An in-depth coverage of the inaugural MENA Anti-Piracy Conference organised by BroadcastPro ME.
BroadcastPro ME’s inaugural Anti-Piracy Conference stresses multi-faceted approach to combating piracy and the dire need for regulation.
The coalition also discussed challenges of internet piracy, revealing that 2.71 billion downloads of pirated content has been made in the past year alone.
Irdeto has introduced technology that now combines support for JPEG 2000 in Interoperable Master Format into its scalable distributor watermarking solution.
NexGuard watermarking technology allows KT Skylife to meet MovieLabs' requirements while giving subscribers access to content and safeguards against piracy.
The Edgeware, YouGov research found that 50% of viewers would be unlikely to watch pirated content if they knew it was watermarked.
The company’s security services are designed for broadcast and OTT applications, and include global channel monitoring coupled with fingerprint-based automatic content recognition, and watermarking for advanced subscriber identification.
Irdeto and Denuvo partner to protect games on desktop, mobile, consoles and VR devices for Electronic Arts, UbiSoft and Warner Bros, among others.
The Ministry of Information and Culture, responsible for safeguarding intellectual property rights, has started inspections targeting illegal cable networks.
Affected channels include Al Arabiya, Al Hayah 1, MBC1, Murr TV (aka MTV Lebanon), NBN, New TV (aka Al Jadeed), Nourstat and ONTV.
The online piracy detection and enforcement technology identifies web video piracy across streaming video on demand, direct download and hybrid websites.
In addition to tackling content piracy, end-to-end visibility provides broadcasters with a comprehensive insight into viewer behaviour.
CASBAA has announced the appointment of Neil Gane as general manager of the Coalition Against Piracy (CAP).
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...