August 21, 2014 7:42 AM ET


Company Overview of NDS Group Holdings Limited

Company Overview

NDS Group Holdings Limited provides solutions for the pay television industry in the United Kingdom. It products include MediaHighway set-top box software, a middleware software solution that enables the operation of set-top boxes and delivery of content over broadcast and broadband network; XTV digital video recorder software, which allows pay-TV subscribers to record content; and NDS Snowflake, that enable subscribers to discover, navigate, and interact with content and features provided by the platform operator on various devices. The company also provides system integration, consulting, and design services. It serves cable, satellite, and broadband pay-TV operators. The company was incor...

One London Road

Staines-upon-Thames,  TW18 4EX

United Kingdom

Founded in 1988

5,293 Employees


44 17 8484 8000

Key Executives for NDS Group Holdings Limited

Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 61
Chief Executive Officer of Jungo
Chief Executive Officer of Castup
Vice President and General Counsel
Age: 47
Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

NDS Group Holdings Limited Key Developments

Atria Convergence Technologies Teams with NDS to Digitise and Expand its Cable TV Service in Southern and Western India

NDS announced that it is providing a suite of video technologies to enable multi system operator Atria Convergence Technologies (ACT) Pvt. Ltd. to digitise and expand its cable TV service in Southern and Western India. ACT currently has over one million Analogue Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV and Broadband subscribers. With the launch of improved digital cable packages, the company aims to expand its digital customer base across its operations. To enable the launch, NDS is providing ACT with solutions that will help secure revenues and provide enhanced functionality for subscribers, including VideoGuard conditional access, MediaHighway set-top box software, and a bespoke branded electronic programme guide; the new digital service will also support interactive features such as games and TV apps. NDS’ technologies will enable ACT to rapidly scale its offering to meet demand and deploy innovative new services including High Definition channels. In addition to attracting new customers with more compelling TV packages, supporting more channels with higher quality, ACT will also be able to take advantage of new monetisation opportunities within the new EPG. The NDS Dynamic Advanced Advertising solution will allow ACT to integrate localised advertising inventory into the EPG home page and incorporate banner advertising.

Liberty Global Deploys Horizon Platform from NDS

Liberty Global’s Horizon platform brings together leading partners from across the industry to enable a next-generation multimedia experience, providing innovative new functionality and services for its subscribers. NDS, now part of Cisco, announced the deployment of its solutions as part of the Liberty Global Horizon platform, initially deployed by Liberty Global’s cable operation UPC in the Netherlands. As the first deployment of its kind, Liberty Global’s Horizon platform brings together leading partners from across the industry to enable a next-generation multimedia experience, providing innovative new functionality and services for its subscribers. NDS technologies provide the core enabling framework for the newly launched platform; Managed by the NDS Unified Headend, the new platform enables delivery of content and services to multiple devices in and out of the home, all with a unified look and feel and leading functionality tailored to the device. To enable advanced functionality within the home, NDS’ MediaHighway middleware resides in both the multimedia gateway device and set-top boxes. As the primary software component, MediaHighway provides the underpinning for services such as recommendations, personalization and an advanced, multiplatform user interface from NDS.

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