Illegal piracy subscription services are now worth over $1 billion a year in the US alone, according to a study conducted by the Digital Citizens Alliance in conjunction with NAGRA, the content security arm of the Swiss Kudelski group.
Broadcasters and video service providers have become ever more attractive targets of credential stuffing attacks for cyber criminals seeking both content and subscribers’ personal details.
Viaccess-Orca (VO), French based provider of online video and TV platforms and content protection, has revealed that El Salvadorian ISP Flynet is using its multi-DRM package for premium content protection.
UK based intelligent storage technology vendor GB Labs has upgraded its proprietary CORE.4 and CORE.4 Lite operating systems with improved security monitoring and analytics features.
VITEC, a provider of advanced video encoding and streaming technology, has announced its MGW ChannelLink IP distribution gateway.
Taiwan Broadband Communications (TBC), one of the country’s leading cable TV operators, is the latest recruit in the region for Android TV, following deployments of the platform at Kbro in the same country, as well as KT Skylife and CJ Hello in South Korea. There have also been recent deployments by Bahrain Telecommunication Company, Russian operator Beeline and Telekom Malaysia.