Articles tagged: friend mts

Nextv Sports Europe 2022 Panel Session Video: Fighting live sports piracy

Wednesday 16th November

Piracy causes huge losses and industry cooperation is key in addressing this threat. Industry experts met in Berlin at Nextv Sports Europe this year to discuss ways to fight live sports piracy to save revenue amidst current economic difficulties. Watch the recording of this insightful session moderated by Monique van Dusseldorp to hear from Oliver […]

Case Study: Friend MTS speeds non-stop broadcast security on Platform Equinix®

Friday 27th May

Boasting a wide global network of best-in-class technology partners, Friend MTS effectively secures live sports content for the most popular sporting events in the world. Equinix is a digital infrastructure company, its platform brings together and interconnects the foundational infrastructure for technology vendors across the globe. “Friend MTS needed to quickly deploy a secure, scalable […]

NAB 2022 Panel Session Video: The Battle Continues – Reducing Content Piracy in the Internet Era

Wednesday 4th May

With the current change of attitude to account sharing and casual piracy most recently demonstrated by Netflix, content protection and anti-piracy solutions are becoming ever more crucial for securing service providers’ revenue and brand. Piracy in any shape or form is no longer acceptable to be a part of the business. As content piracy reaches […]

NAB 2022 Presentation Video: End-to-End Content Protection – the Key to Combating Piracy

At the NAB show this year, we teamed up with our long-standing partner ExpressPlay Intertrust to chat about end-to-end content protection. Our own John Ward, Executive Vice President for Americas and ExpressPlay’s Ali Hodjat, VP Marketing shed light on what they consider “end-to-end” when it comes to protecting content from illegal pirate redistribution. Watch this […]

NAB 2022 Interview Video

Clare Plaisted interviewed John Ward, Executive Vice President for Americas at the long-awaited post-pandemic NAB show this year. Share this super short four-minute video with anyone who would like to learn about our company, get a quick overview of the services and solutions that we provide and discover: how we differentiate ourselves among other content […]

SportsPro OTT Summit 2022 – Panel Session Video: Fighting Sports Content Piracy

Wednesday 23rd March

At SportsPro OTT Summit in New York this year, John Ward spoke with WarnerMedia’s Peter Scott and Paramount’s Alec Hendry. At the panel session led by Jason Thibeault, SVA, the problem of sports content piracy was discussed along with technologies and techniques that help address and prevent it. Based on the amount of revenue loss […]

Friend MTS Strengthens Global Media Product Strategy Team with Appointment of James Caselton as Head of Product

Tuesday 25th January

LONDON, UK & PHILADELPHIA, PA – January 25, 2022 – Friend MTS, a market leader in content protection technology solutions for sports, media and entertainment, today announced the appointment of James Caselton as Head of Product. Caselton is responsible for the company’s product strategy and managing an extensive product team, expanding Friend MTS’s portfolio of […]

The Harmful Content Challenge: Tackling Online Harms While Protecting Freedom of Speech

Friday 14th January

Watch our fireside chat or read the article below  Chris Cooke Founder and Managing Director CMU Insights For social media and digital platforms, two big talking points continued to demand attention throughout 2021. First, how to protect users from online harms. And second, how to safeguard freedom of speech amid the perceived rise in […]

The Billion Dollar OTT Problem: Protecting Content

Thursday 9th December

John Ward EVP, Americas Friend MTS Over-the-top (OTT), and specifically, direct-to-consumer (D2C), platforms are exploding. The exclusive content that OTT/D2C platforms develop is a key business asset. The need to protect that asset, keeping exclusive content truly exclusive, is imperative to securing and keeping subscribers – which translates to revenue. The business case to protect […]

Case Study: Watermarking for BFI

Thursday 25th November

Following a successful partnership with the British Film Institute (BFI) to protect exclusive content on BFI Player as part of the 64th BFI London Film Festival, Friend MTS provided watermarking protection for 20+ exclusive titles for the BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival. “Friend MTS’ ASiD solution has given us more confidence presenting exclusive online […]

Use Case: ASiD OTT for Exclusive Content

Wednesday 24th November

Driven by the constantly growing number of players in the OTT market coupled with a certain cap on the monthly video spend consumers have, the increasing subscriber churn means an increasing value of exclusive content for service providers that wish to attract new customers and maintain loyalty. Unrestricted by any licensing agreements, pirate content aggregators […]

White Paper – Building Trust #02: Harmful Content

Thursday 18th November

Watch our fireside chat or download the full white paper – click the Download PDF button below  The obligations of internet companies and digital platforms in relation to so called “harmful content” or “online harms” have become a big talking point within the wider media and political community in recent years – with headline-grabbing […]

Video Security Virtual Summit 2021 – Panel Session Video: The Cost of Piracy

Tuesday 26th October

As part of the Video Security Summit, John Ward at Friend MTS and Kristina Milbourn at Rogers Communications speak about the urgency and importance of protecting intellectual property for media companies that create, distribute and monetise exclusive content in today’s world of accelerated development of the internet technologies and rising applications. Learn about the shifts […]

Content Protection Specialist Friend MTS Bolsters Leadership Team – Appoints Mike Baron to Senior Vice President, Sales & Strategy, Americas

LONDON, UK & PHILADELPHIA, PA – October 26, 2021 – Friend MTS, a leading global provider of innovative content protection technology solutions, continues to bolster its leadership team with the appointment of Mike Baron to Senior Vice President, Sales & Strategy, Americas. Baron oversees business development for Friend MTS’ full suite of managed anti-piracy services […]

Video Security Virtual Summit 2021 – Interview Video: 360 Video Security

Thursday 7th October

Derek Chang, CEO at Friend MTS is interviewed by Colin Dixon at nScreenMedia ahead of the Video Security Summit that brings together many industry players to discuss and debate content protection issues. Derek speaks about content security as an imperative for both content owners and distributors in today’s world where content is the core of […]

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