Showtime taps Azuki to deliver content to Apple's iPad

Azuki Systems technology, which already is helping deliver Time Warner (NYSE: TWX)'s HBO Go and Max Go to Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) iPads and iPhones, has been tapped to do the same for Showtime Networks.

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Azuki's Media Platform will power the Showtime Anytime authentication service for iPads.

Azuki's Media Platform will power the CBS-owned Showtime Anytime authentication service for iPads, giving Showtime's subscribers access to its full-length series, movies, sports and comedy specials. Azuki said delivery to phones would be available soon.

The company provides a scalable end-to-end solution that delivers rich, protected content to any device over any network.

"Showtime understands the power of connecting subscribers to compelling content," said John Clancy, president and CEO of Azuki Systems. "By partnering with Azuki, Showtime can now enable their subscribers to access their favorite programs wherever they want."

According to reports, AT&T (NYSE: T) U-verse and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) FiOS TV have signed deals with Showtime to bring the content to iPads.

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