Irdeto secures new entertainment platform in MENA

Irdeto Cloaked CA is a software CA solution and part of the Irdeto 360 Security suite
GOBX provides access to more than 40 HD entertainment channels
GOBX provides access to more than 40 HD entertainment channels


Irdeto, a digital security firm, has announced a new multi-year deal with GOBX, a new premium entertainment platform in the MENA region.

Irdeto Cloaked CA is a software CA solution and part of the Irdeto 360 Security suite. Offering protection that can be updated over-the-air, Cloaked CA will securely deliver sports and home entertainment to GOBX customers across the region. GOBX selected Irdeto as a security partner to focus on customer experience and expansion.

Launched in October 2016, GOBX provides customers with access to more than 40 HD entertainment and exclusive HD sports channels. Channels range from western movies, Arabic movies, the latest dramas, children’s programming, news and sports. Irdeto was selected as the security provider for the premium GOBX services and Irdeto Cloaked CA will support GOBX in expanding their HD offerings.

Bengt Jonsson, SVP global sales, Irdeto, said :“GOBX provides high quality content to customers in MENA and is at the forefront of secure content delivery. We are proud to be embarking on this partnership.

“We offer GOBX a holistic, 360 degree approach that not only protects the business but enables them to focus on delivering next-generation entertainment to their customers."
Irdeto Cloaked CA is a solution offered in the Irdeto 360 security suite, designed to ensure future-proof end-to-end security that can quickly and easily react to changes in the market in a cost effective fashion.


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