Monthly Archives: July 2017

New OTT service to launch in Mexico

The new streaming platform Sportflix, which will allow access to live sports, will be available in Mexico in August. According to information on its website, the service offers three subscription plans and it has already opened a pre-registration period. This initiative emerged from the personal experience of its creator, the entrepreneur Matías Said. “I’m very [...]

Nuevo OTT de deportes llega a México

La plataforma de streaming Sportflix, que permitirá acceder a eventos deportivos en vivo, estará disponible en México a partir de agosto. De acuerdo a información de su sitio web, el servicio cuenta con tres planes por suscripción y ya abrió un período de pre-registro. Se trata de una propuesta que surgió a partir de la experiencia [...]

TV Azteca reports 12% growth in ad sales

Mexico’s TV Azteca announced last week its financial results for the second quarter. Net sales for Q217 were MX$ 3,726 million (USD 212.8 million), 9% higher than previous year. Domestic advertising sales grew 12% to MX$ 3,200 million (USD 182.8 million) as a result of the generation of cutting-edge formats that captivated large audiences within [...]

Ventas por publicidad de TV Azteca crecen 12% en el Q217

TV Azteca presentó sus resultados financieros del Q217. Las ventas netas de la compañía crecieron 9% a MX$ 3.726 millones (USD 212,8 millones) en comparación al mismo período del año anterior. Las ventas domésticas de publicidad crecieron 12% a MX$ 3.200 millones (USD 182,8 millones) como resultado de la generación de formatos de vanguardia que [...]

HBO announces new series from Game of Thrones creators

Game of Thrones showrunners and creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss will return to HBO for the new original series Confederate. The announcement was made by Casey Bloys, HBO’s president of programming. The news comes while Game of Thrones approaches the end. The new TV series will begin filming after the final season of HBOs [...]

HBO anuncia nueva serie de los creadores de Game of Thrones

Los creadores y showrunners de Game of Thrones, David Benioff y D.B. Weiss, preparan para HBO la nueva serie original Confederate, según informó el presidente de Programación de la cadena, Casey Bloys. El anuncio llega mientras Game of Thrones se acerca a su etapa final. La nueva series comenzará a producirse una vez que la [...]

Liberty Media interested in Univision stake

John Malones Liberty Media could be interested in buying a significant stake in Spanish-language broadcaster Univision, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. The US newspaper, citing people familiar with the matter, reported that both Malone and Liberty Media CEO, Greg Maffei, met with Univision executives. Univision has been considering offers after the [...]

Liberty Media interesada en comprar participación en Univision

Liberty Media, el conglomerado presidido por el empresario John Malone, estaría interesado en adquirir una participación significativa en la cadena estadounidense de habla hispana Univision, de acuerdo a un reporte de The Wall Street Journal. El diario norteamericano, en base a fuentes cercanas al tema, afirmó que tanto Malone como el CEO de Liberty Media, [...]

BeIn Sports unblocked in the UAE

BeIn Sports, the Qatari Channel is back in Dubai. The channel has been blocked for more than a month in the country due to the on-going rift between Qatar and surrounding countries. For some of the fans, the news is welcome with a relief as BeIN Sports is the only way of watching sporting events [...]

A+ Sport channel goes live in Africa

Canal+ launched a new sports channels in Africa, branded A+ Sport. The channel is said to show a variety of local and international sports. It will show coverage from the Jeux de la Francophonie, the final phases of the CAF Confederations Cup, and the Basketball Champions League. The newly added Canal+ channel is an offshoot [...]