Monthly Archives: March 2017

IFT approves multiprogramming access to Televisa and TV Azteca

The Federal Institute of Telecommunications (IFT) of Mexico approved the access to multiprogramming in 35 stations of TV Azteca and in 5 stations of Radiotelevisora de México Norte, subsidiary of Televisa, in several regions of the country. In the case of Televisión Azteca, multiprogramming will give access to Azteca 7 programming, as well as the [...]

Hulu signs deal with Telemundo, Sony to add Spanish-language content

Hulu announced it has signed new multi-year agreements with Telemundo and Sony Pictures Television that will add hundreds of episodes of popular telenovelas, Almodovar films and Spanish-language programming to the streaming service for the first time. In its first-ever deal with Telemundo, Hulu will add five popular Spanish-language series from the network to its library. [...]

INCAA launches the brand Cine.Ar to unify its content platforms

The National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA) of Argentina announced the launch of the brand Cine.Ar, which will unify since April 3rd the three content platforms of the institute. As a part of this process, the channel INCAA TV will now be called Cine.Ar TV. The free OTT Odeón will also change its [...]

Esporte Interativo to broadcast two new seasons of eLeague in Brazil

Esporte Interativo keeps investing in eSports. The sports channel owned by Turner announced that it will broadcast two new seasons of eLeague for Brazil in all platforms. This season, the game will be Street Fighter V. The regular season begins on April 7. Esporte Interativo will broadcast the competitions on pay TV, on the OTT service EI [...]

Spotify acquires video recommendation app MightyTV

Spotify announced the acquisition of the video recommendation startup MightyTV. The CEO/Founder of the company, Brian Adams, will now be joining Spotify as VP of Technology, focusing on advertising and marketing technology solutions. The details of the transaction were not revealed. Adams will use his vast knowledge of programmatic advertising and personalized recommendations to further [...]

Sao Paulo switches off analogue TV

Sao Paulo and 38 municipalities in the metropolitan region will switch off analogue television today. In a meeting held at the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), the Group for the Implementation of Digital TV (Gired) confirmed that the conditions for carrying out the planned process in the area have been met. According to a survey carried [...]

YouTube invests in eSports

YouTube continues to invest in the growing universe of eSports. Recently, the company signed a multi-year agreement with FACEIT, the gaming platform of the Esports Championship Series (ECS). The boom of the eSports will be one of the main topics in the next edition of NexTV Series Brazil, to be held on April 19 in [...]