Monthly Archives: May 2019

Telefónica inicia producciones de series latinoamericanas en Perú

  Después de anunciar que producirá series originales en Latinoamérica, Telefónica dio inicio a la primera de ellas en Perú. La nueva producción lleva por título Un día eres joven y, según informó la compañía, su estreno está planeado para septiembre de este año, y tendrá ocho episodios de 25 minutos cada uno. Las siguientes [...]

Telefonica starts its Latin American series productions in Peru

After announcing that it will produce original series in Latin America, Telefónica started to develop the first one in Peru. The new production is entitled One day you’re young and, according to the company, its premiere is planned for September this year, and will have eight episodes of 25 minutes each. The following productions will [...]

MultiChoice & Icasa fight over Pay Tv laws

Following Icasa recent inquiry into subscription of TV broadcasting services where findings highlight ways to improve competition and lower subscription prices in the pay-TV market, the pay TV market inquiry and sports broadcasting regulations both pose a risk for MultiChoice, as the companys DStv and SuperSport brands often acquire exclusive broadcasting rights to major sporting [...]

DStv & GOtv to broadcast UEFA Champions League

UEFA Champion League final between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool will be aired on Saturday via DStv and GOtv. The live broadcast of the match will allow fans to build their own programming by including highlights of the games and will have access to a wide range of the pre-match shows including half hour highlights of [...]

StarTimes launches the first African online film festival

StarTimes is launching the first edition of the Pan-African Online Film Festival (PAOFF). The festival will be running via StarTimes ON and it will be a quarterly competition where it will be open to all local professional film and music video producers.  The new platform is fans voting system for all videos that are qualified [...]

Cotel relanzará su oferta de TV paga

El Gerente General de la Cooperativa de Telecomunicaciones de La Paz, Bolivia (COTEL), Fernando Dips, informó que la compañía realizará modificaciones en sus ofertas de TV paga a partir del próximo 1° de junio. Entre las novedades más salientes se destaca que el catálogo de contenidos de TV paga estará disponible en formato HD en [...]

Cotel relaunches its pay TV offer

Bolivian Telecommunications Cooperatives (COTEL) General Manager, Fernando Dips, informed that the company will make changes in its pay TV offers, starting next June 1st. One of the most outstanding news is that all the companys pay TV content catalog will be available in HD. In addition, it was reported that customers already subscribed will have [...]

Tigo llega a más de un millón de hogares en Bolivia

La empresa de telecomunicaciones Millicom -que opera en América Latina bajo la marca Tigo-, está presente en más de un millón de hogares de Bolivia. Según informó la compañía, ese objetivo se cumplió gracias a la inversión de la compañía para desarrollar una red de fibra óptica coaxial en el país. La inversión de la [...]

Tigo reaches more than one million homes in Bolivia

The telecommunications company Millicom -which operates in Latin America under the Tigo brand-, is now available in more than one million households in Bolivia. According to the company, that was possible because of the company’s investment to develop a coaxial fiber optic network in the country. The investment of the company is estimated at USD [...]