A Service Provider's Guide to Licensing and Protecting Content in Dynamic Times
Video service providers looking to launch multi-network, multi-screen services face challenges in assessing the implications of the security requirements that major content owners will include in content licensing deals.
Whether you are a traditional managed-network operator or an OTT video startup, you need to know what protection technologies the studios will expect as you plan new offerings.
Verimatrix teamed with Bill Rosenblatt of GiantSteps Media Technology Strategies to develop the most comprehensive guide available today on how TV Everywhere-type services are affecting traditional licensing and security rules.
Based on extensive research with major Hollywood studios and other content owners, we have found that content protection requirements contain many subtleties and are in states of flux regarding various criteria. Our examination of content owners' policies reveals important benchmarks and trends in protection requirements.
Download this paper to understand:
- How Release Windows, Quality Levels and Usage Rules factor in licensing deals for multiscreen delivery
- The breakdown of the latest security techniques through the entire delivery chain
- Current protection policies from content owners that are linked to release windows, new business models, distribution models and client platforms
This paper will provide a deeper understanding of strategies that protect your revenue streams, while meeting content owners' licensing requirements, and where these technologies are headed in the future.