Number of households using illegal pay TV offers has decreased by 19.5%, from 187,000 in 2017 to 150,000 last year. This is a sustained downward trend during several years.

Unauthorized pay TV offers have caused damage suffered by the state worth 6.2 million euros this year, 9.9 million euros in 2017 and in 2015 even 5.8 million euro higher. Decreasing number of people using illegal TV offeres is a result of police effort which understand specificity of creative business and increased efficiency of their work year by year.

Nowadays, one of the most global issue is Internet piracy. This year will be held next edition Telco Trends 2019, which is international conference and telecommunications exhibition. European experts and pay TV industry leaders are to take part in a discussion panel on the effective protection of copyright holders in the digital environment. The will have opportunity to discuss current and important problems for the electronic communications industry. Much attention will be devoted to how to combat illegal content. (ns)


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