CES, LAS VEGAS – 8 January 2019 – Irdeto has received the Airtel Value Leader Award from Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications service provider, based on the value brought to its DTH business through its deployment of Irdeto Armor for Android TV, Irdeto Cloaked CA and Middleware for Airtel’s satellite service. The award was recently presented at Airtel Confluence, an annual event attended by Airtel’s top partners where partnership excellence is recognized.
The award is based on Airtel’s review of partner contributions and considers three key criteria. These are; value delivered through commercial structure, unique business model and strategic importance of business and value generated. The award is also given in recognition of the ability to develop a win-win commercial model, restructure the joint supply chain to remove waste and champion a cost-conscious culture.
Irdeto became an Airtel partner in 2018 with a mission to secure all content offered on Airtel’s Digital TV services. As part of the strategic partnership, Irdeto provides pre-integrated security and middleware solutions to help Airtel protect and grow its business on both zappers and hybrid Android TV platforms.
“Being a trusted strategic partner to customers is core to Irdeto’s business. We not only strive to provide the highest levels of security, but to understand our customers’ business needs,” said Doug Lowther, CEO, Irdeto. “It is a great honor to receive an award like this from such a prestigious company. It is testament to our customer-focused culture and the expertise of our team.”
Irdeto receives Airtel Value Leader Award at Airtel Confluence 2018. From Left to Right: Mr. Randeep Sekhon, Chief Technical Officer, Airtel; Ms. Harmeen Mehta, Chief Information Officer, Airtel; Sanjiv Kainth, Vice President Sales & Support, South Asia, Irdeto; Mr. Gopal Vittal, CEO India & SEA, Airtel; Mr. Moti Gyamlani, Director SCM, Airtel.
Irdeto is the world leader in digital platform security, protecting platforms and applications for video entertainment, video games, connected transport, connected health and IoT connected industries. Irdeto’s solutions and services enable customers to protect their revenue, create new offerings and fight cybercrime effectively. With more than 50 years of expertise in security, Irdeto’s software security technology and cyberservices protect more than six billion devices and applications for some of the world’s best-known and loved brands. People are Irdeto’s biggest strength and diversity is celebrated through an inclusive workplace, where everyone has an equal opportunity to drive innovation and support Irdeto's success.
With a unique heritage in security innovation, Irdeto is the well-established and reliable partner to build a secure future where people can embrace connectivity without fear.
About Bharti Airtel Limited
Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 16 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 3 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company’s product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed home broadband, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G, 4G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 456 million customers across its operations at the end of June 2018. To know more please visit, www.airtel.com
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