Monthly Archives: August 2018

Tigo launches One TV platform in Guatemala

Tigo (Millicom) introduced its One TV entertainment service in Guatemala, which integrates linear TV with VOD content from providers like HBO, Crackle, Fox Premium and YouTube. Tigo One offers features such as live pause, personalization of TV content, a VOD library that includes recently released films and an integrated search engine with results from all [...]

Tigo lanza en Guatemala su plataforma One TV

Tigo (Millicom) presentó en Guatemala su sistema de entretenimiento One TV, que integra TV lineal con contenidos VOD de proveedores como HBO, Crackle, Fox Premium y YouTube. Tigo One ofrece opciones como pausa en vivo, personalización del contenido de TV, una biblioteca VOD que incluye películas de reciente estreno y un buscador integrado que muestra [...]

Peru expands DTT reach

The president of Peru, Martín Vizcarra, along with other national authorities, participated last week in the launch of digital terrestrial TV transmissions in Piura. Simultaneously, the DTT service also reached the cities of Trujillo, Arequipa, Cusco, Huancayo and Huánuco. All these cities are part of the Territory II of the Master Plan for the implementation [...]

La TDT llegó a seis nuevas ciudades en Perú

El presidente de Perú, Martín Vizcarra, junto a otras autoridades nacionales, participó la semana pasada del lanzamiento de las transmisiones de TV digital terrestre en Piura. En simultáneo, la TDT llegó también a las ciudades de Trujillo, Arequipa, Cusco, Huancayo y Huánuco. Todas forman parte del Territorio II del Plan Maestro de implementación de la [...]

HAC in Gabon suspends SatCon for 3 months

In Gabon, the High Authority of Communication (HAC) has suspended for 3 months, the television operator SatCon. Authorities blame the company for providing matches of the 2018 football world cup by illegally offering its subscribers the signal of BeIN Sports. This is not the first time that such facts have been blamed on SatCon. The [...]

MultiChoice Kenya drops DStv, GoTV mobile service

MultiChoice Kenya is planning to terminate mobile TV services due to the fast-changing technology in the broadcasting sector and growing internet penetration. As from September 1, GoTv mobile service will be unavailable after having launched the service in Kenya in 2011. The DVB-H (Digital Video Broadcasting – Handheld) television service was focused at middle-class subscribers [...]

StarTimes partners with Nollywood to air “Queen of Nollywood”

StarTimes Tv Network is collaborating with Nollywood for the broadcast of the 2018 Queen of Nollywood Reality TV Show. Frank Ikegwuonu, President of the Nollywood Executives and Leadership Awards, and Emeka Rollas, President, Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) made it official on Monday in Lagos. According to Ikegwuonu, the Founder of the Queen of Nollywood [...]

Now estreia serie exclusiva “O Rei do Vale”

O Now, serviço de vídeo sob demanda da Net, Claro TV e Claro, anunciou na sexta-feira 24 o lançamento exclusivo da série O Rei do Vale, com 13 episódios disponíveis na plataforma. A série é uma co-produção entre Claro vídeo e Sony Pictures Television, e trata da história de Luis Miguel del Valle, fanático por [...]

ESPN produces first 4K broadcast of a sporting event in Argentina

ESPN and the audiovisual group Mediapro produced the first 4K sporting event in Argentina with the transmission, on Saturday, August 25, of the match between Los Pumas and South Africa’s Springboks for the Rugby Championship played in the city of Mendoza. ESPN had made its first transmission in 4K with the Champions League semifinal in [...]