New Zealand operator TelstraClear has contracted two vendors to deliver a next-generation PVR for its cable TV customers. IPTV solutions provider Digisoft and content security specialist Verimatrix will jointly develop a hybrid HD DVB-C set-top box with PVR, IPTV and supporting services.

The PVR will utilize Digisoft’s Digihost Service Delivery Platform and Java middleware for HD services. The Verimatrix Video Content Authority System for DVB is intended to enable TelstraClear to combine its broadcast network with interactive IP delivery, using a single content security architecture.

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Big goal for fuboTV, with the vMVPD acquiring the exclusive streaming rights to the remaining 70 qualifying matches to the Qatar World Cup 2022. Match windows will begin in June and run through 2021 into early 2022. The streamer also has re-air and highlight rights and match coverage featuring both English and Spanish commentary.

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