Monthly Archives: March 2019

Mexico could also apply a tax to foreign OTTs

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (Cepal) considered that Mexico could obtain revenues valued in USD 178.8 million per year if it charges VAT to digital platforms and charges 3% for intermediation services from platforms like Netflix and others. The entity established in its report Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and [...]

Dish y DishLatino regresan a Univisión

Dish y Univisión anunciaron un nuevo acuerdo que permitirá el restablecimiento de las señales  de Univision Communications para los clientes de Dish y DishLatino. La restauración de los canales pone fin a una disputa de casi nueve meses, después de que el 30 de junio de 2018 la cadena estadounidense dejó de transmitir sus canales [...]

Dish and DishLatino return to Univision

Dish and Univision announced a new agreement that will allow Univision Communications channels reestablishment for Dish and DishLatinos customers. The networks restoration ends an almost nine months dispute, in which last June 30th, 2018 the US network stopped broadcasting its Univision, UniMás and Galavisión channels to Dish’s customers, in addition to blocking access to all [...]

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation produces new programmes

ZBC TV continues to produce new television productions, all funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe under the Zimbabwe Digital Broadcasting migration project. The programmes range from game shows, dramas, soapies, lifestyle and music shows have bolstered content on ZTV while empowering local filmmakers. Already airing this season is drama series “Diaspora, directed by award-winning [...]

Vodacom launched 5G products in South Africa

Vodacom, along with Liquid Telecom and Rain, has launched its 5G products in South Africa. Currently, there is a strong need for affordable fixed-broadband services in South Africa and 5G can contribute to boost demand. We reiterate our call to license 5G spectrum in South Africa as soon as possible, as this spectrum is not [...]

Kwesé Free TV launched HD sports channel in South Africa

Kwesé has launched five FTA TV channels in South Africa, including a high definition sports channel. ICASA awarded Kwesé with its broadcasting license along with a radio frequency licence. Zolile Ntukwana, group executive for regulatory affairs at Econet Group said, this makes Kwesé Free TV a majority South African black-owned broadcaster. Econet, which also owns [...]

Movistar lanzó Movistar Play en Argentina

Movistar lanzó su OTT multidispositivo  Movistar Play en Argentina. La oferta está disponible para clientes de la compañía que tengan internet en sus hogares o planes móviles pospago, y les permitirá acceder a videos, canales de TV y películas -en vivo y on demand-, que estarán disponibles en teléfonos celulares, computadoras, notebooks, tablets y Smart [...]

Movistar to launch Movistar Play in Argentina

Movistar launched its OTT multi-device Movistar Play in Argentina. The offer is available to  customers who have internet in their homes or postpaid mobile plans, and will allow them to access videos, TV channels and movies – live and on demand – that will be accessible on cell phones, computers, notebooks , tablets and Smart [...]

DirecTV y HBO lanzan canal virtual para Game of Thrones en Latinoamérica

DirecTV  anunció que, con motivo del lanzamiento de la octava y última  temporada de Game of Thrones (HBO), sus clientes podrán disponer de las primeras cuatro temporadas de la serie a través de su canal virtual, que está disponible desde el 15 de marzo hasta el 14 de abril, cuando sea lanzado el primero de [...]

DirecTV and HBO launch virtual channel for Game of Thrones in Latin America

DirecTV announced that, due to the launch of the eighth and final Game of Thrones season (HBO), its customers will be able to have the first four seasons of the series in its virtual channel, which is available from March 15th until April 14th, when the first of the six episodes that will definitely end [...]