Monthly Archives: February 2018

TV Azteca reports 7% net sales growth in Q417

TV Azteca announced its financial results for Q417. The company reported net sales of MX$ 4,005 million (USD 215 million), 7% higher compared to the same quarter of last year. “The content generated during 2016 and 2017 has given good results and today the audience recognizes the moment of TV Azteca with greater viewership and [...]

Ventas de TV Azteca crecen 7% en el Q417

TV Azteca presentó sus resultados financieros del Q417. Las ventas netas del periodo sumaron MX$ 4.005 millones (USD 215 millones), un crecimiento del 7% en comparación al mismo período del año anterior. Los contenidos generados durante 2016 y 2017 han dado buenos resultados y hoy las audiencias reconocen el momento de TV Azteca con mayor [...]

Nagra unveils top five pay TV trends for 2018

Nagra, a Kudelski Group company and provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, has unveiled the top trends it expected to impact the pay TV industry in 2018. By understanding the trends that are emerging in the TV and entertainment ecosystem, pay-TV operators, broadcasters and content owners can make the intelligent business decisions that [...]

Nagra revela las tendencias en TV paga para 2018

El proveedor de seguridad Nagra (Kudelski Group) presentó las principales tendencias que impactarán en la industria de TV paga en 2018. “Al comprender las tendencias que están surgiendo en el ecosistema de la televisión y el entretenimiento, los operadores de TV paga, los organismos de radiodifusión y los propietarios de contenido pueden tomar decisiones empresariales [...]

Spanish police blocks pirate websites

Spains Guardia Civil has blocked 23 websites that allowed users to download movies and other content protected by copyright. Among there are popular sites such as and, among others. The operation, named Cascada, is part of a campaign that aims to block illegal sites offering content such as movies, series and games. “This [...]

Bloquean en España sitios web para descarga ilegal de películas

La Guardia Civil española bloqueó 23 sitios web que permitían descargar películas y otros contenidos protegidos por derechos de autor, entre los que se encuentran sitios populares como y, entre otras. La operación fue bautizada como Cascada y forma parte de una campaña destinada a bloquear sitios que permiten descargar ilegalmente contenidos como [...]

Kwesé and iflix strengthen partnership for SVOD services in Sub-Saharan Africa

The worlds leading entertainment service for emerging markets, iflix, and Econet Medias pan-African media company, Kwese, are thrilled to announce an expansion of their ground-breaking partnership in sub-Saharan Africa. Kwesé has acquired a significant stake in iflix Africa, which will now form part of Kwesés diverse broadcast offering, as the core vehicle to deliver seamless [...]

DStv to show The Terror for South African viewers

The Terror, produced by Ridley Scott, will be coming to South African and African viewers simulcast on both AMC (Kwese TV 130) and Sundance TV (DStv 108) from 27 March at 21:00, and as an Express from the US title. The new limited-series period drama from Scott Free Productions, Emjag Productions and Entertainment 360 in association [...]

StarTimes inches away from securing EPL broadcast rights

StarTimes, the Chinese Pay TV giants, getting close to bag the rights of the Ethopian Premier League (EPL). Negotiations with StarTimes are believed to be at an advanced stage and once clubs agree on formula for revenue sharing and a separate deal with the federation is finalized then ink will be put to paper. With [...]

Argentina’s Iplan to launch TV services in 2019

Argentinas telecommunications company Iplan is expanding its fiber optic network and plans to start offering TV services in 2019 through agreements with third parties. “For now we will only offer Internet connectivity, but we want to add an IPTV service,” Iplans CEO Damián Maldini told iProfesional. During 2018, the company will continue to focus on [...]