Irdeto has announced the deployment of Irdeto Control for TF1, as part of the broadcaster’s World Cup coverage.
The French commercial broadcaster is using the DRM solution on its OTT platform during high-profile events and premium sports tournaments.
“Irdeto Control provides opportunities for higher revenues and offers high scalability and availability for delivering our OTT streams. Considering the World Cup is one of the most watched live sports events, the industry-leading attributes of Irdeto Control, its reliability and scalability were key factors when selecting Irdeto Control,” said Thierry Bonhomme, CTO at TF1.
“We are thrilled that TF1 has chosen Irdeto to enhance and secure its video streaming service. With our advanced solutions, TF1 can confidently deliver a top-notch viewing experience, assuring high quality on every screen while enabling the growth of their OTT offering,” added Richard Frankland, SVP of Global Sales in Video Entertainment at Irdeto.
Irdeto Control generates keys for content encryption, administers content usage rules, and issues playback licences. It delivers streams during high-profile live events, with a managed service of 24/7 monitoring and dedicated customer support.