Category Archives: Connected TV

Univision, Telemundo apps launch on streaming media players

U.S. Spanish-Language Networks Univision and Telemundo announced the launch of its applications on streaming media players. Telemundo announce the launch of Telemundo Deportes En Vivo app on Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire TV, in addition to being Chromecast enabled. This marks the first time a U.S. network offers a stand-alone, fully-dedicated Spanish-language sports app [...]

Ooredoo to deploy a 5G network

Ooredoo announced the deployment of a 5G-ready new network with the 10th station finally installed. The new technology will also be joined by a 1ms latency only on these networks. Ooredoo used the GPON to have enough bandwidth for this network the technology will be available by the end of 2017. Ooredoo Qatar CEO Waleed [...]

América Móvil gets approval to buy spectrum from MVS

Mexican Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) has authorized Telcel (América Móvil) to buy 60 Mhz of spectrum in the 2.5 GHz band from Grupo MVS. In a statement, América Móvil said it expects to complete the acquisition during the second quarter of 2017. The 2.5 Ghz band is used for next generation mobile services, including the [...]

América Móvil recibe autorización para comprar espectro de MVS

El Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT) de México autorizó a Telcel (América Móvil) a adquirir 60 Mhz en la banda de 2.5 Ghz que pertenecen al Grupo MVS. La operación había sido anunciada a fines de noviembre de 2016. En un comunicado, América móvil informó que se espera que la adquisición se concrete durante el [...]

Hathway high speed network to be launched in South India

Hathway the Indian telecommunication and broadcasting firm has announced a plan for the next three years. This plan consists of an investment of INR 500 crore or US$ 77.350.000 in south India in order to install a high-speed internet connection. The rise of OTT content due to recent players making move like Amazon prime which [...]

Vivo launches series produced for smartphones

Brazilian mobile operator Vivo (Telefónica) announced the launch of the first season of Deep, a series specially produced for smartphones, and that presents an innovative frame, since some scenes must be watched with the cellphone in an upright position. The ten-episode series is available on the Studio+ app, which Vivo launched last October in partnership [...]

Vivo lanza nueva serie para smartphones en Brasil

El operador de telefonía móvil Vivo (Telefónica) de Brasil anunció el lanzamiento de la primera temporada de Deep, una serie producida especialmente para smartphones y que presenta un encuadre innovador, ya que algunas escenas deben verse con el celular en posición vertical. La serie, de diez episodios, está disponible en la app Studio+, que Vivo [...]

Food Network launches recipes app in Brazil

Cooking channel Food Network has launched in Brazil a new mobile application for iOS and Android with recipes and information about channel’s programming. The app give users access to national and international recipes prepared by chefs who are part of the original productions of Food Network, such as Pedro Benoliel, who hosts the series “Tempero [...]

Food Network lanza app de recetas en Brasil

El canal de TV paga Food Network, enfocado en la gastronomía, lanzó una aplicación para Android e iOS con recetas e información sobre la programación. A través de la app, los usuarios acceden a recetas nacionales e internacionales preparadas por chefs que forman parte de producciones originales de la señal, como Pedro Benoliel, que comanda [...]