Thursday, July 6, 2006

Verimatrix Supplies Content Protection for Moscow IPTV

Verimatrix, a supplier of IPTV content protection systems, is working with Russian systems integrator CTI to secure the content of Central Telegraph's IPTV service for Moscow and the Moscow region. The Verimatrix Content Authority System (VCAS), a software-based content protection system, enables Central Telegraph to satisfy all the security demands of content owners when obtaining rights to early-release movies, popular series and other premium content, such as sports coverage.

The service roll-out, which will be made available to Central Telegraph's 60,000 broadband Internet subscribers, will be completed by October 2006. The IPTV service will offer interactive television services such as Video-on-Demand (VOD), premium channels, information and interactive services, as well as traditional broadcast and multicast TV and radio channels.

VCAS is a software-based system that is built on the principles of public key infrastructure (PKI) and X.509 digital certificate

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