Monthly Archives: July 2016

Televisa y TV Azteca perderán USD 45 millones por no transmitir las Olimpíadas

  Las principales cadenas de TV abierta de México, Televisa y TV Azteca, perderán alrededor de USD 45 millones en ventas de publicidad debido a que no transmitirán los Juegos Olímpicos Rio 2016. El evento será transmitido en México por UnoTV, Claro Sports y el OTT Claro Video, propiedad de América Móvil.   De acuerdo [...]

Televisa and TV Azteca to lose USD 45 million in missing Olympic broadcasts

  Televisa and TV Azteca, the two largest Mexican Free-to-air TV networks, will lose USD 45 million in advertising sales because they will not be broadcasting the Olympic Games Rio 2016. The event will be available in UnoTV, Claro Sports and Claro Video OTT service, owned by América Móvil.   According to Forbes, which mention [...]

Totalplay suma Atreseries a su grilla

  El canal de series en español Atreseries (Atresmedia) fue incorporado al lineup del operador mexicano Totalplay.  A su vez, el canal ¡Hola! TV amplió su llegada a un mayor número de abonados al ser incluido en el paquete Familiar del operador.   Atreseries ingresó a los paquetes Total, Premium y Sin Límite. Con el [...]

Totalplay added Atreseries to its lineup

  The Spanish series channel Atreseries (Atresmedia) announced through a press release that it was added to Totalplays lineup in Mexico. At the same time, ¡Hola! TV channel expanded its presence to a largest number of subscribers, since it was included in the operators Familiar pack.   Atreseries was included in Total, Premium and Sin [...]

Dish TV reports strong subscribers addition in Q1

The DTH operator Dish TV reported strong subscriber additions in the fiscal first quarter and content cost increased below double-digit but average revenue per user (ARPU) stayed flat. Dish TV saw 402,000 net subscriber additions during the quarter, taking its net subscriber base to 14.9 million. The DTH operator had added 390,000 net subscribers in [...]

Doordarshan reduces number of content houses in slot auction

Re-auctioning the prime time slot by Doordarshan being already announced, the company will now modify the criteria needed in order for production houses to become eligible for participation in the bids. Previously, only television content producers were bidders but according to the new criteria, film production companies are allowed too. Another criterion added is that [...]

PEMRA for the respect code of conduct for TV channels

Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has been recommended by the National Assemblys sub-committee on Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage to make sure that users abide by the rules and regulations set for television channels.   The financial, legal and administrative affairs of PEMRA was discussed and recommendations were made to safeguard the effective implementation [...]

StarTimes Nigeria to air International Champions Cup live

StarTimes Nigeria has announced that it has acquired the media rights for International Champions Cup (ICC) on exclusive basis in sub-Saharan Africa for the 2015 to 2019 seasons and will be beam the games live and exclusively to Nigerians from July 22 to August 13.   With exclusive broadcast rights, StarTimes World Football (channel 254) [...]

New TV sets distributed in Mphambo village in South Africa to accelerate DTT

As part of the Mandela Month programme, some families in the Mphambo village are receiving their own television sets. Further to offering TV sets, the Minister Faith Muthambi will be performing visits to the village to increase awareness among South Africans about how the television industry is evolving and how digital migration is taking place. [...]