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Protecting Premium Content OTT & VOD Distribution - Part 2August 24th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Protecting high value media content is a major priority for any broadcaster working with OTT and VOD. In the previous article in this series we looked at the three challenges facing broadcasters and in this article we dig deeper into the remedies and methods for keeping content safe.

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Protecting Premium Content OTT & VOD Distribution - Part 1August 17th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The complexity of modern OTT and VOD distribution has increased massively in recent years. The adoption of internet streaming gives viewers unparalleled freedom to consume their favorite live and pre-recorded media when they want, where they want, and how they want. But these opportunities have also presented content owners with unfortunate challenges, typically piracy and overcoming illegal content copying.

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Association football is the most heavily pirated sport broadcast online (photo Viaccess-Orca).

TV Industry Can Claw Back $28 Billion Per Year From Sports PiratesApril 2nd 2021 - 09:00 AM

The TV industry, including pay TV operators, rights holders and new streaming providers, could recoup $28.3 billion a year from pirates by luring consumers back to legitimate video services.

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The Sponsors Perspective: Protecting Content Is A Never-Ending BattleJanuary 26th 2021 - 09:00 AM

For content providers (studios, content owners, content aggregators, or other content licensors) and their licensees (affiliates) operating in a multiplatform world - and pirates looking to obtain illegal access to the most popular content - it’s an unrelenting game of cat and mouse. While the internet has provided a cost-effective and easy way to deliver content to consumers, it also opens up new vulnerabilities that content pirates are eager to expose.

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Essential Guide: Protecting Premium Content OTT & VOD DistributionDecember 1st 2020 - 09:00 AM

The complexity of modern OTT and VOD distribution has increased massively in recent years. The adoption of internet streaming gives viewers unparalleled freedom to consume their favorite live and pre-recorded media when they want, where they want, and how they want. But these opportunities have also presented content owners with unfortunate challenges, typically piracy and overcoming illegal content copying.

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FIFA shared a virtual platform with Synamedia for IBC 2020 to discuss how to disrupt video piracy.

Vendors Highlight Industrial Scale Of Video Piracy At Virtual IBC 2020September 24th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Synamedia has stood out as the vendor making the biggest splash over content protection and video piracy around IBC 2020, even though the event was confined to virtual channels.

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BT Sport has been protecting association football matches against piracy this season with the BISS-CA protocol.

BT Sport Fights Back Against Stream Piracy With BISS-CA ProtocolFebruary 7th 2020 - 10:00 AM

BT has joined a growing list of premium sports broadcasters deploying the BISS-CA protocol to combat the proliferating piracy that threatens to derail business models in the sector.

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The Audiovisual Anti-Piracy Alliance (AAPA) has had some recent successes combating content theft and illicit redistribution in Europe.

Video Piracy Declines In EUDecember 18th 2019 - 09:00 AM

Media content piracy declined by an average 15% across Europe during 2018 according to the European Union (EU) Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), contradicting the popular notion that the problem is getting out of hand in the streaming era.

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