Monthly Archives: August 2018

DStv Now apps now accessible to more devices

MultiChoice has launched three new apps for its DStv Now streaming service, for Apple TV, media players running Android TV and Samsung smart TVs. The pay-television operator said on Wednesday that the new apps are designed for a lean-back experience. DStv Now was launched in 2014 and was originally designed as a mobile-first product, with apps [...]

Star Life new channel for the South African audience

Star Life – the brand-new HD lifestyle channel that is launching on DStv, GOtv and Openview on 27 August, 2018.  Star Network has announced that the new channel, which has been created exclusively for African audiences, will be a 24/7 English language channel showcasing a fusion of the very best family dramas, celebrity dance shows [...]

Netflix announces broadcast of its documentary on the City of Joy in DRC

Netflix will broadcast on September 7 “City of Joy”, a documentary about a center eponymous welcoming women survivors of gender-based violence in the DRC. The information has just been provided by a press release from the American giant video-on-demand. The documentary is based on the improbable friendship that develops between the Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege [...]

ESPN renova direitos do Campeonato Holandês

A ESPN anunciou que renovou os direitos de exibição do Campeonato Holandês com exclusividade para o mercado brasileiro pelos próximos três anos. Todas as partidas do Campeonato Holandês exibidas na TV também podem ser acompanhadas pelo WatchESPN, plataforma de TV Everywhere disponível para os assinantes da TV paga. A ESPN está sempre preocupada em oferecer [...]

Facebook to live stream Champions League games in Latin America

Facebook has secured rights to broadcast certain UEFA Champions League games in Spanish-speaking Latin American territories until 2021, UEFA said on Wednesday. The social network will live stream for free 32 live matches each season, including the final and UEFA Super Cup. UEFA is pleased to announce the award of certain media rights to Facebook [...]

Facebook transmitirá la Champions League en Latinoamérica

Facebook compró los derechos para transmitir hasta 2021 algunos partidos de la Champions League en América Latina. La red social exhibirá de forma gratuita 32 encuentros en directo por temporada, incluida la final y la Supercopa. “La UEFA se complace en anunciar el otorgamiento de ciertos derechos de retransmisión a Facebook en América Latina, lo [...]

Telecom Argentina 1H18 revenues up 29.1%

Telecom Argentina announced that during the first semester of 2018, consolidated revenues increased by 29.1% compared to the same period last year to AR$ 64,179 million (USD 2,155 million), mainly driven by cable TV (Cablevisión), Internet and mobile services. According to the groups report, Telecom Argentina registered a net loss of AR$ 4,912 million (USD [...]

Ventas de Telecom Argentina crecen 29,1% en el primer semestre

Telecom Argentina anunció que durante el primer semestre de 2018, las ventas consolidadas se incrementaron un 29,1% en comparación al mismo período de 2017, alcanzando AR$ 64.179 millones (USD 2.155 millones), impulsadas principalmente por servicios de TV por cable (Cablevisión), de Internet y móviles. De acuerdo al reporte del grupo, Telecom Argentina registró pérdidas por [...]

Argentina’s convergent bill delayed once again

Through a resolution published in the official gazette, the Ministry of Modernization of Argentina extended for a 90-days period the deadline for the presentation of a preliminary draft bill of the Convergent Communications Law. The new regulation will reform, update and unify the Audiovisual Communication Services Law (Law No. 26,522) and the Argentina Digital Law [...]

Argentina pospone nuevamente presentación de anteproyecto de ley convergente

A través de una resolución publicada en el boletín oficial, el Ministerio de Modernización de Argentina prorrogó por 90 días el plazo para presentar un anteproyecto de Ley de Comunicaciones Convergentes. La nueva normativa tendrá por objetivo reformar, actualizar y unificar la Ley de Servicios de Comunicación audiovisual (ley 26.522) y la Ley Argentina Digital [...]