Monthly Archives: May 2017

Burkina Faso select Eutelsat for its DTT transition

Eutelsat Communications, one of the world’s leading operators of communications satellites. announced a new agreement with Société Burkinabè de Télédiffusion (SBT). This is a new step toward the digital migration process. The Eutelsat 3B satellite is already in action and delivers 20 channels on 35 digital transmitters all around the country. In addition to that [...]

Partner Communications in Israel to stream Netflix services

Netflix announced that their service will soon be available on Partner Communications networks, the second largest mobile operator in Israel. Terms of the contract remain secret but the launch of the service will be coming in the next weeks. Partner Communications will be the first Israel operator to offer Netflix on its set-top box. “Israeli [...]

Portaria define novo cronograma para desligamento da TV analógica

O Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia, Inovações e Comunicações (MCTIC) publicou na segunda-feira (29), no Diário Oficial da União, o novo cronograma de desligamento do sinal analógico de televisão no país até 2018. De acordo com o novo calendário, apenas Recife terá processo de desligamento em 26 de julho. Anteriormente, os agrupamentos de Belo Horizonte (MG), [...]

Multa por rescisão de contrato na TV paga deve ser proporcional, diz STJ

A Quarta Turma do Superior Tribunal de Justiça (STJ) decidiu que as operadoras de TV por assinatura não podem cobrar multa integral pela rescisão de contrato de fidelidade. Segundo a decisão, a multa – mesmo em período anterior à regulamentação do assunto pela Anatel- deve ser proporcional ao valor do benefício e ao tempo restante [...]

Brazilian soccer association adopts new broadcast model for friendlies

Brazil’s soccer confederation (CBF) did not reach an agreement with Globo for the TV rights of the next friendly matches of the national team. For this reason, it decided to adopt a new broadcast model. According to Folha de Sao Paulo newspaper, CBF will manage the production and broadcast of the matches from now on. [...]

Megacable drops Chivas deal, denounces pressures from Televisa

Mexican cable operator Megacable canceled the promotion it had announced offering its subscribers access to the Liga MX final through Chivas TV platform. The operator said that Chivas disabled the 50,000 codes it had acquired “due to pressures from the television station that owns the broadcast rights” (Televisa). This was announced on Saturday May 27, [...]

CBF adopta nuevo modelo para transmisión de partidos amistosos

La Confederación Brasileña de Fútbol (CBF) no llegó a un acuerdo con Globo por los derechos de TV de los próximos amistosos de la selección nacional por lo que decidió encarar un nuevo modelo de televisación. Según publicó Folha de Sao Paulo, la entidad manejará la producción y transmisión de los encuentros a partir de [...]

Megacable cancela promoción con Chivas TV y denuncia presiones de Televisa

El operador de cable Megacable no concretó finalmente la promoción que había lanzado con Chivas TV para que sus suscriptores accedieran a la final de la Liga MX. El operador denunció que Chivas deshabilitó los 50 mil códigos que había adquirido por presiones de la televisora que tiene los derechos de transmisión (Televisa). Esto fue [...]