Monthly Archives: March 2019

IFT requests USD 3.2 million from MVS to broadcast with a FTA channel in CDMX

Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) defined that Comband S.A. de CV, a subsidiary to which MVS Comunicaciones transferred its restricted TV concession titles in 2015, must pay a  USD 3.2 million restitution to begin its FTA TV broadcasts in Mexico City and 17 other municipalities of the country through its own digital TV channel. Comband has [...]

Netflix aumenta precios a suscriptores de México y Brasil

Netflix informó que modificará los costos de la suscripción mensual a todos sus clientes en México y Brasil. Ambos países no habían sido afectados por los aumentos de las suscripciones al OTT que se registraron en más de 40 países de América Latina y Estados Unidos. Los nuevos valores están en vigencia desde el jueves [...]

Netflix to increase its subscription prices in Mexico and Brazil

Netflix informed that it will modify its monthly subscriptions rate to all its clients in Mexico and Brazil. Both countries had not been affected by increases in the OTT subscriptions that were announced in more than 40  Latin American countries and the United States. New prices are ruled from Thursday, March 14th. According to what [...]

Brasil tratará la reglamentación de TV paga y VOD entre 2019 y 2020

La Agencia Nacional de Cine de Brasil (Ancine) publicó en el Diario Oficial de la Unión de ese país la agenda regulatoria de temas estratégicos que serán abordados entre 2019 y 2020. Según informó la entidad, el documento resultó de un proceso de consulta interna a la áreas de la agencia y, posteriormente, de consulta [...]

Brazil discusses on VOD and pay TV regulations between 2019 and 2020

Brazilian National Film Agency (Ancine) published on the Oficial Union Newspaper the regulatory agenda of strategic issues that will be reviewed between 2019 and 2020. According to the entity, the document is a result from an internal  agencys areas and Brazilian society consulting process. The document foresees to regulate VOD segment, where it will focus [...]

Vodacom to roll out eSIM support in SA

Mobile operator Vodacom has introduced support for eSIM devices in South Africa along with a new additional service, called OneNumber, that offers users to have a single mobile phone number across multiple devices. The first devices Vodacom will roll out with eSIM support out of the box are Samsungs recent 42mm and 46mm Galaxy Watch [...]

Kwesé collaborates with 234Bet to air the English Premier League in Nigeria

Kwesé has inked a pioneering advertising deal with online betting company 234bet for the English Premier League transmission on Kwesé free sports and its sub-license stations, Africa Independent Television, AIT and the Nigeria Television Authority, NTA. The sponsorship will allow millions of English football fans to relish English Premier League matches live on terrestrial networks. [...]

Showmax to offer two-month free trial for DStv Compact subscribers

Showmax, a video-on-demand (VoD) service, declared recently that DStv Compact and Compact Plus will have a free two-month trial. The VoD service stated from 7 February until 7 April, DStv Compact and Compact Plus subscribers who add Showmax to their DStv bill will have a two-month-long no-cost test-drive of the streaming service. Showmax subscription is 6.86 USD [...]

DTV Play traz melhoras para Smart TVs no Brasil

O Sistema Brasileiro de TV Digital Terrestre (SBTVD), órgão responsável pelo desenvolvimento da TV digital do Brasil, anunciou o lançamento da última versão do DTV Play, que permitirá acesso a aplicativos Smart TV sem ter que parar de visualizar o conteúdo de TV aberta. Até então, para acessar qualquer conteúdo da internet, o usuário tenha [...]

Apple poderia lançar seu OTT em abril

A Apple fez um convite a mídia de todo o mundo para um evento que acontecerá no dia 25 de março no Steve Jobs Theatre, nos Estados Unidos, onde  onde é esperado o lançamento de seu OTT de TV e vídeo por assinatura globalmente. A empresa não especificou o motivo da reunião, embora a data [...]