Category Archives: Connected TV

DAS deadline extension rejected by the Government of India

The decision has been taken by the government today, assuring the public that the extension date for the deadline of the final phase of digital addressable systems for cable TV in India, has been rejected. The final date will thus not be extended further than March 31, 2017. According to Rajyavardhan Rathore, the Minister of [...]

Telefonica, GM sign Mexican connected car deal

General Motors (GM) Mexico – through its subsidiary OnStar- announced that it has selected Telefónica as 4G LTE provider for 2018 models of Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles. “The vehicle will be a mobile hot spot for up to 7 devices,” said Jorge Plata, CEO of OnStar Mexico. “Making this vision a reality begins [...]

Telefónica proveerá 4G en vehículos de GM en México

Con el objetivo de expandir los servicios de conectividad que ofrece a través de OnStar, General Motors (GM) México anunció que seleccionó a Telefónica como proveedor 4G LTE para ofrecer conectividad en los vehículos de las marcas Chevrolet, Buick, GMC y Cadillac, a ser comercializados en 2018. El vehículo será un hot spot móvil para hasta [...]

Cablevisión charges ahead towards quadruple play

The National Communications Entity (Enacom) of Argentina authorized Nextel, mobile operator of Cablevisión (Grupo Clarín), to provide 4G services in the 900 Mhz and 2.5 Ghz frequencies the company already owns. The Enacom board authorized the project submitted by Nextel and granted it the license to provide Advanced Mobile Communications Services. In return, Nextel will [...]

Telenor retreats from Indian market; acquired by Bharti Airtel  

  Telenor Group, the Norwegian multinational telecommunications company, has opted for an exit from the Indian telecom market. The business will be sold to Bharti Airtel, the Indian global telecommunications services company. Both companies have agreed over the decision and regulatory approvals from the Department of telecommunications in India (DoT) and the Competition Commission of [...]

Jio goes beyond the threshold of 100 million subscribers

Reliance Jios chairman and managing director, has revealed going beyond the benchmark of 100 million subscribers in record time. Jio members can now enrolled for a prime membership for 99 INR (1.48 USD). Prime members will be privileged with a service delivery at an introductory price of 303 INR (4.53 USD) per month. Jio subscribers [...]

MTN-Irancell introduces online TV application

MTN-Irancell, the mobile operator in Iran, has introduced Lenz which is an online television application for mobile devices for the distribution of media services. The application is available for free download on Google Play and local app store like Café Bazaar. However, the app has not yet been released on Apple Store and the launching [...]