Tag Archives: Japan

DAZN could buy Fox Sports Brazil

Sports OTT DAZN, soon to be launched in Brazil, could be one of the  possible candidates to buy Fox Sports in the country, according to Brazilian journalists Eduardo Ohata (Yahoo) and Mauricio Lima (Veja magazine). Fox Sports sale was an Economic Defense Administrative Councils (CADE) decision,  which approved the merger between Fox and Disney but [...]

DAZN arrives at Latin America with a new sponsorship model

DAZN Group announced significant changes in its structure.  In the Latin American Spanish market, where DAZN was not launched as an OTT yet, it created an innovative off-the-shelf network called DAZN +. In addition, the sports platform VOD ePlayer was renamed, and its new denomination is DAZN Player. This is a decisive moment for DAZN, [...]

Rwanda to roll out its first telecom satellite

Rwanda will soon launch its first telecommunications satellite which will be propelled into orbit from the international space station. The operation is in line with the agreement signed last year between the Rwandan and the Japanese government on Space Inclusion in Africa. Before the launch, the Rwandan government has already sent six young Rwandans to [...]

Japan tries to hurry analog blackout in Chile

A Japanese delegation will be deployed this week in Santiago de Chile to take part of the conference  “Towards the Digital Terrestrial Television switched-on “, organized by the National Television Council (CNTV), the Japanese Embassy  and the Chilean Communication Sub Secretary ( Subtel). Japanese delegation proposes to promote digital TV in that country, to carry [...]

Nicaragua to carry out first DTT trial

The Nicaraguan Institute of Telecommunications and Post (Telcor) will carry out on March 21 the first DTT trial in the country, in cooperation with the Government of Japan, said the vice president of Nicaragua, Rosario Murillo. The first digital TV signals will be delivered through channel 6, the executive explained, according to El Nuevo Diario. [...]

El Salvador and Japan join forces to promote DTT

The General Superintendency of Electricity and Telecommunications (Siget) of El Salvador, signed an agreement with the government of Japan to promote the transfer of knowledge for the development of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and to promote the implementation of Digital television (DTT) in the country. The agreement establishes the transfer of technology for the [...]

Argentina, Japan among top content providers of Portuguese generalist channels

De acordo com dados divulgados pela APIT – Associação de Produtores Independentes de Televisão, a Argentina e o Japão entraram na lista dos dez principais países fornecedores de conteúdos para os canais generalistas portugueses.   A entrada da Argentina para sétimo lugar e do Japão para décimo na lista dos maiores fornecedores  do ano passado [...]

Crunchyroll simulcasts “Dragon Ball Super”

Anime-focused streaming services Crunchyroll started to simulcast the series Dragon Ball Super to Premium subscribers in Latin America, with Spanish subtitles.   The series began airing in Japan on Fuji TV in July 2015, thus Crunchyroll began simulcasting episode 63, starting October 22. Crunchyroll said all episodes of “Future Trunks Arc” are also available from [...]

Botswana to get Japanese guidance in digital migration

Japan will send technology experts to Botswana next year in a bid to aid the country in its migration to the Japanese ISDB-T standard of digital terrestrial broadcasting. The technology transfer agreement will also cover the production of broadcasting content, according to Hiroyasu Kobayashi, Japans ambassador to Botswana. The agreement comes as a part of [...]