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Friend MTS wins anti piracy accolade in 2024 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

Wednesday 12th June

The Friend MTS team recently celebrated winning the Anti Piracy award at the 2024 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards.  The award recognises the team’s pioneering Dynamic Delivery Server Blocking solution. Developed in 2017, this method of blocking has been used with outstanding performance by the Friend MTS team to protect content for broadcasters, content owners, and rights […]

ITV teams up with Friend MTS in the battle against piracy

Tuesday 4th June

London, UK – 4 June – Friend MTS, the leading provider of video content security solutions, today announced that ITV, the UK’s largest commercial broadcaster, has chosen Friend MTS’s anti-piracy services to help protect ITV content. With Friend MTS’s 24×7 Global Monitoring service, ITV will protect its main linear channels across broadcast and streaming platforms. […]

Friend MTS continues global growth with appointment of Simon Thornberry as Chief Operating Officer

Monday 12th February

London, 12th February 2024 – Friend MTS, the number one video content security and anti-piracy provider, today announces the appointment of Simon Thornberry as Chief Operating Officer (COO). The creation of this new position represents another significant milestone in the company’s operations as it continues to grow since the investment by private equity firm NorthEdge. […]

Friend MTS Continues Rapid Expansion with New Singapore Office

Tuesday 26th September

LONDON, UK – September 26, 2023 – Friend MTS, the leading content security specialist for the biggest names in live and on-demand sports and entertainment, has continued its recent expansion by opening a brand new office in Singapore. Situated in the bustling heart of Singapore city, the new office continues Friend MTS’s strong global growth […]

Friend MTS Hires Engineering Executive To Lead and Accelerate Innovation, and Further Enhance World-Leading Content Security Solutions

Monday 26th June

LONDON, UK – June 26, 2023 – Friend MTS, the leading content security specialist for the biggest names in live and on-demand sports and entertainment, has announced the appointment of Andy Haynes as the new Senior Vice President (SVP) of Engineering. Andy’s background in leading and growing successful development teams will help Friend MTS underpin […]

Friend MTS Continues Its Rapid Global Expansion With Three New Senior Appointments

Monday 19th June

LONDON, UK – June 19, 2023 – Friend MTS, provider of video security solutions to the biggest names in live and on-demand sports and entertainment, has announced the continued expansion of its sales team, with three senior hires. Sam Bahun, VP of Sales North America, Giles Wain, VP of Sales EMEA, and Mark Hollett, New […]

Friend MTS Appoints Chris Gibbs as SVP of Sales

Tuesday 21st February

Global leaders in live sports and premium content security to drive growth internationally LONDON, UK – February 21, 2023 – Friend MTS, provider of video security solutions to the biggest names in live and on-demand sports and entertainment, has announced the appointment of Chris Gibbs as Senior Vice President of Global Sales as the company […]

Shane McCarthy Joins Friend MTS As Chief Executive Officer

Wednesday 1st February

Highly Experienced Video Security Professional Will Drive Growth Across All Markets For Live And On-demand Content Protection Specialists LONDON, UK – February 1, 2023 – Friend MTS, global provider of content protection and video security services, announces the appointment of Shane McCarthy as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in a new chapter for the company. A […]

Friend MTS Welcomes Daniel Harris as Chair of its Board of Directors

Monday 23rd January

LONDON, UK – January 23, 2023 – Friend MTS, global provider of content protection and anti-piracy services, announces the appointment of Daniel Harris as Chair of its board of directors. Daniel takes over the position from Michael Joseph, who had been fulfilling the role of interim Chair following the investment by private equity firm NorthEdge […]

Friend MTS Announces Appointment of Director of Strategic Account Management and Head of People and Development as Company Growth Continues

Wednesday 16th November

LONDON, UK – 17 November 2022 – Friend MTS, leading global provider of content protection services, has announced the appointments of Robin Boldon, Director of Strategic Account Management and Lisa Taylor, Head of People and Development, to join the company on its mission to reduce the impact of piracy globally. Robin has delivered strategic content […]

Friend MTS and NorthEdge announce investment to drive expansion of content security portfolio into existing and wider markets

Tuesday 6th September

Significant investment will accelerate development and expand Friend MTS’s global footprint LONDON – September 6th, 2022 – Friend MTS, one of the world’s leading providers of video content and platform security solutions, today announced a significant investment by private equity firm NorthEdge. The investment will enable Friend MTS to further expand its portfolio of class-leading […]

Friend MTS Partnership with EIMEX solutions brings video content security to corporate technology industries

Thursday 9th June

LONDON – June 9th, 2022 – Global content protection specialist, Friend MTS, is continuing to grow its list of partners to expand its portfolio of anti-piracy and security solutions. The latest partner is EIMEX solutions, a developer of multi-component communication platforms for digital exhibitions, sales, conferences and other events. This partnership introduces the full portfolio […]

Friend MTS Expands Technology Partnerships to Extend Content Protection Portfolio

Friday 22nd April

LONDON – April 22, 2022 – Global content protection specialist, Friend MTS, has announced several new technology partnerships as it continues to expand its portfolio of complementary, best-of-breed anti-piracy and content security technologies. These partnerships will allow Friend MTS and its partners to provide current and future customers with fully integrated, end-to-end content protection solutions.  […]

Friend MTS appointed by UEFA to Provide Global Anti-Piracy Services

Thursday 7th April

Content Protection Solutions to Cover 2,000+ Matches Through 2024 London, UK – April 7, 2022 – Friend MTS, a leading global provider of content protection services, has recently been appointed by Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), the governing body of European football, to provide anti-piracy services in respect of all major UEFA competitions (across […]

Friend MTS Extends Deal with United Media to Protect Premium Sports Content

Wednesday 16th March

LONDON, UK – 16th March, 2022 – Global content protection specialist Friend MTS has extended its long-standing relationship with United Media to provide anti-piracy services for Novasports channels in Greece. The Novasports linear sports channels – Novasports Prime, Novasports 1, Novasports 2 and Novasports 3 – are protected against content theft and piracy by Friend […]

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