The world’s first commercial deployment of TVkey took place at German satellite operator HD+ (a subsidiary of SES) in February 2017. During a promotional period, buyers of compatible Samsung TV sets at participating dealers in Germany will receive the HD+ TVkey free of charge by registering on the Samsung website This also entitles them to a free 6-month HD+ subscription, which upon expiration can be converted to a regular subscription.
“The HD+ TVkey gives consumers HD+ channels without the need of a separate receiver or CAM module with smartcard – meaning access to HD+ becomes even easier,” said Georges Agnes, Managing Director and COO at HD PLUS GmbH.
“Working with Samsung also gives us the ability to reach new customers as soon as they buy a new television through instant HD+ service activation. And because the solution uses the security we know and trust from NAGRA, we know our content partners will be satisfied.”
For more information about the HD+ TVkey, visit HD+ website (German site).
GTPL Hathway Limited, one of India’s leading digital cable service and broadband providers, reaching an estimated 8 million households in over 500 cities across 13 states in India has announced the launch of the TVkey solution. As a limited promotional offer, GTPL is offering two months free cable subscription package consisting of more than 440 channels including 64 HD channels and free service vouchers with the GTPL TVkey to compatible Samsung Smart TV buyers in select cities. The offer also includes an attractive discount for consumers who subscribe or renew their Broadband services with GTPL.
“TVkey uses the most advanced technology from NAGRA and Samsung for securing high value content at a very attractive price point. It also gives consumers easy, hassle-free access to the premium pay-TV content on latest Samsung TV sets without the set-top box and additional cables. We are glad to be associated with Samsung and NAGRA, world leaders in their respective domains, which will enable GTPL to expand its reach through purchasers of new Samsung TV sets.” said Aniruddha Sinh Jadeja, Managing Director, GTPL Hathway Limited.
For more information please visit www.gtpl.net