Monthly Archives: March 2018

Telefónica to unify services in Argentina under brand Movistar

Telefónica will unify its services in Argentina under the Movistar brand, starting Tuesday, April 3. This move implies rebranding its broadband service, the streaming platform On Video, as well as the fixed telephony service, among others. In this way, Telefónica and Speedy will no longer be used to commercialize services, according to the companys website. [...]

Telefónica unifica sus servicios bajo la marca Movistar en Argentina

A partir del 3 de abril, Telefónica unificará sus negocios al consumidor bajo la marca Movistar en Argentina. Esto incluye al servicio de Internet, la plataforma VOD On Video, así como a la telefonía fija, entre otros. De esta manera, Telefónica y Speedy dejarán de ser marcas comercializadoras de servicios, según informó la empresa en [...]

RTVE, Atresmedia and Mediaset to launch OTT platform

Spanish companies RTVE, Atresmedia and Mediaset España announce a deal to launch a HbbTV platform with content from all three broadcasters. In a second phase, it will become a traditional OTT service, the groups said in a joint statement. The platform will be open to other DTT operators and will include the audiovisual content from [...]

RTVE, Atresmedia y Mediaset lanzarán plataforma OTT

Radio Televisión Española (RTVE), Atresmedia y Mediaset España tienen previsto lanzar una plataforma conjunta de contenidos con tecnología HbbTV. En una segunda etapa, estará disponible como servicio OTT tradicional, según informaron las compañías en un comunicado. La plataforma HbbTV estará abierta a todos los operadores de TDT en España y compilará los contenidos audiovisuales de [...]

Megacable expects growth in 2018

Megacables marketing director, Gerardo Seifert, said to El Economista that the company grew in the video area in 2017, even though it was a difficult year for pay TV operators. In 2018, Megacable projects a growth of between 8% and 9% in this segment. The Mexican company ended 2017 with 3 million pay TV subscribers, [...]

Megacable proyecta un 2018 en crecimiento

El director de Marketing de Megacable, Gerardo Seifert, dijo a El Economista que la empresa creció en el área de video en 2017, pese a que fue un año difícil para los operadores de TV paga. En 2018, Megacable proyecta un crecimiento de entre 8% y 9% en este segmento. La compañía mexicana cerró 2017 [...]

Panama’s DTT rollout moves forward

The National Authority of Public Services (Asep) presented the results of its annual report and provided details of the progress in the deployment of digital terrestrial television (DTT). The analogue switch-off is scheduled for 2019. According to the document issued by the entity, all TV concessionaires operating in the departments included in the first phase [...]

Panamá avanza con el despliegue de TDT

La Autoridad Nacional de los Servicios Públicos (Asep) de Panamá presentó los resultados de la gestión 2017 y brindó detalles de los avances en la implementación de la televisión digital terrestre (TDT) con miras al apagón analógico previsto para el 2019. De acuerdo al documento presentado por la entidad, la TDT ha sido implementada por [...]

African Union of Broadcasting prioritises Digital Migration

Rwanda hosted the General Assembly of the African Union of Broadcasting (AUB). The assembly started with a forum for journalists, which took place on March 12-13, and drew communication ministers and chief executives from all over the continent. The New Times Julius Bizimungu caught up with Grégoire Ndjaka, the director general of AUB, who shared insights on what [...]

CBS News and BBC News strengthen collaboration in South Africa

CBS News and BBC News plan to open a joint news bureau in Johannesburg, South Africa, one of the more significant developments in the emerging relationship between the two news organizations, which struck a newsgathering partnership in July of last year. The new arrangement in Johannesburg will bring together the CBS News and BBC News personnel [...]