Irdeto ensures integrity of apps running on OSNtv

Thursday, June 8th, 2023 
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OSN Enhances Platform with App Security and Analytics Powered by Irdeto

  • Irdeto’s solutions will ensure the integrity of the apps running on OSNtv, keeping consumers safe while reaping the benefits the Android TVTM platform brings

AMSTERDAM — Irdeto, the world leader in digital platform cybersecurity and leading Middle East entertainment network, OSN, signed a new contract for Irdeto to provide its award-winning App Watch, anti-piracy services, app management and data analytics to the Dubai-based entertainment provider.

Irdeto App Watch is an award-winning solution that will ensure the integrity of the apps running on OSN’s Android TV STBs while leveraging the benefits the Android TV platform brings. It also provides OSN with resources to take steps to address problematic use of apps and plug-ins.

Irdeto’s solutions will provide OSN with tools to efficiently combat content piracy and protect against malicious use of applications that can impact the performance of its STBs and potential cyberattacks. Irdeto will also provide the TV operator with global and regional reporting on piracy data for apps and plug-ins and will manage the service on OSN’s behalf to ensure any unauthorized activity is flagged immediately.

Irdeto has a successful track record in the region complying with complex local regulations and also has a strong local presence with multidisciplinary teams to support its clients’ needs.

“Irdeto’s App Watch has made a true difference to our operations as we can protect against potential piracy more efficiently now,” said Melvin Saldanha, Director of Technology at OSN. “Irdeto’s solution will also provide insights on consumer behavior which will help the company boost advertising strategies, enhance our portfolio.” the executive added.

“We’re excited to renew our partnership with our highly valued partner OSN. The consumer demand for the best quality and safe content is rising. OSN’s adoption of Irdeto App Watch and other anti-piracy solutions allows them to provide excellent service to customers across the MENA region. At the same time, we help to keep their content and customers safe and provide invaluable consumer insights.” said Andrew Bunten, COO of Video Entertainment at Irdeto.

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