BBC taps Digital Element for geolocation

The BBC has deployed geolocation specialist Digital Element’s IP geolocation technology, NetAcuity Edge, to manage the geographic rights of its online TV and radio content. Digital Element provides geolocation technology for companies including Channel 5, Aertv, Videology, YouView, Disney, CNN, ESPN, Sony, CBS Interactive, ABC and Tesco’s Blinkbox. “It is imperative that the BBC ensures […]

Channel 5 taps Digital Element for on-demand geolocation

UK commercial broadcaster Channel 5 has tapped Digital Element’s IP geolocation technology, NetAcuity, to manage video-on-demand content rights. Due to content providers’ licensing terms, Channel 5 must be able to restrict the viewing of its TV and film content to certain countries. By using Digital Element’s real-time IP geolocation data, Channel 5 can permit access […]