Monthly Archives: March 2018

Formula 1 launches streaming service

Formula 1 will launch its own streaming service, called F1 TV, early in the 2018 season, which will begin on March 25. The monthly subscription will cost between USD 8 and USD 12. It will be available in Mexico and much of Latin America, in addition to other regions. Access will initially be available through [...]

La Fórmula 1 lanza servicio de streaming

La Fórmula 1 lanzará un servicio de streaming por suscripción, llamado F1 TV, durante la temporada 2018, que comienza el 25 de marzo. Tendrá un precio entre USD 8 – USD 12 por mes y estará disponible en México y gran parte de Latinoamérica, además de otras regiones. El acceso será inicialmente a través del [...]

Amazon signs content deal with Lionsgate for Latin America

Amazon and Lionsgate have signed an exclusive multiyear agreement under which Lionsgate will deliver a diverse line-up of Hollywood blockbusters to Amazon Prime Video customers across Latin America, following their local theatrical release in the region, the companies announced this week. The deal includes Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment label films. Amazon Prime Video will become [...]

Amazon cierra acuerdo de distribución con Lionsgate para Latinoamérica

Amazon y Lionsgate firmaron un acuerdo de varios años para distribuir un amplio line-up de películas taquilleras a los clientes del SVOD Amazon Prime Video en Latinoamérica, luego de su estreno en salas de cine de la región. El acuerdo incluye los films de Lionsgate y Summit Entertainment. Amazon será el hogar de streaming exclusivo [...]

Netflix planea ofrecer 700 shows y películas originales este año

Netflix tiene previsto contar con unos 700 shows y películas originales este año en su plataforma, según dijo el director financiero, David Wells. Para esto, el servicio invertirá unos USD 8.000 millones en contenido. La estrategia es: continuemos agregando contenido, está funcionando e impulsando el crecimiento, dijo el directivo durante la conferencia Morgan Stanley Technology, [...]

Digital Virgo Africa acquires exclusive Mobile Video Content Rights 2018 Football World Cup

Currently present at the Mobile world congress in Barcelona, Digital Virgo, a French company specializing in digital marketing, has acquired the exclusive rights for mobile exploitation of video content related to the 2018 Football World Cup.. The acquisition was made possible thanks to an agreement with FIFA and Econet Media, the parent company of Kwese [...]

Jinn, first Middle Eastern Original Series to debut on Netflix in 2019

Netflix has ordered its first Arabic original series, a young adult fantasy drama Jinn from the VFX team behind Scandal as well as the creatives responsible for Oscar-nominated drama Theeb and Very Big Shot. The SVOD service is partnering on the six-part drama from exec producers Elan and Rajeev Dassani, who are the VFX specialists behind a raft of hit U.S [...]

ZTE and MTN to roll out 5G network in Africa

The internationally known giant, ZTE Corporation of China, signed a memorandum of understanding with the MTN group to collaborate on 5G network architecture, and for its introduction to the African continent. Drawing on their existing cooperation, the two companies will jointly conduct a series of technology verification tests and assessments in 5G, to strengthen MTNs [...]