Category: General TV

Secuoya adds new shareholder

Gala Capital acquired 14% of shares of the Spanish audiovisual group Secuoya, equivalent to 1.13 million shares. The company acquired 11.20% stake to the president of the company, Raúl Berdonés, and another 2.80% to CEO Pablo Jimeno. Secuoya has a capitalization of around 71 million (USD 83 million). The percentage of shares acquired by Gala [...]

Aldea transmits live coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in HD and 4K

Aldea, a provider of high quality video services and solutions for the television and media industries, announce that is has successfully delivered live transmissions of the 2018 FIFA World Cup to 14 customers around the world, including countries like Argentina, Mexico, Brazil and Uruguay. The customers distributed all 64 games in HD and UHD/4K to [...]

Televisa considering spinning off units

Televisa said that it was still considering whether to keep the company without changes or to spin off some divisions, particularly its Cable TV unit. The Mexican broadcaster will finish its review this year. This was announced by Alfonso de Angoitia, Co- Chief Executive Officer of Televisa in an analyst conference call on Tuesday. According [...]

Televisa sees growth in Q218 driven by FIFA World Cup

Televisa announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2018. The company’s net sales during the period increased 16.2% to MX $ 26,702 million (USD 1,398 million). This increase mainly was attributable to revenue growth in the Content and Cable segments, the company explained in its report. Televisa’s net income increased 153% to MX [...]

Irdeto launches Android TV security solution

Irdeto has launched its Android security solution Irdeto Armor, which now provides operators with the ability to securely manage this open platform. The solution is available in Latin America. Irdeto Armor for Android TV enables operators to reap the benefits of Android TV while maintaining full control of security on their platform, including managing content [...]

Colombia withdraws convergent regulator bill

The Colombian Congress withdrew the bill for the creation of a single convergent regulator, which had been presented by the ICT Ministry. The initiative had been questioned by public TV channels. The project proposed to create a single regulator by merging the National Television Authority (ANTV) and the Communications Regulation Commission (CRC). According to El [...]

Turner launches TargetingNOW solution in Latin America

Turner Latin America announced the launch in the region of TargetingNOW, an advanced targeting solution for TV that offers a more effective reach of advertising campaigns in the specific targets of each brand. TargetingNOW aims at advertisers who want to enter into TV targeting based on big data and start looking at media planning beyond [...]

Latin American networks select CenturyLink for live World Cup feeds

CenturyLink will transmit international distribution and unilateral feeds in support of this soccer championship to top Latam networks TV Azteca in Mexico, and RCN and Caracol in Colombia, as well as Fox in the U.S. The networks will use CenturyLink’s high quality, broadcast-based Vyvx Solutions to provide diverse routes in the transmission of tournament and [...]

The leading conference on the TV and OTT business comes to Colombia

The main executive of the TV and OTT markets will gather again in the sixth edition of NexTV Series Colombia, the conference organized by Dataxis, which will be held on Thursday, June 7, at the Convention Center of Tequendama Hotel in Bogotá, with the participation of leading companies of the country. The event will address [...]

Colombia debates bill to create convergent regulator

The Colombian Congress will debate this Tuesday the bill for the creation of a single convergent regulator, presented by the ICT Ministry last October but now with changes. According to El Espectador, public TV channels claim that the proposal would de-fund the model, while private industry defends it. The initiative proposes to create a single [...]