LatAm Market Briefing 2013 - Page 10

LatAm_latam 12/07/2013 17:57 Page 6 Alianza targets FTA piracy L eaders in the Latin American pay-TV industry have joined forces to create the Alianza Contra la Piratería de Televisión Paga (Alliance Against Pay-TV Piracy). The Alianza’s mission is to combat a form of piracy known in the industry as FTA piracy. FTA piracy involves the illegal use of ‘free-to-air’ satellite receivers to decrypt pay television signals without authorisation. The Alianza brings together most of the major players in the pay-TV industry and creates a framework for broader industry collaboration in the fight against FTA piracy. The Alliance reports that although there are no formal statistics, industry research estimates that piracy accounts for up to 20 per cent of the pay-TV market in the region, with FTA piracy being one of the principal forms by international manufacturers of FTA receivers and the organised ??????????Q???????????????????? Q?????()Q????????e???????????????????????????????????????????????????Q???????)???????????????????????????M???????????????????????????????Q???????????????????????????1????????????????????Q???????????()?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????%????????????1?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????QX???????????????????????????????????Q????????e????????????????5??????????????????Q???????? ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????M????????????????????????????????Q???????????????????????????????Q???????????? ????????????????????????Q???????????????????????????????QX????????????????????????????() ??????????QX???????????? ??????????????????????????????QX???????????QX?A???????????Q???????????M??? ?????YQH????? ????A???? ?????????? ???? ????????????? ???? ??????A???QX????????????????????????????????????????????MA8??=`?%?????????? ???????1??????????????????!