Top Up TV taps SCM for CA



UK digital TV start up Top Up TV has selected SCM Microsystems to supply security modules using the Nagra conditional access security system for its new digital broadcasting service in the UK. SCM's selection - confirmed by the company May 18
Ian West, vice-chairman and CEO at Top Up TV saw the module supply as "a great opportunity to enable UK consumers with integrated digital televisions and those with compatible Common Interface set-top boxes to be able to watch additional channels on Top Up TV."

UK distributor Turbosat has been chosen to manage the sale of Top Up TV security modules in the UK through major retailers. SCM has already received an initial order for 10,000.


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Does this mean that TUTV will be simulcasting in Seca 2 and Nagra?

If so, why don't they supply Seca CAMs? That way they wouldn't have to pay for 2 encryptions.

I'm confused.