Monthly Archives: September 2017

MultiChoice to launch online TV guide

MultiChoice is to launch an online TV guide and recommendation system called ‘theguide’, reports My broadband. The listings guide is a “smart, new way” to look through the hundreds of new shows and films released every year. The head of content of the company, Aletta Alberts said the launching of the service will be for [...]

Orange deploys streaming service in Africa using Norigin TV app

Orange TV in Ivory Coast has licensed Norigins Hybrid Apps to launch a streaming service, which is unique in the region. The service will be available with specific features to suit the market needs in West Africa. The service will be available on a range of iOS and Android devices that shall also have the [...]

South African first coloured channel OnseTV to launch on StarSat

OnseTV to launch brand-new TV channel as the first Afrikaans TV channel to cater specifically to SAs coloured community. The channel will be launched on StarSat pay TV service of the Chinese StarTimes Media SA and On Digital Media. OnseTV is run by the husband-and-wife team of Jaco and Hilda Ferreira who started the Afrikaans [...]

Brazil edges closer to final decision on AT&T-Time Warner merger

According to a report from Globo’s journalist Lauro Jardim, Brazil’s antitrust agency Cade will approve AT&T-Time Warner deal, with some restriction, during an October 18 meeting. The report does not offer any source or more specific details. Meanwhile, AT&T and Time Warner said the merger will not generate anti-competitive practices in the country. In August, [...]

Brasil avanza hacia una decisión final sobre fusión AT&T Time-Warner

El Consejo Administrativo de Defesa Económica (Cade) podría definir en breve la fusión entre AT&T y Time Warner en Brasil. De acuerdo al periodista Lauro Jardim del diario O Globo, el órgano regulador va a aprobar la operación, con algunas restricciones, en la reunión del 18 de octubre, aunque el artículo no ofrece mayores detalles. [...]

Vimeo acquires Livestream, launches new streaming service

Vimeo announced that it has agreed to acquire Livestream and is launching a new service called Vimeo Live. Following completion of the acquisition, Livestream’s offering will be integrated with Vimeo to empower creators to capture, edit, stream, and archive live events, as well as host, distribute and monetize videos, the company explained in a press [...]

Vimeo compra Livestream y lanza nueva plataforma de transmisión en vivo

Vimeo anunció la compra de Livestream y el lanzamiento de su nuevo producto para streaming en vivo, Vimeo Live.  La integración de la tecnología de Livestream, una vez completada la adquisición, permitirá a los creadores capturar, editar, transmitir y archivar eventos en directo, así como alojar, distribuir y monetizar sus videos, explicó la compañía en [...]

France 24 in Spanish launches on Cablevisión Flow

Argentinas largest pay TV operator Cablevisión announced that it has added the recently launched channel France 24 in Spanish on its multiplatform service Flow, on channel 575.  The new Spanish-language version of the French international news channel was launched in Latin America on 26 September. The agreement with Cablevisión is the first one announced in [...]

France 24 en español se lanza en Cablevisión Flow

El principal operador de TV paga de Argentina, Cablevisión, anunció la incorporación de la nueva señal France 24 en español exclusivamente en la plataforma Cablevisión Flow, en la frecuencia 575. La nueva versión en español del canal frances de noticias se lanzó en la región el 26 de septiembre. El acuerdo con Cablevisión es el [...]

Roku hires new team to prevent piracy

According to a new job posting on Roku’s website, the company is searching for a director of Anti-Piracy and Content Security to stop the illegal activity on its streaming devices. The new executive will be responsible for defining the technology roadmap and overseeing implementation of anti-piracy and content security initiatives at Roku, and will collaborate [...]