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Nagra refutes Hailstorm overlap as APAC duo join Fast Track

Nagra has waved in the opening weeks of 2020 with a couple of new additions to its Android TV Fast Track program, both hailing from South East Asia and each having significant footprints and connections in the set top supplier chain. Taiwanese fabless silicon specialist Realtek Semiconductor is joined by Chinese electronics maker Shenzhen Jiuzhou Electric in Nagra’s newest frontier. Initially, Faultline’s instinct said this is clearly about Nagra retaliating to recent rollouts of Android TV operator tier platforms from the Netflix-led Hybrid Hailstorm project, by seeking partners in APAC markets to undercut rivals. However, Nagra quickly extinguished these blasphemous notions – assuring us that there is no overlap between the Nagra Fast Track program and Hailstorm. In fact, Nagra…

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