Category Archives: Connected TV

Mexico relaunches public tender for wholesale fiber optic network

Mexico will launch once again a tender next month in order to implement and operate a fiber optic wholesale network to guarantee greater connectivity in the country, according to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Although Red Trunk tender was planned for October 2018, it was postponed for this year after its approval in 2013, under [...]

Globo wants to integrate OTT and free-to-air TV

Brazil’s Globo began this year to rethink the strategy of its OTT service Globoplay. Recently, the company announced an expansion of the catalog with the addition of international series. Now, Globo’s technology director, Raymundo Barros, pointed out that the aim is for the OTT and broadcast environments to operate in an integrated and complementary manner. [...]

Colombia: TV manufacturers expect sales boost during FIFA World Cup

The main TV manufacturers in Colombia expect the Soccer World Cup to boost sales in the country, as it usually happens during big sporting events. Samsungs Audio and Video Director in Colombia, Marlon Acuña told local media El Colombiano that the sales of the brand in 2018 could increase by up to 48%. Samsung leads [...]

2018 FIFA World Cup: Retailers in Argentina launch promotions to boost TV sales

Big retail chains in Argentina began launching promotions for TV sets, a few months before the start of the FIFA World Cup in June. With the momentum generated by the arrival of the main soccer event, sales are expected to grow by 15%. According to El Cronista newspaper, the most aggressive promotions will be launched [...]