Category: General TV

Industry leaders to debate the future of TV at NexTV Colombia

NexTV Series Colombia & Andean 2017 will gather, on November 30 at the JW Marriott hotel in Bogota, more than 40 executives from leading TV, OTT and online video companies to discuss the industry trends. DirecTV, Claro, Telefonica, TigoUne, Sony Pictures Television, Fox and HBO are among the companies that will participate in the event. [...]

FWTV acquires 50% of MediaBusTV

Online channel FWTV announced the acquisition of 50% of MediaBusTV, a company that offers audiovisual content in public transports of Argentina. Several short-format contents of the channel will be available on MediaBusTV screens in the main Premium buses of the capital city and Greater Buenos Aires. “This important acquisition allows FWTV to continue growing in [...]

Conmebol ends TV contract with Datisa

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) decided to end its sponsorship and re-broadcasting contract with Datisa for the 2019 and 2023 editions of the Copa América, one of international soccer’s most famous tournaments. Conmebol said that ended the deal, which was signed in 2013, due to “acts of corruption” related to Fifa-Gate scandal. Datisa had [...]

NexTV CEO, the leading conference on the future of TV and OTT, comes to Miami

The fourth edition of NexTV CEO Latin America, the leading conference on the future of TV, will begin tomorrow in Miami. The event will gather the leading pay TV, free-to-air, OTT and TV networks executives. The conference, organized by Dataxis, will be held at The Biltmore Hotel on November 2 & 3 and will feature [...]

TV Azteca net sales up 7% in Q317

Mexicos TV Azteca presented its financial statement for the third quarter of 2017 in which it reported net sales of MX$ 3,459 million (USD 180.6 million), up 7% from previous year. The company reported a net loss of MX$ 307 million (USD 16 mllion), which represents a recovery of 84% compared to the previous year. [...]

Conmebol signs commercial rights deal with IMG-Perform

The South American Soccer Confederation (Conmebol) has selected IMG and Perform as its new partner for the commercialisation of its club competitions for 2019- 2022. The consortium offered a guaranteed minimum of USD 1.4 billion. Now, several changes are expected in the broadcasts of the games for the next seasons. According to Olé sports daily, [...]

Brazilian broadcaster TV Clube agreed to distribute its HD signal with Intelsat

Intelsat announced an agreement with TV Clube, the Brazilian broadcaster from Pernambuco, an affiliate of the national network Rede Record, to move their high definition channel distribution to the satellite Intelsat 14. It is a multi-year deal, though it wasnt specified an amount of time yet. By moving to Intelsat 14, TV Clube will be [...]

SES transfers capacity from AMC-9 satellite following anomaly

SES announced that, following a significant anomaly, the company is in the process of transferring capacity from its AMC-9 satellite. SES has taken immediate action in contacting all customers and is working to transfer services to alternative satellite capacity in order to minimise disruption, said the company in a statement. The incident was noted on [...]

NexTV Series South America discussed about the changes in TV consumption

During the first day of NexTV Series South America, executives from Turner, Leader Entertainment, Movile and GoMusic discussed about their strategies to attract millennials. According to Leonardo Lopez Larraquy, Business Development Latam at Movile, creator of the children’s app PlayKids, “those who finally buy the content are the parents, who look for a quality environment, [...]