Monthly Archives: May 2018

SatADSL and Camtel collaborate to connect Cameroon

A new alliance between SatADSL, a provider of professional VSAT service via satellite, and Camtel- Cameroons national telecommunications provider was concluded to provide satellite connectivity across Cameroon. This partnership will be followed by a trial of SatADSLs range of competitive satellite connectivity solutions across a variety of public and private enterprises and communities in Cameroon. [...]

Tastemade and TYT Network of YouTube TV available in South Africa now

Youtube TV is bringing two digital-first media companies, Tastemade and TYT Network into the pay-TV realm and both will be available in South Africa. Googles internet-TV service is adding 24-hour linear channels from Tastemade, a travel, food and lifestyle media company, and TYT, which focuses on news commentary, politics and entertainment. Both will join the YouTube TV lineup starting Thursday. [...]

Metrotel and Iplan rule out offering own TV service, want to make their networks available to other operators

Germán Garay, CTO of Metrotel, and Damián Maldini, general manager of Iplan participated in NexTV Series Argentina, where they detailed their business plan in the new competition scenario. Both executive were part of the panel called “Fiber to the home (FTTH) and new video services”. Garay said they are “in a very large expansion process” [...]

Iplan y Metrotel descartan oferta de video propia y ponen a disposición sus redes

Germán Garay, CTO de Metrotel, y Damián Maldini, gerente general de Iplan participaron de NexTV Series Argentina, donde detallaron su plan de negocios en el nuevo escenario de competencia. Ambos directivos participaron del panel Fibra al hogar (FTTH) y nuevos servicios de video. Garay afirmó que están en un proceso de expansión muy grande y [...]

Pay TV operators face difficulties in Colombia

The president of the Association of Operators of Information Technology and Communications of Colombia (Asotic), Galé Mallol, said that the industry has been “affected by new technologies” and the emergence of “new competition in not traditional TV”. In an interview with Portafolio, the executive said that the community TV is a “direct competition” and “do [...]

Operadores colombianos enfrentan dificultades en su competencia con comunitarios y OTTs

La presidenta de la Asociación de Operadores de Tecnologías de Información y Comunicaciones de Colombia (Asotic), Galé Mallol, aseguró que la industria se ha visto demasiado golpeada por las nuevas tecnologías y la aparición de nueva competencia en el sector de TV no tradicional. En entrevista con Portafolio, la ejecutiva dijo que la TV comunitaria [...]

Crackle releases new original series

Crackle, the SVOD platform of Sony Pictures Television Networks Latin America, announced the premiere of “Carter”, its most recent original production. The series will have 10 one-hour episodes and will be available from June 1. “Carter” follows the story of a detective on a hit American TV show who is forced to return to his [...]

Crackle estrena nueva producción original

Crackle, la plataforma SVOD de Sony Pictures Television Networks Latin America, anunció el estreno de Carter, su más reciente producción original. La serie tendrá 10 episodios de una hora y estará disponible a partir del 1 de junio. Carter narra las aventuras de Harley Carter (Jerry OConnell), un actor que hace el papel de detective [...]