Monthly Archives: January 2019

CES 2019 shows 8K TV boom

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) new edition  in Las Vegas showed the 8K TV launchings from its leading manufacturers: Samsung (Samsung 65-, 75 and 98- inch LCD), Sonny (Sonny 85- and 98- inch LCD), LG (LG 88- inch OLED and 75- inch LCD) and TLC (TLC 8K Roku TV). One of the most important details is [...]

Claro Brasil cuestiona en Anatel el Direct to Consumer de los programadores

La operadora de TV paga Claro realizó una presentación formal a la Anatel, en la cual cuestiona los modelos de venta directa al consumidor que llevan adelante Fox y Turner. Claro afirma que estas programadoras estarían realizando un servicio similar al SeAC (servicio de acceso condicionado), y, por tal motivo, deberían estar sujetas a las [...]

Metro TV rolls out ‘Diplomatic Affairs’ in Ghana

The first episode of new Television talk show, Diplomatic Affairs is programmed to debut on Metro TV at 6.30 pm on Sunday, January 13. The 30-minute current affairs and diplomatic talk show will be divided into news, interviews as well as events from the diplomatic community both locally and internationally. Presented by the stirring Harriet [...]

Azam TV hosts Sinema Zetu International Film Festival 2019

The 2nd Sinema Zetu International Film Festival (SZIFF) started on 1st of January 2019. These 53 days long festival focus on ‘Swahili Panorama’ and World Cinema’. Swahili Panorama represents Feature Films, SERIES, Dramas, Short Films & Documentaries produced in Swahili.   ‘World Cinema represents movies from any country/language, produced or subtitled in English. Thus, any movie [...]

Cable Network Egypt (CNE) renewed its agreement with beIN

BeIN Sports has restarted airing its linear TV channels in Egypt just one day after the network went off air following a disagreement with cable operator Cable Egypt (CNE). An agreement has been reached after the lengthy negotiations between Cable Network Egypt (CNE) and beIN to offer football fans in Egypt the opportunity to enjoy sporting [...]

CPC propone duplicar impuestos para Netflix en Chile

Alfonso Swett, presidente de la Confederación de la Producción y del Comercio chilena (CPC), propuso crear un nuevo impuesto y un tributo mayor para las OTTs, más elevado que los propuestos por el Gobierno. Los impuestos deben tener una tasa de, al menos, 19%, lo que significa un 10% más del propuesto por la modernización [...]

CPC wants to double taxes in Chile for Netflix

Alfonso Swett, president of Chilean Confederation of Production and Commerce (CPC), propose to charge a new tax and a major tribute to OTTs, more expensive than the ones introduced by the Government. Taxes must have at least a 19% rate, that means over 10% proposed by the tax modernization, he pointed. In his speech at [...]

Séptimo año de liderazgo en audiencia de TV abierta para Telefe

Según informó Kantar Ibope Media, la emisora de TV abierta Telefe (Viacom) lideró la audiencia argentina en 2018, por séptimo año consecutivo. Telefe registró una diferencia de 0,96 puntos de rating y un share del 4,51% con Eltrece, su principal competidor. Asimismo, la compañía de Viacom registró el share más elevado de los últimos 10 [...]

Seventh year of audience leadership in FTA for Telefe

According to data provided by Kantar Ibope Media, Telefe (Viacom) led argentinian audience for the seventh consecutive year in 2018. Telefe shared a difference of 0.96 rating points and 4.51% of share with eltrece, its main competitor. Viacoms company also reached the highest share of the last 10 years, averaging a 36,17% in 2018. From [...]