Irdeto, a specialist in digital platform security, has formed a strategic partnership with Samba Tech, the largest independent distributor of online videos in Latin America. The partnership enables the secure delivery of online video content for Latin American operators by combining Irdeto Rights and Samba Tech’s video distribution services.
The companies also announced its first joint customer, Universal Church in Brazil. Universal Church has 5,000 churches in Brazil and over 12 million members worldwide, and recently, launched its own OTT video platform called Univer Video. Universal Church is working with Samba Tech and Irdeto to securely deliver premium video content to Univer Video subscribers.
“From a myriad of devices to multiple different formats, including 4K UHD, today’s consumer has more options at their disposal to consume online video content,” said Paulo Cezar, Content Director at Universal Church. “With Irdeto Rights and Samba Tech, we are able to securely deliver content to our subscribers on any device that they choose without impacting the end-user experience. This seamless and secure user experience was key when choosing Irdeto and Samba Tech as technology partners.”