News & Events

Radio Africa Group and ABV International join Forces

March 06th, 2015

Nairobi – 6th March 2015. ABV International and Radio Africa Group, a leader in the Pay TV market in Kenya, announced they are joining forces to increase the penetration and services offered by its already famous Bamba TV. The partnership, includes the integration of ABV CAS Servers and over 1,000,000 ABV CAS-protected STBs, which will provides access to over 50 channels – 24 of which are premium channels exclusively carried by Bamba TV and with coverage over the entire country.

ABV International audited by Farncombe Consulting Group

March 09th, 2015

ABV International, Asia’s top-notch solutions provider in the Pay TV industry, announced that it has successfully completed an audit review of it ABV CAS by one of the industry’s leaders in security reviews for digital broadcasting and telecom sectors, Farncombe Consulting Group of UK. The reviewed ABV CAS 5.4 solution, implements the Samsung smartcards and is suitable for Cable, Satellite and Terrestrial broadcasting. ABV International, currently have over 30 million subscribers around the world. Since the company started operations in

Why you don’t need a 4K TV, just yet.

August 07th, 2015

It was 2012 when major consumer electronics manufacturers introduced UHD TVs. Only 3 years later, during this years CES, Samsung presented an 8K glasses-less 3D TV that just reminded us how hard it’s been for the content creators and ISP providers to cope with UHD content. With the official release of Windows 10 last week, news outlets have been buzzing about how in less than 3 days after launching; Windows 10 reached a record .39 percent market share. Windows 10

We’ve teamed up with Microsoft to offer our best DRM yet!

July 19th, 2016

We’re excited to announce a new partnership with Microsoft’s DRM services. As an approved licensee of the Microsoft PlayReady System, ABV has integrated the PlayReady system into ABV DRM – compatible across a host of devices including SDK clients for mobile products. Our engineers can also provide routine support and maintenance in line with Microsoft’s requirements. Microsoft PlayReady is a comprehensive content delivery and management solution for entertainment products and services across all platforms and types of devices. PlayReady has

DSPORT launched in India, with ABV full protection

April 08th, 2017

Discovery Communications announced the launch of DSPORT, an all-new premium sports channel in India. ABV International has been selected to provide full protection for DSPORT, with the world’s leading encryption technology. The ABV security solution has developed by our engineers and supports full integration with a magnitude of consumer devices and networks. Whether cable, satellite, terrestrial or IP, our solutions can adapt to ensure a wider range of protection services and monetizing strategies. You can be sure with ABV International,

Global Pay-TV subscribers reached 1.05bn in Q2 2017

October 23rd, 2017

As one researched data show, the global Pay-TV subscribers reached 1.05 billion after crossing the one billion marks for the year ending 2016, 60 million Pay-TV subscribers were added between the Q2 of 2016 and Q2 of 2017. Asia-Pacific with 8% quarter on quarter growth, is among the highest growing Pay-TV market in terms of subscribers. Apart from the negative growth of North America, all other regions have grown modestly from the Q2 of 2016 to Q2 of 2017, showing

OTT. The New Normal.

August 17th, 2017

Various research houses, which have been watching the trend closely, report increasing penetration for streaming video and OTT. The Diffusion Group reported that OTT is gaining consumers. Similarly, related research pieces suggesting that OTT is becoming the new normal. One indicated that more broadband households surveyed subscribe to VoDs, with other OTT services trailing far behind. The other indicated an increasing in broadband households watching Internet video on a TV screen – long the turf of traditional pay TV services

CIO Review: ABV International in shortlist of 20 Most Promising Tech Solution Providers in Media and Entertainment 2018

November 20th, 2017

ABV International has been shortlisted for 20 Most Promising Technology Solution Providers in Media and Entertainment 2018 by CIO Review, the list of leading vendors that benefit company users to consistently achieve business goals. ABV International has been becoming one of the leading providers of ecosystem for digital broadcast industry through its consistent strategy of customer-centric approach and industry leading expertise. We have been expanding our core value of conditional access (CA) system for encryption content in pay-TV sector to free

UHD display market worth $132bn by 2022

March 04th, 2018

BCC Research is forecasting a huge growth in the take-up by consumers of Ultra HD displays, stemming from the technology’s growing adoption, rising disposable incomes, technological advancements, expanding 4K content and increasing TV unit sales. BCC estimates the global market to grow from $52.3 billion (€42.5bn) in 2017 to almost $132.9 billion by 2022, indicating a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.5%. The Asia-Pacific region, which dominated the regional markets for 4K in 2016 with revenues of $18.4 billion,

FIFA World Cup 2018, ABV Encrypted.

June 12th, 2018

ABV has launched cooperation with our global customers, protecting the live broadcast of 2018 Russia World Cup in multiple countries. We have rich experience of successfully helping operators to encrypt FIFA World Cup since 2006. We provide CA system, DRM and STB terminals, helping to secure content and revenue. Together with the customizable middleware solutions, such as SMS Charging System for easy payment and Data Casting System for interactive content, operators are able to offer convenient and high quality service