Advanced Television


MultiChoice claims piracy victory

MultiChoice reports it has closed down a video pirate in Krugersdorp, a city north-west of Johannesburg, South Africa. Irdeto provides the protection for MultiChoice systems. The pirate, Pieter Lombard, was convicted for his role in facilitating unauthorised access to copyrighted content. Lombard was arrested on November 12th 2020 in Monument Park, Krugersdorp, with 12 illegal […]

October 25, 2023By Chris Forrester

Evergent, Irdeto partnership

Evergent, the customer management and monetisation specialist for streaming and digital subscription businesses, and Irdeto, a player in digital platform cybersecurity, have announced a partnership to combine Evergent’s flexible subscription and customer management solutions with Irdeto’s video streaming security and management tools. The new partnership will enable OTT streaming providers to quickly bring custom use […]

September 18, 2023Nick Snow @ IBC

cPortal, Irdeto partner

Irdeto, a specialist in digital platform cybersecurity, has announced a partnership with cPortal, a video entertainment solutions integrator and developer of OTT services for small and medium-sized TV operators and internet service providers (ISPs) in Latin America. The collaboration promises to be a game-changer for the market, offering a comprehensive end-to-end OTT solution, including access […]

September 18, 2023

Media Prima selects Irdeto

Irdeto, a sepcialist in digital platform cybersecurity, has announced that Media Prima, Malaysia’s largest and leading integrated media and entertainment company, recently selected Irdeto as their Multi-DRM and anti-piracy service provider. With these services, Media Prima will be able to confidently grow the user base of Tonton, its streaming video service, and maximise its viewership […]

September 15, 2023

DAZN expands piracy capabilities with Irdeto forensic watermarking

Irdeto, a specialist in digital platform cybersecurity, has announced that DAZN, the sports entertainment streaming platform, relies on TraceMark to enhance its fight against piracy. Irdeto supports DAZN with end-to-end security solutions including Irdeto Control (multi-DRM) and other Anti-Piracy and Cyber security solutions, while delivering higher levels of security and ease of management which enable […]

September 14, 2023

OSN enhances platform with Irdeto

Irdeto, a specialist in digital platform cybersecurity, and Middle East entertainment network, OSN, habe signed a new contract for Irdeto to provide its App Watch, anti-piracy services, app management and data analytics to the Dubai-based entertainment provider. Irdeto App Watch is a solution that ensures the integrity of the apps running on OSN’s Android TV […]

June 8, 2023

Arqiva, Irdeto hybrid content processing

Communications infrastructure and media services provider Arqiva has been selected by digital platform cybersecurity specialist Irdeto to continue their partnership on the delivery of broadcast platforms to an audience of over 21 million people across 50 countries in South and Sub-Saharan Africa. Under the terms of the contract, Arqiva will provide managed services to Irdeto, […]

April 18, 2023

Irdeto launches renewed Irdeto ActiveCloak

Irdeto, a player in digital platform cybersecurity, has announced the launch of a new and improved ActiveCloak for Media (ACM), a software digital rights management (DRM) software development kit (SDK). This enhanced solution comprises multiple layers of security, ensuring content encryption keys cannot be illegally extracted from devices. Irdeto ACM combines Irdeto’s patented Whitebox cryptography with […]

February 7, 2023

McCarthy named CEO at Friend MTS

Friend MTS, a provider of content protection and video security services, has announced the appointment of Shane McCarthy as Chief Executive Officer. McCarthy previously worked as COO at Irdeto, and President for International Business at Pace. He was Founder and CEO of Caldero, a professional services consultancy within the video entertainment market, and currently sits […]

February 1, 2023

DAZN, Irdeto team to fight premium sports piracy

Recognising that the past few years have proved that the only way to tackle piracy in sports streaming broadcasting is for the industry to collaborate and form a unified approach to address the cyber threats, sports streaming platform DAZN and digital platform cybersecurity specialist Irdeto are joining forces to address the misuse of premium content […]

November 28, 2022By Colin Mann