Monthly Archives: January 2018

Claro Sports and Marca to offer multi-platform coverage of Winter Olympics

Claro Sports and Marca will offer the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics in 17 countries in Latin America, through pay TV, Internet, applications and social networks. The transmission will cover more than 600 hours of live content. From 9 to 25 February, Claro Sports will offer two channels: the first one will be the traditional Claro [...]

Claro Sports y Marca ofrecerán cobertura multipantalla de los Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno

Claro Sports y Marca llevarán toda la actividad de los Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno PyeongChang 2018 a 17 países de Latinoamérica, a través de TV paga, Internet, aplicaciones y redes sociales. En total, la transmisión abarcará más de 600 horas de contenido. Del 9 al 25 de febrero, Claro Sports tendrá dos canales: el primero [...]

Telefónica in talks to add Netflix content in Spain

Spains Telefónica is in talks with Netflix to include the contents of the streaming giant on Movistar+ platform, according to El Español. The agreement, which is not yet signed, is part of a strategy that seeks to transform the experience of Movistar+ with the addition of more content and 4K technology. According to the Spanish [...]

Telefónica negocia acuerdo para integrar Netflix en España

Telefónica de España está negociando con Netflix para integrar los contenidos del OTT en la plataforma Movistar+, según reportó El Español. El acuerdo, que aún no está firmado, forma parte de una estrategia que busca transformar la experiencia de Movistar+ con la incorporación de más contenido y la renovación de los decodificadores por equipos 4K. [...]

ICE expands into Central American markets

Costa Rica’s Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) is preparing its expansion to other markets in Central America to become a regional player. For this purpose, it is partnering with other operators to offer mobile telephony and pay TV services. This way, the state-owned company will compete with Claro and Movistar in markets such as Honduras, [...]

ICE se expande a otros mercados de Centroamérica

El Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) alista su expansión a otros mercados de Centroamérica para convertirse en un jugador regional. Lo hará a través de alianzas con otros operadores para ofrecer sus servicios de telefonía móvil y televisión paga. De esta manera, la empresa estatal competirá con Claro y Movistar en mercados como Honduras, El [...]

Sony launches short-film competition

Sony Pictures Television Networks (SPTN), in partnership with the United Nations Foundation, announced the launch of Picture This Festival for the Planet, the short-film competition for new filmmakers and storytellers. Starting January 30, creators from over 70 countries around the world may submit videos between one and eight minutes in length. They should be inspired [...]

Sony lanza competencia de cortometrajes

Sony Pictures Television Networks (SPTN), en colaboración con la Fundación de las Naciones Unidas, anunció la apertura del Picture This Festival For the Planet, una competencia de cortometrajes para nuevos cineastas y narradores. A partir del 30 de enero, personas de más de 70 países alrededor del mundo pueden enviar videos de entre uno y [...]

Sierratel launches 4G in Sierra Leone

The incumbent telecommunications operator Sierratel, launched its mobile 4G services last week. The highly anticipated technology in Sierra Leone since 2015 will allow people to experience a new way of communicating. Beyond simple voice and SMS services, consumers will now be able to communicate via video. They will also be able to access new value-added [...]

TNTSAT Africa claims as sole broadcaster of DTT signals in Mali

In Mali, while several media had talked about the vagueness over the choice of the company responsible for broadcasting TNT signals, TNTSAT Africa contacted the Ecofin Agency to clarify the situation. The company sent us a press release concerning the authorization received from the High Authority for Communication (HAC), the audiovisual regulator in Mali, making [...]