: Meduza Set to Ship Titan 3D Camera System
InForm: Sintecmedia Acquires US-Based Storer TV
InPlay: Christie Shows Entero HB Displays Cubes
InTech: The Power Overheard of More Pixels
In Broadcast - February 2013 - Intro
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In Broadcast - February 2013 - Cover2
In Broadcast - February 2013 - Contents
In Broadcast - February 2013 - InNews: Sony's F65 Shoots First UK 4K Feature
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In Broadcast - February 2013 - InNews: Channel 5 Russia Modernises with Orad Solutions
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In Broadcast - February 2013 - InSound:: Cobalt Digital's Loudness Solutions
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In Broadcast - February 2013 - InView: Agile IP Video Delivery: STB Software Architectur
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In Broadcast - February 2013 - InView: Boxx TV Squares Up to HD Video
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In Broadcast - February 2013 - InFocus: Real-Time Motion Graphics Workflows
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In Broadcast - February 2013 - InFocus: Meduza Set to Ship Titan 3D Camera System
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