Category: General TV

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, [...]

Argentina welcomes back NexTV Series South America, the leading conference on the future of TV

NexTV Series South America, the exclusive conference about the TV transformation, will start tomorrow at the Alvear Palace Hotel in Buenos Aires. The event, to be held on June 14 and 15, will feature more than 60 speakers from top companies of the market. During two days, the conference, organized by Dataxis, will bring together [...]

Movistar deploys FTTH in Colombia

Movistar Colombia announced the launch of its new Fibra Movistar service, which will allow customers to access speeds of up to 100 Mbps. Initially, it is available in Cartagena, Cali, Jamundí, Ibagué, Chía and Cajicá. In a statement, the company said that with this new service seeks “to meet the growing demand for connectivity in [...]

Argentina welcomes the new TV business

NexTV Series South America, the exclusive conference about free-to-air and pay TV in Argentina, to be held on June 14 and 15 at the Alvear Palace Hotel, will bring together top executives from leading companies such as Cablevision, DirecTV, Disney, Turner, HBO, Sony, Fox, Telefonica, Viacom, Artear, América TV, La Nación TV, Supercanal and Discovery, [...]

Viacom and Telefe unveil their commercial offering in Argentina

Viacom officially unveiled its new integrated commercial offering with Argentinas Telefe, the TV broadcaster it acquired six months ago. Under the slogan “The strength of Viacom – Telefe”, the media company invited its main customers and partners. The event was held at Telefe’s studios located in Martínez (in the north of Greater Buenos Aires) and [...]

Liberty Global reports Q1 revenue of USD 911 million in Latin America

Liberty Global announced the financial results for the first quarter of 2017. The company reported revenues of USD 911 million in Lilac division, which includes its operations in Latin America and the Caribbean. Liberty offered both reported numbers and rebased figures based on the fact that the Cable & Wireless acquisition is only included in [...]