Monthly Archives: March 2019

Ultravision to offer pay TV through OTT in Mexican cities

Mexican operator Ultravisión launched its pay TV service through OTT in Puebla and Atlixco cities through the Conax Go live platform, which offers linear content such as sports, news, entertainment and HD channels with pause functions, start over and catch TV, which will be available on Smart TVs, tablets and smartphones. The app can be [...]

Canal de Fútbol de Chile transmitirá cinco partidos sin costo esta semana

El Canal de Fútbol de Chile (CDF) transmitirá en forma gratuita cinco partidos entre este jueves y sábado, que incluyen la Copa Sudamericana, la Supercopa de Chile y tres partidos amistosos internacionales de Selección. La promoción será válida para los clientes de Movistar, Claro, Entel, VTR, DirecTV, GTD Manquehue, Telefónica del Sur y TV Red. [...]

Chilean Football Channel to broadcast five matches for free this week

Chilean Football Channel (CDF) will broadcast five matches for free of charge between this Thursday and Saturday, including the South American Cup, the Chilean Super Cup and three National Teams friendly international matches The offer will be valid for clients from Movistar, Claro, Entel, VTR, DirecTV, GTD Manquehue, Telefonica del Sur and TV Red. The [...]

Disney completa oficialmente la compra de Fox

En los primeros minutos de este miércoles 20 de marzo, The Walt Disney Company oficializó la adquisición de 20th Century Fox, en un acuerdo valorado en USD 71.300 millones. La fusión entre ambas compañías se dio después de que éstas vendieran sus señales deportivas en México y Brasil, según ordenaron el Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones [...]

Disney to buy Fox officially

Early this Wednesday, March 20th, The Walt Disney Company officially acquired 20th Century Fox, in an agreement valued at USD 71,300 million. The merger between the two companies took place after sailing their sports networks in Mexico and Brazil, as ordered by the Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) and the Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE). It [...]

Onatel obtained a grant with Atlantic Bank to roll out 4G in Burkina Faso

As part of the financing of the renewal of the license to operate telecommunications services in Burkina Faso, Onatel has signed a partnership agreement with the Atlantic Bank worth 40 billion CFA Francs which aims to allow Onatel to renew its license and offer the latest generation services to its customers.  Through this signature, Onatel [...]

BBC Studios Africa to screen the South African version of First Dates

BBC Studios Africa will screen the First Dates South Africa for BBC Lifestyle (DStv 174). Rapid Blue will be making First Dates SA, joining the flurry of current and planned dating reality shows on South African television stretching from The Bachelor South Africa and Finding the One on M-Net to Date My Family on Mzansi Magic, The Longest Date on SABC3, and One Night with my [...]

Canal+ to deploy its pay TV offer in Ethiopia

Canal + will soon deploy its pay-TV offer in the coming weeks in Ethiopia. The company has reached an agreement with Mr. Teodros for the distribution of the channels of Vivendi’s subsidiary in Ethiopia. The agreement was signed during the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to Ethiopia. It should be noted that the country’s [...]

Movistar Play alcanzó 242 mil accesos en Chile en 2018

Según datos difundidos en el informe de resultados financieros de Telefónica Chile a diciembre de 2018, el OTT Movistar Play registró un total de 242 mil accesos. La oferta incluye el acceso al OTT desde cualquier dispositivos, con disponibilidad de hasta 75 canales en vivo que se pueden pausar, retroceder o volver a reproducir desde [...]

Movistar Play reaches 242 thousand Chilean accesses in 2018

According to data published in Telefonica Chiles financial results report up to December 2018, the OTT Movistar Play recorded 242 thousand subscribers. The offer includes access to the OTT from any device, with availability of up to 75 live channels that can be paused, moved back or reproduced from the beginning. Movistar Play also includes [...]