Category: General TV

Mediapro responsible for production of Conmebol matches in Bolivia and Colombia

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has selected Mediapro to produce the matches set to take place in Colombia and Bolivia for the organization’s three main competitions: Libertadores, Sudamericana and Recopa, for 2019-2022 seasons. OB Units from Mediapro Bolivia and Mediapro Colombia (Televideo) will be responsible for transmission services for all matches on-site from stadiums, [...]

Globo starts project to consolidate corporate structure

Grupo Globo has sent a statement to its workers to announced the start of a project that will unify businesses into a single “more agile and stronger company”. The initiative includes TV Globo, Globosat, Globo.com, DGCorp and Som Livre. The statement was sent by CEO Jorge Nóbrega. The project, called “Uma Só Globo” is headed [...]

Telefónica renews Wayra, its startup accelerator

Wayra, Telefónica’s startup accelerator, announced the launch of a new strategy focused on accelerating “more mature” technology companies to generate synergies and develop joint businesses. The new Wayra image was presented simultaneously in eight countries. Under this new strategy, it unit will focus acceleration and investment in companies with a clear business plan and whose [...]

NexTV Series returns to Mexico to discuss the new TV business

The eighth edition of NexTV Series Mexico 2018 will gather more than 60 executives from the main companies in the industry to discuss TV, OTT and video trends. The region’s leading conference will be held on September 25 and 26 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in CDMX. The event will have the participation of Pablo [...]

Mediapro to handle production and distribution of main soccer competitions in South America

Spain’s Mediapro Group announced that it has been selected by the South American Soccer Confederation (Conmebol) for the creation of a HUB that will manage integration, production and distribution of the international TV broadcast of its three main competitions: the Copa Libertadores, the Copa Sudamericana and the Recopa. The company said the facility will receive [...]

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 [...]