Category Archives: General TV

Televisa considering spinning off units

Televisa said that it was still considering whether to keep the company without changes or to spin off some divisions, particularly its Cable TV unit. The Mexican broadcaster will finish its review this year. This was announced by Alfonso de Angoitia, Co- Chief Executive Officer of Televisa in an analyst conference call on Tuesday. According [...]

Televisa sees growth in Q218 driven by FIFA World Cup

Televisa announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2018. The company’s net sales during the period increased 16.2% to MX $ 26,702 million (USD 1,398 million). This increase mainly was attributable to revenue growth in the Content and Cable segments, the company explained in its report. Televisa’s net income increased 153% to MX [...]

TVC Communications wins Innovative Media Company Award

TVC Communications, owners of TVC, TVC News, Max FM and Adaba FM has been named Innovative Media Company of the Year at the 15th edition of the Marketing Edge Brands and Advertising Excellence Awards. The annual event is held to honor and celebrate outstanding brands (both corporate and products) and personalities in the integrated marketing [...]

Irdeto launches Android TV security solution

Irdeto has launched its Android security solution Irdeto Armor, which now provides operators with the ability to securely manage this open platform. The solution is available in Latin America. Irdeto Armor for Android TV enables operators to reap the benefits of Android TV while maintaining full control of security on their platform, including managing content [...]

SA Government to reconsider SABC TV license fees

Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says the review of the public broadcasting policy will start with the review of the SABC.This includes, among others, the logic of maintaining a 3-tier broadcasting system given the regulatory incapacity to enforce it; ownership and control rules; the capacity of the regulator to regulate the sector and the need to [...]

Vision 4 channel to launch soon in Togo

The television channel Vision 4 will soon join the Togolese audiovisual landscape. The information was communicated on June 13, after a hearing granted by the President of Togo to Jean-Pierre Amougou Belinga, the owner of the channel. The businessman presented his Vision 4 installation project to the Head of State, who declared to be in [...]

Colombia withdraws convergent regulator bill

The Colombian Congress withdrew the bill for the creation of a single convergent regulator, which had been presented by the ICT Ministry. The initiative had been questioned by public TV channels. The project proposed to create a single regulator by merging the National Television Authority (ANTV) and the Communications Regulation Commission (CRC). According to El [...]

DRC restored all TV frequencies in Congo

Started a few months ago, the process of restitution of TV and radio frequencies, plundered in Congo by neighboring DRC, is now complete. Lambert Mende Omalanga, the communications ministers of the DRC, handed over to counterpart of Congo, Thierry Lézin Moungalla, an official letter announcing that all the frequencies were restored. “To date, I have [...]

Turner launches TargetingNOW solution in Latin America

Turner Latin America announced the launch in the region of TargetingNOW, an advanced targeting solution for TV that offers a more effective reach of advertising campaigns in the specific targets of each brand. TargetingNOW aims at advertisers who want to enter into TV targeting based on big data and start looking at media planning beyond [...]