Monthly Archives: June 2018

Las telefónicas podrían dar DTH en Argentina a partir de 2020

El nuevo borrador de la ley corta de telecomunicaciones que circula en el Senado prevé que las telcos comiencen a dar DTH en Argentina a partir de 2020, sólo en algunas ciudades, reportaron medios locales. Esta semana, la comisión de Medios decidió pasar a un cuarto intermedio hasta el próximo miércoles. La propuesta establece que [...]

Instagram launches long-form video app

Instagram has launched IGTV, a new app for watching long-form, vertical video. The new initiative was announced by Co-Founder & CEO Kevin Systrom, at an event in San Francisco. IGTV starts playing as soon as the users open the app, and the system shows content from people they already follow on Instagram. In addition, the [...]

Instagram lanza plataforma de videos de larga duración

Instagram lanzó IGTV, una nueva app para ver videos de hasta una hora de duración en formato vertical. El anuncio de la nueva plataforma fue realizado por Kevin Systrom, CEO y co-fundador de la red social en un evento en San Francisco. Al abrir la app, IGTV comienza a reproducir videos de personas y creadores [...]

HBO announces first Colombian fiction TV series

HBO Latin America announced the production of its new fiction series, “Mil Colmillos”, together with Rhayuela Films. It will be directed by Jaime Osorio (“El Páramo”, “Siete Cabezas”). The company said in a statement that it decided to further invest in original local productions after the success of its Colombian documentary, Guerras Ajenas. The series [...]

HBO anuncia su primera serie de ficción en Colombia

HBO Latin America anunció la producción de su nueva serie de ficción, Mil Colmillos, que realizará en conjunto con Rhayuela Films y estará dirigida por Jaime Osorio (El Páramo, Siete Cabezas). La compañía dijo que ha decidido seguir fortaleciendo su presencia en Colombia con más producciones originales locales, luego del éxito del documental Guerras Ajenas. [...]

AT&T plans to acquire all of Otter Media: Report

AT&T plans to acquire all of Otter Media, the video streaming company it owns in partnership with The Chernin Group, sources told Recode. The agreement is expected to be closed this summer (in the Northern Hemisphere). Otter Media owns platforms such as Crunchyroll, the Anime SVOD service with presence in Latin America, as well as [...]

Kwesé ready to change African narrative through revolutionary content

Kwesé, Pan-African broadcast network is initiating new ways of delivering broadcasting services in a process that will transform and reshape the African narrative.   Zachary Wazara, Econet Media Executive, stated, We are really establishing new ways of delivering broadcasting and I hope and pray that for you as people in the media you will be [...]

Ooredoo launches new Business App in Oman

Ooredoos new Business App is proving a big hit, offering its Business-to-Business customers more control over their accounts through a wide array of services and features. The innovative service is the first of its kind in Oman in the telco market and puts its full portfolio of business-oriented products one click away. Sultan bin Ahmed [...]