Category Archives: General TV

Channel 20 will not broadcast Knesset TV in the Middle East

Channel 20 on Thursday lost its bid to produce, manage and broadcast the Knesset Channel following a court appeal by the competitors that lost out on the tender. On Tuesday the Justice Ministry announced it would not defend the decision to award the contract to Channel 20, forcing the council to withdraw the offer. The [...]

Namibian Broadcasting Corporation rebranded

The Afrikaans Service, Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC), became the first service since Independence to be transformed from old NBC Afrikaans Service this week at the Gateway Centre in Khomasdal. The re-branding of the Afrikaans Service sets the scene for a complete roll-out to re-brand all the 9 other stations of the NBC. The NBC’s Afrikaans [...]

Industry leaders to debate the future of TV at NexTV Colombia

NexTV Series Colombia & Andean 2017 will gather, on November 30 at the JW Marriott hotel in Bogota, more than 40 executives from leading TV, OTT and online video companies to discuss the industry trends. DirecTV, Claro, Telefonica, TigoUne, Sony Pictures Television, Fox and HBO are among the companies that will participate in the event. [...]

FWTV acquires 50% of MediaBusTV

Online channel FWTV announced the acquisition of 50% of MediaBusTV, a company that offers audiovisual content in public transports of Argentina. Several short-format contents of the channel will be available on MediaBusTV screens in the main Premium buses of the capital city and Greater Buenos Aires. “This important acquisition allows FWTV to continue growing in [...]

Conmebol ends TV contract with Datisa

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) decided to end its sponsorship and re-broadcasting contract with Datisa for the 2019 and 2023 editions of the Copa América, one of international soccer’s most famous tournaments. Conmebol said that ended the deal, which was signed in 2013, due to “acts of corruption” related to Fifa-Gate scandal. Datisa had [...]

NexTV CEO, the leading conference on the future of TV and OTT, comes to Miami

The fourth edition of NexTV CEO Latin America, the leading conference on the future of TV, will begin tomorrow in Miami. The event will gather the leading pay TV, free-to-air, OTT and TV networks executives. The conference, organized by Dataxis, will be held at The Biltmore Hotel on November 2 & 3 and will feature [...]

TV Azteca net sales up 7% in Q317

Mexicos TV Azteca presented its financial statement for the third quarter of 2017 in which it reported net sales of MX$ 3,459 million (USD 180.6 million), up 7% from previous year. The company reported a net loss of MX$ 307 million (USD 16 mllion), which represents a recovery of 84% compared to the previous year. [...]

Ghana to broadcast 70% local content during prime time

Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the Minister of Communications, says government will roll out a policy for television stations to broadcast at least 70% local content at prime time. She noted the need to push local content has become essential to provide more opportunities for local content providers especially film producers across the country. There is growing discontent [...]

du introduces 4K Technology as the future of TV

Digitalisation is becoming the future of TV and du, Dubai-based operator exhibits 4K technology on TVs to visitors during GITEX 2017. With an amazing increase in pixels, 4K has a substantial richer, crisper and more vivid image. dus showcase of 4k technology shows how digitalisation is evolving into the future of technology and how viewers [...]

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