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Cisco Videoscape (Formerly NDS Group Ltd.) is a former Israeli development group that has been acquired by Cisco, which develops software for the pay TV industry (including cable, satellite and others). NDS Group was established in 1988 as an Israeli start up company. It was acquired by Cisco in 2012. The company is currently headquartered in Staines, United Kingdom. Filling The Executive Chairman and CEO roles at NDS is Abe Peled with former CEO Dave Habiger having left in 2012. The company's major product is the VideoGuard conditional access system, which is used by more than 85 leading pay TV operators around the world. NDS technology includes end to end connections for satellite, broadband IPTV, Hybrid, OTT, and EPGs. It has launched VideoGuard Connect, the DRM for Pay-TV, designed to help TV operators to seamlessly extend their pay-TV services to connected media devices, enabling secure ingestion, delivery and consumption of premium content over both managed and OTT networks while maintaining subscription privileges across devices. NDS also provides advanced advertising, professional services and system integration services. New ways to secure content on PCs, tablets, and other devices are displayed at IBC and CES. Cisco Systems announced the acquisition of the company in March, 2012. It was later acquired successfully and in 2014 its name was changed into Videoscape, becoming a part of Cisco. [1]

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Abe Peled

Abe Peled (אייב פלד) is an Israeli businessman.

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Adi Shamir

Adi Shamir (עדי שמיר; born July 6, 1952) is an Israeli cryptographer.

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Amos Fiat

Amos Fiat (born December 1, 1956 in Haifa, Israel) is an Israeli computer scientist, a professor of computer science at Tel Aviv University.

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Astro (television)

All-Asian Satellite Television and Radio Operator (or better known as Astro) is a Malaysian direct broadcast satellite (DBS) Pay TV service.

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BeIN Channels Network

BeIN Channels Network (stylized as beIN) is a pan-Arab direct broadcast satellite service provider and broadcaster owned by beIN Media Group, which is based in Doha, Qatar.

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Bharti Airtel

Bharti Airtel Limited (commonly shortened to Airtel and stylised airtel) is an Indian global telecommunications services company based in New Delhi, India.

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In telecommunications, broadband is wide bandwidth data transmission which transports multiple signals and traffic types.

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Cablevision Systems Corporation was an American cable television company with systems serving areas surrounding New York City.

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Calcalist (כלכליסט, a Hebrew wordplay on The Economist) is a daily business newspaper and website.

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Canal (TV provider)

Canal is a French subscription satellite, cable, IPTV and DTT service provider It is owned by Vivendi (owner of Canal) with a hundred percent share.

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Canal+ (Canal Plus,, meaning 'Channel Plus'; sometimes abbreviated C+) is a French premium cable television channel launched in 1984.

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Canal+ Group

Canal Plus Group SA (Canal+) is a French film and television studio and distributor.

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China Central Television

China Central Television (formerly Beijing Television), commonly abbreviated as CCTV, is the predominant state television broadcaster in the People's Republic of China.

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Cisco Systems

Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology conglomerate headquartered in San Jose, California, in the center of Silicon Valley, that develops, manufactures and sells networking hardware, telecommunications equipment and other high-technology services and products.

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Conditional access

Conditional access (abbreviated CA) or conditional access system (abbreviated CAS) is the protection of content by requiring certain criteria to be met before granting access to the content.

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Consumer Electronics Show

CES (formerly an acronym for Consumer Electronics Show but now the official name) is an annual trade show organized by the Consumer Technology Association.

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Dave Habiger

David "Dave" Habiger (born February 19, 1969) is an American businessman and entrepreneur, currently serving as President and CEO of J.D. Power and Associates.

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DirecTV (stylized as DIRECTV) is an American direct broadcast satellite service provider based in El Segundo, California and is a subsidiary of AT&T.

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Division (business)

A division of a business, sometimes called a business sector or business unit (segment), is one of the parts into which a business, organization or company is divided.

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Economy of Israel

The economy of Israel is technologically advanced by global standards.

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Electronic program guide

Electronic program guides (EPGs) and interactive program guides (IPGs) are menu-based systems that provide users of television, radio and other media applications with continuously updated menus displaying broadcast programming (TV listings in the UK) or scheduling information for current and upcoming programming.

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Foxtel is an Australian pay television company, operating in cable television, direct broadcast satellite television, and IPTV catch-up services.

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Haifa (חֵיפָה; حيفا) is the third-largest city in Israel – after Jerusalem and Tel Aviv– with a population of in.

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Hathway Cable & Datacom Ltd, initially known as BITV Cable Networks, is a cable television service operator in India based in Mumbai.

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Hot (Israel)

Hot Telecommunication Systems Ltd. (הוט-מערכות תקשורת בע"מ) is a company that provides cable television, last-mile Internet access, broadband and telecommunication services in Israel.

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Interactive media

Interactive media normally refers to products and services on digital computer-based systems which respond to the user's actions by presenting content such as text, moving image, animation, video, audio, and video games.

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Interactive television

Interactive television (also known as ITV or iTV) is a form of media convergence, adding data services to traditional television technology.

