Top Story

e4m_logo.png

Home >> Media - TV >> Article

Taj Television adopts Irdeto M-Crypt conditional access system

12-June-2002
Font Size   16
Share
Taj Television adopts Irdeto M-Crypt conditional access system

For its pay channel Ten Sports, Taj Television has signed a license agreement with Irdeto Access. Irdeto Access, a Dutch company, is a leading provider of encryption system to protect unauthorized access for both the Television and Internet content. M-Crypt, one of the solutions, tracks the access to authorized local cable operator ensuring transparency.

Says Chris McDonald, CEO, Taj Television, "Given our exciting content, we already have thousands of cable operators passing our channel to their vast subscriber base. A reliable content protection system is a necessity. For us Irdeto Access is the right partner."

Irdeto M-Crypt, dubbed as a ''compact'' conditional access system, provides broadcasters with significant encryption capabilities and enables a secure and direct delivery of signals only to authorized customers, Local cable operators in this case.

With more and more channels going pay and rampant under-reporting by local cable operators the need and market for such systems is on the rise. International players, like Irdeto and Canal + are currently in dialogue with broadcasters that are completing going pay. The current uncertainty about implementation of CAS bill is however reported to have slowed negotiations down.

Tags

In this week's chillout, Gupta shares her weekend routine that not only helps her deal with the high stress of corporate life but also allows her to create some cherished memories. Read on…

NP Singh, CEO of Sony Pictures Networks India, talks of SPN’s growth drivers, pay wall for content, sharing IP and more…

The future of the industry will be 1:1 advertising as traditional channels, like television, become more addressable: Bryan Kennedy, Epsilon

The Founder of Pocket Aces shared his insights on how the consumption of content has evolved and how digital media is growing as the preferred medium of entertainment.

Nikhil Kumar will report to Paritosh Srivastava, COO, Publicis India

On the back of resounding success of its maiden work for Motilal Oswal, Mullen Lintas has introduced a sequel in different settings; again, reinforcing the image of Motilal Oswal as ‘Experts in Equity...

Sony Ten 1 took over Star Sports 1 Hindi to lead the sports genre with three of its properties making it to the Top 5 Programs for BARC Week 46