Kudelski Group’s OpenTV, Inc. and Nagra France SAS filed patent infringement suit against Verizon Communications Inc.

San Francisco, California, 3-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) announced today that its OpenTV, Inc. and Nagra France SAS subsidiaries have filed a patent infringement suit against Verizon Communications Inc. and its subsidiary AOL Inc. in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.  The lawsuit alleges that Verizon and AOL infringe seven U.S. patents owned by OpenTV and Nagra France and identifies the infringing products and services as including Verizon’s FiOS TV services, FiOS TV Everywhere services, Verizon’s Redbox Instant and Go90 video services and AOL’s Spot On advertising and streaming video services.

About the Kudelski Group
The Kudelski Group is listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange (SIX:KUD:S). It is the world leader in digital security; its technologies are used in a wide range of services and applications requiring access control and rights management to secure the revenues of content owners and service providers for digital television. The Group also offers cyber security solutions and services focused on helping companies assess risks and vulnerabilities and protect their data and systems. The Kudelski Group is also a technology leader in the area of access control and management of people or vehicles to sites and events. The Kudelski Group holds over 4,500 issued and pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland. For more information, please visit www.nagra.com.

Contacts:
Phil Mundwiller
Kudelski Group
Vice President
Head of Corporate Communications
+41 21 732 01 81
phil.mundwiller@nagra.com

Carol Pohlod
Kudelski Group
Intellectual Property & Innovation
+41 79 394 72 30
carol.pohlod@nagra.com

SOURCE: SOURCE: KUDELSKI SA

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