Category Archives: DTH

IPTV coax home networks reach Latin AmericaLlegan a Latam las redes hogareñas de coaxil para IPTV

<!--:en-->The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA), founded by Motorola, Cisco, Verizon and the main American CATV MSOs, proposes the enhancement of the existing coax wiring within homes with the purpose of turning them into multimedia networks. Ken Vandenberg, Regional Director of Sales de Entropic, promoter of MoCA, assures that the model "is ideal for the new Latin American IPTV companies" that compete against CATV operators, and are able to contend for clients without needing to change any wiring<!--:--><!--:es-->La Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA), fundada por Motorola, Cisco, Verizon y los principales MSO de CATV de EE.UU (Cox, Comcast) propone potenciar el cableado existente de coaxil dentro de los hogares para convertirlos en redes multimedia. Ken Vandenberg, Regional Director of Sales de Entropic, impulsora de MoCA, asegura que este modelo "es ideal para las nuevas compa&ntilde;&iacute;as de IPTV de Latinoam&eacute;rica" que compiten contra los operadores de CATV, y pueden disputar sus clientes sin necesidad de cambiar el cableado<!--:--[...]

Televisa excludes Telmex from its channel offerTelevisa excluye a Telmex de su oferta de canales

<!--:en-->Televisa, the main Mexican media group, which owns the most popular open TV channels as well as the greatest CATV MSO in the country, has released an offer aimed at selling its cable TV competitors a package of its channels but leaving aside Telmex who would be launching IPTV over the first months 2008. There is uncertainty around paid TV future competition in the second most important Latin American country, and it is expected that the anti monopoly committee should take part in such affair<!--:--><!--:es-->Televisa, el principal grupo de medios de M&eacute;xico, que posee los canales de TV abierta m&aacute;s populares y tambi&eacute;n el MSO de CATV m&aacute;s grande de ese pa&iacute;s, ha publicado una oferta para vender un paquete de sus canales a sus competidores de TV por cable pero ha negado esa oferta a Telmex, que en los primeros meses de 2008 lanzar&iacute;a IPTV. Entra en zona de incertidumbre la futura competencia en TV paga en el segundo pa&iacute;s m&aacute;s importante de Latinoam&eacute;rica, y se espera que la comisi&oacute;n antimonopolios tome cartas en el asunto<!--:--[...]