Police arrest suspect in MultiChoice piracy case

Monday 9 December 2019 | 11:06 CET | News
The South African Police Service (SAPS) arrested a suspect in Cape Town on 04 December for allegedly selling pirate internet streaming devices and online content subscriptions. The investigation followed information received by the police regarding activities that enabled people to view MultiChoice South Africa content as well as that of other international TV providers illegally.  

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Irdeto / MultiChoice
Countries: South Africa
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