Monthly Archives: August 2019

Claro launched new eSports platform in Brazil

Claro announced the launch of Claro Gaming in Brazil, new platform aimed at gamers and eSports fans. The project comes after a partnership between Claro and BBL, an entertainment company focused on eSports and the gamer universe.  It is a gamer products, for gamers, said Marcio Carvalho, Marketing Director at Claro Brazil. The new platform, [...]

Sony Pictures Television produce serie en Colombia con Clarovideo

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) anunció el inicio de las grabaciones de Manual para galanes, nueva serie original de comedia en formato breve, en coproducción con Clarovideo, y producción general a cargo de Rosmary Muñoz. El proyecto se filmará en Colombia y se estrenará en 2020.  Escrita por Juan Andrés Granados y Luis Gamboa y dirigida [...]

Sony Pictures Television and Clarovideo start new production in Colombia

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) announced it have started filming Manual para Galanes, its new short format original comedy series, that is being co-produced together with Clarovideo, with Rosmary Muñoz as general producer. The project will be filmed in Colombia, and will be released next year.  Written by Juan Andres Granados and Luis Gamboa, and directed [...]

Pierre Cloete joins BBC Africa as commercial director

The BBC has just announced the appointment of Pierre Cloete as commercial director of the group for sub-Saharan Africa. The new British brand program manager for the region was the last managing director of Kwesé General Entertainment. He was responsible for launching the pay TV service Kwesé TV. Most recently, he was Kwesé Sports’ Director [...]

DTT in Senegal to be completed end of 2019

Sidy Diagne, CEO at Excaf Telecom, which is the governments technical partner in Senegal believes that migration should be completed by the end of 2019. This period, which is several months ahead of International Telecommunication Union, set for June 2020, would result from government pressure on its technical partner. Of the 25 sites that the [...]

DStv revises its price in Kenya

DStv announced plan to lower its monthly subscriptions charges at a time when its rivals, mainly online streaming service producers such as Netflix, Showmax and Youtube are offering affordable, available and convenient for many users.  Under the new packages, the Premium customers will now pay Sh7500, from Sh7900, with a total of 127 world TV [...]

Tigres de México evalúa crear su propio canal de TV

El equipo de fútbol mexicano Tigres de la UANL -más conocido como Tigres- está evaluando lanzar su propio canal de TV. De acuerdo con el diario Reforma, el nombre elegido sería Tigres TV, dirigido a los fanáticos de la institución deportiva.  En México, el Club Deportivo Guadalajara, más conocido como Chivas, ya cuenta con su [...]

Mexican football team Tigres may launch its own TV channel

Mexican football team  Tigres de la UANL -better known as Tigres-, may launch its own TV channel. According to what Mexican newspaper Reforma reported, Tigres TV channel would be named Tigres TV, focused on the sports club. In Mexico, the Guadalajara Sports Club, better known as Chivas, already has its OTT Chivas TV available, as [...]

TyC Sports lleva a clubes argentinos River Plate y Boca Juniors a Estados Unidos

El canal de TV paga argentino TyC Sports amplía su oferta de transmisiones deportivas en Estados Unidos y, con el inicio de la nueva temporada de la Superliga (nombre que recibe el torneo de fútbol profesional en Argentina), el canal suma la televisación de los partidos de Boca Juniors y River Plate en el país [...]

TyC Sports takes Argentine football teams River Plate and Boca Juniors to the US

Argentine pay TV channel TyC Sports is expanding its sports broadcast offer in the US and, with the beginning of a new Superliga edition (name of the professional football tournament in Argentina), the channel announced it has added River Plate and Boca Juniors matches to its TV offer in the North American country. According to [...]