WHAT IS TVkey?

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A simple USB security dongle you can plug into the back of new Samsung TVs that lets you watch your favorite pay-TV channels in beautiful 4K UHD.

The low-cost USB dongle, TVkey, ensures content protection without a set-top box or second remote. The innovative technology was developed together by Samsung and NAGRA.

 


WHY TVkey?

THE CHALLENGES

  •  Simplify consumer pay-TV signup: plug-and-play solution for accessing Broadcast / IPTV / OTT
     
  •  Give an advanced, smooth, uniform user experience across multiple TV vendors
     
  • Comply with UHD 4K Enhanced Content Protection requirements
     
  • Full operator control of security and specific TV models supported
 
 
 

THE SOLUTION

Lower subscriber acquisition costs and quick activation of new subscribers

Faster route to market for 4K UHD services, meeting all the requirements for Enhanced Content Protection

Joint marketing opportunities with TV manufacturers

Easy integration with your existing CAS


HOW DOES TVkey WORK?

New Samsung TVs contain a TVkey root of trust that provides hardware-based link protection between the TV AND THE TVkey dongle.

The TVkey USB dongle can be provided to the consumer at point of sale, provided post-sale or pre-packaged with the TV. This dongle – together with the TVkey chip in the TV – ensures the end-to-end security of premium broadcast channels according to Hollywood rules for Enhanced Content Protection.

Consumers insert TVkey into their new Samsung TVs, register with their pay-TV operator, and start enjoying their favorite programming, as well as having access to the operator’s EPG and applications.

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SECURE DIRECT-TO-TV DELIVERY

4K UHD APPROVED

OPERATOR BRANDING VIA TV SDK or HbbTV