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Nagra wants to dominate Android TV, Irdeto won’t stand still

Swiss security specialist Nagra made two Android TV operator tier announcements in quick concession this week. Both are hardware deals to develop hybrid Android TV set tops for pay TV operators and each embodies a trend of vendors uniting ever closer in the Android TV space. Faultline echoed as much during our IBC coverage and in the preceding months the collaborations have sparked excitement and disruption. Nagra, through its Android Fast Track program, is manipulating its dominant digital security position in the burgeoning operator tier ecosystem, to potentially devastating effect on rivals. Similarly, Android TV’s open nature has left the technology a prime target for pirates. There is another initiative though being spearheaded by a much larger beast. Netflix has…

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