Category Archives: Free to Air

New Mexico City FTA network to launch in 2Q 2019

Mexico City FTA network, which was granted to businessman Francisco Aguirre Gómez, Radio Centros CEO, will be launched no later than July, as reported by specialized website Mediatelecom. I am the networks owner and it will be on air in this years first half. We are also going to include multiprogramming. We will take no [...]

Chivas returns to Televisa

Mexican football team Las Chivas de Guadalajara announced an agreement with Televisa to broadcast their matches on FTA by Televisa Deportes. The agreement adds to those already announced with Multimedios and TV Azteca and will last for one year, according to Mexican newspaper Reforma. Through his Twitter account, Televisa Deportes showed in a video Chivas [...]

Telefuturo led Paraguayan FTA TV audience share in 2018

According to data from Kantar Ibope Media Paraguay published by Television.com.py, Telefuturo ranked first in networks ranking and led FTA TV audience share in Paraguay in 2018. The Vierci Group channel achieved a 22.07% share , followed by SNT with 17.24%, Latele with 9.3%, RPC with 4.87%, C9N of the Albavision Group, and Paravision with [...]

Multimedios amplía la cobertura de MVS en TV abierta de México

MVS Comunicaciones y Multimedios Televisión ampliaron un acuerdo comercial para que el canal de TV paga MVS TV inicie transmisiones de TV abierta en Guadalajara, Puebla y Tlaxcala a través de la frecuencia 6.4 de Multimedios. Al mismo tiempo, el Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT) discute, por mandato judicial, la habilitación para que MVS TV [...]

Multimedios expands MVS broadcast in Mexican FTA TV

MVS Communications and Multimedios TV ran a commercial agreement for TV network MVS TV to start FTA TV broadcasts in Guadalajara, Puebla and Tlaxcala through the 6.4 multimedia frequency. At the same time, the Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) discusses, by judicial mandate,  MVS TVs t authorization to broadcast on open TV with its own chanel. [...]

Record TV made the first live voting with digital TV middleware in Brazil

Brazilian free-to-air  TV network Record TV made the first live voting in Brazilian digital TV through remote control, with the middleware Ginga, in order to choose the best dressed in the Golden Globe 2019. Record TV is the first TV network in using this method to interact with its audience in Brazil. The novelty took [...]

Seventh year of audience leadership in FTA for Telefe

According to data provided by Kantar Ibope Media, Telefe (Viacom) led argentinian audience for the seventh consecutive year in 2018. Telefe shared a difference of 0.96 rating points and 4.51% of share with eltrece, its main competitor. Viacoms company also reached the highest share of the last 10 years, averaging a 36,17% in 2018. From [...]

Mexican football team Chivas deals with Multimedios for FTA

Mexican Sports Club Guadalajara’s policy achieved an agreement with Channel 6 Multimedios, to broadcast local Chiva’s football matches by FTA. This way, Multimedios adds to broadcasts made by Televisa Deportes Networks (DTN) for pay TV, and digital platforms Blim and Chivas TV, respectively. However, and despite the arrangement made, Chiva’s policy is open to negotiate [...]

Chilevisión premieres series on science produced by VTR

The free-to-air channel Chilevisión (Turner) has premiered “Por la Razón y la Ciencia”, a new series produced by Fundación VTR. Previously, this initiative was available on platforms VTR on Demand, VTR Play and YouTube. This eight-episode series – hosted by Jani Dueñas – premiered on Chilevisión on Saturday, December 8 and is focused on local [...]

Icasa holds hearings for new free-to-air TV licence

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) is set to start public hearings on the process of awarding a commercial free-to-air television licence on Thursday. The regulator said it would be looking into applications from Kwese Free TV, Tshwaranang Media, Infinity Media Networks and Free To Air TV. The process follows an unsuccessful round [...]