Broadcasters are falling prey to common cybersecurity vulnerabilities as some struggle to adjust to the migration away from traditional dedicated systems to generic infrastructures based on the IP protocol, more like enterprises in other sectors.
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.
Although nominally dedicated to cable, ANGA COM also illuminates trends common to the whole pay TV industry and in the 2019 event just gone, there was a strong focus on cybersecurity security and low latency streaming. The other major theme with more of a cable focus was the resurgence of RDK…
Increasing OTT fragmentation is creating a new and perhaps last opportunity for traditional pay TV operators to seize back some control from major online service providers by re-aggregating online content under common UIs and recommendation engines.
Studio Canal, the part of the French Canal+ group responsible for international feature films and TV series, has deployed NexGuard forensic watermarking technology from Kudelski’s Nagra to protect international distribution of its content.
Serverless architectures are permeating the broadcasting space as service providers migrate to cloud based IP infrastructures, because of their inherent scalability and ability to absorb peaks and troughs in demand cost effectively on a pay as you go basis. They are peculiarly conducive for security, which can help broadcasters and…
The speed and reliability of the internet has made it possible for broadcasters to use it as a cost-effective low-latency contribution link. A Monday afternoon BEIT session will explain what’s being done to make the internet perform best for broadcasters.
Italian telco TIM has deployed Android TV set-top boxes supplied by Technicolor, giving access to streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon, Infinity, Disney+ and DAZN, as well as traditional linear TV.
While the merits of 8K delivery is being debated by broadcasters around the world, some are moving forward with plans to deploy the high resolution quality in creative ways that engage viewers and encourage them to interact with a live broadcast.
In the last article in this series, we looked at how PTP V2.1 has improved security. In this part, we investigate how robustness and monitoring is further improved to provide resilient and accurate network timing.