Monthly Archives: February 2020

Tecnología VAR comienza su implementación en el fútbol de Paraguay con Mediapro

Con el inicio del Torneo de Primera División 2020 en Paraguay, Mediapro dio inicio a la implementación del VAR (Video Assistant Referee, por sus siglas en inglés), a cargo de la compañía para las temporadas 2020, 2021 y 2022 de la competencia. El torneo incluye 280 partidos, que se distribuyen en seis fechas por fin [...]

Colombia medirá las audiencias digitales de canales públicos regionales

Gracias a un acuerdo entre el Ministerio de Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones (MinTIC) y Kantar Ibope Media, los canales públicos regionales de Colombia contarán con un sistema que les permitirá medir la audiencia para las emisiones consumidas de manera digital. El proyecto tendrá su inicio durante el primer semestre del año.  La [...]

Colombia to control digital audiences of regional public TV channels

Through an agreement between the Information Technology and Communications Ministry (MinTIC) and Kantar Ibope Media, Colombia’s regional public channels will have a new system available that will allow them to control the audience for digitally consumed broadcasts. The project will start during the first half of the year. The Kantar Ibope Media tool is called [...]

StarTV añade HotGo a su plataforma DTH en México

El DTH mexicano StarTV anunció la incorporación del OTT HotGO en México, que se suma a la oferta de canales lineales y OTTs ya disponibles en su plataforma. Bruno Pruneda, Director General de StarTV, dio la bienvenida a HotGO y agradeció al equipo directivo de Playboy Latam, conformado por Esteban Borras y Valeria Ortigoza, por [...]

StarTV adds HotGo to its DTH platform in Mexico

The Mexican DTH StarTV announced it is adding the OTT HotGO in Mexico, which adds to the offer of linear channels and OTTs already available on its platform. Bruno Pruneda, General Director at StarTV, welcomed HotGO and thanked the Playboy Latam management team, made up of Esteban Borras and Valeria Ortigoza, for the trust and [...]

Netflix acquires rights to six Saudi films

Netflix has acquired six short films from Saudi Arabian production company, Telfaz11 which will be released on the platform under the name Six Windows in the Desert. The titles will cover topics such as social taboos, extremism and the human psyche and will be available on the platform in 190 countries from February 27. With [...]

Airtel launched Airtel TV in Uganda

Airtel TV is the new platform offering live TV and Video on Demand services, aiming at both premium local and global content. The new service will be available to all Airtel customers for free, with no subscription fees.  The platform will deliver the very best of entertainment experience directly to all Airtel customers across the [...]

Globo does not have TV rights of almost 30% Brasileirão 2020 matches guaranteed

Almost three months before the beginning of the Brazilian Professional Football League (Brasileirão), the Globo Group failed to run an agreement to broadcast the Bragantino and Coritiba clubs football matches, which recently managed to ascend to the professional football category and are part of the Brazilian championship. These teams are added to Athletico Paranaense,  which, [...]

‘We estimate that, with the premium channel, Colombian football will receive at least 32.6% more revenue than it received in 2019’

Jaime Parada, General Manager at Win Sports, was interviewed by Nextv News Latin America and expressed himself about the launch of Win Sports+, the new premium option of the Colombian pay TV channel, officially launched last January 20th, and gave details about its marketing, growth aspirations, its launch in other pay TV operators and outside [...]