Category Archives: Pay TV

ESPN Extra joined 26 new broadbands providers in Brazil

ESPN Extra, newest ESPN linear channel, joined into 26 broadbands providers snf 22 pay TV operators offers package in Brazil. In 2018, the company was distributed by 48 new partners and surpassed 4 million subscribers.   Pay TV operators and Internet broadbands providers recognize the need to satisfy sports fans wherever they are, offering the [...]

America Movil confirmed it requested a pay TV license in Mexico through Telcel

Daniel Hajj, America Movil General Director, pointed that to give pay TV, we have already sent our request. It is under review at the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT), as reported on Wednesday in a conference call with analysts. Mobile subsidiary Telcel -through its legal name, Radiomóvil Dipsa-, has already started procedures to avoid the prohibition [...]

Ooredoo TV set up box has a new look

Ooredoo TV customers can now enjoy the new set-top box which will include all digital services such as conventional linear TV, on-demand service, apps and games and also catch-up features. The new set up box, which is real HDR 4K, providing high resolution picture to viewers and has a 16GB memory, this allows subscribers to [...]

Discovery Kids Media to launch in Latin America

Discovery International announced Discovery Kids Medias (DKM) launching for Latin America and others countries worldwide to develop, produce and distribute children content -both animated and live action- for linear and digital platforms. With a more than 20 years track in Latin American market, Discovery Kids still has a great success as a leader pay TV [...]

Starz Play now on Ooredoo TV

  The best of Hollywood, Bollywood and childrens entertainment will now be available through Ooredoo TVS set up box. Customers can enjoy video on demand with Ooredoo TV in the comfort of their homes. For as little as $15 a month with no lock in contract, customers can subscribe to a family bundle which include [...]

Uruguayan Football Association thinks on a new AUF TV

Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) Standardization Commission President, Pedro Bordaberry, pointed that Uruguayan football clubs financial problems  would lie in how bad TV rights are sold, and expressed that the only possible way to market World Cup Qualifiers TV rights would be to create AUF TV. Here what is being disputed are World Cup Qualifiers rights. [...]

Showmax to air short films from AFDA

On the 18th February, Showmax announced it will air over 18 short films from AFDA students. Its ground-breaking to share young, local, culturally relevant content on the same platform as Hollywood blockbusters. I am certain that this unique initiative will serve to boost and develop the African film industry and the careers of many young [...]

OSN dropping sports content and focusing on movies

As of March, Dubai-based pay tv operator OSN will air only OSN Sports Cricket HD and Ten Sports Channel.  According to OSNs new CEO Patrick Tillieux, changes to this will allow more room for movies and other key contents to be aired, specially content targeted to female viewers. There will also be more pop up [...]

MRV construction company’s owner will launch CNN Brazil

Billionaire Rubens Menin, founder, main shareholder and president of MRV Engenharia -which is the biggest Brazilian homebuilder and real estate company-, based in Belo Horizonte, will launch CNN news Brazilian version channel this year. According to Forbes. Menin is ranked 1372 among billionaires worldwide, and 40th among the richest men in Brazil. In 2018 he [...]

No price increase for DStv Premium in 2019

As of April 2019, MultiChoice has just announced its freeze price of DStv Premium subscription package, meaning customers will pay the same rate. However there will be a minimal increase for subscribers on other packages.  DStv has announced that it will be adjusting some of the prices of its subscription packages from 1 April 2019. [...]