Orbit Showtime Network fights card sharing
* 2010-12-01 11:25:02 / Anita Dabek
* Last update: 2010-12-01 11:47:25
* Source: ADTV
Orbit satellite platform operator Showtime Network (OSN), based in Dubai is a considerable problem with piracy. Therefore intends to introduce new safeguards in television platforms. The first action will be directed to tens of thousands of holders of receivers with software on the Linux OS. With the new safeguards, since 19 December. will end the possibility of receiving illegal deals that platform.
- From 19 December of the viewers out of the OSN software illegally, they have no longer a possibility, because the new technology in television will not break - provides a spokeswoman for OSN.
Illegal access to OSN consists of connecting consumers to the Internet and the distribution of powers from one card (the card sharing).
Pay television provider in the Middle East has long had serious problems with piracy, ranging from broad, illegal distribution of signals by cable operators in the informal Lebanon and Egypt, the problems such as illegal use of devices based on Linux.