Monthly Archives: January 2017

Videocon d2h ups number of subs by 250000 in Q3

Videocon d2h, the direct-to-home (DTH) service provider, has had its net number of subscriber goes up on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis, despite moderation due to the demonetization of high-value currency notes. However, the subscriber growth was successful at the net level in Q3. In the quarter ended 31 December, the company engrossed 250000 subscribers compared [...]

Manoto TV completes the switch to Eutelsat satellites

Manoto TV, the well-known Persian-language channel, has completed its switch in SD and HD versions to the Eutelsat 7B satellite operated by Eutelsat Communications. Now the channel is exclusive from Eutelsats HOTBIRD satellites and EUTELSAT 7B in Europe, Middle East and Iran. Manoto TV is a free-to-air (FTA) channel, headquartered in London and owned by [...]

EUTELSAT 7 West A satellite brings Echourouk News in HD in Algeria

Echourouk News, the news channel of Algerias Echourouk Media has announced its selection of EUTELSAT 7 West A satellite, to broadcast its high definition (HD) version in Algeria. Echourouk News is a very popular channel in Algeria and provides news 24/7 from the Arab world in both Arabic and French language. The channel intends to [...]

Starsat Malawi ups with Zodiak TV, MBC TV and Times TV

Starsat Malawi, the digital satellite TV, will now provide its viewers with more channels focusing on local content. Users can access the three new-fangled channels, Zodiak TV, MBC TV and Times TV, through their decoders. Local content was limited on offer earlier with Starsat, even though more than 95 channels were available. Speaking about the [...]

Kwesé TV goes live in Ghana, Rwanda and Zambia  

  Households in Ghana, Rwanda and Zambia has made way for the most recent satellite network in Africa, Kwesé TV. The pay TV satellite service of Kwesé Network has started broadcasting today in the specific parts across Africa and will be followed by other countries shortly. Kwesés own satellite and set-top boxes allow access to [...]

Gloob lança app de realidade aumentada do programa “Detetives do Prédio Azul”

O canal infantil de TV por assinatura Gloob lançou seu primeiro game de realidade aumentada, “D.P.A. 3D A Missão”. O app é gratuito e já está disponível para tablets e smartphones nas versões Android e IOS. O jogo traz aventuras dos personagens Tom, Mila e Capim em 3D e é recomendado para crianças de [...]

Cobertura real dos canais de TDT em Portugal está longe da anunciada, segundo a Deco

De acordo com um estudo conduzido pela Deco (Associação Portuguesa para a Defesa do Consumidor) em 10 regiões do país, apenas 20% recebe o sinal de TDT em boas condições. Em Portugal, cerca de 16% das famílias dependem exclusivamente da televisão digital terrestre. O regulador Anacom divulga informação diária, no seu portal, sobre a disponibilidade [...]

86% dos domicílios de São Paulo já estão aptos para receber TDT

São Paulo já tem 86% dos domicílios preparados para receber o sinal digital, segundo dados preliminares de uma pesquisa do Ibope, encomendada pela EAD (Entidade Administradora da Digitalização), que gerencia a transição para a TDT. A pesquisa constatou ainda que 95% da população de São Paulo já ouviu falar em sinal da TV digital, enquanto [...]

Eduardo Hauser, Managing Director at Scripps Networks Interactive Latin America “This year we will start producing three new TV series for our Spanish feed”

In an interview with NexTV News Latam, Eduardo Hauser, Managing Director at Scripps Networks Interactive Latin America spoke about the strategy of Food Network in the region for 2017.   -What are the distinctive features of Food Network that make it different from other similar channels? Food Network is a channel specializing in lifestyle, cooking and [...]