Pay-TV platform bobbles.tv, which provided expats throughout Europe with TV channels from their home country, has ceased operations, as CEO Arnold C. Kulbatzki confirmed to Broadband TV News.
With a new measure, German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland wants to prevent pirates from distributing its programmes via illegal streaming portals over the internet.
Police raided commercial and residential properties in the Netherlands, France, and Germany Wednesday as part of a copyright-violation investigation of Share-Online.biz, the largest file hosting site operated in Germany.
“Global piracy will burst media rights ‘bubble’,” according to beIN Media Group’s CEO Yousef Al-Obaidly, speaking at this week’s Leaders Week Sport Business Summit in London, warning the audience that the “glorious media rights bubble” is about to burst.
The Lithuanian Radio and Television Commission (LRTK) has granted requests to block two sites showing pirated contented.
TV piracy has become big business since the advent of illegal streaming IPTV platforms, which make it easy to distribute, market and sell illegal subscriptions to thousands of channels.
A new survey conducted by Broadband Genie shows that piracy will surge if content is spread out across more streaming subscription services.
Al Jazeera has revealed the exact location of the headquarters of beoutQ, the Saudi pirate outfit, that has been stealing the signals of Qatar’s beIN Sports.
WATCH VIDEO. The Italian Postal Police said that from the first light of dawn this morning, the State Police is carrying out a vast international operation called Eclipse.
A joint statement by FIFA, the AFC, UEFA, the Bundesliga, LaLiga, Lega Serie A, LFP and the Premier League has been issued following the publication of an investigative report into the operations of beoutQ.