Monthly Archives: June 2021

Megacable plans to complete GPON network migration before the end of the year

During an interview with the Mexican website Expansion, Enrique Yamuni, CEO at the holding company Megacable, gave details about several of the projects in which the company is working, including the evolution of its HFC network to GPON, originally announced earlier in 2020. We already have more than 50% of the project, and we plan [...]

Tigo Costa Rica presentará su nuevo Tigo ONEtv en la primera edición virtual de Nextv Series Central America

Como parte de lo que será la primera edición virtual de Nextv Series Central America, conferencia organizada por Dataxis para debatir las principales tendencias de la industria en esa región, Leandro Lagos, Director de la Unidad Residencial (B2C) de Tigo Costa Rica, presentará el nuevo Tigo ONEtv, recientemente lanzado sobre Android TV.  Para la presentación, [...]

Tigo Costa Rica to present its new Tigo ONEtv in the first Nextv Series Central America’s virtual edition

As part of what will be the first Nextv Series Central Americas virtual edition, conference held by Dataxis with the aim of debating and discussing on the main industry trends in that region, Leandros Residential Unit Director (B2C) at Tigo Costa Rica, will present the new Tigo ONEtv, recently launched on Android TV.  For the [...]

Reality TV show ‘Love Island Nigeria’ to premiere in October

The official announcement was made yesterday during an event held in Lagos. Among those present at the event was Toyin Subair, executive producer of the show who stated that Love Island perfectly sums the expectations Nigerians have of entertainment. According to Subair, the programme will provide a rich mix of fun while still touching on [...]

BritBox to be available soon in South Africa

Last year, BritBox stated that they are planning a global roll-out which would see the platform be available in up to 25 new countries. Fans of shows like Father Brown, Fawlty Towers and Poldark will be able to enjoy pretty soon with the new streaming service, BritBox, coming to South Africa. When in South Africa, [...]

SABC rolls out 24-hour sports channel

Public broadcaster SABC has officially introduced its 24-hour sports channel with exciting and compelling sports content via free-to-air broadcasts and online streaming. The channel had its soft launch on 15 April 2021 and is now available on SABC digital TV broadcasting, Openview channel 124, and the TelkomONE streaming service. The Sport General Manager of SABC, [...]

Disney podrá utilizar la marca ‘Star’ para su nuevo SVOD OTT en Brasil

La Justicia de Brasil se pronunció a favor de The Walt Disney Company este jueves 24 de junio, luego de que, días atrás, la compañía Lionsgate, enfocada en la distribución de contenidos de cine y TV, y a su vez propietaria de la cadena estadounidense de señales premium Starz y el SVOD OTT Starzplay, haya [...]

Disney to be able to use the ‘Star’ brand for its new OTT in Brazil

Brazilian Justice  has officially announced this last Thursday, June 24th that it has finally allowed The Walt Disney Company to use the Star brand to launch its new SVOD OTT in the country after, days ago, the Lionsgate company, focused on distributing film and TV content, and owner of the US premium channels network Starz [...]

HBO Max terá parceria com o Mercado Livre no Brasil

A partir do dia 29 de junho, os usuários do Mercado Livre no Brasil poderão receber descontos de até 40% em suas assinaturas na HBO Max, a nova plataforma de streaming da WarnerMedia, que será lançada nesse mesmo dia no Brasil e na América Latina. De acordo com diferentes websites especializados do Brasil, os benefícios [...]

Eutelsat partners with Vox to improve satellite coverage in SA

A multi-year distribution contract to extend high-speed network connectivity to South Africa has been confirmed after satellite operator Eutelsat Communications and infrastructure provider and telecommunications company Vox inked a distribution deal for Eutelsat Konnect capacity over South Africa. As from this month, Vox intends to leverage the operational flexibility and power of Eutelsat Konnect, the [...]