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Friend MTS appoints OTT expert

January 18, 2016

Friend MTS, specialist in content and platform protection, has strengthened its international service offering with the appointment of Chris White to the position of Senior Solutions Architect.

White is a highly experienced solutions architect more than 15 years’ experience in creating premium internet video platforms for a variety of international markets. He joins Friend MTS from Piksel where he was responsible for designing, building and supporting the OTT infrastructure for some of the world’s most successful pay-TV providers including Sky, Channel 4, OSN and AT&T. White has also consulted on digital architecture and development for BBC as well as a number of other professional services companies.

White said, “Having worked in the media industry for over 10 years I’m well aware of the issues that content piracy can cause content owners and broadcasters. Friend MTS has best-in-class solutions and technology that solve this growing problem, and with the global increase in video consumption and the emergence of new standards such as 4K now is an exciting time to be involved in anti-piracy solutions.”

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