Monthly Archives: January 2019

Movistar Play will offer Pay TV through OTT in Mexico this year

Telefonica Mexico plans to deliver its streaming TV service through its Movistar Play application this year, as confirmed by Telefonica Mexico president, Carlos Morales Paulín. We already have a service called Movistar Play in Telefonica, an OTT with so many contents that is already available in other countries services. We want to offer it soon [...]

K3 Telecom launches its services in Sierra Leone

Telecom operator K3 Telecom, a subsidiary of the Swiss group K3 Telecom AG, officially started operations in Sierra Leone on 21 January 2019. The company says it will provide its Triple Play services via the Air Lastmile solution, compatible with conventional networks, but different in the signal path. The services will not be provided by [...]

MBC Iraq to launch officially in February

MBC Group has announced the introduction of MBC Iraq, a family-oriented entertainment channel for Iraqi viewers. With the launch, the Group intends to boost its relationship with Iraqi audiences while also increasing and growing its offerings in MENA as part of its five-year vision. MBC Iraq will roll out with several Iraqi productions such as drama and [...]

StarTimes offers set-top boxes to its media partners in Guinea

StarTimes has recently offered several decoders and two years of subscription to its Guinean media partners for their support and collaboration for promoting their services According to the Director of Startimes, Qiao Ying, 2018 was a special year for StarTimes which marked its 30th years of existence and 10 years of penetration in Africa. Qiao [...]

Gigared suma localidades con FTTH para OTT en Argentina

El MSO Gigared, que opera en el nordeste de Argentina (Corrientes, Crespo, Paraná, Posadas, Resistencia, Ciudad de Santa Fe y Santo Tomé), invirtió -tras la incorporación del fondo Riverwood Capital- USD 19,9 millones entre 2018 y lo que va de 2019 para incorporar nuevas localidades con FTTH . Santo Tomé (provincia de Santa Fe) ya [...]

Gigared adds locations with FTTH for OTT in Argentina

MSO Gigared, which operates in Argentine northeast (Corrientes, Crespo, Paraná, Posadas, Resistencia, City of Santa Fe and Santo Tomé), invested – after the incorporation of the Riverwood Capital Fund – USD 19.9 million between 2018 and that goes from 2019 to incorporate new locations with FTTH. Santo Tomé (Santa Fe) is already 100% fiber to [...]

Niegan cierre de Chivas TV tras acuerdo con Televisa

Luego de los acuerdos que firmó el equipo de fútbol mexicano Las Chivas de Guadalajara con Multimedios, TV Azteca y Televisa, la directiva de la plataforma OTT Chivas TV informó en un comunicado que continuará vigente, e invitó a desestimar las especulaciones en torno a una eventual desaparición del proyecto. A raíz del acuerdo que [...]

Chivas TV won’t close after agreement with Televisa

After agreements signed by Mexican football team Las Chivas de Guadalajara with Multimedios, TV Azteca and Televisa, OTT platform ‘Chivas TV’  directors reported officially that it will continue working, and invited to dismiss speculations surrounding an eventual disappearance of the project. Deal signed to assign Chivas matches broadcasting rights on FTA brough speculations regarding possible [...]

Más acuerdos para series en México, Chile y Ecuador en Natpe 2019

En su tercera y última edición, Natpe Miami 2019 se destacó por la firma de acuerdos y realizaciones de series en México y ventas a canales de Chile y Ecuador, además de bioseries y alianzas para producir contenido para toda América Latina. MGM Worldwide Distribution y Televisa anunciaron una alianza para que el broadcaster mexicano [...]

New agreements for series in Mexico, Chile and Ecuador at Natpe 2019

In its third and last edition, Natpe Miami 2019 stood out for  agreements and series productions in Mexico and sales to Chilean and Ecuadorian networks, as well as bioseries and alliances to produce content for all of Latin America. MGM Worldwide Distribution and Televisa announced an alliance for the Mexican broadcaster to adapt ‘TKO: Total [...]