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Every content provider today stands at the biggest opportunity in the history of video.

This is the age of Infinite Entertainment—and Synamedia is helping the best companies in the world transform their approach to bring incredible experiences to audiences everywhere.

Discover the age of Infinite Entertainment

As the largest global provider of video solutions, we’re ready to help businesses of all sizes transform the content experiences they deliver.

Discover how we help businesses win in the new world of video by bringing Infinite Entertainment to their customers.

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  • We’re the largest global provider of video solutions for pay TV operators

  • Our software is deployed in 220 million set top boxes

  • 1 in every 4 pay TV households uses our technology

  • 1000+ customers use our video networking technology

I love the people I work with—I learn from them every day. Whether we’re solving problems, exchanging ideas or just talking about our lives, everyone accepts and cares for each other.

Avital Asulin, Manager, Engineering

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Our Board of Directors

I am constantly learning new things: new technologies, new skills, new ways to do a better job, and how to lead myself and others to better results. At Synamedia there is a great work-life balance, so even with a demanding job you can balance other responsibilities, relationships and hobbies.

Yocheved Kaufman, R&D Project Manager

How we got here

Synamedia is a company of lifelong video obsessives. We’ve been a major driving force of incredible experiences and video innovation for over 30 years, and we’re more passionate than ever about delivering the future of Infinite Entertainment.

1988

Synamedia started as News DataCom (NDC) founded in partnership with News Corporation — renamed NDS in 1992

1994

NDS delivers world’s first digital DTH system to DIRECTV with its flagship product, VideoGuard, a smart-card based security system

1998

NDS delivers first digital conditional access system to BSkyB

2001

NDS launches world’s first fully integrated DVR on BSkyB platform

2005

Cisco acquires Scientific Atlanta

2009

NDS becomes a privately held company as private equity firm Permira buys its public holdings

2012

Cisco acquires NDS from Permira and (with additional talent from its Scientific Atlanta acquisition) absorbs it into the Videoscape TV platform to become the Service provider Video Software Solutions (SPVSS) business unit

2018

Permira acquires Cisco’s SPVSS business unit and launches new company as Synamedia

2019

Sky takes a stake in Synamedia, joining majority shareholder Permira

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