Category: Connected TV

Digital transition goes on in Televisa Group

According to a US Comscore report, Televisa Group led digital platforms content in 2018. Emilio Azcarragas company surpassed 20.3 million users and also made a better performance than Republic Presidence official website and Yahoo. Televisas News, one of the most visited sites that concentrates more than 39% of groups total audience, added more than 1.4 [...]

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. [...]

Hisense presents in Mexico its 4K World Cup app

Chinese manufacturer Hisense announced a range of new products for the Mexican market, including the app to watch the soccer World Cup in 4K, through an alliance with Televisa Deportes. With these new initiatives, the company expects a 40% increase in sales this year, local newspaper Expansión reported. Hisense offers 43-inch 4K TVs in the [...]

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 [...]

FIFA World Cup to boost TV sales in Latam

This year’s FIFA World Cup in Russia will accelerate the sale of TV sets in Latin America, which is estimated to grow by 6.4%, according to data released during CES 2018. Celso Barros, Regional Product Manager of Samsung, said at a press conference that this year will be marked by the renewal of larger screens [...]

Conax launches TVkey at CES 2018

Content security provider Conax (Kudelski Group) announced that it will launch TVkey at CES 2018, the consumer electronics and consumer technology trade show held in Las Vegas. Conax TVkey enables consumers to discover premium pay-TV content quickly and easily, including 4K Ultra HD and HDR, delivered directly to their TV set. Through an easy sign-up [...]