Monthly Archives: January 2018

Starz Play bags key deal with Etisalat in MENA

Starz Play engaged on a five-year deal seeing its video-on-demand (VOD) service bundled on Etisalat platforms while both companies develop their technology and content collaborations. Etisalats E-Vision subsidiary already carries Starz Play’s subscription VOD offer on its IPTV and mobile platforms. Starz Play’s CEO Maaz Sheik said this agreement takes the partnership with Etisalat “to [...]

Provedores regionais impulsionam crescimento da banda larga fixa em 2017

A base de assinantes de banda larga fixa no Brasil alcançou um total de 28,67 milhões em 2017, segundo dados divulgados pela Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações (Anatel). No ano foram adicionados 1,91 milhão de novos contratos, o que significa um crescimento de 7,15% em relação a 2016. Anatel informa que a expansão do serviço foi [...]

Sling TV now available in Puerto Rico

Dish Networks announced the launch of Sling TV OTT service in Puerto Rico. The platform includes English-language services Sling Orange and Sling Blue, as well as the offer of channels in Spanish. The company is offering new subscribers in the country a seven-day free trial. Dish has served customers in Puerto Rico for 20 years [...]

Sling TV se lanza en Puerto Rico

Dish Network anunció el lanzamiento del OTT Sling TV en Puerto Rico. La plataforma incluye los servicios en inglés Sling Orange y Sling Blue, así como la oferta de canales en español. Los nuevos suscriptores tienen un período de prueba de siete días. Dish ha servido a clientes en Puerto Rico durante 20 años y [...]

CNT reaffirms its commitment to Ecuadorian soccer

Ecuador’s National Telecommunications Corporation (CNT) ratified its commitment to local soccer. The company, which has negotiated with GolTV to broadcast the matches, has issued a statement after a judge ordered the Ecuadorian Soccer Federation (FEF) to launch a new tender for the TV rights. According to CNT, the companys goal is that “more families have [...]

CNT ratifica su compromiso con el fútbol de Ecuador

La Corporación Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (CNT) de Ecuador ratificó su compromiso con el fútbol de ese país. La compañía, que ha negociado la transmisión de los partidos con GolTV, emitió un comunicado luego de que la Justicia le ordenara a la Federación Ecuatoriana de Fútbol (FEF) que realice una nueva licitación por los derechos de [...]

Apple orders new original series

Apple has ordered a new drama series from Damien Chazelle, the Oscar-winning writer and director of La La Land. This way, the Cupertino company keeps adding original content to its platform. According to Apple, Chazelle would direct and write all the episodes of the new series first season. The director also has an agreement with [...]

Apple ordena nueva serie original

Apple ha encargado una nueva serie dramática al director ganador del Oscar por La La Land, Damien Chazelle. De esta manera, la empresa de Cupertino sigue sumando contenido original a su plataforma. Según informó Apple, Chazelle va a dirigir y escribir todos los episodios de la primera temporada de la serie, de la cual aún [...]

Gloob signs new distribution deals

Gloob, the children’s channel of the Brazilian programmer Globosat, has licensed several of its original productions to platforms in Asia, Europe and Africa, including S.O.S. Fairy Manu and Valentins. Starting this month, “S.O.S Fairy Manu”, the series nominated for Best Animation at the Emmy Kids 2016, is available on OTT platforms in China. In turn, [...]

Gloob vende producciones originales a mercados internacionales

Gloob, el canal infantil de la programadora brasileña Globosat, concretó la venta de varias de sus producciones originales a plataformas de Asia, Europa y África, entre ellos “S.O.S. Fairy Manu” y “Valentins”. A partir de este mes, S.O.S Fairy Manu, la serie nominada a Mejor Animación en los Emmy Kids 2016, está disponible en plataformas [...]