Monthly Archives: May 2017

Argentina to expand DTT offer

The head of the Federal System of Media and Public Contents of Argentina, Hernán Lombardi, announced an update on the DTT lineup and the opening of a public tender in November to award new channels. Lombardi recently presented the two stages of the DTT lineup upgrade plan. In the first stage – between June and [...]

Argentina amplía la oferta de canales de TDT

El titular del Sistema Federal de Medios y Contenidos Públicos de Argentina, Hernán Lombardi, anunció una actualización de la grilla de TDT y la adjudicación de nuevos canales en noviembre. Lombardi presentó recientemente las dos etapas del plan de actualización de la TV digital terrestre. En la primera de ellas -entre junio y octubre- está [...]

Crackle launches on TV Cable in Ecuador

Sony Pictures Television Networks has launched its authenticated SVOD service Crackle in Ecuador in partnership with TV Cable. Through this agreement, clients of the operator will be able to subscribe to the streaming platform, which includes original series and a wide range of blockbuster movies from major Hollywood studios. “Our agreement with TVCable confirms Crackle’s [...]

Crackle se lanza con TV Cable en Ecuador

Crackle, el servicio SVOD autenticado de Sony Pictures Television Networks, anunció que ya está disponible para suscriptores de TV Cable de Ecuador. Mediante este acuerdo, los abonados del operador podrán suscribirse a la plataforma de streaming, que incluye series originales y una amplia variedad de películas taquilleras de los principales estudios de Hollywood. Nuestro acuerdo [...]

Brazil moves forward analogue switch-off deadlines

Brazil’s National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) announced that the analogue switch-off in Goiânia and 28 other municipalities, scheduled for May 31, will be extended until June 21. According to the president of Anatel, Juarez Quadros, the deadline was extended because it was not reached the 90% of digitalization required to finish the process. . According to data [...]

Brasil modifica el cronograma de TDT

La Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaciones de Brasil (Anatel) anunció que el apagón analógico en Goiânia y otros 28 municipios, previsto para el 31 de mayo, será extendido hasta el 21 de junio. Según el presidente de Anatel, Juarez Quadros, el plazo fue extendido porque no se alcanzó la marca mínima de 90% de los hogares con [...]

Net ordered to compensate client with discount

Sao Paulo court ordered Brazil’s main pay TV operator, Net, to compensate a client with a R$ 7.50 (US $ 2.3) monthly discount because it no longer offers free-to-air channels Record, SBT and RedeTV on its lineup. The operator is also obligated to reimburse the client for the money already paid since March 30, once [...]

ABS Broadcast and Ziptv launched IPTV platform in Ghana

ABS Broadcast is providing downlinking and turnaround services to Ghanas premium IPTV platform Ziptv. Ziptv is now receiving leading linear channels from ABS Broadcast, including AMC Movies, AMC Series, CNN, BBC News plus many more. This IPTV delivery solution was established and delivered by ABS Broadcast within a few days. The OTT Ziptv platform is [...]

StarTimes to invest in Turkey

Star Times Media Group, the Chinese pay TV operator has laid his eyes upon the Turkey. The company’s Director of International Marketing Wang Jin said that Chinese relations with Turkey had developed considerably as a result of the ‘Belt and Road Initiative.’ Wang Jin declared: “After analyzing this, we want to bring our new technologies [...]