EPIX First U.S. Premium TV Network to Deliver 4K Content to Apple TV with BuyDRM’s KeyOS Platform
KeyOS provides DAAS (DRM As A Service) for premium media operators around the globe
Austin, TX USA & New York City, NY (04 Sep 2018)
BuyDRM announced today that EPIX, a premium television network, has partnered with the KeyOS multi-DRM platform to protect their premium video content. EPIX became the first U.S. premium TV network to stream 4K content including Transformers: The Last Knight, The Magnificent Seven and Arrival to their app on Apple TV.
EPIX is a premium television network delivering a lineup of original programming and blockbuster movies, available to authenticated subscribers through cable, satellite, telco and streaming TV providers. Subscribers logged in with Apple TV can watch select Hollywood movies in 4K Ultra HD including Star Trek Beyond, Ben Hur, Arrival, The Magnificent Seven and Transformers: The Last Knight and, coming later this year, films from the James Bond franchise Die Another Day, GoldenEye, Licence To Kill, Tomorrow Never Dies, Goldfinger, From Russia With Love, and The Spy Who Loved Me.
BuyDRM pioneered DRM as a Service (DaaS), providing highly available DRM technologies available through easy to deploy, secure APIs. The KeyOS MultiKey service enables major studios, content licensees and OTT operators to quickly deploy studio-approved DRM within their existing content workflow.
The KeyOS MultiKey Service supports the consumer-focused DRMs including PlayReady, Widevine and FairPlay, powering the widest variety of premium content for consumers. The MultiKey Service is studio-approved for the delivery of SD, HD and UHD/4K premium content to desktops, devices, consoles and streaming appliances.
“EPIX has a history of being a market-leading pioneer in the digital media business,” said BuyDRM CEO & Founder Christopher Levy. “As the high-demand for 4K Ultra HD content continues to grow, we expect to see EPIX continue on with confidence knowing their licensed content is being delivered securely using KeyOS.”
“Working with BuyDRM, EPIX is satisfying both its customer’s demand for quality and excellence, as well as studio demands for state-of-the-art security around video content for devices,” said EPIX SVP and Chief Technology Officer, Sacha Stanton. “We’re incredibly excited to continue to grow our 4K and UHD content packages and know BuyDRM will be a reliable, trusted partner as we expand our offering.”
BuyDRM™ is a leading provider of Digital Rights Management and Content Security Services for the entertainment, enterprise and transportation and education industries with customers spanning the globe. With 18 years of market-leading experience implementing commercial DRM solutions and media technologies, BuyDRM has amassed substantial success stories for many of today’s largest brands. OTT and IPTV operators, television networks, movie studios, cable MSO's, telcos, and premium content distributors use the BuyDRM award-winning KeyOS Multi-DRM Platform to provide robust content security for their IP video offerings to a variety of connected devices. BuyDRM customers include ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), BBC iPlayer, BBC Studios, BBC iPlayer Radio, Blizzard, FuboTV, Sony New Media Solutions, Sony Crackle, Sony Pictures Warner Brothers, Showtime and Zee5.
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