Monthly Archives: November 2020

StarTimes sealed deal with Kenyan soccer federation

StarTimes is now the official broadcast partner for the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) in a seven-year deal worth about 1.1 million U.S. dollars annually. The new sponsorship deal will involve transmission of Betking Premier League matches, 30 Betika Super League matches and friendly matches of the Kenyan national soccer team, Harambee Stars. “We have progressively [...]

Government in South Africa to enforce 30% of local content for streaming services

South Africas Department of Communications and Digital Technologies is working to enforce 30% local content on video-on-demand services including Netflix and Showmax to promote local content and languages. As part of the departments propositions in a recently drafted white paper presented to parliament, streaming platforms will be mandated to offer at least 30% South African [...]

Broadcasters in Africa select SynProNize dramas for Africa

Broadcasters in Africa including StarTimes and e.tv have selected dramas from Dubai-based producer and distributor SynProNize. Free-to-air channel e.tv licensed romantic drama series Piya Naam Ka Diya (All for Love), African pay TV platform StarTimes picked up Swaragini (A Tale of Two Sisters) and Gathbandhan (The Odd Couple) and Onua TV in Ghana acquired Cello. [...]

Pluto TV ya transmite vía Chromecast y lleva 70 canales lanzados en Latinoamérica

ViacomCBS reportó oficialmente esta semana que  los contenidos de Pluto TV, su nuevo AVOD OTT lanzado este año en Latinoamérica, están disponibles para ser transmitidos vía Chromecast. Además, la plataforma continúa expandiendo su oferta de contenidos en la región, donde ya suma un total de 70 canales desde su lanzamiento. En términos de nuevos contenidos, [...]

Pluto TV now broadcasts via Chromecast and features 70 channels launched in Latin America

ViacomCBS has officially reported last week that Pluto TV titles, its new AVOD OTT launched this year in Latin America, are now available to be broadcasted Chromecast. In addition, the platform continues to expand its content offer in the region, where it already features a total of 70 channels since its launch. In terms of [...]

Club Universidad de Chile lanza ‘La U Play’, su nuevo SVOD OTT

El club deportivo Universidad de Chile, más conocido como La U, anunció oficialmente este jueves el lanzamiento de La U Play, su nuevo SVOD OTT con contenido exclusivo, que incluye anécdotas de futbolistas, recuerdos inéditos e información del plantel profesional de fútbol, del equipo femenino y de Azules Esports -división de esports del Club Universidad [...]

Club Universidad de Chile launches ‘La U Play’, its new SVOD OTT

The sports club Universidad de Chile, better known as ‘La U’, has officially announced this last Thursday the launch of La U Play, its new SVOD OTT with exclusive content, which includes anecdotes from football players, unpublished memories and information from the football professional team, the women’s team and Azules Esports -esports division of the [...]

Tigo incorpora Amazon Prime Music a su oferta en Bolivia

Según reportan varios websites especializados, y de acuerdo a la información reportada en su website oficial, Millicom -cuyas operaciones en Latinoamérica se conocen bajo la marca Tigo-, está ampliando la oferta de Amazon en Bolivia, y está incluyendo el servicio Amazon Prime Music para sus clientes móviles.  Según Tigo, la oferta de Amazon incluye el [...]

Tigo now offers Amazon Prime Music as part of its offer in Bolivia

As reported by several specialized websites, and according to the information reported on its official website, Millicom -whose operations in Latin America are known under the Tigo brand-, is expanding Amazon’s offer in Bolivia, and is including the Amazon Prime Music service for its mobile clients. According to Tigo, Amazon’s offer includes access to playlists [...]

Operadores de TV paga de Uruguay podrán ofrecer banda ancha utilizando redes privadas

El Poder Ejecutivo de Uruguay anunció recientemente que se implementarán cambios en la Ley de Medios vigente en el país (Ley N° 19.307, de 2014). Los más significativos se centran en la posibilidad de que operadores de TV paga puedan ofrecer servicios utilizando redes privadas, y no únicamente las proporcionadas por la telco uruguaya Antel, [...]