Tag Archives: FTA

IFT requests USD 3.2 million from MVS to broadcast with a FTA channel in CDMX

Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) defined that Comband S.A. de CV, a subsidiary to which MVS Comunicaciones transferred its restricted TV concession titles in 2015, must pay a  USD 3.2 million restitution to begin its FTA TV broadcasts in Mexico City and 17 other municipalities of the country through its own digital TV channel. Comband has [...]

DTV Play improves Smart TVs in Brazil

Brazilian Digital Terrestrial TV System (SBTVD), responsible for DTT development in Brazil, announced the launching of DTV Play latest version, which will allow access to Smart TVs applications without leaving FTA TV content . Up to now, to watch any Internet content, clients had to leave the TV and search from the applications menu the [...]

Movistar Play to be launched in Mexico

According to Telefónica Mexico, Movistar Play will be launched in that country on March 21st. Its offer will include its own production series, films, exclusive TV channels, sports, children’s content, documentaries and access to Netflix, with whom Telefónica has a global alliance for offering content. The company also reported that customers can watch all offers [...]

Viacom develops 58 productions in Latin America

Darío Turovelzky, Global Content Director at  Viacom / Telefe, said that at present the company is working on 58 productions in pre and post production stages throughout Latin America, and has 11 studios and 14 production centers in Miami, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina, which allows it to produce content  for any region and platform, [...]

Multimedios would end its alliance with Chivas

After Mexican football team Guadalajara – better known as Las Chivas – announced its return to FTA through three TV networks in that country since 2019, Multimedios, one of them which obtained local Chivas football matches broadcasting rights would be concluding its commercial relationship with the club. According to Mexican sports newspaper Record website, Multimedios [...]

SBT to cancel its DTH by conflict with parabolics

Brazilian Television System (SBT), a FTA channel in that country, cancelled its DTH without warning subscribers who tune it there. The reasons for the decision could be because of  a conflict between the channel and the equipment manufacturing companies to get an extra money to load the network programming grid in them. Currently, only those [...]

Record News will be available in Youtube and Facebook

Record Group Brazilian news channel Record News  will be available on Youtube and Facebook Live, as well as its pay TV channel and PlayPlus, VOD platform launched in August 2018. This way, FTA, streaming internet and social media content will be shared by all Record Groups platforms. Making Record TV content available in many platforms [...]

DAZN moves Corinthians from Globo to Rede TV

Sports OTT DAZN gave Rede TV Corinthians broadcasting rights in the South American Cup in FTA for free, after more than 20 years in which Globo broadcasted them.  Rede TV will broadcast one match of each South American Cup round, in which Corinthians will make its debut this Thursday. This is an important and strategic [...]

Movistar will bring addressable TV advertising to Latin America

Movistar+ started its new Addressable TV project in Spain, and it wants to bring it to Latin America this year. Initiative -carried out together with Procter & Gamble- segmented watchers it three-type households. Each home, in its linear TV consuming, will only see those campaigns in which it is target audience. This way, it will [...]

Chilean Football League won’t be on FTA

Hours after Chilean Professional Football National Association (ANFP) confirmed that National Football Championship of that country was going to be broadcasted on FTA, Chilean TV network Chilevisions (Turner Group)  managers ensured that there are clauses that make it impossible because of legal items. From ANFP also pointed that Chilean football matches broadcasting was not fully [...]