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Game-Changing MENA Entertainment Platform, GOBX, Now Secured by Irdeto

Irdeto Cloaked CA chosen to secure GOBX premium content delivery for MENA consumers, including over 40 HD channels and exclusive HD entertainment channels


CABSAT, DUBAI – 21 March 2017 – Irdeto, the world leader in digital platform security, today announced a new multi-year deal with GOBX, a new premium entertainment platform in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Irdeto Cloaked CA is a world-leading software CA solution and part of the Irdeto 360 Security suite. Offering robust and reliable protection that can be updated over-the-air, Cloaked CA will securely deliver sports and home entertainment to GOBX customers across the region. After a significant investment in rights and premium content, GOBX selected Irdeto as a security partner so that they could focus on customer experience and expansion.

Launched in October 2016, GOBX is now one of the leading entertainment platforms available in the MENA region and provides customers with access to more than 40 HD entertainment and exclusive HD sports channels. Channels range from western movies, Arabic movies, the latest dramas, children’s programming, news and sports. Irdeto was selected as the security provider for the premium GOBX services and Irdeto Cloaked CA will support GOBX in expanding their HD offerings.

“GOBX provides high quality content to customers in MENA and is at the forefront of secure content delivery – we are proud to be embarking on this partnership,” said Bengt Jonsson, SVP Global Sales at Irdeto. “We offer GOBX a holistic, 360 degree approach that not only protects the business but enables them to focus on delivering next-generation entertainment to their customers.”

Irdeto Cloaked CA is an important solution offered in the Irdeto 360 security suite, designed to ensure future-proof end-to-end security that can quickly and easily react to changes in the market in a cost effective fashion. By selecting Irdeto, GOBX can ensure that its offering in the MENA region is fully protected, not only for now, but also well into the future.

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Irdeto is the world leader in digital platform security, protecting platforms and applications across multiple industries, such as media & entertainment, payments and automotive. Our solutions and services enable customers to protect their revenue, create new offerings and fight cybercrime. With nearly 50 years of expertise in security, Irdeto’s software security technology and cyber services protect over 5 billion devices and applications for some of the world’s best known brands. Our unique heritage as a subsidiary of multinational media group Naspers (JSE: NPN) means that we are a well-established and reliable partner to help build a more secure future. Please visit Irdeto at

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