Today’s consumers demand video content anywhere, anytime, on any device, making OTT video delivery a key requirement for operators’ survival in the pay-TV world.
This paper discusses the threats to security in Android-based STBs posed by the combined broadcast-OTT environment and by Google’s requirements, and how these security issues can be handled.
This white paper will explore the rise of video ad blocking around the world, what’s being done to beat the blockers, and offer some key recommendations to digital content providers going forward.
This paper highlights the key trends leading to the need for adoption of Enhanced Content Protection (ECP) measures as specified by MovieLabs, the nature of those measures, and some of the open questions that still need to be answered regarding how Enhanced Content needs to be protected in order to minimize theft and maximize revenues.
Video continuously moves forward. Black and white video ultimately gave way to standard definition color. In turn, the limited SD palette gave way to high definition with its higher resolution and more numerous and richer colors. Technology continued to march on, and ultra-high definition with even better resolution and deeper colors is upon us. The […]
This paper looks at the evolving needs of pay-TV service providers as their growing multi-screen distribution strategies create increasing complexity in their content protection systems. It highlights the four key drivers that are causing pay-TV companies to reconsider their existing CAS/DRM architectures, and explains the reasons for moving toward a more unified approach that streamlines […]
This new report outlines how pay-TV operators can generate new revenue opportunities and increase profitability in the evolving and competitive TV market.
This paper looks at the market needs and challenges that pay-TV service providers face when deploying multiscreen TV solutions on third-party consumer electronic (CE) devices such as PCs, tablets, and smartphones.
For more than 80 years, Telekom Romania Communications (formerly known as Romtelecom), an Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (OTE) subsidiary controlled by Deutsche Telekom, has been providing a reliable, innovative, and easy-to-use communications services including traditional fixed telephony, broadband Internet, and TV (e.g., satellite, IPTV, and cable) to the Romanian market.
Ultra-High-Definition (‘Ultra-HD’ or ‘UHD’) represents the next big step in the evolution of video recording, processing, and display technology. It is the logical successor to HD and offers marked improvements over current video technologies, chief among them a four-fold increase in resolution from 1080p. While improved resolution is a key benefit, UHD enhances other important […]