Telekom Srbija adopts Irdeto Control to secure its OTT platform

Monday, December 7th, 2020
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Telekom Srbija implements Irdeto Control to secure its OTT platform across all devices

  • Latest OTT deployment marks Irdeto’s expanding footprint in Europe as leading provider of OTT and multi-DRM deployments

AMSTERDAM — Irdeto, the world leader in digital platform security, is proud to announce that Telekom Srbija, Serbia’s leading broadband provider as well as one of the leading cable and satellite providers, recently implemented Irdeto Control, the company’s multi-DRM system, to secure their OTT platform serving its TV and broadband customers. With this security in place, Telekom Srbija is able to secure the rights to their premium content.

Irdeto Control is a multi-DRM, MovieLabs-compliant solution that is offered either as a fully managed service, hosted in public clouds or as a licensed software. By choosing the managed solution, Telekom Srbija benefits from a highly scalable infrastructure to cope effortlessly to meet customer requirements even during high demand events such as major live sport broadcasts. Advanced business policy features further enable Telkom Srbija to offer its customers various subscription models to drive higher revenues.

“Irdeto has a strong track record of providing highly reliable solutions. Their DRM system is a state-of-the-art technology with advanced features and excellent customer support. This is exactly what we needed to continue to expand our OTT services to customers in Serbia”, said Djordje Marovic, CTO of Telekom Srbija.

According to Shane McCarthy, COO of Video Entertainment at Irdeto, the solution supports all new DRM innovations from day one. “This gives operators a significant competitive advantage to be among the first to offer services on the latest consumer devices. Providers can deliver a compelling service to a range of devices with the peace of mind that their premium content is secure and available even during major events attracting large audiences”.

Irdeto Control is trusted by many of the leading OTT video providers worldwide issuing over 1.9 billion of licenses per month (September 2020). In addition, it offers a choice of service level agreements (including a best-in class 99.999%), concurrent stream management, and a geodiversity feature that simplifies and minimizes the cost and management for regional and global providers.

Telekom Srbija is a modern, entirely locally owned telecommunications company, which for 24 years now, has had a leading role in fixed and mobile telephony, the Internet and multimedia spheres both in Serbia and the region at large.