Verimatrix Acknowledged as Global Leader for Content Security in Current and Forecasted IPTV Markets

Thursday, October 4th, 2007
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Company Consolidates Leadership Position in New TelecomView Report

SAN DIEGO — Verimatrix, setting the standard in content security technologies that enhance the value of pay-TV networks, has been named the global market leader in content security in a new authoritative market study. TelecomView’s Opportunities in TelcoTV: Forecast & Market Shares – 2006 to 2012 report is based on the subscriber base and growth plans of the top 50 leading global service providers. In forecasting future changes in the global market, TelecomView believes the company will maintain that leadership position over the entire forecast period from 2006 to 2012. Verimatrix’s deployments in Europe, Asia, North America and the Rest of the World continue to position the company for solid future growth.

“Our analysis clearly shows that Verimatrix is the leader in this market based on its strong position with large IPTV service providers in Europe and Asia,” said Bob Larribeau, principal analyst at TelecomView and author of the report. “Furthermore, we project that Verimatrix will be the number one in the IPTV content security market over the entire forecast period.”

“We are proud that our leadership position continues to be validated by independent sources,” said Steve Oetegenn, chief sales and marketing officer of Verimatrix. “We are proving our ability to deliver and deploy innovative content security technologies to the world’s top telecommunications providers.”

With 3 million set top box licenses sold to date, Verimatrix currently secures more than 80 global pay-TV deployments, including eight tier one telecommunications providers. Its Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) has consistently rated high in independent audits, with zero security exposures. The VCAS software-based content security solution eliminates the vulnerabilities related to smartcard-based architectures through the leverage of mature, proven two-way Internet security protocols, a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) public/private key pair system and X.509 digital certificates. VCAS can be combined with the unique VideoMark™ user-specific forensic watermarking technology for the most comprehensive layered content security solution in the pay-TV industry.