Tag: OTT

The real threats of VPN usage to streaming services: Are you aware of them?  

Along with methods like content key exploitation and session token hijacking, which interfere with the deep-down information processing to grant unauthorized access to the OTT content, there is a popular piracy strategy for getting over geo-restrictions. This is the usage of Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). Let’s dive into how it happens as well as the potential threats for streaming service providers in this blog.

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Smarter workflow to reduce catch-up costs

With TV channels becoming more popular on streaming platforms, the costs of running OTT service are increasingly appearing on the radar of the CFOs. Reducing in content or customer experience investments are not likely, so the pressure shifts to the engineers to find smarter ways to run the services. In this article, I will look at the catch-up TV service and share my thoughts on how to reduce its associated CAPEX and OPEX costs.

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Increase in Piracy During Pandemic Lockdown

During the COVID-19 pandemic, daily life has gone digital. People are seeking innovative ways of staying connected and entertained while remaining safe at home. Puzzles, toys, and game sales have surged. Unfortunately, piracy is also on the rise. As the world economy gradually reopens, pirates will continue to take advantage of increased demand for new content. Protecting content from piracy will be crucial to mitigating revenue loss during this unprecedented time.

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