Global sports streaming leader, DAZN, has chosen GeoComply’s GeoGuard solution to safeguard its premium sports content
July 25, 2023 (Vancouver, BC) — GeoComply Solutions Inc. (“GeoComply”), a leading provider of cutting-edge anti-fraud and geolocation solutions, is pleased to announce DAZN as a new client, utilizing GeoGuard™, which provides advanced protection against usage of VPNs, Tors, Proxies, and other advanced location spoofing techniques.
DAZN is the leading global sports streaming and entertainment platform. With over 20 million premium paying subscribers across 200 markets, DAZN’s business model depends on ensuring price differentiation across their global user base. DAZN is using GeoComply’s technology to provide a secure and reliable solution that ensures robust geo-blocking and reduces the risk of fraudulent activity.
GeoGuard detects 98% of all anonymous IPs with an advanced rules engine, ultra-low false positive rate, and hourly updates. With unparalleled protection against location spoofing techniques GeoGuard helps businesses reduce fraud, fight piracy and raise their compliance bar.
“GeoGuard is the solution of choice when protecting your content,” said James Clark, General Manager, Media & Entertainment at GeoComply. “Whether protecting access to premium sports content or popular shows or movies, GeoGuard can be trusted to block fraudsters and stop bad actors. We are excited that DAZN will now be leveraging the value of our industry leading solutions, starting with GeoGuard.”
“DAZN takes fraud prevention very seriously,” said Sandeep Tiku, Chief Technology Officer at DAZN. “We’re constantly on the lookout for the best tools to protect our business, especially since we stream the most prominent sporting events yearly to tens of millions of people worldwide. GeoGuard far exceeded our expectations during our recent tool evaluation testing. We are now delighted to be working with GeoComply as a new partner.”
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GeoComply provides fraud prevention and cybersecurity solutions that detect location fraud and help verify a user’s true digital identity. Trusted by leading brands and regulators for the past 10 years, the company’s geolocation solutions are installed on over 400 million devices and analyze over a billion transactions every month.
Our award-winning products are based on the technologies developed for the highly regulated and complex US online gaming and sports betting market. Beyond iGaming, GeoComply provides geolocation fraud detection solutions for streaming video broadcasters and the online banking, payments and cryptocurrency industries, building an impressive list of customers, including Akamai, Amazon Prime Video, BBC, BetMGM, DraftKings, FanDuel, and Sightline.
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About DAZN Group
DAZN Group is one of the fastest growing sports media companies in the world. Headquartered in the UK and with employees in over 25 countries, our businesses touch every aspect of the way fans engage with sports; from production, through to content distribution and commercialisation. DAZN Group is home to DAZN, the leading global sport destination, as well as the popular sport portal, DAZN News. DAZN is leading the charge to give sports fans around the world access to sport anytime, anywhere. DAZN guarantees affordable access on most connected devices including smart TVs, set-top boxes, streaming sticks, smartphones, tablets, PCs and game consoles. DAZN is now live in more than 200 countries and territories after first launching in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan in 2016. Visit the DAZN website for more information.