China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides conditional access (CA) systems to the digital television market in the People’s Republic of China. It offers CA systems, including smart cards, head-end software for television network operators, and terminal-end software for set-top box manufacturers, which enable digital television network operators to control the distribution of content and value-added services to their subscribers and block unauthorized access to their networks. The company also sells digital television application software, such as electronic program guides, and subscriber management systems to digital television network operators; and other products sourced from third party suppliers, including surface mounted device chips. In addition, it develops and commercializes solutions and products comprising digital television services, cloud computing technology-based digital video delivery solutions, and advanced digital television terminals. Further, the company provides system integration services for television network operators who digitalize and install its CA systems. It markets and sells its CA systems and digital television application software through its sales personnel to television network operators consisting of cable, mobile, satellite and terrestrial television network operators, enterprises that maintain private cable television networks, and media operators. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China.