Tag Archives: RCN

Colombia renews Caracol and RCN TV licenses for 10 years

The National Television Board approved the renewal of the TV licenses of the private free-to-air channels Caracol and RCN for a period of 10 years. Each company will have to pay Co$ 128 billion (USD 47 million). The current licenses of both channels end on January 10, 2019. Now, Caracol Televisión and RCN have 15 [...]

Colombia renueva concesiones de Caracol y RCN por 10 años

La Junta Nacional de Televisión aprobó prorrogar por 10 años las concesiones de los canales privados de TV abierta Caracol y RCN de Colombia. Cada empresa deberá pagar Co$ 128.000 millones (USD 47 millones). Las concesiones actuales de ambas cadenas terminan el 10 de enero de 2019. Ahora, Caracol Televisión y RCN tienen un plazo [...]

Industry leaders to debate the future of TV at NexTV Colombia

NexTV Series Colombia & Andean 2017 will gather, on November 30 at the JW Marriott hotel in Bogota, more than 40 executives from leading TV, OTT and online video companies to discuss the industry trends. DirecTV, Claro, Telefonica, TigoUne, Sony Pictures Television, Fox and HBO are among the companies that will participate in the event. [...]

RCN to launch children’s channel on DTT

Colombias RCN will launch on October 9 the new children’s channel Tacho Pistacho, which will be available on the DTT platform. It will include titles such as El Chavo del Ocho, Caillou, Sabrina and Inspector Gadget, among others. “This children’s channel comes to meet a need for entertainment in Colombian families. It’s a new alternative [...]

RCN lanza canal infantil en la TDT de Colombia

RCN lanzará el próximo 9 de octubre la nueva señal infantil Tacho Pistacho en la plataforma de TDT de Colombia. La programación incluirá títulos como El Chavo del Ocho, Caillou, Sabrina y El Inspector Gadget, entre otros. Este Canal infantil viene a atender una necesidad de entretenimiento en las familias colombianas. Es una nueva alternativa [...]

Caracol, RCN HD channels to return to pay TV

The Superior Court of Bogotá has ordered private national TV networks RCN and Caracol to allow free retransmission of their HD signals on pay TV services, which will no longer need prior approval to include them in their lineups. This is a second instance ruling in the process for unfair competition initiated by the Superintendency of [...]

Colombian pay TV operator Supercable adds Caracol HD

Supercable became the first pay TV operator in reaching an agreement with Caracol to offer Caracols HD channel on its lineup, El Espectador newspaper reported. The announcement came after the Superintendency of Industry and Commerce (SIC) ordered pay TV operators to refrain from broadcasting RCN and Caracol channels without prior authorization.   Currently, the Caracol HD [...]

SIC de Colombia falla a favor de RCN y Caracol en disputa con operadores de TV paga

La Superintendencia de Industria y Comercio (SIC) de Colombia falló a favor de los canales privados Caracol y RCN en su conflicto con los operadores de TV paga América Móvil, Telefónica, DirecTV, ETB y UNE.   La SIC estableció que los operadores no pueden continuar transmitiendo la señal de Caracol y RCN, tanto en SD [...]

SIC from Colombia rules in favor of RCN, Caracol in dispute with pay TV operators

The Superintendency of Industry and Commerce (SIC) from Colombia ruled in favor of the private channels RCN and Caracol in its conflict with pay TV operators América Móvil, Telefónica, DirecTV, ETB and UNE.   According to SIC, operators cannot broadcast Caracol and RCN signals, in SD and HD, without prior authorization. Both channels had initiated [...]