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India’s largest telecommunications service provider Bharti Airtel has tapped Irdeto to secure all content offered on its digital TV services including its direct-to-home satellite service and Android TV platform.

irdeto airtel 16Sep2018Among the solutions implemented will be Irdeto Armor for Android TV, Irdeto Cloaked CA and Middleware on the linear STB-based and eagerly anticipated hybrid platform. They are expected to not only allow Airtel to manage a variety of and protected its most valuable content but also provide an improved customer experience.

“To succeed in today’s ever-evolving pay TV landscape, operators need to offer innovative and secure platforms,” explained Irdeto CEO Doug Lowther.

“Operators must also balance the needs of consumers while maintaining full control of security on their platform. As a security-savvy organisation that recognises the needs of its customers, Airtel is providing a future-proof offering that gives consumers the content they desire and the flexibility they require. This forward-looking approach gives Airtel a competitive edge by delivering secure, premium and innovative pay TV services.”

Added Airtel Digital TV CEO Sunil Taldar: “Customers are at the heart of everything we do at Airtel and delivering a secure platform to them is our top priority. We are delighted to have Irdeto as our partner and bring their expertise to ensure complete security of all content on our platforms.”