Leading Pay TV Operator in Vietnam K+ Selects Irdeto to Launch Premium OTT TV Service

Leading Pay TV Operator in Vietnam K+ Selects Irdeto to Launch Premium OTT TV Service Image Credit: Samsung

K+, a premium pay TV service by Vietnam Satellite Digital Television (VSTV) has selected Irdeto's end-to-end multiscreen to support the launch of its first commercial over-the-top (OTT) service. VSTV is the largest satellite pay TV platform in Vietnam with approximately 800,000 subscribers.

K+ plans to offer premium OTT content to consumers, including exclusive Premier League matches, across a wide range of devices and browsers in a unique service for the Vietnamese market. In partnership with Vodworks, K+ subscribers will also be able to access the OTT content through customized apps which provide consumers with an optimal user experience on their mobile devices.

Irdeto’s suite of multiscreen products includes Irdeto Rights, Irdeto Media Manager and comprehensive implementation and managed services. 

Jacques Aymar de Roquefeuil, Deputy General Director, Vietnam Satellite Digital Television Company, LTD
Irdeto’s end-to-end multi-screen solution was important to the success of this new service, as it allows us to deliver our customers premium OTT entertainment on their screen of choice regardless of DRM and streaming format. 

Bengt Jonsson, VP APAC, Irdeto
Given the high demand for pay TV in Vietnam, there is a tremendous growth opportunity for OTT services in the country. Irdeto plays a leadership role all over the world helping pay TV service providers like K+ deliver this type of next-generation offering.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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