Category Archives: General TV

ICE files complaint for Cable Visión’s purchase in 2013

Costa Rican Institute of Electricity (ICE) made a complaint to Public Ministry for Cable Visión of Costa Rica purchase, in 2013, when the company was in decline.The complaint is focused on applying responsibilities to officials or thirds who have taken part of the purchases process.. Complaint is based on documents and facts analyzed around the [...]

AT&T insists with Hulu and Sky Mexico sale

International holding AT&T mentioned the possibility of selling its assets in Hulu and Sky Mexico again, in order to  gain cash after buying Time Warner by USD 85,000 million. AT&T FCO, John Stephens, explained that it is pretended to obtain between USD 6,000 million  and USD 8,000 million with the asset sale. At 2019 Citi [...]

CES 2019 shows 8K TV boom

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) new edition  in Las Vegas showed the 8K TV launchings from its leading manufacturers: Samsung (Samsung 65-, 75 and 98- inch LCD), Sonny (Sonny 85- and 98- inch LCD), LG (LG 88- inch OLED and 75- inch LCD) and TLC (TLC 8K Roku TV). One of the most important details is [...]

Conmebol makes official the TV rights to Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana

The Council of the South American Soccer Confederation (Conmebol) approved the allocation of TV rights for competitions for the 2019-2022 season, including the Copa Libertadores and the Copa Sudamericana. As already announced in October, Facebook will broadcast the Copa Liberadores next year. The social network bought the exclusive rights of Thursday night matches, while the [...]

Hemisphere completes acquisition of 75% interest in Snap TV

Hemisphere Media Group announced that it has finalized the acquisition of a 75% equity interest in Snap Global (Snap TV), a leading independent distributor of content in Latin America to broadcast, pay TV and OTT platforms. Snap TV is a company founded by Ariel Tobi that maintains long-standing relationships with the most important broadcast, cable [...]

Hemisphere finaliza compra del 75% de Snap TV

Hemisphere Media Group anunció que ha llegado a un acuerdo definitivo para adquirir una participación del 75% en Snap Global (Snap TV), distribuidor independiente de contenido en América Latina para cadenas de transmisión abierta, TV paga y OTT. Snap TV es la empresa fundada por Ariel Tobi que trabaja con importantes networks y plataformas SVOD [...]

Dubbing agency ‘The Kitchen’ sets in in Mexico

The international translation, dubbing and subtitling studio The Kitchen announced the opening of a new office in Mexico, more precisely in the city of Cuernavaca. In so doing, it sets in the most important Latin American country in the dubbing market. Although we have always offered neutral Spanish dubbing, we were decided to add [...]

MultiChoice and SABC violate competition merger rules

The Competition Commission has ruled that the channel distribution agreement between Multichoice and SABC, signed in 2013, constitutes a notifiable merger. The five-year agreement deal allows MultiChoice the right to broadcast SABC’s 24-hour news channel and an entertainment channel, SABC Encore. This means the public broadcaster and Africa’s largest pay TV operator are in violation [...]