Category: Connected TV

Telefonica launches Home Assist, with home assistance for smart TVs installation in Brazil

Telefonica, whose operations in Brazil are known as Vivo, launched Home Assist, a home assistance service in the country for its customers to have the best experience with their devices. Technical support can be requested for electronic devices installation, configuration and orientation at the home, including TVs, Home Theaters, cameras, computers, printers and Wi-Fi networks. [...]

TCL Smart TVs arrive at Android and Roku in Mexico

The TCL company, leader in the global TV industry, announced its new TV sets for Android TV and Roku in Mexico. They range from 32 to 65 inches. Android TVs screens include the A325 and A323 models, with artificial intelligence, which allow customers to connect all their Google devices to them. Apart from that, both [...]

Tigo Une to expand to other 26 Colombian locations

Mauricio Ramos, CEO of Millicom in Colombia -where the company operates under the Tigo brand-, gave details about the investment that the company is making in the country and explained that it has stopped being a regional operator to deploy a project at a national level, which is already present in more than 1 million [...]

New TV addressable advertising standard to be deployed in 2020

Disney, Turner, NBC, CBS and Discovery, together with Smart TVs company Vizio, formed the  Open Addressable Ready Project (OAR), a partnership for the development and deployment of a new standard for addressable advertising on Smart TVs. Full deployment is planned for the beginning of 2020. We all recognize the most important goal of this initiative [...]

Telefonica reaches 20 thousand quadruple play subscribers in Peru

Movistar Total, offer that puts together mobile and fixed telephony services, internet and TV services for all its clients, reached 20 thousand subscribers in Peru two months after it was launched. Movistars convergent experience is available for residential customers with any offer from the company in their homes. We are revolutionizing the market and telecommunications [...]

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. [...]