Category: General TV

TV Azteca Q118 net profit down 56%, sales up 12%

TV Azteca announced its financial results for the first quarter 2018. The company registered net profit of MX$ 173 million (USD 9.1 million) compared to MX$ 398 million (USD 21 million) for the same quarter of 2017. Net sales for the quarter were MX$ 3,427 million (USD 181 million), up 12% from previous year. The [...]

Secuoya gets financing to expand in Latin America

Spains Grupo Secuoya reached a financing agreement that will allow it to get 100 million (USD 123.6 million) that will be used, among other projects, to expand its presence in Latin America. In the region, the company has businesses in Chile, Peru and Colombia, and now concentrates its efforts in expanding into Mexico. The CEO [...]

NexTV Series Argentina: Technology leaders to analyze the future of TV

Key technology executives will gather in the next edition of NexTV Series Argentina, on May 16 and 17 in Buenos Aires, to discuss the new emerging technology trends that will mark the future of the industry. The new video consumption habits require new strategies to meet the increase demand on multiple screens. NexTV Series Argentina [...]

NBCUniversal to cut prime-time ads

US media conglomerate NBCUniversal, which operates Spanish-language TV network Telemundo, plans to cut the amount of ad time during its prime-time shows by 10% and reduce the number of advertisements in its commercial pods by 20%. In a press release, the company said that this new strategy will begin to be implemented during the fourth [...]

TV Azteca reports 7% net sales growth in Q417

TV Azteca announced its financial results for Q417. The company reported net sales of MX$ 4,005 million (USD 215 million), 7% higher compared to the same quarter of last year. “The content generated during 2016 and 2017 has given good results and today the audience recognizes the moment of TV Azteca with greater viewership and [...]

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 [...]