SecureMedia Provides Security for OTE's conn-x IPTV Service

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009
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The award-winning Encryptonite ONE™ System protects conn-x TV, the start-of-the-art IPTV platform from Greece’s largest telecom operator

LONDON — IPTV World Forum 2009 — SecureMedia, the technology leader in open content protection software for secure video and multimedia delivery over IP networks, announced today that tier one Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (OTE SA) [ASE: HTO, NYSE: OTE] has selected and deployed the Encryptonite ONE System to protect its advanced IPTV offering – conn-x TV. SecureMedia has transparently secured OTE’s innovative television service that initially includes a variety of over 30 Greek and Foreign TV broadcast channels, a rich video on demand library as well as the ability of consumer viewing conveniences of Time Shifted TV and Personal Video Recording.

The Encryptonite ONE System, winner of both the TelcoTV 2008 Vision Awards and the 2008 IPTV World Series Award for best content protection is today’s proven multi-format, multi-platform CA/DRM software solution that provides the highest levels of digital content security while offering operational efficiencies and extended value. Approved by all major film studios and TV broadcasters, the Encryptonite ONE System allows telcos and broadband operators to acquire distribution rights to the most compelling broadcast channels and VOD programming. Its unique system design features an ultra-light, processor-efficient client that can be deployed on virtually any consumer media appliance to allow ubiquitous secure content distribution on current and future set-top boxes, PCs, portable players and mobile phones. Employing a patented, common encryption scheme for both broadcast and VOD content and through its exclusive EverLock™ process, the Encryptonite ONE System is the only solution available today that enables persistent and efficient protection of content at all times in distribution and storage including in DVR and nDVR applications. Newest innovations include exclusive platform extensions that allow for selectable digital forensics to track, identify and deter piracy of valued content (IdentiFind™), support for DVB Simulcrypt enabling DVB-T, DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-H services (SecureCast™), rapid middleware integration to speed time-to-market (CodeConnect™), and configurable security parameters for diverse quality content (TrustAdjust™).

“We are excited that OTE, the country’s premier telecommunications operator, has chosen and implemented our Encryptonite ONE System, a testament to its security, scalability and efficiency,” said Fred Ellis, COO of SecureMedia. “Now OTE customers can enjoy the richest offering of premium digital channels and video-on-demand services combined with today’s multimedia viewing conveniences such as PVR, all invisibly secured through Encryptonite ONE System’s EverLock process of non-stop content protection.”