HONG KONG, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SMiT, a global leader in the design and development of conditional access modules (CAMs), announces the successful launch of the Irdeto CI + 1.3 Unified Client CAM to the MENA market, only on My-HD. The Unified Client CAM has been integrated with both Cloaked CA and Softcell.
Irdeto Cloaked CA, a cardless conditional access (CA) solution, which provides a dynamic content protection without the cost and complexity of managing physical smart cards, helps facilitate an advanced method for operators functioning on multiple networks.
The Irdeto Cloaked CA solution with a unified hardware and software security client will enable multiple operators to utilize a single, common STB (Set Top Box) in a fully independent and secure way, which is a direct benefit for subscribers.
Cliff Nelson, CEO of My-HD, said, "The widely-deployed Irdeto Cloaked CA solution was a clear choice for us, and we're happy to work with SMiT as our supplier of choice. We're proud to be the first operator in the MENA region to deploy software CA and join the other innovative leaders around the world who have done the same."
SMiT President Mr. Hongyu Shuai said, "Our unified client CAM offers an advanced security service and can help operators reduce costs. For end users, they can use this common CAM to enjoy premium content from different operators who are using the same CAS. We are very glad to be the first to launch this innovative product in the MENA market only with My-HD."
SMiT is a global-leading operation platform provider of secure distribution of paid content. In the broadcasting industry, SMiT is a world famous provider of customized Conditional Access Modules (CAM). Besides, SMiT is also an end-to-end platform provider for secure distribution of OTT paid content in the internet industry, offering operators and content providers flexible OTT-based solutions.
SMiT was founded in 2003 and its headquarters are located in Hong Kong. It has branches in Shenzhen, Beijing, Munich, and Silicon Valley. Currently it has about 400 employees.
For more info about SMiT, please visit http://www.smit.com.cn.
About My-HD Media:
Headquartered at Dubai Media city, My-HD offers 42 satellite channels out of which 37 are HD. The My-HD bouquet includes channels from the top TV networks in the region: 9 Rotana HD channels, 9 MBC HD, 4 Al Nahar HD channels and 6 new and exclusive HD channels from Olympusat, the Spanish-language leader in HD linear programming in the United States.
My-HD has a growing network of distributors across the MENA region. Approved receivers and viewing cards are also available in major hypermarkets and department stores in the region including Carrefour, Panda, Lulu and Sharaf DG.
Visit www.my-hd.tv for the latest news regarding channels and My-HD offerings.
Nisrine El Hajji