Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Latina Television and DirecTV are fined in Peru for anticompetitive behaviours

The Peruvian Telecommunications Private Investment Supervisory Agency (Osiptel) ordered the Compañía Latinoamericana de Radiodifusión S.A. (Latina Televisión) and DirecTV Peru S.R.L. (DirecTV) to pay a  S 6,892,200 (USD 2.03 million) fine, for applying a strategy to exclude other pay TV operators (only DirecTV competitors), benefiting themselves from having the 2018 World Cup Russia broadcast. Both [...]

A+E Networks Latin America launches its programming for 2020

During its traditional upfront held this week in Mexico, Eddy Ruiz, President and General Manager at A+E Networks Latin America, highlighted the growth of all the companys brands in audience (A&E, History, History 2 and Lifetime) during 2019, and said that it is an important growth in a so much fragmented market, and that has [...]

Televisa gets legal resource against Disney-Fox merger in Mexico

Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa has won a federal injunction against Walt Disney Cos acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox Incs assets in Mexico, a Televisa representative said on Thursday, a move that could at least temporarily stall the deal. Televisa said that the Mexican Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT), regulator that supervises the merger agreement in Mexico, [...]

Latina Televisión y DirecTV son sancionadas en Perú por conductas anticompetitivas

El Organismo Supervisor  de Inversión Privada en Telecomunicaciones (Osiptel) sancionó a la Compañía Latinoamericana de Radiodifusión S.A. (Latina Televisión) y a DirecTV Perú S.R.L. (DirecTV) con multas de S 6.892.200 (USD 2,03 millones), por aplicar una estrategia para excluir a otros operadores de TV paga competidores de DirecTV, beneficiándose con la transmisión del Mundial de [...]

NCI to launch its programs in Ivory Coast

In Ivory Coast, the New Ivory Coast Channels (NCI) will launch its programs on December 12th. After several days of intense communication, one of the most awaited channels, including on the TNT platform, will present its program to Ivorian viewers. Thanks to a partnership with Nostalgie Radio, which is very popular on the national territory, [...]

Fox Sports to stop broadcasting from Uruguay

As reported by the Uruguayan newspaper El Observador and other media in the country, the Uruguayan version of Fox Sports will stop broadcasting in the country after five years. According to the newspaper, the decision is due to a change in business strategy, following the acquisition of the international TV network by the Disney company [...]

Turner presents its new programming for 2020

Turner announced the news for the launch of its programming in 2020, in an upfront in Mexico City. Some of the company’s productions for next year will be Amarres, Las Bravas F.C. -filmed in Argentina-, Particular Crowd, La chica que limpia, and many others. “We are positioning ourselves as new content, technology and entertainment options [...]

Third season of ‘The Fastest Shedder’ TV show available in Nigeria

A reality television show for encouraging healthy living and fight against obesity is set to hit the Nigerian television airwaves. The third season of Nigeria’s first weight loss reality TV show, the Fastest Shedder is intended at raising awareness against obesity and inspiring plus size people to maintain a healthy lifestyle. According to the founder [...]

SAWA signs agreement for distribution of NHK World-Japan in Mena

SAWA Rights Management FZ, an aggregator of TV channels and a content service provider, has signed an agreement for the commercial distribution of NHK World-Japan in the Mena region. NHK World Japan’s 24-hour programming cycle includes its flagship news program, NHKNewslinealong, which features technology, entertainment and lifestyle programs such as Outstanding Equipment, Dining with the [...]