Inside Secure chosen by SFR For mobile device content protection

Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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Inside Secure Chosen by Leading French Telecom Operator SFR For Mobile Device Content Protection

  • SFR Selects INSIDE’s Downloadable DRM Fusion product to protect premium content delivered to popular mobile devices

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France — INSIDE Secure (Euronext Paris: INSD), a leader in embedded security solutions for mobile and connected devices, today announced that French telecom operator leader SFR has signed a license to use INSIDE Secure’s downloadable DRM Fusion™ Agent software to protect the delivery of premium content for a new over-the-top subscription video on-demand service in France.

SFR unit is embedding the DRM Fusion Agent software into the SFR TV mobile apps being developed for its streaming SVOD, Catch-up TV, and Live TV services. This will enable TV, movies, sporting events and other premium content to be delivered securely to a variety of Android and iOS smartphones, tablets and other devices.

Philippe Caloud, Head of Apps development and Mobile Devices engineering team of SFR stated: “With the proliferation of rich media smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices, people increasingly expect to have easy and convenient access to their favorite TV shows, movies, games and premium content wherever they are, and pioneering companies like SFR are the enablers of these innovative of mobile services”. Mr Caloud added: “SFR is leading the market in creating exciting new digital worlds for consumers, and we are committed to providing our subscribers with the most technically advanced telephone, mobile, internet and IPTV services, including our SFR TV multi-screen service, which allows subscribers to view their content everywhere they want. We selected INSIDE Secure downloadable DRM Fusion Agent for our applications because it is a well-known and trusted mobile DRM solution recognized by all the major premium content providers for its ability to provide the highest level of protection needed for secure mobile content delivery.”

SFR’s TV application enables subscribers to enjoy most of their services wherever they are and through whichever mobile operator they use. This includes access to 190 live TV channels, 28 on-demand TV channels (Replay), access to more than 8,000 films, documentaries and series offered through video on demand (including download to go feature), over 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi services.

“Our downloadable DRM Fusion Agent product is the gold standard of the industry, and we are pleased to have SFR join the global community of service and content providers who rely on it to securely deliver premium content as part of their exciting new mobile services,” said Martin Bergenwall, Executive Vice President of the Mobile Security Division of INSIDE Secure. “