BELFAST, Northern Ireland, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Latens (http://www.latens.com), a provider of software security solutions for payTV across all networks, has announced the appointment of Sunil Nataraj to the role of Regional Director, Asia. Nataraj joins Latens with over fifteen years' experience in the technology industry having worked for Hewlett Packard and Pace Networks.
Nataraj will play a crucial role in developing Latens' sales strategies and new business initiatives, building on its established success in the Asia region with customers such as Digicom and Dish Home.
The appointment reflects Latens' continued growth in providing software-based solutions for digital payTV and its commitment to developing its presence in the rapidly growing Asian market.
Jeremy Thorp, General Manager of Latens, says: "Asia has proved to be an important growth market for Latens. Our software-only CAS is ideal for operators in this market, offering a cost effective option for advanced security. Sunil's wealth of regional experience and knowledge will help us to realise this opportunity and we welcome him to the Latens team."
Sunil Nataraj adds, "Operators in Asia are looking for CAS solutions that can easily scale and adapt to accommodate the rapid service growth and innovation needed to stay one step ahead in this dynamic, expanding market. Latens understands this, and I look forward to building on its track record in the region and to helping further shape the Asian payTV industry."
Latens is leading the way in DVB(R) compliant software Conditional Access, enabling operators of broadcast and broadband payTV networks around the world to securely deliver next generation entertainment services to set-top boxes, PCs, mobile devices and home networks. With offices in the US, UK and India, Latens' customer base stretches globally. Latens' success has been reflected in the number of prestigious industry awards it has won: The Queen's Award for Enterprise; TelcoTV Innovation in Conditional Access Award; and the Deloitte Fast 500 technology award for the EMEA region. In 2010, Latens was acquired by Pace plc. For more information about Latens please visit http://www.latens.com