The Live PPV Piracy Battle Just Got More Interesting

Live PPV piracy

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With great video content, comes video piracy. Let’s lay down the recent developments in the world of live streaming that added a new dimension to video piracy. 

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Authenticated Viewing as a Viable Video Monetization Model

Auth viewing

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Authentication emerges as a great model for the leading premium video publishers, that serve either live and on-demand video. Its flexibility gives a lots of options for the publisher to charge retrieve the costs for distribution and make significant revenue.

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Video Piracy is Targeting Most Streaming Devices and Sports

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Do you remember those terrible pirated DVDs that when watched, displayed the sound of crunching popcorn and creaking cinema seats? These illegally pirated copies plagued the film industry for many years, until the likes of OTT and SVOD came along.

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Is Broadcasting Sports Direct-to-Consumer A Savvy Business?

Sports broadcasting OTT

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Going direct-to-consumer is becoming a mainstream strategic course for many sports organizations. Sport fans like to take and watch their content on the go, on every device they own. That implies a change in how content suppliers envision the value chain.

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Live Video versus Time-Shifted Viewing

Photo credit should read STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/Getty Images

Photo credit should read STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/Getty Images

In today’s tech-driven world, consumers have more viewing options than ever. In this post, we will look at the new trends in watch timing preferences and the needs to connect live and on-demand video. 

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An Insight into Out-of-Home Video Viewing

Out of home video

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In this post, we are going to dive into the specifics of out-of-home video viewing. Data shows that millennials don’t mind watching long-form video outside their homes.  (more…)