Major operators enabled to deliver premium Hollywood content
securely to subscribers as result of partnership
Singapore, June 18, 2007 – ANYTIME, Asia Pacific’s
dominant Video on-demand (VOD) channel, and Widevine Technologies,
the world’s leading provider of downloadable content protection,
forensic watermarking and digital copy protection solutions, have
entered into a partnership to ensure the delivery of premium VOD
content to major Asian IPTV operators.
“Widevine’s industry leading content protection platform
is highly regarded by Hollywood movie studios. The challenge is
not only providing a broadband operator with a great IPTV solution,
but also ensuring that a robust content protection system is tightly
integrated with that solution. This partnership enables Widevine
to work with ANYTIME to enable operators to maintain premium broadcast
and VOD content licensing,” said Craig Ginsberg, Chief Technology
“Widevine has proven success with enabling major operators
to acquire premium Hollywood and Bollywood content. With broadband
penetration on the increase in the region, Asia Pacific proves to
be an excellent environment for rapid IPTV growth,” said Doug
Light, Widevine Vice President of Business Development. “We
are pleased to be collaborating with ANYTIME to ensure a truly scalable
and proven content security solution is in place—we regard
this as an important alliance for the IPTV segment.”
By bringing together leading VOD technology providers, Asian telcos,
ISPs and digital cable providers, the ANYTIME Technology Partner
Program facilitates technology vendors to come together to ensure
process compliance and data flow compatibility from publishing,
to billing APIs and royalty reporting.
Note to editor:
The ANYTIME Technology Partner Program has two levels of agreement
– Technology compliance, and Cooperation & Co-marketing.
If accepted into the Program, vendors can work with ANYTIME to ensure
their products, services or solutions, comply with the highest industry
standards for VoD content delivery.
The Program is open to STB manufacturers, middleware vendors, Conditional
Access and DRM hardware and software makers, VoD server manufacturers,
and Systems Integrators. It is vendor-agnostic, ensuring that Telcos,
ISPs and Digital Cable providers receive impartial advice and information
on VoD delivery technology.
For more information about the ANYTIME Technology Partner Program
or to apply, email: firstname.lastname@example.org