Monthly Archives: November 2021

Telecom Egypt deployed Ciena’s WaveLogic 5 in MENA

Telecom Egypt has deployed Cienas WaveLogic 5 Extreme to maximise its capacity along the Mediterranean segment of Telecom Egypts Middle East North Africa (MENA) submarine cable system. This is set to give Telecom Egypt the highest capacity per wavelength, which the company says will reduce cost per bit and provide more spectral and power efficiency. [...]

Cameroonian movies make their debut on Netflix

In early 2021, Anglophone Cameroonian filmmakers made a momentous debut as four films were made available on the global streaming behemoth Netflix. With unprecedented ease, viewers from across the globe could suddenly watch uniquely Cameroonian stories that were once the preserve of only local audiences. For Anglophone filmmakers in Cameroon, this walk to this global [...]

ViacomCBS completed the acquisition of Fox TeleColombia & Estudios TeleMéxico

ViacomCBS announced that it has completed the purchase process of Fox Telecolombia & Estudios TeleMéxico, which until then were owned by The Walt Disney Company. From now on, both divisions will be under the control of ViacomCBS International Studios and Networks Americas. At the end of last October, the company revealed that it had reached [...]

TikTok teams up with Google TV, Android TV, LG and Samsung for application on televisions

TikTok launched a new version of its application, TikTok TV, to expand its reach on televisions. During November 2021, the platform signed with Amazon Fire TV, Google TV, Android TV, LG and Samsung to enable access from their devices in the United States and Canada, thus ushering in a new era for its popular short [...]

NBCUniversal transforms its production brand to Universal International Studios

Entertainment company NBCUniversal announced the rebranding of its international production brand, NBCUniversal International Studios, to be “aligned” with the rest of its studios. From now on, the division will be called Universal International Studios, and will continue to include production companies Carnival Films, Monkey Kingdom, Working Title Television and Lark Productions. After the transformation, the [...]

ViacomCBS concretó la adquisición de Fox TeleColombia & Estudios TeleMéxico

ViacomCBS anunció que terminó el proceso de compra de Fox Telecolombia & Estudios TeleMéxico, que hasta entonces eran propiedad de The Walt Disney Company. A partir de ahora, ambas divisiones estarán bajo el control de ViacomCBS International Studios y Networks Americas.  A finales del pasado mes de octubre, la compañía reveló que había llegado a [...]

Movistar Play cambia su marca a MovistarTV para Android TV

La aplicación de Movistar Play, el servicio de streaming del operador de Telefónica, cambió su nombre dentro de la plataforma de Android TV, donde ahora se llama Movistar TV. Por ahora, la transformación fue únicamente visible en el logo, ya que el diseño y las herramientas todavía permanecen igual.  La aplicación de Movistar TV cuenta [...]