Advanced Television


Thailand switches off World Cup C-band satellite signal

Viewers in Thailand will no longer able to watch World Cup matches on C-band satellite television, the National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission (NBTC) has ruled. The C-band signal was switched off December 1st following a warning from FIFA over broadcasting copyright, having found the country’s transmission access was also being used in other countries. FIFA […]

December 2, 2022By Colin Mann

DAZN, Irdeto team to fight premium sports piracy

Recognising that the past few years have proved that the only way to tackle piracy in sports streaming broadcasting is for the industry to collaborate and form a unified approach to address the cyber threats, sports streaming platform DAZN and digital platform cybersecurity specialist Irdeto are joining forces to address the misuse of premium content […]

November 28, 2022By Colin Mann

Thailand: World Cup broadcast rights warning

World football governing body FIFA has threatened to revoke Thailand’s right to broadcast the final World Cup matches having found the country’s transmission access was also being used in other countries, the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) has revealed. FIFA’s warning prompted SAT to notify the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission, urging the regulator to […]

November 24, 2022By Colin Mann

Investment boost for Friend MTS expansion

Video content and platform security solutions provider Friend MTS has received what it says is a significant investment by private equity firm NorthEdge. The investment will enable Friend MTS further to expand its portfolio of video content security SaaS solutions, and to deliver revenue-securing technology to core markets of sports and media, as well as […]

September 6, 2022By Colin Mann

THEOplayer integrates with Verimatrix Streamkeeper

Verimatrix, a specialist in powering the modern connected world with people-centred security, has announced THEO Technologies has completed the integration of its THEOplayer with Streamkeeper. THEOplayer, the global video player, is now integrated into Verimatrix’s Streamkeeper Multi-DRM, available in the Verimatrix Secure Delivery Platform. Through this Verimatrix-THEOplayer integration, compatibility and speed to market is enhanced, allowing users to focus […]

August 26, 2022

Primetime Account IQ from Adobe

Digital experience specialist Adobe has launched Adobe Primetime Account IQ aimed at enabling video streaming services to identify and understand credential sharing activity, measure the impact of applying actions, and effectively monetise subscriber behaviour. Adobe notes that nearly four in 10 Americans are using someone else’s streaming account and 29 per cent of all D2C […]

August 23, 2022By Colin Mann

Redge Media Cloud DRM launched

Redge Media Cloud DRM is an instant, self-cared, scalable, enterprise-grade solution for media companies wanting to secure video delivery with a Multi-DRM solution. It enables easy start of DRM operations in a fast and affordable manner. Redge Media Cloud DRM, backed by Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud, is a highly scalable solution for content security. […]

August 19, 2022

GeoComply fights residential IP address hijack threat

Geolocation security specialist GeoComply has unveiled what it says  an industry-first technology for streaming providers that tightens the net around pirate viewers. The enhancement to GeoGuard allows streaming providers to block the growing number of VPN users who spoof their location using hijacked residential IP addresses. In addition to reducing the burden on providers’ infrastructure […]

July 26, 2022

Harmonic integrates Verimatrix Streamkeeper

Verimatrix, a specialist in powering the modern connected world with people-centred security, has announced that Harmonic is one of the first partners to integrate its cloud platform with Verimatrix Streamkeeper. Designed to reduce streaming video service deployments from months to minutes, Streamkeeper Multi-DRM enables video service providers to securely stream with content security delivered from a highly […]

July 22, 2022

HbbTV expands DASH DRM Reference Application

The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing open standards for the delivery of advanced interactive TV services through broadcast and broadband networks for connected TV sets and set-top boxes, has announced a significant addition to its DASH DRM Reference Application – multiperiod DASH (as may result from server-side Ad Insertion (SSAI)) and PlayReady […]

June 20, 2022