A year-long investigation, run jointly by the Irdeto Anti-Piracy and Forensics Unit, MultiChoice Africa Anti-Piracy Department and Botswana Police has led to the arrest of two Chinese nationals.
Modern Times Group’s Viaplay is to deploy Irdeto’s Active Cloak for Media software to protect content on its over-the-top service.
The Dutch satellite DTH platform Canal Digitaal is phasing out Irdeto encryption, according to Dutch magazine Totaal TV.
The leading Polish DTH platform Cyfrowy Polsat has signed a cooperation agreement with Irdeto under which the latter will provide conditional access and technical support for a paid mobile DTT service.
Irdeto has acquired BayTSP, the search, discovery and anti-piracy company based in Santa Clara, California.
Stofa is to offer its customers access to its Zaptor pay-TV packages directly to their TVs using CI Plus, the first time the common interface modules have been used to this extent.
Irdeto has officially launched its cloud-based TV services platform, previewed at IBC 2011, and including reference applications for tablets, smartphones and other iOS and Android devices.
The new HD DTH platform HD Austria has launched with initially seven HD channels available for viewers in Austria, but expanding to ten channels in the near future.
SmarDTV is to supply its SmarCAM-3 CI Plus modules into Austrian retail markets for public broadcaster ORF. The modules are compatible with broadcasters running Irdeto conditional access.
Irdeto has announced that Toshiba has decided to adopt the company’s dynamic security solution for its high-end Cinema Series HDTV sets.