Category Archives: General TV

CES 2019 shows 8K TV boom

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) new edition  in Las Vegas showed the 8K TV launchings from its leading manufacturers: Samsung (Samsung 65-, 75 and 98- inch LCD), Sonny (Sonny 85- and 98- inch LCD), LG (LG 88- inch OLED and 75- inch LCD) and TLC (TLC 8K Roku TV). One of the most important details is [...]

Conmebol makes official the TV rights to Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana

The Council of the South American Soccer Confederation (Conmebol) approved the allocation of TV rights for competitions for the 2019-2022 season, including the Copa Libertadores and the Copa Sudamericana. As already announced in October, Facebook will broadcast the Copa Liberadores next year. The social network bought the exclusive rights of Thursday night matches, while the [...]

Hemisphere finaliza compra del 75% de Snap TV

Hemisphere Media Group anunció que ha llegado a un acuerdo definitivo para adquirir una participación del 75% en Snap Global (Snap TV), distribuidor independiente de contenido en América Latina para cadenas de transmisión abierta, TV paga y OTT. Snap TV es la empresa fundada por Ariel Tobi que trabaja con importantes networks y plataformas SVOD [...]

Dubbing agency ‘The Kitchen’ sets in in Mexico

The international translation, dubbing and subtitling studio The Kitchen announced the opening of a new office in Mexico, more precisely in the city of Cuernavaca. In so doing, it sets in the most important Latin American country in the dubbing market. Although we have always offered neutral Spanish dubbing, we were decided to add [...]

MultiChoice and SABC violate competition merger rules

The Competition Commission has ruled that the channel distribution agreement between Multichoice and SABC, signed in 2013, constitutes a notifiable merger. The five-year agreement deal allows MultiChoice the right to broadcast SABC’s 24-hour news channel and an entertainment channel, SABC Encore. This means the public broadcaster and Africa’s largest pay TV operator are in violation [...]

TVC Communications launches new brand identity for TVC

Nigeria’s leading independent TV, radio and on-line broadcasting company, TVC Communications today unveiled a new brand identity for its market leading family entertainment channel, TVC. The on-air changes, unveiled on TVC this morning at 7am, are the result of extensive market research among audience and advertisers, which revealed that many believed the channel branding was [...]