COLOGNE, Germany -- Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced that Magyar Telekom, Hungary's largest telecommunications company, has deployed the Verimatrix Video Content Authority System VCAS(TM) for Internet TV to provide revenue security for its new over-the-top (OTT) video on demand (VoD) service (www.moziarena.hu).
The new OTT video offer expands the existing Magyar Telekom satellite TV platform with interactive services for connected devices, and it is deployed over unmanaged networks featuring the HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) protocol. The pay-OTT offer is available on multiple screens, including PCs, Macs, iPhones, iPads, Smart TVs and Android-based phones and tablets. Huawei served as the systems integrator for the project.
"We chose to partner with Verimatrix for many reasons, including the ability for VCAS to uniquely scale and support both our immediate and emerging digital TV security needs," said Matthias Linder, networks technology director, Magyar Telekom. "VCAS gives us the flexibility to rapidly add the services that our subscribers crave -- ahead of our competitors."