Cyta partners with Irdeto for DRM tech

Cypriot telco Cyta has announced a partnership with Irdeto which will see the digital platform security firm provide it with an advanced DRM solution. Cyta will employ Irdeto Control, a DRM product which promises to let the operator offer services on the latest consumer devices without a “threat of unauthorised redistribution of digital media and […]

Cyta taps Verimatrix to secure IPTV services

The Cyprus Telecommunications Authority (Cyta) has opted to secure its IPTV services with Verimatrix’s Video Content Authority System (VCAS) technology. Verimatrix said that the VCAS Ultra deployment is the first of its kind in Cyprus, integrating forensic watermarking capabilities to establish a complete, end-to-end security platform. Cyta, a semi-governmental organization incorporated by law and a key […]

Vodafone Greece takes control of CYTA Hellas

Vodafone’s Greek unit has completed the acquisition of CYTA Hellas, the Greek subsidiary of Cypriot telecom operator the Cypus Telecommunications Authority (CYTA) for an enterprise value of €118 million, following approval by telecom and post regulator the Ethniki Epitropi Tilepikoinonion kai Tachydromeion (EETT). Vodafone had been in competition with Wind Hellas – the alternative Greek […]

Cyta Hellas chooses ADB for Greek triple-play service

Greek service provider Cyta Hellas, an offshoot of the Cyprus Telecommunications Authority (Cyta), is using technology from ADB and Alcatel-Lucent to deliver triple-play services. Cyta Hellas, whose Cytavision triple-play service was launched last December is delivering an IPTV service based on Alcatel-Lucent’s middleware wit ADB hybrid HD set-top boxes. The operator is also using ADB’s […]

Trace for CYTA

France-based music and sports channel provider Trace has secured carriage for its Trace Sports, Trace Urban and Trace Tropical channels with Cypriot pay TV provider CYTA. The channels have been included in CYTA’s value package, which has over 40,000 subscribers.