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Get Selects NDS

LONDON -- NDS, the leading provider of technology solutions for digital payTV, announced today that Get, one of the leading cable TV and broadband companies in Scandinavia, has selected NDS technology to support its digital cable TV platform. NDS will provide Get with VideoGuard ® , its industry leading endtoend conditional access solution, as well as MediaHighway TM middleware and its DVR and EPG solutions.

Get is planning to launch its new service using NDS technology before the winter holiday season, which will include the introduction of new settop boxes (STB) and the deployment of new smart cards to the company’s cable TV subscribers. In addition to providing Get with the industry’s most trusted and secure protection for its content and services, by adopting many of NDS’s core technologies, Get will be able to offer its subscribers further value added services in the future, enhancing customers’ loyalty and generating additional revenue streams for the company.

David Nabozny, VP and General Manager, Europe for NDS, said: “We are delighted that Get has selected our proven solutions for their cable TV network. In addition to the robust security that VideoGuard provides, they will also be able enhance subscribers’ user experience through enhanced EPG functionality and the ability to pause and record live TV through XTV TM , our DVR solution, which has proven highly popular across major markets in Europe, North America and Asia.”

Gunnar Evensen, CEO for Get, commented: “We evaluated the market and chose NDS based on their successful industry track record and their proven ability to successfully integrate an endtoend solution. NDS is an important partner for us as they enable us to offer our subscribers enhanced TV services, making the subscriber experience more entertaining and also generating incremental revenues for us moving forward.”

NDS Ltd.

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