Monthly Archives: September 2018

Starz Play to offer the last season of Big Bang Theory in MENA

Starz Play, the subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform will offer an episode of the famous comedy each week. Furthermore, Starz Play will also provide subscribers a box set of the previous 11 seasons of the ten-times Emmy-award winning sitcom. Famous for flying the flag for geek culture, The Big Bang Theory shares the lives of Californian Institute [...]

Etisalat rolls out eLife Unlimited in UAE

According to a statement, Etisalat has launched eLife Unlimited, a set of home service offerings for advanced TV content at double internet speeds. The new eLife Unlimited offer will provide Etisalats subscribers speeds up to 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) to view 590 channels from across the world including 4K content. The Chief Consumer officer, Khaled [...]

SABC collaborates with Cricket South Africa to relaunch T20 League

Cricket South Africa (CSA) have rolled out the “2018 T20 Cricket League” in an exclusive collaboration with the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) who have the broadcast rights for the Sub-Saharan region. The deal was inked for the next three years. The Chief Executive of CSA, Thabang Moroe, expressed, “This is a landmark moment for [...]

Globo starts project to consolidate corporate structure

Grupo Globo has sent a statement to its workers to announced the start of a project that will unify businesses into a single “more agile and stronger company”. The initiative includes TV Globo, Globosat, Globo.com, DGCorp and Som Livre. The statement was sent by CEO Jorge Nóbrega. The project, called “Uma Só Globo” is headed [...]

Globo inicia proceso de unificación de sus empresas

El Grupo Globo envió un comunicado a sus trabajadores en el que informó el comienzo de un proyecto destinado a unificar varios de sus negocios en una única empresa más ágil y fuerte. La iniciativa incluye a TV Globo, Globosat, Globo.com, DGCorp y Som Livre. El comunicado está firmado por el presidente ejecutivo, Jorge Nóbrega. [...]

RT en Español reaches 1 billion views on YouTube

Russia’s international news channel RT en Español announced that it has reached 1 billion views on YouTube, surpassing all international news channels that broadcast in that language, according to a press release. RT en Español obtained thirteen times more views on YouTube than BBC Mundo and eight times more than CNN en Español. In addition, [...]

UCV TV to change name

Chiles free-to-air channel UCV TV, owned by Media 23 SpA (90%) and the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso (10%), will change its name to TV+. The new image will be presented before the end of the year. According to Diario Financiero, the change will involve investments of between USD 600,000 and USD 1 million and [...]

Canal chileno UCV TV cambia de nombre

La señal de TV abierta UCV TV, propiedad de Media 23 SpA (90%) y la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso ( 10%), cambiará su nombre por TV+. La nueva imagen será presentada antes de fin de año. De acuerdo con Diario Financiero, el cambio implicará inversiones de entre USD 600 mil y USD 1 millón [...]

Tigo increases residential internet speeds in Costa Rica

Tigo Costa Rica will increase the Internet speed to residential customers of the Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM in Spanish), free of charge and automatically. The process began on September 20 and will continue, progressively, for a period of 45 days. The company said that customers that are outside the GAM will receive this benefit in [...]