Monthly Archives: February 2019

America Movil confirmed it requested a pay TV license in Mexico through Telcel

Daniel Hajj, America Movil General Director, pointed that to give pay TV, we have already sent our request. It is under review at the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT), as reported on Wednesday in a conference call with analysts. Mobile subsidiary Telcel -through its legal name, Radiomóvil Dipsa-, has already started procedures to avoid the prohibition [...]

NBA All-Star Weekend 2019 live on Kwesé Free Sports

From 15-17 February, Kwesé Free Sports will air the most talked sports events on the NBA calendar, via Kwesé TV decoder and Kwesé iflix mobile app subscribtions and also Kwesé Play.  Basketball fanatics will enjoy a weekend of captivating events which kicks off on Saturday 16 February, with the Rising Star Game.  Any viewers who [...]

Zain Group invests $750M in networks expansion

Zain Group has announced an investment of $750 million in 4G networks and 5G upgrades including fiber (FTTH) in the Middle East markets.  Bader Al-Kharafi, the CEO of Zain Group said: Initiatives such as optimizing the synergies between the Group, Omantel and all operations, investments in fiber and network upgrades and opening up of our [...]

Ooredoo TV set up box has a new look

Ooredoo TV customers can now enjoy the new set-top box which will include all digital services such as conventional linear TV, on-demand service, apps and games and also catch-up features. The new set up box, which is real HDR 4K, providing high resolution picture to viewers and has a 16GB memory, this allows subscribers to [...]

Disney y Fox deberán decidir mañana sobre su fusión

El Consejo Administrativo de Defensa Económica (CADE) estableció este viernes 15 de febrero como el plazo definitivo para que Disney y Fox presenten una manifestación final para el juicio del proceso de fusión entre ellos, según reportó el Diário Oficial da União de Brasil. CADE ya contó con las manifestaciones de Sky, Telefónica, Net, Claro [...]

Disney and Fox must decide on their merger tomorrow

Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) established this Friday 15th, February as the deadline for Disney and Fox to present a final manifestation for its merger process trial, according to what Brazilian Diário Oficial da União reported.    CADE already had pronouncements from Sky, Telefonica, Net, Claro and the rest of pay TV operators. Brazilian National [...]

Cierran webs ilegales de animé en Latinoamérica

Dos sitios web para ver animé ilegalmente en Latinoamérica cerraron por uso indebido de series y películas. Se trata de AnimeYT y AnimeMovil, donde los usuarios ingresaban gratuitamente para ver sus series animadas. Si bien se desconoce la entidad que exigió sus cierres definitivos, las miradas están puestas en Crunchyroll, OTT estadounidense que se dedica [...]

Illegal anime websites to close in Latin America

Two illegal anime websites were closed  in Latin America due to series and movies misuse. These are AnimeYT and AnimeMovil, where subscribers entered for free to watch their animated series. Although entity that demanded its final closures is unknown, eyes are on Crunchyroll, a US OTT that broadcasts animes and, in 2017, recorded one million [...]

Discovery Kids Media se lanza en Latinoamérica

Discovery International anunció el lanzamiento de Discovery Kids Media (DKM) para América Latina y otros países del mundo, para desarrollar, producir y distribuir contenido para niños -tanto animado como live action-, para plataformas lineales y digitales. Con una trayectoria de más de 20 años en el mercado Latinoamericano, Discovery Kids sigue teniendo un gran éxito [...]

Discovery Kids Media to launch in Latin America

Discovery International announced Discovery Kids Medias (DKM) launching for Latin America and others countries worldwide to develop, produce and distribute children content -both animated and live action- for linear and digital platforms. With a more than 20 years track in Latin American market, Discovery Kids still has a great success as a leader pay TV [...]