Category Archives: General TV

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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Conmebol signs commercial rights deal with IMG-Perform

The South American Soccer Confederation (Conmebol) has selected IMG and Perform as its new partner for the commercialisation of its club competitions for 2019- 2022. The consortium offered a guaranteed minimum of USD 1.4 billion. Now, several changes are expected in the broadcasts of the games for the next seasons. According to Olé sports daily, [...]

NCA to shut down some TV stations in Ghana

The Communications Minister Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has served notice that some television stations will soon be closed down as the National Communications Authority (NCA) seeks to enforce regulations on broadcasting. Responding to action by the Authority, the Vice President of the Ghana Independent Broadcasting Association (GIBA), Ernest Boateng, described it as harsh, rushed and laughable. Also, [...]

France 24 deploys HD services in Middle East

The international French Channel, France 24, has launched two HD channels, France 24 in English and France 24 in Arabic, on Arabsats Badr 4 satellite. France 24 Arabic is exclusive to Arabsat in the middle east region.  Khalid Balkheyour, Arabsat President & CEO said France 24 has been a long standing customer since the creation [...]