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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 […]

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. […]

2023: A Year in Review from Friend MTS

Tuesday 19th December

It’s been a busy year in the world of content protection, and content security has continued to hit the headlines and evolve at breakneck speed. As we fast approach the end of 2023, we round up the top news stories from the Friend MTS team, industry events and the wider industry for you to digest […]

UEFA & Friend MTS: Securing the world’s most premium content

Thursday 5th October

Just like that, IBC 2023 is well and truly behind us. After a packed weekend of talks, meetings and networking opportunities, we wanted to give those who couldn’t attend our exclusive Fireside Chat with UEFA a chance to find out about their content security strategy and implementation. Read on for our interview between Chris White, […]

IBC 2023 highlights

Thursday 28th September

Escaping the noise at IBC What drives an organisation’s presence at a tradeshow? It’s a relatively large expense, so what do we, as vendors, want to achieve from our presence at events such as IBC? These are the questions we at Friend MTS ask ourselves when planning these events, and the answers can take us […]

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 […]

How Can OTT Service Providers Benefit From A Security Audit?

Wednesday 21st June

Andrew Pope,  Senior Solutions Architect, Friend MTS It’s undeniable that content fraud is a huge problem within the entertainment industry. With piracy now costing the industry as much as $29 billion each year in the US alone, broadcasters, operators and content owners are working harder than ever before to protect their valuable video content. However, […]

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 […]

SportsPro OTT Summit USA 2023 Case Study Video: Challenges and opportunities – addressing sports content fraud across a global market

Monday 27th March

The scale of content fraud today makes broadcasters and OTT service providers look for more advanced and automated content protection and anti-piracy services and solutions. Chris Gibbs, Senior Vice President of Global Sales at Friend MTS spoke to Alvaro Jeanneau, Senior Director, Media Rights Management at TelevisaUnivision during the SportsPro USA event held in 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 […]

beIN & Friend MTS: Building a Comprehensive Anti-Piracy Strategy for a Sports Broadcaster

Tuesday 24th January

With the beoutQ story of unprecedented content theft unfolding just a few years ago, beIN is not new among the broadcasters on the front line of the battle against content piracy. Just as the FIFA World Cup 2022 started in Qatar with beIN as official broadcaster, our Regional VP for EMEA Simon Hanna caught up […]

SVG Summit 2022 Case Study: Real-world anti-piracy solutions for sports leagues and broadcasters

Monday 23rd January

The need to keep pirates at bay and away from the revenue sees content owners, service providers and broadcasters around the globe implement cutting-edge content protection and anti-piracy technologies. Robin Boldon, Director Strategic Account Management and Nik Forman, Marketing Director, spoke at the Cybersecurity Risk and Sports Production Workshop at the Sports Video Group (SVG) […]

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

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 […]

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