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Securing Multi-Screen Content Services

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With the steady increase in global demand for multi-screen content services, serious concerns have been raised about their vulnerability to security threats. In a recent Rapid TV article for MWC 2014, David Leporini, Viaccess-Orca’s EVP of Marketing, Products and Security, explores security threats on mobile platforms a...

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CEO Insight: Why the Orange Spain service Caught the Eye at TV Connect?

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During two recent shows (Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, and TV Connect, London), I have been impressed by the level of interest in the Orange Spain service.   It could be perceived as just another multi-screen solution demo. The user interface is nice, but not disruptive. There are many others at s...

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First Commercial Deployment: DEEP Amplifies “Game of Thrones” Experience

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  DEEP is set to play its part in the television event of the year. In its first commercial deployment with Orange Cinema Series (OCS) our award-winning DEEP (data enrichment and engagement platform) solution has been selected to enhance its subscribers' experience of the not-to-be-missed fourth season of “Game ...

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TV Leaders Summit 2014 post #1: Where Leaders Transform Imagination into Reality

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  Following on from last year’s inaugural event in Athens, the 2014 TV Leaders Summit in Madrid – scheduled for May 15-17 - promises to be just as thought-provoking, wide-ranging and inspirational. An opportunity for prominent industry figures to discuss and debate trends and developments within the TV sector, the...

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Secure Player Bolsters VO’s Protection Capability

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  Some big news on the content protection front. With our acquisition of the Secure Player business from Discretix, we’ve significantly strengthened our ability to cater for customers’ ever-growing appetite for second-screen services. Brett Sappington, Director of Research at Parks Associates, in his recent T...

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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

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  Demand for applications on set-top-boxes appears set to rise, while broadband and telecommunications company Verizon is looking to partner with content companies for a new online TV service. And the Oscars continue to work their magic, with record TV viewers and rental demand for award-winning films. Learn ...

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yes Go says yes to Viaccess-Orca

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  Just a few weeks ago, yes in Israel announced its first multiscreen TV offering, yes Go. The new service from the country’s satellite provider yes is supported by Viaccess-Orca’s COMPASS content discovery platform and delivers personalized video streams to consumers’ TVs, PCs, tablets and smartphones.The yes G...

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Comcast’s Acquisition of Time Warner Cable: The Sound of Revolution or Simple Opportunism?

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The biggest cable TV operator in the USA is set to get even bigger. Last Thursday, 13 February, Comcast confirmed a deal to buy rival Time Warner Cable for a princely US$45.2 billion. The new company would control three-quarters of the American cable industry and strengthen the assets of Comcast, who already owns the...

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Infographic: The Rise of TV Everywhere

The Rise of TV Everywhere

Pay TV providers are finding it ever more challenging to keep up with the changes brought by TV Everywhere and Over-the-Top (OTT) services. Nonetheless, as the TV market continues to evolve at a rapid pace, industry players must adopt OTT and TV Everywhere services in order to remain relevant. TV Everywhere is growin...

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New Year’s Resolutions for Content Service Providers

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It’s that time of the year again! We are approaching the twilight of 2013, and find ourselves eagerly awaiting the beginning of 2014. Numerous technological innovations helped the TV industry advance substantially this year, but there is still a long way to go for many content service providers. Last year’s special hol...

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