Monthly Archives: November 2017

MultiChoice partners with Datacentrix for content archiving retrieval

The companys new enterprise storage solution provides a platform for high-resolution and proxy files, and drastically improves the storage and management of content on the DStv channels. Leon van Wyk, MultiChoice head of department for the Media Technology Media Asset Management (MAM) division said, The installation process took place in two phases, providing a platform [...]

AT&T, Time Warner extend deadline for merger until April

AT&T and Time Warner have extended until April 22 the deadline for their merger, following the Justice Department’s decision to file a lawsuit to block it. This is the second time AT&T has extended the deadline, which was originally set for Oct. 22. The company announced the decision in a document filed with the Securities [...]

AT&T extiende plazo para concretar fusión con Time Warner

AT&T y Time Warner han decidido extender hasta el 22 de abril de 2018 el plazo límite para concretar su fusión, luego de que el Departamento de Justicia interpusiera una demanda para bloquear la operación. Se trata de la segunda vez que AT&T extiende el deadline original, que inicialmente estaba marcado para el 22 de octubre. [...]

Claro Brasil to create business unit for its DTH service

Claro Brasil (América Móvil) group is reportedly creating a new specific business unit for its DTH Claro TV, which is now under the fixed residential businesses unit, also including the MSO Net, the country’s largest pay TV operator. According to a TelaViva report, the company decided to take this step because it believes that, to [...]

Claro Brasil creará una unidad de negocios para su DTH

El grupo Claro Brasil (América Móvil) está creando una nueva unidad de negocios para el DTH Claro TV, que hasta el momento está bajo la órbita del área de negocios fijos residenciales, que incluye también al MSO Net, principal operador del país. Según reveló TelaViva, la empresa decidió dar este paso por entendió que, para [...]

AWS announces family of five AWS Media Services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced five AWS Elemental Media Services, an integrated suite of services that make it easy for video providers of all kinds to create reliable, flexible, and scalable video offerings in the cloud. Based on AWS Elemental video solutions, these five new cloud services let customers build end-to-end workflows for both live [...]

AWS anuncia suite de servicios

Amazon Web Services (AWS) anunció AWS Elemental Media Services, una suite integrada de servicios que facilita a los proveedores la creación de ofertas de video confiables, flexibles y escalables en la nube. Basados en las soluciones de video de la compañía, los cinco nuevos servicios en la nube permiten a los clientes crear flujos de [...]

Studiocanal strikes deal with Hulu

Studiocanal has signed its first licensing deal with Hulu. The streaming service has acquired exclusive U.S. SVOD rights to 20 hours of premium drama content. The deal includes three dramas: Below the Surface, an eight-part drama centered on a hostage situation aboard a subway train beneath the Danish capital Copenhagen; Midnight Sun, a thriller in [...]

Studiocanal cierra acuerdo con Hulu

Studiocanal concretó su primer acuerdo de distribución con Hulu en los Estados Unidos. De esta manera, la plataforma de streaming adquirió los derechos exclusivos para SVOD de más de 20 horas de contenido premium. Entre los títulos se encuentra Below the Surface, un drama de ocho episodios centrado en la toma de rehenes en un [...]

Cell C to launch Fix and Foxi in South Africa

South African mobile communications company Cell C has added childrens channel Fix&Foxi to its entertainment platform Black.  The pay-TV channel operated by German media company Your Family Entertainment (YFE) is delivered to Cell C through content provider Vubiquity. Fix&Foxi targets children from 5 to 11 years of age. Cell C offers consumers a range of [...]