Carriers Not Up To Speed On DRM

In this essay from Telephony Online, they say that wireless carriers are not very informed of the importance of Digital Rights Management, and of the importance of DRM to procuring good content from media outlets. In particular, telecoms will need to tackle this issue if they wish to make deals to distribute video content. When I was at Disney, I represented them at the Wireless Multimedia Forum, and back then it was painfully obvious that the telecom industry had no clue how important DRM is to media companies. Content control -not just for copy protection, but also quality assurance- is of paramount importance and until it is guaranteed, the flow of high-value content will be but a trickle.

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