Netflix is planning to run ads between episodes to subscribers in some territories.
Hundreds of stolen login details for popular OTT services are available every month on the dark web for an average of only $8.81, potentially putting consumers at risk and impacting OTT revenues, according to new research by Irdeto.
Friend MTS has announced interoperability with its Distribution iD watermarking and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elemental MediaConvert.
Youku, the Alibaba-owned online video streaming service provider, has selected Irdeto Rights for ChinaDRM to safeguard premium content delivery.
CBC, the technical services subsidiary of German broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, has selected the HTML5 web player and SDKs from US online video technology provider Bitmovin.
StarTimes and SMiT are to jointly launch CI Plus 1.3 CAM with an operator profile function on the African market.
Irdeto has launched its Android TV security solution named Irdeto Armor, to protect the device, data and services built on Android TV.
The Ukrainian DTH platform Xtra TV has begun the transition from a card encoding system to Verimatrix conditional access.
Swiss public broadcaster SRG will transmit the FIFA Football World Cup 2018 on its channels live in Ultra HD. This was confirmed to Broadband TV News by an SRG spokesman.
French content protection provider Viaccess-Orca has deployed its VO Player to net+, enabling the Swiss platform operator to launch a new OTT multiscreen service.