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Leonid Berkovich

Leonid Berkovitch is Vice-President of Marketing Products & Solutions at Viaccess-Orca. Prior to this role, he occupied various management positions in TeliaSonera, Schlumberger and Gemalto.

Recent Posts

How the DRM Platform is Overtaking CAS for Content Protection

Wed, Feb 7, 2018 | by Leonid Berkovich

For many years Conditional Access Systems were the leading technology allowing Pay-TV operators to protect premium content. That though is changing as DRM platforms mature.

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Topics: Multi-DRM

Anti Piracy Measures: How They're Actually Working

Wed, Nov 1, 2017 | by Leonid Berkovich

TV & movie piracy losses were up to $52bn was the success story of modern anti-piracy measures. It could have been much worse. 


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Topics: Anti-piracy, Content Protection

NFV, 360 and VR Streaming: Virtual is the New Real. Or almost…

Mon, Jun 5, 2017 | by Leonid Berkovich

While 360 and VR Streaming gain a hold on the public consciousness, the global trend of virtualization in the Pay-TV industry is gaining momentum. 

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Topics: Virtual Reality, 360 degree video

OTT: Is Content Still the King?

Wed, Mar 22, 2017 | by Leonid Berkovich


In 1996 Bill Gates wrote a brilliant and visionary article ‘Content is the King’.  Reading this title with today’s eyes, and looking at the current landscape increasingly dominated by OTT content, it is hardly possible to imagine that under “content” he could have meant anything else but video. Surprisingly it was not. Bill Gates rather used the broadcasting industry as an example that the internet should take inspiration from, for having put content at the very center of its business. But he viewed internet content as being interactive news, ads, games, software or scientific information which could be disseminated, thanks to web distribution, to a much bigger audience.

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Topics: Content, Industry, Netflix, OTT, Pay TV, pay TV operators, piracy

The Opportunities 5G Mobile Technology Holds for Operators

Fri, Feb 24, 2017 | by Leonid Berkovich

Considering that the 5G standard won’t even be ratified by the ITU until 2020, there is an impressive momentum building behind it already. 

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Topics: 5G, Mobile video, Mobile World Congress, MWC, MWC 2017


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