Tag Archives: Free to air

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 Pública launches new programming

Argentina’s TV Pública announced the launch of its 2017 programming. The new series “Supermax”, co-produced by Brazilian network Globo and TV Pública, along with Mediaset and TV Azteca, is one of the main attractions this year. This is the version of “Supermax” made for Latin America, as Globo produced one for the Brazilian market, with [...]

Televisa ordered to pay free-to-air retrans fees

The Federal Telecommunications Institute of Mexico (IFT), on March 2, determined that Grupo Televisa is dominant in pay TV services. This way, one of the first effects is that the company will have to start paying retransmission fees to free-to-air networks. Mexican Telecommunications law establishes that companies declared with substantial power cannot carry FTA channels [...]

Argentina’s Telefe, MTV team up in new reality show

Last Sunday, the Argentine TV broadcaster Telefe – which was acquired by Viacom in 2016 – premiered the new reality show Despedida de Solteros (“Bachelor Party”). The show airs from Sunday to Thursday. At the end of each broadcast, MTV offers additional content in “Bachelor Party: MTV After Hours”. This marks the first participation between Viacoms pay [...]

NexTV CEO Latin America, the leading conference on the future of TV business, OTT, online video and music, comes to Miami

NexTV CEO Latin America 2016 will gather on November 3 & 4 in Miami pay TV, music, TV networks and OTT executives, as well as representatives of MCNs, to debate about the future of next-generation TV business, the pay TV transformation, the online music industry and the migration of traditional media groups to online video [...]

Third national free-to-air network to broadcast on channel 3 in Mexico

The third national free-to-air network, which was granted to Grupo Imagen, will use the channel 3 to broadcast in Mexico, said Maria Lizárraga, head of the Media Unit and Contents of the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT).   Lizárraga informed that from October 27 the population will have to reprogram the TV sets in order that national [...]

Brazil’s Globo signs multi-year volume deal with Warner for FTA TV rights to film and series

Brazilian TV channel Globo has signed a multi-year deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution for free TV broadcast rights to feature films and series from the U.S distributor.   The new deal includes films from Warner Bros. Pictures such titles as American Sniper, Mad Max: Fury Road, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, among [...]

Rede Globo managed to change soccer matches due to Presidential impeachment voting in Brazil

Rede Globo decidiu não transmitir nenhum jogo de futebol na tarde do domingo (17) para priorizar a cobertura da votação do impeachment da presidente Dilma Rousseff no país. Dessa forma o Campeonato Carioca, Copa Nordeste não foram transmitidos em TV aberta, a empresa carioca mudou 7 campeonatos regionais, com 10 jogos para o sábado.   [...]