Monthly Archives: February 2019

MultiChoice launched MyDStv mobile app in Kenya

MultiChoice has revealed its new exciting project, the mobile app, called MyDStv which has been tailored to the Kenyan market to ensure minimal data consumption and  will be available for download in Kenya from 25 February 2019 via the iOS and Android app stores at no cost. In this ever-growing digital environment, its our mission [...]

DStv to launch SuperheroHQ pop up channel in March

Turner International has announced the launch of SuperheroHQ animation pop-up channel by mid-March on DStv satellite pay-tv platform.  SuperheroHQ will be accessible for DStv Premium, DStv Compact Plus and DStv Compact subscribers on DStv channel 300 during the holiday period from 15 to 31 March and will include animation series, animation movies, as well as [...]

Anatel impone plazo de 180 días a AT&T para vender operaciones de TV paga en Brasil

La Superintendencia de Competición de la Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Anatel) estableció un plazo de 180 días para que  AT&T venda sus operaciones de TV paga en Brasil por no dar cumplomiento a la Ley de Acceso Condicionado (Seac). Se espera que el Consejo de Anatel dicte una decisión final. La decisión, que impedirá la [...]

Anatel imposes a 180-day term on AT&T to sell Brazilian pay TV operations

National Telecommunications Agencys Competition Superintendence (Anatel) established a 180-day deadline for AT&T to sell its pay TV operations in Brazil for violating Conditional Access Law (Seac). Anatels Council will issue a final decision. The decision, which will not allow AT&T and Time Warners merger, was taken by Anatels department, that understood two years ago that [...]

VTR Play ya es compatible con Chromecast y AirPlay

Todos los suscriptores de la compañía de telecomunicaciones chilena VTR que hagan uso de la app VTR Play, ya la tienen disponible en los dispositivos Chromecast y AirPlay. Esto permite la utilización de VTR Play en cualquier dispositivo iOS o Android. El suscriptor a VTR deberá tener la aplicación descargada en cualquiera de los dispositivos [...]

VTR Play to be compatible with Chromecast and AirPlay

All Chilean telecommunications company VTR subscribers who use VTR Play app, already have it available on Chromecast and AirPlay devices. This allows using it on any iOS or Android device. VTR subscriber must have the application downloaded in any of the already mentioned devices and select one of the live streaming channels enabled, or any [...]

Profeco e IFT buscan regular OTTs en México

La Procuraduría Federal del Consumidor (Profeco), en conjunto con el Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT), buscan implementar mecanismos para regular en forma efectiva OTTs y apps, para proteger los derechos de los consumidores en México, según informó José Agustín Pineda, Subprocurador de Telecomunicaciones en Profeco. Tenemos un gran reto, en tanto no existe hoy una [...]

Profeco and IFT seek to regulate OTTs in Mexico

Federal Consumer Protection Agency (Profeco), together with the Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT), seek to implement ways to effectively regulate OTTs and apps to protect consumers rights in Mexico, according to José Agustín Pineda, Profecos Telecommunications Deputy Attorney. We have a great challenge, as there is no specific regulation for this type of services today, he [...]

Televisa evalúa fusión con Megacable

El Grupo Televisa afirmó que está evaluando una posible sinergia con la también mexicana Megacable, para fortalecerse en el mercado de TV y banda ancha fija. Alfonso de Angoita, Copresidente Ejecutivo de la empresa, reconoció en una conferencia con analistas que se ha evaluado unir los negocios de Televisa y Megacable en México. Creemos que [...]

Televisa evaluates merger with Megacable

Televisa Group is evaluating a possible synergy with Mexican Megacable, to strengthen itself in TV and fixed broadband market. Alfonso de Angoita, Executive Co-President of the company, admitted in a conference with analysts that Televisas business merging with Megacable in Mexico has been evaluated.    We believe that there is a great opportunity in combining [...]