Monthly Archives: December 2017

Univision’s Fusion Media Group strikes deal With Televisa, announces new 24-Hour cable network in Mexico

Fusion Media Group (FMG), a unit of Univision Communications, announced plans for international expansion into Latin America through a new agreement with Grupo Televisa. The media giant has acquired a license to the brands and content from FMG’s collection of digital publications for Mexico and will launch a new Fusion branded 24-hour cable network in [...]

Fusion Media Group y Televisa lanzarán nuevo canal en México

Fusion Media Group, propiedad de Univisión Communications, anunció su expansión a Latinoamérica a través de un nuevo acuerdo con Grupo Televisa. Según informó en un comunicado, el gigante de medios adquirió licencias para marcas y contenidos de la colección de publicaciones digitales de FMG para México y lanzará un nuevo canal de cable en español [...]

Claro to offer pay TV in Uruguay

Telecommunications company Claro will be able to offer pay TV in Uruguay after a final decision of a Court of Civil Appeals declared “illegitimate” the Government’s position towards the company. According to the ruling, the Executive Power resists to comply with a ruling issued by the Contentious-Administrative Tribunal (TCA in Spanish) in 2012, El País [...]

Justicia autoriza a Claro a brindar TV paga en Uruguay

La empresa de telecomunicaciones Claro podrá brindar TV paga en Uruguay luego de que un fallo definitivo de un Tribunal de Apelaciones en lo Civil declarara como ilegítima la postura del Gobierno hacia la empresa. De acuerdo con el fallo, el Poder Ejecutivo “se resiste contumazmente” al cumplimiento de una sentencia dictada por el Tribunal [...]

Netflix announces second Colombian original series

Netflix announced its second Colombian original series, Siempre Bruja, which will debut exclusively on the platform around the globe in 2019. Composed of ten one-hour episodes and shot entirely in 4K, this young adult drama will be produced by Caracol Television. Inspired by the novel Yo, Bruja by Isidora Chacon, the show is slated to [...]

Netflix anuncia segunda serie original colombiana

Netflix anunció que en 2019 lanzará globalmente su segunda serie colombiana, llamada Siempre Bruja, que tendrá 10 episodios de una hora, grabados enteramente en 4K. Estará producida por Caracol Televisión. La nueva serie está inspirada en la novela Yo, Bruja de Isidora Chacón y tendrá a Dago García (Pedro el escamoso, El Paseo) como productor [...]

ICE expands FTTH network

Costa Rica’s operator ICE has recently announced the launch of triple play services through its fiber network in Barva de Heredia, under the Kölbi brand. “We proudly move forward in connecting locations with fiber. With this offer, residential, SME and business customers of the region will be able to acquire triple play solutions, with voice, [...]

ICE extiende el alcance de su red FTTH

El Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), a través de su marca Kölbi, anunció recientemente el lanzamiento de servicios triple play a través de su red de fibra en Barva de Heredia. Con orgullo avanzamos en conectar localidades con un 100% de fibra óptica. Con esta oferta, clientes residenciales, Pymes y empresariales de ese cantón herediano, [...]

DEOD partners with US Entertainment Studios to bring content to South Africa

DEOD (Internet service Digital Entertainment on Demand) by Discover Digital, has made content agreement with Los Angeles-based Entertainment Studios in order to bring new programmes to South Africa. The Entertainment Studios programmes to be launched on DEOD include a mix of stand-up comedy, shorter form comedies, sitcoms, daytime and reality TV series and courtroom reality [...]

IROKOtv launched in Kenya

Often called the Netflix of Africa, IROKOtv had already started scrutinizing the Kenyan market back in October and now starts video streaming. The Nigerian video on demand service is aiming to target the popularity of Nollywood content locally and thus resulting as an expansion strategy into Africa. IROKOtv co-founder Jason Njoku, said in his blog, [...]