Widevine DRM has announced a new Third Party Licence (3PL) Programme to help scale device integrations and chosen SmartLabs as one of four authorised partners to support the integration.
Alticast has become a member of the Certified Widevine Implementation Partner Programme, a designation that is intended to expand content security options for pay-TV operators.
Copenhagen-based Xstream has announced that Holland’s VOD service taps Xstream to implement and deliver Widevine DRM for iOS and Android content delivery.
Google is to purchase DRM provider Widevine in a move that gives the internet company access to Widevine’s multiplatform DRM and video optimisation technologies. No financial terms have been disclosed.
Echostar is to include Widevine DRM in set-top boxes incorporating its SlingLoaded technologies.
John Malone’s Liberty Global, Samsung Ventures, and a third unnamed corporation have become strategic shareholders in DRM provider Widevine through a $15 million funding round.