Tag Archives: OTT

Envivo collaborates with Cisco to launch new OTT service for Nollywood

Nigerian technology-based media organization, Envivo Communications Limited has partnered with multinational technology company Cisco to launch a new Over the Top (OTT) video streaming service called ‘nVIVO TV’ by the end of December, powered by Cisco’s Infinite Video Platform. The information was confirmed to AFP by filmmaker Chioma Ude, director of marketing at Envivo. “Cisco [...]

Telefónica to accelerate FTTH deployment in Latin America

In a meeting with investors and analysts in London this week, Telefónica confirmed its intention to accelerate the deployment of FTTH in several Latin American markets. The companys Global Network Manager Enrique Blanco said that Telefónica will accelerate the deployment of FTTH in Latin American countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Peru and Colombia, replicating the [...]

Nigerian Communications Commission likely to introduce regulatory framework for OTT

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the telecoms industry regulator, may set up a regulatory framework for the control of over-the-top (OTT) technology services. This may be possible if the NCC eventually validates the findings of a study carried out by the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization (CTO) on the benefits and challenges of OTT services in Nigeria. [...]

Movistar Play offers 39 live channels in Colombia

Movistar announced that it is offering a new package with 39 live channels through the Movistar Play app. The service costs Co$ 29,900 (USD 10.3) per months for clients, and Co$ 35,900 (USD 12.4) for non-clients. The package includes ESPN, Fox Sports, TNT, Fox, Disney, Cartoon Network, Cablenoticias, El Tiempo, CNN and the exclusive Movistar [...]

Argentina launches OTT platform with linear TV and VOD

Argentinas Federal System of Public Media and Content launched Contar, a new free access OTT platform that integrates live streaming of channels such as TV Pública, Paka Paka, DeporTV and Encuentro, as well as VOD content. The new iniciative was presented during NexTV Series Argentina 2018. Fernanda Rotondaro, Content Director of the Public Content Secretariat [...]