Tolka Announces TCAS for Widevine

Date: 25/10/2021
Tolka Announces TCAS for Widevine

Tolka announces a major addition to its portfolio of media-related telecommunication products and services. TCAS for Widevine is a conditional access system designed to make secure pay-TV content channels easy to establish, easy to operate and highly affordable. It simplifies the entire licensing process and reduces service-providers' operating costs. 1080i HD and 4K-UHD TV resolutions are supported as well as both SDR and HDR.

Widevine is a proprietary digital rights management technology from Google used across Android MediaDrm, Android TV and other consumer electronic devices. Compatible with various encryption schemes, it is designed to restrict consumer access to distributed video content according to rules defined by content owners.

"TCAS for Widevine integrates easily and robustly with legacy headend infrastructure to create a complete and fully scalable solution," says Tolka CEO Michael Day. "It eliminates the royalties and hardware overheads associated with traditional CAS services. We have built on our long experience as a producer of conditional access system technology to eliminate the need for bespoke system development and configuration which have hitherto been required by content owners or rights holders seeking to establish a new pay-TV platform. That achievement in turn minimizes the time and financial outlay required to initiate a new service and to operate it."

"TCAS for Widevine licensing is supervised via a dedicated graphic user interface display which allows all relevant aspects of the process to be managed efficiently," adds Tolka business development manager Alex Day. "It performs securely and effectively with Android devices, removing the need for a third-party set-top box or customer-specific access cards. Hybrid set-top box/OTT platforms are fully supported. Full digital rights management of OTT streamed content is provided to protect against piracy. TCAS for Widevine can be adjusted in scale to match any number of customers."

Tolka TCAS for Widevine is available now.


About Tolka

An established and successful producer of cable, satellite, terrestrial and IP media related applications, Tolka (www.tolka.tv) offers broadcast channel owners and online service providers the tools they need to expand and develop their markets. Tolka's focus is on IPTV, OTT and DTT applications allowing secure content delivery and intelligently targeted advertisement insertion.



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