Monthly Archives: March 2019

Bolivia to prepare standard for Netflix to pay taxes

Bolivian National Tax Service (SIN), together with Economy and Finance Ministry are preparing a regulatory project for foreighn companies that offer services through OTTs in the country to pay taxes, such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. We are working on a standard. We hope to conclude it and take it to the Legislative Assembly, [...]

CinemaChile potenciará series del CNTV internacionalmente

El Consejo Nacional de Televisión de Chile (CNTV) anunció una alianza estratégica con CinemaChile para potenciar las series del país en mercados internacionales. El objetivo del acuerdo se centra en que CinemaChile apoye la difusión y promoción  de esta iniciativa en mercados como Mipcom (France) y Conecta Fiction (España), que este año se focalizarán en [...]

CinemaChile expands CNTV series internationally

Chilean National Television Council (CNTV) announced a strategic alliance with CinemaChile to promote local series in international markets. The aim of the agreement is focused on CinemaChile to support this initiative’s diffusion and promotion in markets such as Mipcom (France) and Conecta Fiction (Spain), which will be focused in Chile this year. In addition, CNTV [...]

Apple lanzará su OTT en más de 100 países este año

Apple confirmó el lanzamiento de su OTT Apple TV+, que estará disponible próximamente en más de 100 países en todo el mundo en todos los dispositivos Apple, que también incluirán Mac, Smart TVs de Samsung, LG, Sony y Vizio, además de Roku y Amazon Fire TV. La compañía no reveló detalles sobre los precios del [...]

Apple launches its OTT in more than 100 countries this year

Apple confirmed the launching of its OTT ‘Apple TV +’, which will soon be available in more than 100 countries around the world, in all Apple devices, which will include Macs, Samsung, LG, Sony and Vizio Smart TVs , in addition to Roku and Amazon Fire TV. The company did not give details about the [...]

OSN Binge Channel to launch new TV channel in Dubai

Dubai-based pay TV network OSN has announced plans to launch a new channel for viewers to watch non-stop marathon. The new tv channel will be launched in April and will kick off with the most popular tv show, Game of Thrones (season 1 to 7) every night until the new season is aired. The OSN [...]

TelOne and NetOne to be privatised

Zimbabwe government-owned telecoms company, TelOne, and its mobile subsidiary NetOne, will be partially privatised by September 2019 according to the country’s finance minister, Mthuli Ncube. The government is looking to fast-track the partial privatisation process that would result in the state owning at least 40% equity in TelOne and NetOne, which are offered as a [...]

Formula One on FTA in MENA for Bahrain Grand Prix

Formula 1 will be back on free-to-air television in the Middle East for Bahrain Grand Prix. Sport’s promoters have guaranteed to stop all illegal streaming around the world, Qatar-based pay-TV BeIN has decided to opt out and to stop paying for legal rights once its 5-year deal is expired by the end of 2018. But [...]

Cable Color y moTV ofrecen soluciones híbridas de IPTV y OTT en Honduras

El operador de TV hondureño Cable Color y el proveedor moTV ofrecen a sus clientes una solución híbrida IPTV/OTT, que les permitirá tener a disposición TV en vivo, catchup, time-shift y contenido en VOD, tanto en sus STBs a través de DVB-C u OTT, como en laptops, tablets y celulares. El entretenimiento digital se está [...]

Cable Color and moTV offer hybrid IPTV and OTT solutions in Honduras

Honduran TV operator Cable Color and provider moTV are bringing a hybrid IPTV/OTT solution for their customers, which will allow them to enjoy live TV, catchup, time-shift and VOD content not only in their STBs, through DVB-C or OTT, but also on laptops, tablets and cell phones. Digital entertainment is moving really fast and consumers [...]