Orbit Showtime Network to switch-off 5 million TV pirates

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Orbit Showtime Network (OSN) is giving all of its subscribers new set-top boxes between now and December 19th when it will switch to a new ‘unhackable’ conditional access system.

There are estimated to be 5 million households across the Middle East currently receiving OSN’s programming illegally.

The new boxes will also support high-definition and 3D content.

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