PayWizard and Conax Partner to Boost Multiscreen Monetization

PayWizard and Conax Partner to Boost Multiscreen Monetization - conaxLondon, 10 March 2014 – PayWizard, the specialist in subscriber management and billing solutions for multiscreen pay-TV, has partnered with global innovator in total service protection, Conax, to boost operators’ offerings for multiscreen content delivery and monetization. Together, PayWizard and Conax are enabling pay-TV operators and content owners to securely deliver multiscreen content, manage subscribers, and offer payment services across a range of devices, platforms, territories and colourful new services. PayWizard and Conax are offering pay-TV operators and broadcasters additional flexibility, more services, more payment options and new methods to enhance the consumer experience and boost viewer satisfaction – creating strong business values for operators.

Consumers have come to expect instant and easy access to the content they want, anytime, anywhere, and on any device. As a result, today’s broadcasters are challenged by “service shaving” in competition with OTT services such as Netflix and others. Integrating PayWizard’s award-winning subscriber management platform with Conax’s flexible multiscreen security solution enables operators to easily register and manage subscriber accounts and process payment seamlessly, across all devices. PayWizard and Conax are helping operators monetize the evolving multiscreen scenario with flexible and secure content delivery whilst offering a convenient and compelling unified entertainment experience for subscribers, which reduces churn.

“Conax has developed an ecosystem for secure multiscreen content delivery including new services and potential revenue streams such as Live TV on multiscreen, PRV quota, catch-up services and more. Integrating PayWizard’s award-winning platform provides yet another important building block in the value chain,” said Tor Helge Kristiansen, VP Product Management, Conax. “Combining our powerful Conax Contego Unite™ multiscreen solution with feature-rich, value-added extras such as seamless subscriber management and billing from PayWizard provides strong business values for operators preparing for the multiscreen future”.

“Our enterprise class software and specialist knowledge means we are perfectly positioned to help companies overcome the challenges of unifying multiscreen delivery, and our work with Conax is a true reflection of that,” said Ryan Welmans, Partner Manager, PayWizard. “By partnering with leading technology providers like Conax, PayWizard’s rich interoperability can reduce lead times and deployment costs for those involved. This partnership in particular shows how we are responding to the needs of today’s pay-TV operators and broadcasters, and providing the additional power and flexibility to enhance the TV experience whilst driving business performance. This is exactly what our Partner Programme is designed to do- help and support companies as they adapt their technologies to today’s evolving landscape”.

PayWizard’s enterprise class software combines intelligent subscriber management, multi-device customer relationship management and an array of powerful payment services to enable companies to truly monetise the TV everywhere experience.