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SCM To Provide CI Modules To CanalDigitaal for Netherlands Pay TV Market

By | September 16, 2003

      Fremont, Calif.-based SCM Microsystems [Nasdaq: SCMM] has signed a contract to provide common interface (CI) modules to CanalDigitaal, a satellite pay TV operator in the Netherlands. The CI modules from SCM include the Canal+ Technologies’ Mediaguard digital TV conditional access system, which enables CanalDigitaal to securely deliver pay TV services to the growing base of CI-ready set top boxes and devices.

      CanalDigitaal, a subsidiary of Canal+ Benelux, is the only digital satellite platform operator in The Netherlands, according to the company. It distributes all Dutch public and commercial broadcasters, a number of thematic packages and three Canal+ channels via an Astra satellite.

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