Customers also pay S a year as server maintenance fees, and a one-time S charge for on-demand content or television shows.
Intellectual property (IP) lawyers whom TODAY spoke to noted that it is not unusual for IP cases to proceed under private prosecution.
On Thursday, Synnex was still selling the set-top boxes at S9 each.
TODAY had reported last month about legal set-top boxes flying off the shelves at Sim Lim Square.
This was after the CAP — whose members include major entertainment companies — said the devices facilitate “rampant” piracy in Singapore.
Apart from content producers, rights owners of different industries — such as fashion houses or drinks manufacturers for example — have been known to cooperate with one another to bring prosecution against alleged offenders, said Mr Gilbert Leong, a lawyer from Dentons Rodyk.
“It shows that as an industry, they are concerned,” he added.
“What are predominantly sold in Sim Lim Square and at Singapore’s many IT exhibitions are illicit streaming devices preloaded with piracy enabling applications.