Category Archives: Connected TV

Tigo Une to expand to other 26 Colombian locations

Mauricio Ramos, CEO of Millicom in Colombia -where the company operates under the Tigo brand-, gave details about the investment that the company is making in the country and explained that it has stopped being a regional operator to deploy a project at a national level, which is already present in more than 1 million [...]

New TV addressable advertising standard to be deployed in 2020

Disney, Turner, NBC, CBS and Discovery, together with Smart TVs company Vizio, formed the  Open Addressable Ready Project (OAR), a partnership for the development and deployment of a new standard for addressable advertising on Smart TVs. Full deployment is planned for the beginning of 2020. We all recognize the most important goal of this initiative [...]

Telefonica reaches 20 thousand quadruple play subscribers in Peru

Movistar Total, offer that puts together mobile and fixed telephony services, internet and TV services for all its clients, reached 20 thousand subscribers in Peru two months after it was launched. Movistars convergent experience is available for residential customers with any offer from the company in their homes. We are revolutionizing the market and telecommunications [...]

Digital transition goes on in Televisa Group

According to a US Comscore report, Televisa Group led digital platforms content in 2018. Emilio Azcarragas company surpassed 20.3 million users and also made a better performance than Republic Presidence official website and Yahoo. Televisas News, one of the most visited sites that concentrates more than 39% of groups total audience, added more than 1.4 [...]

Mexico relaunches public tender for wholesale fiber optic network

Mexico will launch once again a tender next month in order to implement and operate a fiber optic wholesale network to guarantee greater connectivity in the country, according to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Although Red Trunk tender was planned for October 2018, it was postponed for this year after its approval in 2013, under [...]

Globo wants to integrate OTT and free-to-air TV

Brazil’s Globo began this year to rethink the strategy of its OTT service Globoplay. Recently, the company announced an expansion of the catalog with the addition of international series. Now, Globo’s technology director, Raymundo Barros, pointed out that the aim is for the OTT and broadcast environments to operate in an integrated and complementary manner. [...]

Hisense presents in Mexico its 4K World Cup app

Chinese manufacturer Hisense announced a range of new products for the Mexican market, including the app to watch the soccer World Cup in 4K, through an alliance with Televisa Deportes. With these new initiatives, the company expects a 40% increase in sales this year, local newspaper Expansión reported. Hisense offers 43-inch 4K TVs in the [...]

Colombia: TV manufacturers expect sales boost during FIFA World Cup

The main TV manufacturers in Colombia expect the Soccer World Cup to boost sales in the country, as it usually happens during big sporting events. Samsungs Audio and Video Director in Colombia, Marlon Acuña told local media El Colombiano that the sales of the brand in 2018 could increase by up to 48%. Samsung leads [...]