Monthly Archives: August 2021

Disney offers almost USD 10 million to use the ‘Star+’ brand in Brazil

According to the information reported on several specialized websites in Brazil, The Walt Disney Company has offered itself to pay R$ 50 million (about USD 9.6 million) to the premium TV network Starz (Lionsgate), with the aim of to solving the existing legal dispute between both companies for the use of the Star and Star+ [...]

Discovery registra 18 millones de suscriptores OTT y prepara lanzamiento de Discovery+ en América Latina

Como parte de su presentación de resultados financieros del Q2 2021, Discovery Inc reportó que, entre todas sus plataformas de streaming, suma 18 millones de suscriptores. La cifra incluye todo el portfolio de la compañía, incluso los productos internacionales D2C, entre los cuales se encuentran Discovery+, próxima a arribar a América Latina. La plataforma fue [...]

Discovery hits 18 million OTT subscribers and gets ready to launch Discovery+ in Latin America

As part of its Q2 2021 financial results presentation, Discovery Inc reported that, gathering  all its streaming platforms, it features 18 million subscribers. The figure includes the entire portfolio of the company, including the international D2C products, and also Discovery+, which is about to arrive in Latin America. The platform was officially launched last January [...]

VTR lanza NextGen TV, su nuevo STB basado en Android TV, en partnership con TiVo

La compañía chilena de telecomunicaciones VTR (Liberty Latin America) anunció oficialmente este martes 3 de agosto el lanzamiento de NextGen TV, un nuevo STB fabricado en partnership con TiVo, y basado en Android TV Operator Tier. El anuncio fue realizado este martes durante VTRTech, evento en el cual la compañía presentó sus principales lanzamientos para [...]

VTR launches NextGen TV, its new Android TV STB, in partnership with TiVo

Chilean telecommunications company VTR (Liberty Latin America) has officially announced this Tuesday, August 3rd, the launch of NextGen TV, a new STB manufactured in partnership with TiVo, and based on Android TV Operator Tier. The announcement was made this Tuesday during VTRTech, an event in which the company introduced its main launches for the second [...]

Uruguay finaliza 2020 con casi 645 mil suscriptores a TV paga y DirecTV como operador líder

De acuerdo a los datos reportados por la Unidad Reguladora de Servicios de Comunicaciones (URSEC), entidad encargada de regular el mercado de las telecomunicaciones de Uruguay,  el país finalizó 2020 con 644.620 suscriptores a TV paga. La cifra reportada mostró un crecimiento de 5.812 abonados en relación a junio de 2020, cuando fueron informados 638.808 [...]

Uruguay ends 2020 with almost 645 thousand pay TV subscribers and DirecTV as the leading operator

According to the information officially reported by the Uruguayan Unidad Reguladora de Servicios de Comunicaciones (URSEC), entity in charge of regulating Uruguay’s telecommunications market, the country ended 2020 with 644,620 pay TV subscribers. The reported figure showed a growth of 5,812 subscribers in relation to June 2020, when 638,808 clients were informed. Likewise, with regard [...]

Dataxis retoma su agenda de webinars con discusión sobre cómo implementar una adecuada estrategia OTT para una oferta de TV paga

Continuando con la agenda de eventos virtuales para 2021, Dataxis anuncia la realización del webinar Eligiendo la correcta estrategia OTT para una oferta de pay TV, el cual se desarrollará en idioma inglés, y tendrá lugar el próximo jueves 19 de agosto a las 12:00 PM (ART). La registración al evento, cuyo patrocinio estará a [...]

Dataxis resumes its webinars agenda with debate on how to choose the right OTT strategy for pay TV offers

Going on with its 2021 virtual events agenda, Dataxis announces that it will hold a new webinar, called Choosing the right OTT strategy for your pay TV service, which will be held in English, and will take place next Thursday, August 19th at 12:00 PM (ART). Registration for the event, which will be sponsored by [...]

Hormuud Telecom unveils its first mobile money app in Somalia

Waafi is considered as one of Somalias major telecom companys mobile money applications that brings quick impact when it comes to ease access to manage mobile money and other related financial services all in one app. The Waafi app combines mobile money, communication, entertainment, and payments where consumers can access bank accounts, perform online transactions, [...]