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Major boxing fight shows PPV target for piracy

Media | 08/28/2017 5:39 pm EDT

Nearly three million viewers around the world watched the much-anticipated boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor Saturday through 239 illegally redistributed streams, shows new data from digital platform security company Irdeto. “Piracy is still a...

TV still golden in multi-platform Olympic coverage: experts

Media | 08/15/2016 9:27 pm EDT

While digital and mobile options for watching the Summer Olympics are gaining in popularity and engagement, television continues to own the podium for the Canadian outlet broadcasting the two-week multi-sport tournament happening now in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In an April press release marking 100 days until the start of the Games, CBC/Radio-Canada, which holds the Canadian broadcasting rights for the event, said its coverage would be “the most digitally-accessible Games experience in Canadian history, available across more platforms than ever before.” Greg Stremlaw,...

As streaming services grow, is TV-everywhere still relevant?

Media | 04/08/2016 4:00 pm EDT

When companies launched TV-everywhere products a few years ago, they did so as part of an effort to compete with then-new streaming services — but now that many of those same companies have...