Trusted Partner Network (TPN) Announces CANAL+ Group Has Joined Its Membership to Enhance Content Security


Los Angeles, California

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Nathan Velardi

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LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2024 - Trusted Partner Network (TPN), the leading industry content security initiative, announced today that CANAL+ Group, the leading French audiovisual media company, has joined its program as a Content Owner member.

The new membership aligns with CANAL+ Group’s mission to safeguard its content and to choose partners who share the same goal. It also allows CANAL+ and STUDIOCANAL to leverage TPN’s standardized and centralized content security platform to increase efficiency and bolster its content security objectives. This directly supports their commitment to robust content security measures and to better understand the security preparedness of its service providers.

TPN, powered by the Motion Picture Association (MPA), and leveraging the MPA’s Content Security Best Practices, provides a comprehensive framework for content security. This empowers Content Owners like the CANAL+ Group to make efficient decisions regarding vendor partnerships. Service Providers also benefit by differentiating themselves and showcasing robust security preparedness to protect their clients’ content. Participation in TPN demonstrates a commitment to protecting valuable content and maintaining a standardized benchmark within the industry.

“The benefits of joining the Trusted Partner Network extend beyond mere compliance with security standards; they encompass a common framework for content security, industry recognition, and strengthened relationships within the media and entertainment ecosystem,” said Celine Boyer, Head of Content Protection, CANAL+ Group. “Through TPN, we have the opportunity to connect with partners and providers that are equally dedicated to raising awareness and security standards for the industry, protecting content throughout the supply chain.”

“We’re thrilled to welcome the CANAL+ Group to TPN and applaud the crucial role they are playing in maintaining the security and integrity of content,” said Terri Davies, President, TPN. “Through a shared commitment to content security, we greatly value facilitating collaboration and partnerships among Content Providers, Service/Software Providers, and Assessors to share status, updates and best practices.”