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Piracy now a serious competitor to pay TV, says Irdeto

Rory O'Connor

Piracy is emerging as a serious competitor to legitimate pay TV, with increasingly effective marketing of pirate services across social media and the web, according… Read more

Irdeto ups Asia Pacific exec to SVP of global sales

Bengt Jonsson

Content security specialist Irdeto has upped Bengt Jonsson to senior vice-president of global sales. Jonsson, who has been part of Irdeto’s leadership team since 2008,… Read more

Consumers expected to pay up to 30% more for 4K UHD

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Video service providers and content makers expect consumers to pay up to 30% more for premium 4K UHD content, according to new research. According to… Read more

Getting the Quality of Service you need for OTT success

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A Q&A with Andy Burnett, Director of Online Technology and Operations, ITV and Dave Clark, Director of Service Delivery, Irdeto Why do OTT and Quality… Read more

Drama the most-pirated genre of content, says Irdeto

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Drama titles like House of Cards and Mad Men accounted for 30% of all illegal downloads for the year ending August 2015, according to new… Read more

Locking up UHD

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The launch of Ultra HD services are being led by OTT streaming providers, giving rise to additional security concerns. Anna Tobin assesses the industry’s current… Read more

Maxdome adds MPEG-DASH support

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German video-on-demand service Maxdome has added MPEG-DASH support in partnership with content security specialist Irdeto.  ProSiebenSat.1-owned Maxdome is using Irdeto Rights to support different DRM solutions… Read more

Making the most of the Internet of Things

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With the Internet of Things ultimately expected to be worth up to US$7 trillion, operators need to invest now to remain relevant, reports Adrian Pennington. The concept of the Internet of Things (IoT), or a… Read more

Illegal downloads of Game of Thrones up 45%

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Illegal downloads of episodes of Game of Thrones increase more than 45% year-on-year in the weeks before its season five premiere, according to data collected by content security firm Irdeto.  Episodes of seasons one to… Read more

Russians making massive use of pirated content

Andrey Silanchev

Seven in 10 respondents to a Russian market survey carried out by content security provider Irdeto have said they consume pirated content, with 16% doing so more than once a week.  According to the survey… Read more

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