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Jail term for ISD seller

Warren Gleave, of Burnley in the northwest of England, has been sentenced to 16 months in prison having been found guilty of selling illicit streaming devices pre-loaded with premium content.…

Foxtel launches 4K cricket

Foxtel launches 4K cricket

Australian pay-TV operator Foxtel will broadcast all Australian men’s international cricket and KFC BBL games in 4K during the forthcoming Australian summer on a new dedicated channel that marks the…

Kudelski sell SmarDTV to Neotion

Digital security specialist the Kudelski Group, and Neotion, a provider of secure solutions for the pay-TV industry, have reached an agreement whereby Kudelski’s SmarDTV’s Conditional Access Module (CAM) and set-top…

Report: Criminals profit with OTT streaming credentials

Hundreds of stolen login details for popular OTT services are available every month on the dark web for an average of only $8.81 (€7.60), potentially putting consumers at risk and…

US: Energy-efficient STBs save $3.5bn

US: Energy-efficient STBs save $3.5bn

Consumers have saved $3.5 billion, and more than 20 million metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have been avoided as a result of the voluntary set-top box energy conservation…

£50,000 fine for IPTV pirate

£50,000 fine for IPTV pirate

Luke Skinner, of Buntisland in Scotland has received a court order against him having been found to be selling IPTV subscriptions and pre-loaded illicit streaming devices on Facebook Marketplace, which…

41% of streaming device owners use daily

41% of streaming device owners use daily

Parks Associates has published research showing streaming media players are the most frequently used Internet-connected entertainment device, with 41 per cent of owners using their players daily or almost daily.…

Arabsat denies involvement in beoutQ transmissions

Arabsat president and CEO Khalid Balkheyour firmly denies that his satellite operation is involved in the distribution of pirated signals from beoutQ over the Middle East. Various recent statements from…

Jail term for streaming service pirate

Jail term for streaming service pirate

The owner and operator of a major pirate streaming service, and mass supplier of illicit streaming devices that provided illegal access to Premier League football, has been jailed for five…

Dutch card sharing pirate convicted

Collaboration between multiplay operator VodafoneZiggo, the Audiovisual Anti-Piracy Alliance (AAPA) and Dutch Police has seen the closure of a card sharing piracy network, with the operator of the illegal network…

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