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Naspers to spin off MultiChoice

South African conglomerate Naspers is to spin off Africa’s leading pay TV operator MultiChoice as part of a move designed in part to assuage investor concerns about its own share price. Naspers plans to float MultiChoice on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and simultaneously unbundle the shares in the business to its shareholders. The new company, […]

Irdeto-led consortium unveils CI+ 2.0 USB CAM

A partnership of conditional access module ecosystem players led by Irdeto have unveiled a productised CI Plus 2.0 USB CAM that is ready for certification. Initially formed in 2017 to support the CI Plus 2.0 Standard, the partnership includes MStar Semiconductor, SMIT Holdings and TP Vision. The partner companies have reached the latest milestone in allowing […]

Airtel turns to Irdeto to secure TV content

Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecommunications service provider, has turned to Irdeto to secure all content offered on Airtel’s digital TV services. As part of the strategic partnership, Irdeto will deploy its security solutions to secure the linear channels offered on the set-top-box and the content offered on Airtel’s hybrid Android TV platform. Irdeto will implement […]

Irdeto adds geodiversity to OTT offering

Content security specialist Irdeto has added geodiversity into its multi-DRM and policy management solution for OTT services. Irdeto Rights, a cloud-based managed service, allows a single deployment to serve licences from multiple regions, according to the company, with the aim of enabling global OTT services to be offered with faster video start up time and […]

Irdeto: P2P still ‘the major source’ of piracy, despite rise of streaming

Peer-to-peer piracy continues to be the major way that consumers gain access to pirated content, despite the well-documented rise of illicit streaming services, according to data compiled by content security outfit Irdeto. According to Irdeto, growth in web video piracy is only adding to the global movie and TV piracy problem, rather than replacing P2P […]

Irdeto: nearly 5m illegal Champions League streamers detected

Digital security specialist Irdeto claims that illegal streams of this year’s Champions League knockout stages reached some 4.89 million online viewers. Based on its data, Irdeto said that it detected a total of 5,100 unique illegal streams, 2,093 of which were found on social media channels including Periscope, Facebook and Twitch. Irdeto said that while […]

Irdeto buys gaming security firm Denuvo

Irdeto has acquired gaming security specialist Denuvo to provide anti-piracy and anti-cheat solutions for games on desktop, mobile, console and VR devices. Content security specialist Irdeto said Denuvo will continue to operate as usual with all staff retained and the Denuvo headquarters and sales operations continuing to function. Irdeto said the deal brings together decades […]

Europol and AAPA shut down illegal streaming network

Europol and the Audiovisual Anti-Piracy Alliance (AAPA) have helped to dismantle an illegal IPTV streaming business following raids in Cyprus, Bulgaria and Greece. Europol said that four people were arrested and 17 houses searched in a strike against a crime group suspected of hosting a large-scale illegal business, which allegedly distributed Greek, Cypriot and foreign […]

Irdeto launches ‘next-generation’ Piracy Control

Irdeto has used the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to launch its next-generation Piracy Control solution for detection and enforcement of online piracy. The security offering now provides data-driven web video discovery tools with analyst oversight, multi-language site searches, integrated social media and search engine discovery, as well as peer-to-peer stream discovery such as SopCast and […]

Tata Sky taps Irdeto for Cloaked CA

Indian DTH pay TV provider Tata Sky has expanded its contract with content security specialist Irdeto to protect its expanded range of services. Tata Sky will use Irdeto Cloaked CA and middleware to deliver an improved customer experience while ensuring that its content remains secure, according to Irdeto. Cloaked CA is a cardless conditional access […]

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