Al Jazeera Sport selects Irdeto

Irdeto, expert in content and business model protection solutions and services, has signed an expanded relationship with Al Jazeera Sport, part of the Al Jazeera Network and a leading provider of sports TV services in the Middle East and North Africa. Irdeto will now protect Al Jazeera Sportís premium content across its entire digital TV network and as part of the agreement, will source more than 500,000 Irdeto Smart Cards

The expanded agreement between Al Jazeera Sport and Irdeto aligns with an aggressive, industry-wide drive in the Gulf to protect content and curb prolific sales of illegal TV set-top boxes that decrypt pay-TVchannels