AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2016) - IBC 2016 (Booth #5.A59) -- Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced that Totalplay has selected the Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) platform to align with its network upgrade roadmap, which includes securing its On Demand service and supporting its IPTV and 4K/HEVC expansion plans. Totalplay, a Grupo Salinas company that provides the most innovative triple-play service through the fastest network of direct-to-home fiber optics, has already announced execution of aggressive expansion plans for its over-the-top (OTT) and IPTV platforms throughout Mexico.
Totalplay offers more than 260 channels on-demand and now Gamefly, a new video game streaming service with over 30 video games that supports most major controls. Totalplay has also expanded its IPTV platform to reach a broader area for its subscribers to access premium content over any mobile or fixed device via a new cloud-based, IP-centric Anytime Tv™ service. The operator has also announced a 4K, HEVC-compliant TV service available on a new ultra HD (UHD) set-top box, a first in Latin America.
"Without a doubt, Verimatrix is the leader in deploying trusted revenue security solutions in the industry," said Victor Teuhtli Estrada, product director at Totalplay. "We selected Verimatrix as our security partner because they uniquely understand, and are able to support, our go-to-market strategies. They have addressed our immediate security needs, and they offer a flexible and scalable platform that can grow with us."
The VCAS™ architecture provides the security infrastructure, tools and support for Totalplay's network plans. It combines a number of network-specific security solutions built on a common platform. Totalplay has deployed VCAS™ for Internet TV, which provides a complete multi-screen security solution for OTT services over networks implementing the HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) protocol, including live (broadcast) and on-demand delivery. The operator has also deployed VCAS™ for IPTV for better flexibility in securing its expanded IPTV network. Future plans include upgrading to VCAS Ultra™ to meet the security requirements to deliver UHD content.
"Totalplay represents an innovative next-generation video operator that recognizes the power of a partner ecosystem to help enable long-term growth," said Steve Oetegenn, president of Verimatrix. "Our VCAS revenue security platform is based on cardless client security and integrates the best embedded security subsystems in order to provide robust and renewable security measures to meet today's and tomorrow's security requirements."
As Verimatrix's channel partner for the Latin American region, Globetek Media LLC was instrumental in developing the Totalplay relationship. Globetek is a privately owned consulting firm specializing in developing business opportunities for our clients with a focus in digital video processing, digital rights management/security, content delivery networks and content aggregation solutions, for the CATV, telco, and mobile industries.
Totalplay is a Grupo Salinas company that provides the most innovative triple play service in Mexico. Its fiber optic network offers the fastest Internet connections in Latin America. Totalplay is currently available in Mexico City and in 21 of the major cities across the country.
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Verimatrix specializes in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe. The award-winning and independently audited Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) and ViewRight® solutions enable cable, satellite, terrestrial, IPTV and OTT operators to cost-effectively extend their networks and enable new business models. As the established leader in cardless security solutions, the company has leveraged its innovative 3-Dimensional Security approach to provide harmonized rights for premium content delivery to a range of devices over new hybrid network combinations.
Maintaining close relationships with major studios, broadcasters, standards organizations and its unmatched partner ecosystem enables Verimatrix to provide a unique perspective on video business issues beyond content security as operators introduce new services to take advantage of the proliferation of connected devices. Verimatrix is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company. For more information, please visit www.verimatrix.com, our Pay TV Views blog and follow us @verimatrixinc, Facebook and LinkedIn to join the conversation.