anti-piracy

News TV/Radio Deals

Ajman DED partners with OSN to nab TV pirates

Following the crackdown on TV piracy in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah that was led by the concerted efforts of pay-TV network OSN, Ajman Department of Economic Development (DED) has stepped up efforts to crackdown illegal providers. Abdullah Ahmad Al Ali and Abdulaziz Qaed Murad from Ajman DED...

New appointments News

Khaled Al-Jamal joins Irdeto

Khaled Al-Jamal has joined Irdeto as Sales Director and will head the company’s MENA operations, BroadcastPro ME can reveal. As part of his remit, Al-Jamal is responsible for growing the company’s sales efforts in the MENA region and supporting the efforts of regional networks to fight piracy...

News TV/Radio Deals

Three Sharjah shops raided in anti-piracy drive

Sharjah Economic Development Department (SEDD) joined hands with OSN to conduct anti-piracy raids, in which three shops in Sharjah were inspected and fines imposed on the owners for providing illegal TV services. The three raids were conducted following a workshop organised by OSN for SEDD’s...

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OSN conducts anti-piracy workshop in Bahrain

OSN organised an in-depth workshop for the officials of various Bahraini Ministries and government departments on the adverse economic impact of TV piracy and ways to identify its different forms. Security experts from OSN, which also spearheads the Anti-Piracy Coalition with leading satellite...

Interviews

Nab the thieves

MBC and OSN have managed to garner support to fight the illegitimate distribution of content on TV as well as online platforms. Vibhuti Arora finds out how legitimate players are waging a war against rogue channels Theft of content is costing the MENA broadcast industry hundreds of millions of...