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IPTV

MaxBet TV selects Setplex

Setplex, a provider of flexible, end-to-end solutions for OTT service providers, has been selected by MaxBet TV to launch a casino and gambling centric television network. Utilising the Setplex end-to-end OTT platform, MaxBet TV will deliver a linear television channel with original programming to its global audience. Setplex provides Internet Service Providers with a ingle-source […]

February 2, 2022

beIN claims French anti-piracy success

beIN Sports France has landed a major blow in the fight against illegal theft of content, obtaining the first court decision requesting the blocking of fraudulent websites, previously identified by the channel. As part of this decision and in compliance with the new Article L. 333-10 of the Sports Code, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) blocked […]

January 26, 2022By Colin Mann

Enensys updates AdsReach Regional solution

Enensys Technologies, a provider of media delivery solutions, has announced a major update of its AdsReach Regional solution, enabling local ad insertion for linear TV broadcast networks.Mainly targeting DTT operators using statistical multiplexing (STATMUX) in their broadcast chain, this new update provides Variable Bitrate (VBR) insertion guaranteeing that viewers do not see quality changes when […]

January 19, 2022

Illegal streaming crackdown disrupts IPTV service

Worcester Trading Standards officers aided by West Mercia Police, in partnership with UK intellectual property protection organisation FACT and BT, executed a warrant on December 14th as part of the continuing fight against illegal streaming. Officers visited two addresses in Worcester and seized a variety of equipment relating to the provision of internet protocol television […]

December 14, 2021By Colin Mann

AXIAN brings IPTV & OTT entertainment to Madagascar with Zattoo

Zattoo, the TV-as-a-Service providers in Europe, is proud to announce its new partnership with the AXIAN Group. Telma, an AXIAN Group subsidiary, and the biggest telecoms operator in the Indian Ocean, is using Zattoo’s end-to-end, fully hosted & managed TV-as-a-Service to offer a state of the art set-top box and App based IPTV and OTT […]

December 10, 2021

Tolka Chooses TCAS TV content protection

Tolka has announced the completion of a television content protection system for one of southeast Asia’s largest gaming broadcasters. The new installation is based on TCAS for Contribution, a newly developed version of the Tolka Conditional Access System. It replaces the network’s third-party signal content protection technology which had been hacked and was being retransmitted […]

December 9, 2021

Arrests in illegal IPTV crackdown

Officers from Leicestershire Police in the UK’s East Midlands have executed a warrant as part of a crackdown on illegal streaming services. Police visited an address in Oadby and two people – a man aged 33 and a 48-year-old woman – were arrested on suspicion of infringing copyright by communicating work. A variety of equipment […]

November 30, 2021By Colin Mann

Agama, Antecna implement monitoring and analysis solution for m:tel

Agama Technologies, a specialist in in video service quality and customer experience, has partnered with Antecna to implement Agama’s solution for monitoring and analysis of live TV channels and VoD streams at m:tel, the telecom operator in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This implementation helps detect faults as soon as they appear and prevents problematic and low-quality […]

November 29, 2021

ExpressPlay announces integration with Hisense Smart TVs

VIDAA and Intertrust ExpressPlay has announced the availability of VIDAA SMART OS-powered Hisense smart TVs preloaded with Intertrust’s ExpressPlay XCATM content security for broadcast TV protection. This joint solution enables secure direct-to-TV broadcasting using a cloud-based content protection solution that meets the requirements of premium content owners without requiring additional consumer devices such as set-top […]

November 18, 2021

$31m piracy penalty for ChitramTV

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas has entered a Judgment and Injunction against ChitramTV, a popular South Asian pirate IPTV service. The Court found that ChitramTV wilfully infringed 207 registered copyrighted works and imposed the maximum statutory penalty of $150,000 (€132,567) per work, $31,050,000 in total. The Federal Court in […]

November 17, 2021By Colin Mann