Category Archives: General TV

Conatel will enforce cable companies to follow Organic Telecommunications Law

A motion presented by Deputy David Chávez, whose purpose was to make the Honduran National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) make it compulsory for  cable companies to follow TV channels frequencies, as required by Organic Telecommunications Law, was approved. In case of no response after submitting this motion, my initiative would also be to name  a Commission [...]

Telefonica grows in OTT and IPTV and loses DTH subscribers

According to the 2018 results report presented by Telefonica, the company recorded 945 thousand OTT subscribers and had a 835 thousand clients growth in IPTV and cable TV. Totally, in addition to OTT subscribers, the company added 408 thousand net in pay TV last year. Telefonica considers Latin American and European Movistar Plays app customers [...]

Disney would sell Fox Sports in Brazil and Mexico

Finance media Bloomberg reported that, according to people close to the discussion, Walt Disney Company would sell Fox Sports in Brazil and Mexico, but it did not give major details on the operation. Bloomberg reported that  Disney has already agreed Fox Sports sale in Brazil with the  Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE), which had already [...]

Zee5 and Apigate has partnered to target a larger audience globally

Zee5 has announced its partnership with Apigate which will now deliver a larger range of content across different languages targeting a wider audience. Zee5 which is part of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited offers over 100,000 hours of Indian Movies, TV Shows, News, Music, Videos and exclusive Originals, across 12 languages including Hindi, English, Bengali, Punjabi, [...]

Etisalat launched 5G services for consumers

Etisalat has announced its launch of 5G service for all consumers with its infrastructure and network ready to support all 5G devices in 2019. The network can now provide faster data connectivity combined with higher speed. With continuous investments in technology and innovation on the network, etisalats infrastructure can enable 5G connectivity today for all [...]

EBC and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters partner with Eutelsat for Video Capacity

Eutelsat Communications has partnered with the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters for video capacity on its EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite which will now broadcast a big major part of Ethiopias channels. Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) is the Ethiopias oldest and largest free-to-air broadcaster which provide programmes such as news, sport, [...]

Disney and Fox must decide on their merger tomorrow

Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) established this Friday 15th, February as the deadline for Disney and Fox to present a final manifestation for its merger process trial, according to what Brazilian Diário Oficial da União reported.    CADE already had pronouncements from Sky, Telefonica, Net, Claro and the rest of pay TV operators. Brazilian National [...]

Televisa asks to take part in Disney-Fox merger

Televisa Group presented a lawsuit against Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) in November 2018, to take part in Disney-Fox authorization process merger in Mexico as an interested party. On September 26th, the company denied Mexican group to participate in merger process. Televisa expresses its proposal to become an interested party within file UCE/CNC-001-2018, citing a number [...]

Movistar will bring addressable TV advertising to Latin America

Movistar+ started its new Addressable TV project in Spain, and it wants to bring it to Latin America this year. Initiative -carried out together with Procter & Gamble- segmented watchers it three-type households. Each home, in its linear TV consuming, will only see those campaigns in which it is target audience. This way, it will [...]

Disney suffered South American devaluations impact

Contrary to what happens in the US, Disneys international business decreased its revenues in 2018. According to Christine McCarthy, CFO of The Walt Disney Company, ESPN international business is so based in Latin America and South America. Currency exchange and fluctuations were what impacted on that, she pointed. McCarthey reflected about this into the last [...]