Monthly Archives: May 2018

Argentina launches OTT platform with linear TV and VOD

Argentinas Federal System of Public Media and Content launched Contar, a new free access OTT platform that integrates live streaming of channels such as TV Pública, Paka Paka, DeporTV and Encuentro, as well as VOD content. The new iniciative was presented during NexTV Series Argentina 2018. Fernanda Rotondaro, Content Director of the Public Content Secretariat [...]

Argentina lanza plataforma OTT con TV lineal y VOD

El Sistema Federal de Medios Públicos de Argentina lanzó Contar, una nueva plataforma OTT de acceso gratuito que integra streaming en vivo de canales como TV Pública, Paka Paka, DeporTV y Encuentro, además de contenido VOD. La nueva propuesta fue presentada durante NexTV Series Argentina 2018. Fernanda Rotondaro, directora de Contenidos de la Secretaría de [...]

Broadband leads in Latin America, pay TV goes through a new stage

During NexTV Series Argentina, Carlos Blanco, Research director at Dataxis, offered an overview of the pay TV and OTT market in Latin America. According to the analysis, pay TV is going through a new phase and operators are focused on connectivity and content aggregation through multi-screens. In this context, in Q417 broadband took the lead [...]

La banda ancha lidera en Latinoamérica mientras la TV paga atraviesa una nueva etapa

Durante NexTV Series Argentina, Carlos Blanco, director de Research de Dataxis ofreció un panorama de la TV paga y el mercado OTT en Latinoamérica. De acuerdo con el análisis, la TV paga transita una nueva fase donde los operadores están enfocados en la conectividad y la agregación de contenidos, disponibles en múltiples pantallas. En este [...]

ESPN and FC Bayern Munich sign content sharing deal

ESPN has reached an agreement with FC Bayern Munich for rights to use and share content directly from the German Bundesliga club across its digital and linear platforms. Through this agreement, Bayern Munich will make available its content behind-the-scenes video, access-driven features, pre- and post-match reports, press briefings, team travelogue, and more for [...]

DirecTV, Puntonet sign deal in Ecuador

DirecTV Ecuador and Puntonet have signed an agreement to offer broadband (FTTH) and pay TV, initially in Quito and Guayaquil. The deal was approved by the Telecommunications Regulation and Control Agency (Arcotel). This way, the commercial teams of both companies will be able to offer a bundle with both services. Among the benefits for new [...]

DirecTV y Puntonet cierran acuerdo en Ecuador

DirecTV Ecuador y Puntonet firmaron un convenio para ofrecer en conjunto internet por fibra óptica y TV paga, inicialmente en Quito y Guayaquil. El convenio ya fue aprobado por la Agencia de Regulación y Control de las Telecomunicaciones (Arcotel). De esta manera, los equipos comerciales de ambas empresas podrán ofrecer un paquete con la oferta [...]

DRC to receive LTE Services from Vodacom

Vodacom, mobile network provider announced that it will offer LTE services, with speeds in excess of 20Mb/s in the DRC. The company benefits from a first mover advantage since it is the first network operator in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to offer those services. According to Diego Gutierrez, Chief Operating Officer International Markets [...]

TelOne Zimbabwe obtains license to create VOD service

The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) granted an operating license to TelOne, a telecommunications operator, to create a video-on-demand (VoD) service. The agreement was announced by the regulator on the 11th of May. With 105,000 Internet subscribers (in fiber and ADSL), TelOne hopes that its service will quickly adjust into the consumption habits of audiovisual [...]