Smart Telecom selects Verimatrix for IPTV

29 Nov 2007

Irish alternative telecoms operator Smart Telecom has selected Verimatrix’s Video Content Authority System (VCAS) to provide content security for its IPTV service, Smart Vision. The telco has spent upwards of EUR2.5 million (USD3.7 million) in Smart Vision, including the roll out of a carrier Ethernet network to support triple-play services targeting 550,000 homes in the Republic. Commenting on the deal, Smart CEO John Riordan said ‘The race for IPTV subscribers is on … Verimatrix’s vision for content security enables us to provide premium content today, and develop future business models that will continue to offer content when, where and how subscribers want it. We are thrilled to be working with the global leader for IPTV content security.’