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International Broadcasting Convention

International Broadcasting Convention, more commonly known by its acronym IBC, is an annual trade show, held in September at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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Internet Protocol television (IPTV) is the delivery of television content over Internet Protocol (IP) networks.

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Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.

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ITV Digital

ITV Digital was a British digital terrestrial television broadcaster which launched a pay-TV service on the world's first digital terrestrial television network.

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Jerusalem (יְרוּשָׁלַיִם; القُدس) is a city in the Middle East, located on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea.

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Jungo Connectivity

Jungo Connectivity is an Israeli software company that specializes in automotive software and device driver development.

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KT SkyLife

KT SkyLife (Korean: KT스카이라이프) is a satellite broadcasting provider in South Korea.

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Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.

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Mediaguard is a conditional access system for digital television developed by SECA (Société Européenne de Contrôle d'Accès), company renamed to Canal+ Technologies SA (CEO François CARAYOL), a subsidiary of Canal+ Group, sold to Thomson (CEO Thierry Breton).

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MediaHighway is an interactive television middleware software introduced in 1993 by Paris-based Canal+ Technologies SA, part of the Canal+ Group.

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MENA is an English-language acronym referring to the Middle East and North Africa region.

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MNC Vision

MNC Vision is an Indonesian subscription-based direct broadcast satellite (DBS) or direct-to-home satellite television and radio service initially in Indonesia.

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Nagra France

Nagra France is a company which develops and markets the Mediaguard conditional access system for digital television.

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The Nasdaq Stock Market is an American stock exchange.

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News Corporation

The original News Corporation or News Corp. was an American multinational mass media corporation headquartered in New York City.

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Oi (telecommunications)

Oi (Portuguese for "Hi"), formerly known as Telemar, is the largest telecommunications company in Brazil and South America, both in terms of subscribers and revenues.

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OpenBet is a sportsbook and gaming software company based in Chiswick, London in the United Kingdom, with offices in Athens,Greece, Sydney, Australia and Montreal, Canada.

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Permira is a European private equity firm.

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Ray Adams

Ray Adams represented News Corp-controlled satcaster BSkyB, and was a board member of European anti-piracy organisation AEPOC.

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Rehovot (רְחוֹבוֹת) is a city in the Central District of Israel, about south of Tel Aviv.

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Science and technology in Israel

Science and technology in Israel is one of the country's most developed sectors.

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Set-top box

A set-top box (STB) or set-top unit (STU) (one type also colloquially known as a cable box) is an information appliance device that generally contains a TV-tuner input and displays output to a television set and an external source of signal, turning the source signal into content in a form that then be displayed on the television screen or other display device.

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Silicon Wadi

Silicon Wadi (סיליקון ואדי, lit: "Silicon Valley") is an area with a high concentration of high-technology companies on the coastal plain of Israel, similar to Silicon Valley in the U.S. state of California, and is the reason Israel is nicknamed the Start-Up Nation.

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SKY Brasil

SKY Brasil is a company, owned by DirecTV Latin America, which operates a subscription television service in Brazil.

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Sky Deutschland

Sky Deutschland AG, branded as Sky, is a German media company which operates a direct broadcast satellite Pay TV platform in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (through Teleclub) offering a collection of basic and premium digital subscription television channels of different categories via satellite and cable television.

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Sky Italia

Sky Italia is an Italian digital satellite television platform owned by Sky plc.

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Sky México

Sky Central America and Caribbean is a company that operates a subscription television service in Mexico, Central America, and the Dominican Republic.

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Sky Television (New Zealand)

Sky Network Television Limited (branded as SKY) is a New Zealand pay television satellite TV provider.

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Sky UK

Sky UK (formerly British Sky Broadcasting Limited, BSkyB and Sky) is a telecommunications company which serves the United Kingdom.

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Staines-upon-Thames is a town on the River Thames in Surrey, England.

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Tata Sky

Tata Sky is a direct broadcast satellite television provider in India, using MPEG-4 digital compression technology, transmitting using INSAT-4A and GSAT-10 satellite.

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Technicolor SA

Technicolor SA, formerly Thomson SARL and Thomson Multimedia, is a French multinational corporation that provides services and products for the communication, media and entertainment industries.

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Telecom Italia

TIM S.p.A., also operating under the name Telecom Italia, is an Italian telecommunications company headquartered in Milan, which provides telephony services, mobile services, and DSL data services.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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TotalTV is Serbian Direct To Home (DTH) platform, offering over 80 digital TV channels via satellite.

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TrueVisions is a cable and satellite television operator in Thailand.

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Viasat is a Swedish direct broadcast satellite television broadcaster and pay TV operator, owned by the Swedish media group Nordic Entertainment Group in Nordics, All Media Baltics in Baltics and some channels owned by Viasat World.

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VideoGuard (sometimes referred to simply as NDS), produced by NDS, is a digital encryption system for use with conditional access television broadcasting.

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Weizmann Institute of Science

The Weizmann Institute of Science (מכון ויצמן למדע Machon Weizmann LeMada) is a public research university in Rehovot, Israel, established in 1934, 14 years before the State of Israel.

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Yes (Israel)

yes, formally incorporated as D.B.S. Satellite Services (1998) Ltd (די.בי.אס.), is the sole direct broadcast satellite television provider in Israel.

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