Category: General TV

The Ministry of Communications of Argentina issued a new resolution in the Official Gazette allowing Hispasat to provide satellite services across the country through the Hispasat 1D satellite (recently renamed Hispasat 30W-4), equipped with Ku band transmitters. The satellite is located at 30° West orbital window. It adds 28 Ku-band transponders to the HISPASAT satellite […]

Fox Networks Group Latin America confirmed that it has not yet reached an agreement with DirecTV in Latin America for the distribution of its channels, as it had previously announced in Brazil. For this reason, “if necessary conditions are not met, the transmission of the contents will be interrupted at the end of January”. The […]

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim will launch this year a new Spanish-language channel – called Nuestra Visión (Our Vision) – tailored to the Mexican audience in the United States. The channel will be provided by Publicidad y Contenido Editorial, wholly-owned subsidiary of América Móvil. Nuestra vision will feature Mexican films, including black and white movies and […]

The Technical Secretary of the Presidency, Roberto Lorenzana, said in an interview that the Government of El Salvador is preparing to begin the transition to digital terrestrial television (DTT). According to the official, in January the president of the country, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, will announce the beginning of the process that, he said, “will be […]

Twitter has annonuced a new update that will allow users to livestream video directly from the app, without having to go to Periscope. This update will be available for iOS and Android in the upcoming days, according to the company. “Starting today you will be able to create and twit videos directly from Twitter app, […]

The National Institute of Film and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA) of Argentina presented the second edition of the Plan of Promotion for the production of audiovisual contents. The announcement was made by the President of INCAA, Alejandro Cacetta; the Vice President, Ralph Haiek, and Content Production Manager, Juan Aramburu. One of the main novelties is that INCAA […]

Fox Networks Group (FNG) Latin America is strengthening its commitment to original content in the region, designed for multi-platform audiences. “We are a TV Everywhere content company and not just a pay TV company”, said Carlos Martinez, president of FNG Latin America, during Jornadas Internacionales 2016, where he spoke about the group’s strategy in the region. […]

Audience measurement company Kantar Ibope has added 7 new cities to its real time audience measurement service. With this the company is reaching 15 cities for this study, matching its traditional audience measurement analysis. The new cities are the metropolitan regions of Belem, Campinas, Florianopolis, Fortaleza, Goiania, Vitoria and Manaus; adding to Sao Paulo, Rio […]

  The digital TV services company Nagra (Kudelski) introduced in the Brazilian market the new platform intuiTV. The service delivers “the best of television and Internet TV” to pay-TV subscribers through a 4K viewing experience.   Nagra’s new solution is offered to pay-TV operators as a managed cloud-based platform they can configure with a full […]

  The Iberian-American Telecommunications Organization (OTI) informed through a communication bulletin that it was re-launched with an event on April 7th in the US city of Miami to promote the development of content and access to connectivity.   With the presence of the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, executives […]