Articles tagged: illegal streaming

StreamTV Growth Virtual Summit 2021 Panel Session Video: Defending OTT Growth – Piracy, Password Sharing and Beyond

Thursday 25th February

Watch the “Defending OTT Growth – Piracy, Password Sharing and Beyond” panel session at the StreamTV Growth Virtual Summit 2021 with Brad Parobek talking about the importance of effective proven anti-piracy solutions that allow broadcasters, content owners, and service providers to cut piracy at the source and disrupt multiple reseller pirates. Learn who pirates are, […]

MESA CDSN Content Protection Virtual Summit 2020 Presentation Video: Blocking the Pirate in the Room

Wednesday 16th December

Watch Brad Parobek’s presentation “Blocking the Pirate in the Room – Subscribers Aren’t the Only Ones Anxiously Awaiting New Releases” at the MESA CDSN Content Protection Summit. Learn who these pirates are, why they are waiting for the high-value content to show up on the home screens and what consequences it all has for content […]

IABM Future Trends Channel Presentation Video: Attacks on Subscriber Watermarking Technologies

Friday 25th September

Watch this IABM presentation by Alan Ogilvie (Lead Product Manager, Friend MTS) to find out what a well-architected end-to-end content protection solution that enables effective anti-piracy looks like, in particular: why OTT and streaming services need to protect their premium content beyond digital rights management (DRM) systems; why forensic video watermarking is a crucial part […]

Keeping Exclusive OTT Content Exclusive

Thursday 16th July

Brad Parobek Senior Vice President, Sales Americas Friend MTS To say that the media and entertainment industry is changing quickly is an understatement. The degree of change, and kind of impact, for the over-the-top (OTT) world, are of magnitudes we have never seen. Consider this. The global OTT streaming market is expected to grow from […]

ASiD for Virtual Season Ticket

Monday 6th July

Virtual Season Tickets Bring Hope to Pro Sports & Content Owners, and Opportunity to Content Thieves Chris White Operations Director Friend MTS Virtual yoga classes. Virtual dinner parties. You can even find virtual pub trivia nights and virtual watch parties. Now, thanks to COVID-19, the sports industry is taking the virtual season ticket (VST) to […]

Beyond DRM: The Complete Content Protection Story

Tuesday 9th June

Watch our fireside chat or download the full series – click the Download PDF button below The scale and complexity of the contemporary piracy landscape should not be underestimated. This three-part series of articles explains why it is not enough to implement a digital rights management system and what solutions need to be in place […]

NAB Express 2020 Presentation Video: Completing the Content Protection Story – Filling the Streaming Content Gaps

Thursday 14th May

Watch this NAB Express presentation by Alan Ogilvie (Lead Product Manager, Friend MTS) to learn why content owners and distributors should consider incorporating subscriber-level watermarking to fully protect their premium content from illegal redistribution and what the key differences between two watermarking technologies used for streaming media are (17 min).

Beyond DRM: Completing the Content Protection Story (part 2 of 3)

Thursday 16th April

Watch our fireside chat or read the article below Steven Hawley Founder & Managing Director Piracy Monitor Diagrams sourced through Friend MTS Last time, we recognised video piracy as an expensive risk for video providers, and showed that once the content has arrived at its intended legitimate destination, the traditional video security techniques of Conditional […]

Beyond DRM: Fighting Content Piracy and Illegal Restreaming – Why DRM is Not Enough (part 1 of 3)

Thursday 2nd April

Watch our fireside chat or read the article below Steven Hawley Founder & Managing Director Piracy Monitor Diagrams sourced through Friend MTS Piracy is a huge business. The US Department of Commerce estimated [1] that the US economy suffers at least $29.2 billion in revenue losses each year. By 2023, the revenue to pirates of […]

Intertrust, Friend MTS extend streaming piracy fight

Thursday 6th February

DRM technology specialist Intertrust and content protection service provider Friend MTS are extending their partnership agreement that enhances Intertrust’s ExpressPlay content protection platform with Friend MTS anti-piracy and watermarking technology services. Now, an additional layer of protection is introduced that is complementary to the ExpressPlay content security suite, which features ExpressPlay DRM and ExpressPlay XCA. […]

SportsPro OTT Summit 2019 Panel Session Video: Protecting IP

Thursday 12th December

Watch the “Protecting IP” panel session at the SportsPro OTT Summit 2019 in Madrid where Simon Hanna speaks of the importance for content owners and operators to act now to stop piracy and protect revenue (30 min)

Friend MTS joins Akamai initiative

Friday 13th September

Content and revenue protection specialist Friend MTS has revealed an agreement with Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, to join the company’s Media Technology Partner Programme (MTPP). By combining forces, Friend MTS will integrate its ASiD watermarking technology with Akamai’s Stream Revocation service to enable near-instantaneous termination of streams to […]

Advanced Television, IBC 2019: Fighting Streaming Piracy

Wednesday 4th September

Simon Hanna shares how Friend MTS goes about combatting streaming piracy: Assessing consumption patterns and identifying sources of piracy.

Premium sports broadcaster beIN appoints Friend MTS to take down digital pirates

Monday 3rd April

beIN, a global leader in the broadcast of premium sports, is tackling the threat from digital piracy to its Pay TV business head-on, by deploying the world’s leading live watermarking service from Friend MTS. Widely recognised as a ground-breaking provider of platform, channel and content protection services, Friend MTS is providing its live watermarking anti-piracy […]

Waging war on online pirates – Friend MTS and Cisco

Monday 16th January

Friend MTS has recently formalised a partnership with global tech giant Cisco to support the company in developing its streaming piracy prevention service, which now relies on our technology to find the sources of illegal streaming of live content, and have them shut down. Friend MTS (FMTS) specialises in securing broadcast and OTT streams, and […]

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