Alticast Video Security Deploys in Korea

Dec. 15, 2016
Korean cable operator CJ Hellovision has overhauled its video content security system using Alticast's AltiProtect download and replace ...

Korean cable operator CJ Hellovision has overhauled its video content security system using Alticast's AltiProtect download and replace conditional access solution.

CJ Hellovision installed the cardless, software-only AltiProtect system to more than 4 million subscribers, using Alticast's patented remote switching technology. The deployment migrated AltiProtect CAS to all of CJ Hellovision's legacy set-top-boxes, allowed unification of CJ Hellovision security across legacy and new devices, and provided a long-term solution for UltraHD content protection.

"We selected Alticast because their solution was backed by a patent for remote switching technology, and the service was completely transparent to subscribers during the conversion process," said Dr. Hong-Ik Kim, head of engineering for CJ Hellovision. "Thanks to Alticast's security team, we were able to successfully commercialize the software platform without any customer calls. The superiority of Alticast's patented technology gave us confidence for success, which was solidly proven during the implementation. Also, the service quality has been much improved with AltiProtect."

Working with Alticast, CJ Hellovision created an action plan for migrating CAS security over 22 individual business areas and 13 different set-top box types, including bi-directional and uni-directional models. During a 28-month period, the system was remotely installed and provisioned specifically for each customer without truck rolls or the interruption of subscriber services.