Cable & Telecom

Five people charged for illegal IPTV distribution

TORONTO — Five individuals associated with GaloTV, also operating as Soltv, have been charged for running an illegal IPTV distribution service, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police announced today. In January 2020, the RCMP began an investigation called “Project OLoki” focused on the group of individuals, who were alleged to have “purchased legitimate media services from several companies and unlawfully distributed it, without authorization, at a considerable discount to the public,” reads an RCMP press release. “On June 29, 2021, the RCMP Cybercrime Team executed a search warrant on a retail location of GaloTV, (also known as Soltv). The search warrant resulted...

Our industry and COVID-19

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