Motorola Signs Reseller Deal With Widevine

Motorola’s Home and Networks Mobility Division has signed a global reseller agreement with Widevine Technologies that will let Motorola sell, service and support Widevine’s downloadable conditional access and digital rights management products globally.

Currently, Motorola and Widevine jointly support over fifty video service providers worldwide. The joint solution includes Motorola’s consumer devices, compression and infrastructure solutions for video delivery and Widevine’s Cypher conditional access technology, which enables telco, cable or other service providers to use a single content security solution for protecting content delivered to set-top boxes, DVRs and PCs.

Privately held Widevine is backed by Cisco Systems, Charter Ventures, Constellation Ventures, Dai Nippon Printing Co., PaceSetter Capital Group, Phoenix Partners, Telus and VantagePoint Venture Partners.