Commonwealth Digital Broadcasting Switchover Forum 2015 Francois Hernandez
Complexity with a Single
Cardless Security for
hybrid DVB – OTT operators.
Johannesburg February 2015
Francois Hernandez, Sales Director Sub-Saharan Africa
Terrestrial digital switch-over: Standard scope
• Timing !
• Cost effectiveness !
• Platform Investment request
Contractor Licensee Subcontractor
Free To Air
Terrestrial digital switch-over: New Scope!
Beyond timing and cost
Offering to the citizens a maximum potential for accessing new
services, upgradable and with a timely introduction.
Leveraging the business value of the subscriber base of the national
DTT network by negotiating business opportunity for New TV operators
or existing Pay TV operators and Mux & Network licensees.
Blocking the penetration of illegal Receivers
Possibility to create jobs
OTT DRM Emerging Silos
Apple Adobe Google Microsoft Amazon
Streaming format HLS.
Leaving HDS, Flash
Moving to HLS, DASH
DASH. Take it or leave it. Smooth Streaming.
Moving to DASH
Leaving RTMP, moving to
Primetime DRM Widevine PlayReady PlayReady
Browser Safari Firefox via EME/CDM
Others via direct integration for
Chrome, no 3rd party
security. No plugins.
Internet Explorer. 3rd
party plugins for now.
OS iOS, Osx All Android
Windows Forked Android,
Player QuickTime Proprietary HTML5 in Chrome HTML5 in Internet
HTML5, VisualOn, others
Content store iTunes No Google Play Xbox Live Amazon
App store AppStore No Google Apps Windows Store Kindle Apps
Devices iPhone, iPad, Mac No 3rd Party Slate, Xbox, Windows
Kindle tablets, Kindle Fire
TV, Amazon Fire phone
Analytics No Yes Yes No Proprietary
Chaos reigns as closed proprietary silos harden.