Managed Conditional Access solution will securely deliver DVB Satellite services
IBC, AMSTERDAM – 14 September 2018 – Orange Slovensko has selected Irdeto as its partner to securely deliver content through its recently launched Direct to Home (DTH) service to subscribers in Slovakia. The new service was launched along with a new premium sports channel Orange Sport, with Irdeto Conditional Access securing a range of premium content.
Irdeto’s Broadcast Managed Services business unit, comprising a dedicated team of broadcast professionals, will manage the conditional access system for Orange Slovensko’s DTH platform on an ongoing basis, which also includes encryption for DVB services for STBs and CAMs.
“The launch of our new DTH service in Slovakia is part of our ongoing plan to provide the best possible service to our customers, both in terms of content and accessibility,” said Karol Flak, TV unit manager, Orange Slovensko. “An effective managed service to ensure secure delivery of content is crucial to this success and Irdeto’s ability to provide a flexible business model which fully meets our requirements and expectations, combined with its strong track record in secure pay TV delivery, makes it the perfect partner to help us to achieve our goals.”
“As operators launch new services like Orange Slovensko’s DTH offering, it is critical to ensure premium content is delivered securely,” said Richard Frankland, VP Sales, EMEA, Irdeto. “Our partnership with Orange Slovensko will protect the DTH service and content delivery mechanisms, allowing its resources to be focused on developing its content offering and providing a great user experience for customers.”
Irdeto Conditional Access is a key solution offered in the Irdeto 360 Security suite, which is 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. Partnering with Irdeto allows Orange Slovensko to ensure the highest level of security for its DTH service.
Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with sales of 41 billion euros in 2017 and 149,000 employees worldwide at 30 June 2018, including 91,000 employees in France. The Group has a total customer base of 260 million customers worldwide at 30 June 2018, including 199 million mobile customers and 20 million fixed broadband customers. The Group is present in 28 countries.
Orange is also a leading provider of global IT and telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services. In March 2015, the Group presented its new strategic plan “Essentials2020” which places customer experience at the heart of its strategy with the aim of allowing them to benefit fully from the digital universe and the power of its new generation networks.
Orange is listed on Euronext Paris (symbol ORA) and on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol ORAN).
Irdeto is the world leader in digital platform security, protecting platforms and applications for video entertainment, video games, connected transport and IoT connected industries. Irdeto’s solutions and services enable customers to protect their revenue, create new offerings and fight cybercrime. With 50 years of expertise in security, Irdeto’s software security technology and cyberservices protect over 5 billion devices and applications for some of the world’s best-known brands. 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. Please visit Irdeto at www.irdeto.com.
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