Monthly Archives: September 2017

NexTV Series, the most exclusive conference on the future of TV and OTT, comes to México

NexTV Series Mexico & Central America, the leading conference organized by Dataxis, will gather the main TV, OTT and online video companies around the debate on the future of TV. The 7th edition of the conference will be held on October 3 and 4 at the Presidente Intercontinental hotel in Mexico City. More than 50 [...]

América Móvil and Telemundo present bids for Mexico national soccer team media rights

NBCUniversal/Telemundo and América Móvil announced that they have jointly submitted to the Mexican Soccer Federation bids for the Mexico National Team media rights, one for the United States, and the other for the rest of the world, for two World Cup cycles. The bids include rights to all mens and womens Mexico National Team divisions. [...]

Lobos Buap signs TV deal with Televisa

Mexican soccer team Lobos Buap has signed a five-year TV deal with Televisa, which will begin broadcasting the matches through its pay TV service SKY Mexico. The information was released during a sports news program on TDN channel (Televisa). Lobos Buap was promoted to First Division this year. The team did not have any broadcast [...]

Colombia and EU deliver DTT equipment

The European Union (EU) and the Colombian Government have delivered 2,830 DTT equipment in the department of Chocó (located in the northwestern of the country) as part of the digital TV implementation in the country. The EU reported that on September 28 the equipment (set-top boxes and antennas) began to be delivered to households in [...]

US linear OTT pay TV reaches 4.4 million subscribers

Following Dataxis research, the pay TV market in the United States fell to 0.1% to reach 100.2 million subscribers in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the previous quarter. However, linear OTT Pay TV continue to add subscribers (+49.6% with 4.4 million subscribers) and thus contribute to the prevention of the global trend of [...]

NFL, Facebook announce programming partnership

The National Football League (NFL) announced that it has signed a multiyear deal with Facebook to deliver globally on the social network NFL Game Recaps and official highlights from all 256 regular season games as well as the playoffs and Super Bowl.  In addition, NFL Media, the League’s owned and operated media division, will distribute [...]

Brazil edges closer to final decision on AT&T-Time Warner merger

According to a report from Globo’s journalist Lauro Jardim, Brazil’s antitrust agency Cade will approve AT&T-Time Warner deal, with some restriction, during an October 18 meeting. The report does not offer any source or more specific details. Meanwhile, AT&T and Time Warner said the merger will not generate anti-competitive practices in the country. In August, [...]