Safeguards TrueVisions’ current and future platforms including Android TV
with industry-leading security
LONDON and SINGAPORE, 15 January 2019 – Synamedia, the largest independent video software provider, today announced it has extended its seven-year partnership with TrueVisions, Thailand’s leading pay-TV operator.
As part of the new multi-year contract, Synamedia VideoGuard will protect and secure TrueVisions’ investments in live sports, news, entertainment and other premium content delivered to its 3.9 million cable and satellite subscribers. The deal ensures that TrueVisions can deliver new premium, blended broadcast/IP services to customers without compromising on security. In 2019, TrueVisions will roll out an Android TV set-top box which will also be protected by VideoGuard.
Synamedia is the market leader in video security solutions with the industry’s longest and strongest track record safeguarding pay-TV operators’ revenues against pay-TV piracy. Drawing on its 30-year heritage, Synamedia’s continuing relationship with TrueVisions will involve working on new security solutions to fight piracy and protect revenue streams.
Dr. Jen, Procurement Director of True Group of Companies, said, “We have benefitted from VideoGuard’s industry-leading security since 2011 to secure our investments in premium content. By extending our partnership with Synamedia we are protecting our brand with the world’s leading set-top box security solution and safeguarding subsequent potential revenues as we look to enhance and enrich our subscribers’ viewing experiences with new blended broadcast/IP services.”
Sue Couto, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific for Synamedia, added, “Being the market-leader in Thailand, it is vital that TrueVisions’ video content and services are secured against all types of threats. Synamedia is committed to stamping out piracy and will continue to work closely with TrueVisions to maximise their current revenues while also developing new solutions and services that will delight their customers and open up additional revenue streams.”
TrueVisions, the largest pay-TV provider in Thailand, is majority owned by True Corporation Plc, a leading provider of telecommunication, internet, and technology-related services in Thailand and a member of the Charoen Pokphand Group.
TrueVisions is committed to providing leading popular programs from around the world covering information, news, sports, and entertainment, and delivering superior customer services.
As an independent business, Synamedia is committed to providing the world’s most complete, secure and advanced end-to-end open video delivery solution. Building on more than 30 years of expertise, the firm is the largest global provider of video solutions, trusted by over 200 top satellite DTH, cable, telco and OTT operators, content owners and broadcasters. Synamedia is backed by the Permira funds.
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About the Asia Video Industry Association
The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) is the trade association for the video industry and ecosystem in Asia Pacific. It serves to make the video industry stronger and healthier through promoting the common interests of its members. AVIA is the interlocutor for the industry with governments across the region, leads the fight against video piracy and provides insight into the video industry through reports and conferences aimed to support a vibrant video industry. AVIA evolved from Casbaa in 2018.
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