Tag Archives: BBC

Discovery y BBC lanzarán nuevo OTT en 2020

Discovery y BBC Studios anunciaron el lanzamiento de un nuevo OTT SVOD a nivel mundial, previsto para 2020. Ambas compañías firmaron un acuerdo que se extenderá por 10 años y está valuado en USD 400 millones, bajo el que Discovery adquirió una amplia lista de contenidos del gigante británico. La adquisición incluye los derechos de [...]

Discovery and BBC launch new OTT in 2020

Discovery and BBC Studios announced they will launch a new OTT SVOD worldwide, scheduled for 2020. Both business ran a 10 year-agreement valued at USD 400 million, in which Discovery acquired an extensive list of contents from the British company. The acquisition includes the BBCs franchise rights – such as Planet Earth and Blue Planet [...]

NTV to air BBC’s Smart Money Show

Smart Money was launched officially on Monday, October 22, 2018 with a nearly all-African-journalists team behind sharing the compelling entrepreneurship stories under the BBC Smart Money banner. The first production of the BBC Smart Money will be available on seven local channels, with Kenyas NTV set to air the program on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 10.05 [...]

CNN se posiciona como líder en noticias digitales

CNN informó que se ubicó como la firma mundial de noticias número 1 en volumen de audiencia para móvil y para escritorio en los Estados Unidos y en 24 mercados internacionales clave, entre ellos varios de Latinoamérica. CNN registró 166 millones de visitantes multiplataforma únicos, de acuerdo a datos de comScore Multiplatform Video Media Metrix [...]

BeIN and BBC want to collaborate to produce and distribute content in North Africa

BBC Studios has entered into a partnership with BeIN Media Group to produce and distribute content in several countries in the MENA region. While the main countries covered by this agreement are in the Middle East, the two companies are also exploring opportunities for collaboration in North Africa. As part of this partnership, BeIN plans [...]

BBC beams news show for African kids

BBC News is launching a weekly news show to young people across Africa starting June 23. Whats New? which is aimed at 11- to 16-year-olds, aims to be fun and entertaining while keeping kids informed on whats happening in Africa and around the world. Whats New? is available via broadcasters including KTN (Kenya), LNTV (Liberia), One Africa [...]

Burundi Government strikes again aided by the CNC

In Burundi, the National Communication Council (CNC) suspended for six months the programs of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and the Voice of America (VOA). The regulator accuses them of not respecting the laws and media ethics of the country. The ban, which came into effect on May 7, was explained by Karenga Ramadhan (photo), [...]

Univision launches new SVOD service

U.S. Spanish-language network Univision announced that it will launch a SVOD service with access to its programming and content from other providers such as Viacom and BCC, among others. The new service was presented as a Netflix for Spanish-language content and will be an extension of the companys live streaming platform Univision Now. The monthly [...]

Univision lanza nuevo servicio SVOD

La cadena hispana Univision anunció el lanzamiento de un servicio SVOD con acceso a contenidos propios y de proveedores como Viacom y BBC, que funcionará como una extensión de su actual oferta On Demand llamada Univision Now. La nueva plataforma, que fue presentada como un Netflix de contenido en español tendrá una suscripción mensual de [...]

TVC communications closes deal with BBC NEWS at NexTV CEO Africa 2018

Nigerias leading independent TV and radio broadcasting company, TVC Communications has today announced a major programme output deal with BBC News following there interaction at the NexTV CEO. The agreement means that the two television channels (TVC News and TVC) operated by TVC Communications will broadcast 368 hours of BBC News brand new African focused [...]