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Kudelski Makes Another Offer for OpenTV

The Kudelski Group said Monday that its wholly owned subsidiary, Kudelski Interactive Cayman, Ltd ., has commenced a tender offer to acquire all outstanding Class A shares of interactive TV middleware and applications provider, OpenTV , not already owned by Kudelski, for $1.55 per share in cash (note: Kudelski is OpenTV's largest shareholder: it has an approximately 32.3% stake in the company that gives it approximately 77.2% voting control). The bid values OpenTV at approximately...

NDS Secures Interactive TV Deployments in India, Germany/Austria

--Launches Pre-Paid Conditional Access Solution
Interactive TV and conditional access technology provider, NDS , on Wednesday announced new deployments in India and Germany/Austria, and launched a pre-paid conditional access solution. The Indian deployment is with Gujarat Telelink Private Ltd. (GTPL) , an independent cable operator in Gujarat. GTPL plans to deploy an end-to-end NDS solution comprised of NDS's MediaHighway middleware, an EPG, interactive TV applications including games, and NDS's VideoGuard conditional access technology. According to NDS, the deployment will see...