Media Prima Selects Irdeto For Multi-DRM And Anti-Piracy Services For Its All-New Upgraded Video Streaming Service

Irdeto continues to expand its footprint in Asia Pacific region as leading provider of Multi-DRM and anti-piracy deployments


AMSTERDAM – September 14th, 2023Irdeto, the world leader in digital platform cybersecurity, is proud to announce 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 maximize its viewership revenue by delivering an exceptional customer experience. It will also safeguard its original production content and live events from unauthorized access and redistribution in a time of explosive customer appetite for streaming video consumption.

The OTT video market in Malaysia is expected to grow at an annual rate (CAGR 2023-2027) of 12.4% (source: Statista). With its latest enhancements, Tonton is well positioned to become the number one localized video entertainment platform for the best and latest Malaysian dramas, entertainment programs, exclusive live events and more. Irdeto Control, Irdeto’s multi-DRM service, provides Media Prima the confidence to scale their streaming video service reliably and securely while offering an unmatched user experience.

Malaysia has been a leading force in the Asia-Pacific region in the fight against video piracy. With Irdeto’s Online Piracy Detection (OPD) services, Media Prima will increase its effectiveness at combatting video piracy. OPD’s scalable, cloud-based automated crawling technology and multi-disciplinary team will ensure that Media Prima safeguards their valuable assets by rapidly identifying video piracy and tracking down and disrupting video pirates and their supply chains.

“We are excited to work with Irdeto,” said Gregory Eu, Head of Product for Tonton at Media Prima. “Their best-in-the-industry SLAs, high profile event management track record, dedicated Service Delivery Manager, and proven smart mix of automation and human intervention when detecting video piracy give us the assurance that our customers will receive an exceptional service and our video content investment will be protected.”

“As one of the pre-eminent media and entertainment brands in the APAC region, we are honored to have been chosen by Media Prima for their multi-DRM and anti-piracy needs,” said Andrew Bunten, COO for Video Entertainment at Irdeto. “At a time of booming consumer appetite from streaming video content and heavy competition from local and global players, video service operators like Media Prima should have the peace of mind that their premium content is secured and available, even during major events attracting large audiences, so they can focus on delivering a compelling proposition.”



Irdeto is the world leader in digital platform security, offering solutions and services that enable customers to protect their revenue, create new offerings and fight cybercrime effectively. With more than 50 years of experience, Irdeto is the leading solutions and services provider for content, video broadcast and streaming services, partnering with movie studios, sports rights holders, and OTT and broadcast operators across the content value chain. With a unique pay-TV operator heritage, Irdeto is the preferred partner to empower a secure world where people can connect with confidence. For more information, please visit


Listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia, Media Prima Berhad is Malaysia’s leading fully-integrated media company with a complete repertoire of media-related businesses in television, print, radio, out-of-home media, content creation, digital media, commerce, advertising and OTT platforms, namely Tonton.

Tonton, established in 2011, stands as Malaysia’s pioneering and most extensive local video streaming service. It offers a diverse selection of superior local content and exclusive LIVE events in high definition (HD), available without limitations. Enhancing your viewing experience, Tonton ensures seamless viewing enjoyment through our upgraded services.

With a clear vision, Tonton aspires to claim the top spot as Malaysia’s premier video entertainment platform. It provides the finest and latest Malaysian dramas, along with exclusive LIVE events and more. Stay up-to-date on service enhancements and updates via official social media handles on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok @tontonmy.

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Irdeto Media Team