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Intertrust, moTV streaming partnership

November 13, 2018

Intertrust, the DRM specialist, has partnered with moTV, a provider of a complete OTT/IPTV/Hybrid platform, to bring a complete solution for the African market. The joint solution will integrate Intertrust’s content protection technologies ExpressPlay uDRM and XCA into moTV’s platform.

moTV provides a complete end-to-end ecosystem for pay-TV operators that handles transcoding to end-user applications on set-top boxes, mobiles, and PCs. moTV’s platform includes processing and distribution of OTT/IPTV and broadcast streams. The solution is particuarly suited for markets that require a fast-paced and cost-effective content distribution and monetisation technology such as in Latin America and Eastern Europe.

“It’s a pleasure to bring moTV to the Intertrust partner ecosystem,” said John Baqar, Head of Sales, EMEA at Intertrust. “With their vast experience and knowledge of the marketplace, they have built an outstanding product that is now powered by Intertrust ExpressPlay uDRM and XCA. The joint solution is well thought out disruptive for today’s market place.”

The Intertrust ExpressPlay cloud DRM system provides a complete, end-to-end content protection. ExpressPlay XCA is a disruptive card-less Conditional Access System (CAS) that uses open-standard Marlin DRM, enabling operators to service both broadband and broadcast devices with the same content protection software.

“We selected Intertrust to protect our platform for pay-TV operators because as the inventor of DRM technology, they have the expertise we were seeking,” said Jan Macku, VP Sales & Business Development, moTV. “The ExpressPlay cloud system did not disappoint as it supports all the popular DRMs plus conditional access, has zero initial setup costs, and has been easy to deploy. Many pay-TV operators are enjoying the benefits by opting for our joint solution.”

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