Monthly Archives: October 2021

Totalplay lanza “Club TotalPlay Wi-Fi” para acceder a la red desde módems de otros usuarios en México

El operador mexicano TotalPlay lanzó un nuevo concepto de red de internet que permite a los suscriptores conectarse a la señal de modems de otros usuarios del servicio. Club TotalPlay Wifi permite que cada cliente habilite su equipo como puerta de acceso para otros dispositivos, sin que esto afecte su ancho de banda o ponga [...]

AUB and Canal+ join forces to fight against Television Signal piracy

Television Signal piracy is a real shortfall for the audiovisual industry nowadays. During the African Nations Championship held in Cameroon in January-February 2021, opportunity was given to the African Union of Broadcasting to (re) take stock of satellite and online piracy, during broadcast time. Out of 32 games delivered in 21 days, several were screened [...]

Intigral inks deal with Etisalat in Egypt

Intigral has forged a new strategic partnership with Etisalat Egypt to offer viewers free access to Jawwy TVs library of on-demand shows and live TV channels. The offer is available exclusively to customers subscribed to any of Etisalat Egypts Emerald packages which enable them to unlock and automatically stream programming on Jawwy TV. In addition [...]

AzamTV plans expansion to Zimbabwe

Azam TV, owned by the Tanzania-based Bakhresa Group, plans to expand to Zimbabwe. The service is already present in Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Kenya and Rwanda. Its bouquets cover sport, entertainment, news, music and religious channels. It has to be noted that the new service will broadcast DTH and has been licensed by the Broadcasting Authority [...]

Entel Chile offers 6 free months of Apple Music for mobile service customers

Entel Chile, one of the main telecommunications companies in the Latin American country, launched a promotion to attract new customers to its postpaid mobile service, in which it offers six months of free access to Apple Music, the audio streaming platform of the brand. Decisions like this show that more and more operators and traditional [...]

Televisa intervenes in the sale of Fox Sports to the Lauman Group

The Mexican entertainment company Televisa requested legal protection in the process of selling the Fox Sports México signal, owned by Disney, to the Lauman Group. In May 2021, Manuel Arroyo’s company announced the purchase, and just a month later, the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) of Mexico approved the operation. However, it wasnt until now that [...]

NBCUniversal launches premium channels package for DirecTV in Latin America and Sky Mexico

NBCUniversal International Networks launched its own premium package with five channels of the brand, available to users of DirecTV Latin America, DirecTV Go and Sky Mexico. As detailed by the company, subscribers of these services will be able to access thousands of hours of exclusive lineal content, also available to watch in VoD, without advertising [...]

América Móvil claims to have Telmex subsidiary concession until 2056

The telecommunications company América Móvil explained in a statement that since December 2016 it has had an extension of the concession of its Telmex subsidiary in Mexico until 2056, granted by the Federal Telecommunications Institute (FTI) of the region. In addition, it affirmed that by Q1 2023, the same regulator will notify the operator of [...]

Entel Chile regala 6 meses de Apple Music clientes de servicio móvil

Entel Chile, una de las principales compañías de telecomunicaciones del país latinoamericano, lanzó una promoción para atraer nuevos clientes a su servicio móvil postpago, en la que ofrece seis meses de acceso gratuito a Apple Music, la plataforma de streaming de audio de la marca de celulares y computadoras.  Decisiones como esta demuestran que cada [...]

Televisa pide amparo en la venta de Fox Sports al Grupo Lauman

La compañía mexicana de entretenimientos Televisa solicitó un amparo en el proceso de venta de la señal de Fox Sports México, propiedad de Disney, al Grupo Lauman. En mayo del 2021, la empresa de Manuel Arroyo anunció la compra, y apenas un mes después, el Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT) de México aprobó la operación.  [...]