Friday, October 25, 2013 02:02 PM IST (08:32 AM GMT)
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Exset and Donex Enters into Strategic Partnership

New Delhi, Delhi, India, Friday, October 25, 2013 — (Business Wire India) — The Netherland-based Exset B.V., pioneers of TV ecosystems for developing markets, has today announced a close cooperation with Donex Industries Limited for manufacturing ‘Set Top Box’ (STB) for the Indian home cable market. Under the agreement reached between the management of both the Companies, Donex will manufacture STBs in synergy with Exset’s award winning Digital Monetization System (DMS).

While Donex has been in the business of manufacturing STB for the Indian Cable Industry for over two years, this will for the first time they will be manufacturing STBs embed with DMS. This will ensure delivery of path breaking monetization service and the next generation content protection system to the cable fraternity and enable them to create multiply revenues by generating new value added monetization streams.

Mr. Alex Borland, Managing Director and CEO of Exset BV said, “The set-top box is essential to the deployment of DMS and we’re really pleased to be partnering with Donex because of the company’s acknowledged expertise in this field. Exset is committed to the success of this platform and will offer the highest level of security and service.”

Under the agreement reached between both the Companies, Donex will manufacture around one million STBs in a year which will make digitization available in the true sense of it to the last mile operator even in the far-flung areas. Donex will also be responsible for after sales service of the DMS embedded STBs.

DMS is Exset’s unique business and technology model that makes pay-TV self-financing without depending exclusively on subscriber fees for revenue. It is a revolutionary all encompassing service which includes technology at the core, surrounded by localized applications, supported by business alliances delivering the objectives on the TV screens via a low cost set top box. One key advantage for the Cable Operators will be their ability to give the largest thrust to governance and monetization in the coming decade. DMS will enable the Cable Operators to meet the challenges of digitization, and also result in positive impact on their ARPU.

Mr. Vinod Kinger, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Donex Industries Ltd said, “The close cooperation between Exset and Donex’s set-top box R&D team has enabled us to design a truly optimized software platform. The DMS service combined with hardware conditional access provides an interactive pay-TV solution which will help the Cable Operators to drive ARPU’s to new levels.”

About Exset BV

Exset was founded in 2011 on the back of a successful launch installation and deployment of Exset CAS, a Conditional Access System (CAS) that today protects content across more than 13 million homes, across Europe and Asia. A Broadcast Technology and Solutions company, with its Headquarters in The Netherlands and offices in the UK, Estonia and India, Exset not only provides the highest level of Security Technology solutions but also through the Digital Monetization System (DMS) gives operators a new way of monetizing their platforms. Exset along with its partners is the first group to acknowledge this need and it presents to the digital world the future ready amalgamation of ‘CAS + DRM + Middleware + Cross Platform Architecture + Content Consultancy + VAS Monetization + DAM+ Transport+ Functionality Across Devices’.

Exset strives to provide a unique service by understanding the regional markets and working collaboratively with its customers to deliver highly tailored solutions using the most up-to-date technologies available which maximize the return on investments. Exset’s all encompassing solutions and services raises the bar across the value chain achieving financial and operational advantages for all involved in the eco-system covering all the aspects of addressability, security, scalability, devices, network independence.

For more information, please visit http://www.exset.com/

About Donex Industries Limited

Donex Industries Ltd. is a group that stands for quality driven and timely EMS & LED Lightening service worldwide. Being a pioneer in technology solutions in India, Donex has in house EMS capabilities from research and development to the end product assembly. Donex designs, manufacture and ships complete packaged products for its OEM customers. A strong global presence is maintained by increasing resources, avenues, designs and solutions. Our enhanced designs and engineering solutions are vertically integrated with manufacturing logistics and component technologies.

For more information, please visit http://www.donex.in/

Rajesh Prothi, Absolute Factor, +91 9810209123, rajesh.prothi@absolutefactor.com
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