Tag Archives: satellite TV

Ecuador court rules against satellite TV piracy

Ecuador’s Justice ruled against two administrators of server IKS 61a in a case of satellite pay TV signal piracy. They were penalized with one year of effective prison and a fine. The Alianza Contra la Piratería de Televisión Paga reported that the investigation process took four years and involved the participation and joint work of [...]

Sri Lanka to launch satellite TV channel

Sri Lankas satellite broadcasting services company, Future Satcom Holdings, will launch first international satellite TV channel, Thinetha TV, via Thaicom 5 satellite. The company received a direct-to-home (DTH) satellite uplink licence from Telecommunication Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka in December 2013. The channel will reach over 116 countries across Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Europe and Africa. [...]

Middle East broadcasters team up against piracy

Leading broadcasters across Middle East have formed an ‘Anti-Piracy Coalition which outlines a voluntary code of conduct to combat all forms of piracy that impact the sector. The Coalition will monitor piracy on satellite TV, ensure information about pirate channels is shared among legitimate industry players and coordinate action against the pirates. Industry players including [...]