Monthly Archives: January 2018

Comteco offers additional points

Bolivia’s Cooperativa de Telecomunicaciones Cochabamba (Comteco) now offers the possibility of installing an adittional point of pay TV in another home, local news site Opinion reported. The prices of the packages for the second home are less expensive, according to the local media. Comtecos Commercial Manager, said that the goal is to make cable TV [...]

Comteco ofrece instalar segundo punto en otro hogar

La Cooperativa de Telecomunicaciones Cochabamba (Comteco) permite instalar un gemelo de su servicio de TV paga en otro domicilio, según informó el medio local Opinión. El precio del servicio para el segundo hogar es más reducido, afirma el medio local. El gerente comercial de la entidad, Jorge Gonzales, dijo que el objetivo es hacer más [...]

DSO in Nigeria enter new phase with Inview software

The Digital Switchover (DSO) in Nigeria, known as Free TV has continued its roll out across the nation by successfully launching in Kwara and Kaduna states. The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) switched on Digital Terrestrial Television transmission in Kwara state on 20th December, 2017 and in Kaduna state on 22nd December, 2017. The ceremony in [...]

Kwese TV applied for a streaming license in Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe, in the midst of controversy over its license, Kwese TV has just applied for accreditation with the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe. Following a communication from the regulator that asked companies wishing to obtain licenses for the broadcast and marketing of content “that does not require the allocation or use of frequencies”, the Econet [...]

Crtv announces the launch of its own news channel

Cameroon Radio Television (Crtv), Cameroon’s state-owned audiovisual organization, announces the launch of its own news channel on 28 January 2018. According to Crtv CEO Charles Ndongo, January 28 is a symbolic date, in that this state-owned media was launched on January 28, 1988. The option to create a specialty channel is a decision taken since [...]

Hulu tops 450K live TV subs: report

Hulu’s live service has about 450,000 paying subscribers, while YouTube TV has more than 300,000, according to a CNBC, which cites people familiar with the matter. Both services were launched in 2017. YouTube TV launched in the United States in April initially in select market. The services offers a basic package with live entertainment, sports [...]

Chile recorded 3.25 million pay TV subs in Q317

According to figures from the most recent report of Chilean regulator Subtel, the pay TV market in the country ended the third quarter of 2017 with 3.25 million subscribers, up 7.5% from previous year. The report revealed that satellite TV systems accounted 50.3% of total subscribers, and cable and IPTV systems the remaining 47.9%. The [...]

AMC Networks sees 21% increase in Latam audience

AMC Networks International – Latin America (AMCNI – Latin America) announced the audience results of its channels portfolio in 2017. According to figures from Kantar IBOPE Media, the brand portfolio increased its pan-regional audience by 21% in primetime between adults 18-49 years. All of the company’s channels showed annual increases in key markets in the [...]