Orange Slovensko has selected Irdeto as its partner to securely deliver content through its recently launched Direct to Home (DTH) service to subscribers in Slovakia. The new service was launched along with a new premium sports channel Orange Sport, with Irdeto Conditional Access securing a range of premium content.
Irdeto’s Broadcast Managed Services business unit, comprising a dedicated team of broadcast professionals, will manage the conditional access system for Orange Slovensko’s DTH platform on an ongoing basis, which also includes encryption for DVB services for STBs and CAMs.
“The launch of our new DTH service in Slovakia is part of our ongoing plan to provide the best possible service to our customers, both in terms of content and accessibility,” said Karol Flak, TV unit manager, Orange Slovensko. “An effective managed service to ensure secure delivery of content is crucial to this success and Irdeto’s ability to provide a flexible business model which fully meets our requirements and expectations, combined with its strong track record in secure pay TV delivery, makes it the perfect partner to help us to achieve our goals.”
“As operators launch new services like Orange Slovensko’s DTH offering, it is critical to ensure premium content is delivered securely,” said Richard Frankland, VP Sales, EMEA, Irdeto. “Our partnership with Orange Slovensko will protect the DTH service and content delivery mechanisms, allowing its resources to be focused on developing its content offering and providing a great user experience for customers.”
Irdeto Conditional Access is a key solution offered in the Irdeto 360 Security suite, which is designed to ensure future-proof end-to-end security that can quickly and easily react to changes in the market in a cost-effective fashion. Partnering with Irdeto allows Orange Slovensko to ensure the highest level of security for its DTH service.