Fandor selects BuyDRM to protect its streaming service

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
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Fandor Selects BuyDRM’s KeyOS MultiKey Service for their On-Demand Streaming Service

AUSTIN, TX and SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Fandor, the streaming service with the largest collection of independent movies, documentaries, international features and short films, has selected BuyDRM™ to provide DaaS (DRM as a Service) for Fandor’s streaming service, securing their VOD content from major studios using BuyDRM’s KeyOS™ MultiKey™ Service. Fandor currently operates as a subscription service that features over 5,000 independent films from around the world. Fandor also offers original movie-related articles and videos on their digital site.

As part of the KeyOS Multi-DRM Platform, the MultiKey Service supports the industry-leading DRMs, such as Microsoft PlayReady, Google Widevine and Apple FairPlay, which power the widest variety of premium content for consumers.

BuyDRM has pioneered DRM as a Service (DaaS), providing highly available DRM technologies through modern, easy to deploy, secure APIs. Using a variety of common programming languages, the KeyOS Platform enables major studios, content licensees and OTT operators to quickly deploy studio-approved DRM within their existing content workflows.

Michael Tuszynski, Chief Technology Officer of Fandor, stressed the importance of identifying a robust, easy to deploy solution that satisfies the requirements of studios and other content providers and commented that “using the KeyOS MultiKey Service allowed us to find a solution that helps us reach the widest audience while meeting standards which are required of us to securely deliver premium video content to our subscribers.”

Christopher Levy, CEO & Founder at BuyDRM said, “Fandor’s streaming service is currently distributed throughout the United States and Canada on a multitude of devices and platforms and is featured on Amazon Video Channels in the UK. We’re excited to be able to facilitate Fandor’s distribution to such a diverse and engaged audience.”