Monthly Archives: November 2013

Home and Health de Discovery apuesta por la cocina en LatinoaméricaDiscovery H&H bets on cooking in Latin America

El canal Home and Health de Discovery Communications apostará por el rubro gastronómico para reforzar su grilla de programación. El martes 3 de diciembre estrenará un nuevo bloque llamado Martes de Cocina y además añadirá recetas cortas del chef argentino Rodrigo Cascón. Martes de Cocina constará de cuatro programas que se emitirán una detrás de [...]

Net de Brasil comenzó a brindar TV paga en CuritibaBrazil's Net began providing Pay TV services in Curitiba

La operadora brasileña de TV paga Net empezó a prestar servicios de TV paga, banda ancha, telefonía fija y móvil en la región metropolitana de la ciudad sureña de Curitiba, estado de Paraná. Estará en un principio en los municipios de Pinhais, São José dos Pinhais, Tamandaré y Colombo. Los paquetes de canales incluirán opciones [...]

La TV paga crece un 15% anual en MéxicoMexican Pay TV industry grows 15% per year

Los servicios de TV paga en México alcanzaron los 14,6 millones de suscriptores al cierre del tercer trimestre, según el último informe del Ifetel, lo que denota un 15,4% de crecimiento en relación al mismo período del año anterior. “La creciente adopción de TV paga en los hogares mexicanos, se ha convertido en uno de [...]

Ad Digital y Telestream se unen para el mercado de BrasilAd Digital and Telestream unite in the Brazilian market

Las compañías de tecnología Ad Digital y Telestream se aliaron para brindar soluciones de transcodificación de video basado en el archivo para el mercado brasileño. La brasileña Ad Digital fue homologada por Telestream para integrar sistemas con soluciones de terceros en Brasil. El producto estrella fue lanzado en la última edición del IBC. Fue llamado [...]

Two MSO officials from Kolkata arrested

Two top officials from the Indian MSO based out of Kolkata called the Kolkata Cable & Broadband Pariseva Ltd, have been arrested for allegedly not paying service tax to the tune of USD 88,193. The managing director of the MSO is among the two that have been arrested and are both currently behind bars. The [...]

Pakistan could ban Indian content entirely

The ministry of Information and Broadcast in Pakistan does not want Indian content to be played on Pakistani television anymore. The ministry has noted that in fact all Indian programming should be banned completely in Pakistan. It was in 2006 when PEMRA (Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority) had come out with specific rules that spelled [...]

Licenses for Nasik cable operators suspended

The district administration of Nashik, India has officially suspended the cable TV licences of about 35 cable operators in the area for not providing joint affidavits along with their MSOs and thus failing to pay their entertainment taxes. This has been an ongoing battle between the administration and the cable operators for several months now. [...]

Mobile TV a hard task for India, Tata Sky CEO

Harit Nagpal, CEO of Tata Sky, one of the top DTH players in the country, has come out and said that introducing Mobile TV in India is still a problematic venture as the necessary bandwidth required to be able to stream content continuously is still not available. Nagpal spoke about a month after Tata Sky [...]

OSN signs deal with Qatars top retailer

Dubai-based pay-TV network, OSN, has signed an agreement to add Qatars leading electronics retailer, NAS, to its distribution network in the Gulf state. NAS will offer new and existing OSN customers a range of packages, sales and after sales service. Maaz Sheikh, chief sales and operations officer, OSN, said that Qatar is one of OSNs [...]

StarTimes adds new channels in Kenya

StarTimes Media has added a number of new channels to its platform which will be available in Kenya ahead of the planned analogue switch off on December 13, 2013. StarTimes has added the 24-hour Fox News Channel (FNC), Star Movies, Star One and Star Africa. StarTimes subscribers should expect even more as we progressively monitor [...]