Tag Archives: cable TV

Red Intercable against Conmebol-Facebook agreement for Libertadores Cup releases

Conmebol and Facebook ran an agreement in October 2018 to broadcast  some Libertadores Cup matches on the social network between 2019 and 2022. According to it, those matches played on Thursdays can be watched in Argentina only through Facebook. Social networks entrance to sports broadcasts generated a statement from Red Intercable, an independent cable TV [...]

Record TV launches news channel to face CNN Brazil

Brazilian FTA Record TV Journalism Department is working to launch a new news channel, scheduled for 2020. It could replace Record News, current 24-hour news network from Record Group , or develop a new project, competing with Record News. Central point for the new channel is to be available for pay TV formats and OTT [...]

Cablevision’s net sales up 51.9% in 2016

Argentinas Grupo Clarín presented its financial statement for the fourth quarter of 2016 in which it reported annual net sales of its telecommunications company Cablevision for AR$ 30.6 billion (USD 1.96 billion), up 51.9% from previous year. According to the company, the increase is mostly attributable to an increase in subscription charges (Cable TV and [...]

Government considers FDI hike to 100% in cable TV, DTH

The government is mulling over a proposal to increase the limit on foreign direct investment to 100% in direct-to-home and cable TV companies. India has six private direct-to-home Tv service operators, including Dish TV, Tata Sky, Videocon d2h, Airtel Digital TV and several Multi-system companies such as DEN Networks and Hathway. The proposal, if accepted, [...]

Kerala receives new HD feeds from Asianet, MMTV

Broadcasters, content developers as well as cable TV companies have begun launching channels and programmes customised for the Kerala TV market. Asianet, the Malayalam satellite TV network, as well as MMTV have introduced high definition feeds while Dish TV has taken its regional brand Zing to Gods Own Country. Asianet HD feed offers TV shows [...]

OTT services hurting cable TV industry; AICDF says

All India Digital Cable Federation, lobby group for the multi-system operators, wants broadcasters to keep a level playing field for over-the-top and cable TV services. The AIDCF has written to Star India, Multi Screen Media and IndiaCast Media Distribution, saying that broadcasters are releasing content for free on OTT platforms, but cable TV companies are [...]

DTH, Cable TV to cost more in Delhi as AAP increases entertainment tax

Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party has increased tax on direct-to-home service providers as well as cable companies in New Delhi. The entertainment tax has been increased from 20 to 40%, meaning that consumers will have to pay more for cable and DTH services. The recent announcement of doubling of entertainment tax on cable TV and [...]