Category Archives: Free to Air

NAGRA and Openview extend content safety partnership for Openview HD Platform in SA

NAGRA Protect’s Cardless Content Safety will continue to protect the operator’s Openview HD e-tv service and provide an affordable free viewer service for viewers and monetization opportunities for content holders. Nagra announced the extension of its Openview partnership for content protection, who is the leader of direct broadcast live in South Africa satellite TV service [...]

NBA concludes FTA agreement with Etv in South Africa

As part of this deal, Etv will broadcast more than 65 games during the 2019-2020 NBA season on the channel and on its OpenView platform. The NBA basketball league has a rights agreement in South Africa with the broadcaster, e.tv.The rights issue marks the first time since the 1990s that the NBA is broadcast on [...]

America TV and The Mediapro Studio to produce original content together

The Mediapro Studio, through Mediapro Argentina, and the Argentine FTA TV channel America TV (Grupo America) announced that they will work together for the development, production and commercialization of original content. The agreement between the two companies is scheduled to last three years and establishes three series will be made, which will be distributed in [...]

Brazil’s U17 World Cup arrives at Chile with Chilevision

As part of its programming strategy, the Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevisión will broadcast the Brazilian U17 World Cup, a tournament that will be held between October 26th and November 17th. The competition is made up of 24 National Teams divided into six groups. Group A is made up of Brazil, Canada, New Zealand and [...]

Luis Miguel, the series, is also arriving at Chilean TV with Canal 13

After its broadcast in the US and Mexico through Telemundo and Las Estrellas, Luis Miguel, the series is now adding a new FTA TV screen, apart from its global broadcast on Netflix. After acquiring the biopic, Chilean Canal 13 began to announce its premiere, scheduled for its  prime time programming grid.    As reported by the [...]

Canal 1 takes Discovery’s content to Colombian FTA TV

The Colombian FTA TV channel Canal 1 ran a content and partnership agreement with Discovery Colombia to include some of Discovery’s most popular programs at selected times on its weekly grid. From this Monday, October 7th, the Colombian audience will be able to access the new Canal 1 programming. The new programming block, called ‘Zona [...]

MBC to launch a new FTA satellite TV channel in North Africa

The addition of the new channel, MBC5 will bring an enriched cultural and historical heritage to North Africa. It also aims to increase local content production, and so contribute to the promotion and expansion of the industry. According to MBC the launch of MBC5 is expected to benefit the target countries economic development and employment, [...]

Viacom launches new series on Telefe and Cablevision Flow

Viacom International Studios (VIS) confirmed that the series Atrapa a un ladron, starred by Argentine actor Pablo Echarri and Spanish Alexandra Jimenez, and based on the movie To catch a thief, by Alfred Hitchcock, will premiere on the Argentine FTA TV channel Telefe and, after that, all its episodes will be available to watch them [...]

Viacom releases new comedy with Mediapro to be aired on Telefe

Pequeña Victoria, a new co production between Viacom International Studios (VIS), The Mediapro Studio and Oficina Burman its release date scheduled for this Monday, September 16th on the Argentine FTA TV channel Telefe. Pequeña Victoria is the perfect example of what we want to do from Viacom studios. When we launched and presented this project [...]

Deal or no deal arrives at Uruguay through Teledoce

Uruguayan FTA TV channel Teledoce announced it will adapt Endemol Shines format Deal or no deal in the country. As reported by the TV channel, its local name will be Trato Hecho, and it will be presented by Uruguayan ex football player Sebastian Abreu. This is a new Teledoce international bet, after adapting Master Class [...]