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IP report highlights ‘Kodi’ box threat

The annual IP crime and enforcement report: 2016 to 2017 from the UK’s Intellectual Property Office, which highlights current and emerging counterfeiting and piracy threats in the UK and overseas,…

Millennials watch more time-shifted content than live TV

Millennials watch more time-shifted content than live TV

Millennials (ages 18-34) watch more time-shifted content through self-recording or on-demand (55 per cent) than live TV (45 per cent), according to a study from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).…

Estonia: Binge TV on Netgem

Estonia: Binge TV on Netgem

Netgem, the connected entertainment solution provider for telecom operators, has been selected by Finnish telecoms operator Elisa to deploy its Diamond entertainment software suite in Estonia. The new service, Binge…

Freesat seeks next-gen product proposals

UK subscription-free satellite TV platform Freesat is seeking proposals from manufacturers to develop a set-top box for its next generation consumer product. The new product will give manufacturers a significant…

Mayweather vs McGregor: 239 illegal streams

Mayweather vs McGregor: 239 illegal streams

The Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match was not the only competition generating attention this past weekend. Data from digital platform security specialist Irdeto indicates that piracy continues to…

South Africa to investigate STB supply contracts

South Africa to investigate STB supply contracts

There’s to be a High Court-endorsed investigation into how contracts were awarded in South Africa for the supply of subsidised set-top digital decoders for the country’s DTT broadcasting scheme. South…

APEJ region to see strong growth in global STB market

The global set-top box market is anticipated to witness a robust growth during the assessment period 2017 – 2027. A Future Market Insights report studies the factors driving the adoption…

Zenterio software for Hrvatski Telekom STBs

Zenterio, a TV and multiscreen solutions provider, has announced that Hrvatski Telekom (HT), a Deutsche Telekom (DT) majority-owned operator based in Croatia, has launched Zenterio OS software on subscribers’ STBs…

DNA launches Android TV DNA TV-hubi

Finnish multi-play operator DNA has confirmed the availability of its open ecosystem Android TV hub, DNA TV-hubi. The device combines a set-top box, Chromecast built-in and a smart phone-style app…

Conviction for Foxtel pirate

A Sydney man has received an 18-month suspended jail term after illegally selling access to Foxtel services to thousands of people. Haidar Majid Salam Al Baghdadi was convicted for operating…