The South American Soccer Confederation (Conmebol) has selected Irdeto to protect its brand and combat piracy of live broadcasts of its champsionships. Conmebol has decided to adopt Irdeto Online Piracy Detection and Cyber Services solution.
The most important Conmebol championships are Copa América, Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana. Television rights to these tournaments are currently owned by Pay TV channels Fox Sports and SporTV, FTA TV channel TV Globo, Satellite TV operator DirecTV, OTT platform DAZN and Facebook (each offering different match packages).
“Irdeto’s experience in the protection of live sports content and its ability to provide sophisticated online piracy detection technology combined with proactive services aimed at protecting our brand and taking down illegal content, makes it the perfect partner,” said Conmebol Commercial Director Juan Emilio Roa in a press release.