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Irdeto is partnering with Samba Tech to secure delivery of online video content for Latin American operators.

youtube sambaThe company has also announced its first joint customer, Universal Church in Brazil, which recently launched its own over-the-top (OTT) video platform for its 12 million members worldwide.

Univer Video is the largest Christian video platform in Latin America, where users can consume several videos through a monthly subscription as well as transactional video-on-demand (TVOD).

The Irdeto Rights solution provides Universal Church with multi-DRM support for FairPlay, PlayReady and Widevine. The partnership enables them to deliver even more online video content to a broad range of devices while also integrating with their current stream solution.

“From a myriad of devices to multiple different formats, including 4K UHD, today’s consumer has more options at their disposal to consume online video content,” said Paulo Cezar, content director at Universal Church. “With Irdeto Rights and Samba Tech, we are able to securely deliver content to our subscribers on any device that they choose without impacting the end-user experience.”

Headquartered in Brazil, Samba Tech is one of the largest online video platforms in Latin America. Through the partnership with Irdeto, the company is able to provide operators with a content protection and management solution that ensures secure access to high definition content.

“Our customers are looking for a flexible and secure online video delivery solution that can adapt to new online video technologies at a rapid pace,” said Lídio Ramalho, CTO at Samba Tech. “Irdeto Rights enables us to achieve our customers’ security goals and expand our customer base by offering a secure and robust solution.”