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GeoGuard at IBC 2018


The GeoGuard team will be attending IBC 2018 in Amsterdam, discussing the latest threats caused by VPN-based geolocation spoofing and how our solutions help studios, rightsholders and premium OTT broadcasters enforce the

Does Content Have Value If You Don’t Protect It?


In an article recently published in OTT Executive Magazine, content licensing veteran Hugh Dobbie asks a simple question: Does content have value if you don’t protect it? In the article,

VPN and Proxy Detection – Best Practices for Premium Video Streaming


Excellent article from our partner Akamai on best practices for premium video streaming, discussing the need for rightsholders to protect themselves against unauthorized viewing by enforcing geographical rights through the

GeoGuard shortlisted for the Content Innovation Awards in the OTT TV Technology of the Year category


GeoGuard’s studio approved VPN/DNS Proxy detection solution has made the shortlist for the prestigious Content Innovation Awards in the OTT TV Technology of the Year category. The winner will be

VPNs Used Primarily to Access Geo-Restricted Content


The latest worldwide VPN usage report by GlobalWebIndex identifies accessing geo-restricted entertainment content as still the #1 motivation for VPN users. While preserving anonymity is important for North American VPN users, access to better

England v Tunisia breaks live online viewing records


Congratulations to the BBC, a GeoGuard customer, for breaking their live online viewing record! England’s victory over Tunisia saw three million requests to stream the match online on BBC iPlayer

Press • GeoGuard launches with Akamai Cloud Delivery Platform


GeoGuard’s premium VPN/Proxy Detection now fully integrated with Akamai to offer enhanced anti-piracy tools for online streaming services. June 11, 2018 (Vancouver, Canada) – GeoGuard today announces a new agreement

Blog • BeIN Sports has a Billion Dollar Piracy Problem


BeIN Sports, the Qatar based sports network has a billion dollar piracy problem on its hands and how it plays out could impact the value of sports licensing all over

Press • Geolocation Fraud Is Eroding the Value of Content Rights


OTT Executive Magazine | Best Practices | Spring 2018 By: David Briggs Premium content has always sold for a premium price; particularly in the more developed, wealthier markets. No surprise then that

Blog • Global Media: Dealing with EU travel portability and the digital single market


1st April 2018 marks a major change for Rights Holders and OTT broadcasters in the landscape of digital content delivery inside the EU. The new EU Content Portability rules oblige OTT

GeoBlog • Can bookies save the day for US Sports?


As a former (or should that be reformed?) bookie, I considered it an absolute pleasure and privilege to work in Sports. Starting my day with the back pages of the

Press • Geo-piracy and the digital single market: now is the time to act


The TV industry is not reacting fast enough to the growing US$5 billion geo-piracy problem and this is particularly crucial with the imminent digital single market rolling out in the