Category: General TV

Colombia withdraws convergent regulator bill

The Colombian Congress withdrew the bill for the creation of a single convergent regulator, which had been presented by the ICT Ministry. The initiative had been questioned by public TV channels. The project proposed to create a single regulator by merging the National Television Authority (ANTV) and the Communications Regulation Commission (CRC). According to El [...]

Turner launches TargetingNOW solution in Latin America

Turner Latin America announced the launch in the region of TargetingNOW, an advanced targeting solution for TV that offers a more effective reach of advertising campaigns in the specific targets of each brand. TargetingNOW aims at advertisers who want to enter into TV targeting based on big data and start looking at media planning beyond [...]

Latin American networks select CenturyLink for live World Cup feeds

CenturyLink will transmit international distribution and unilateral feeds in support of this soccer championship to top Latam networks TV Azteca in Mexico, and RCN and Caracol in Colombia, as well as Fox in the U.S. The networks will use CenturyLink’s high quality, broadcast-based Vyvx Solutions to provide diverse routes in the transmission of tournament and [...]

The leading conference on the TV and OTT business comes to Colombia

The main executive of the TV and OTT markets will gather again in the sixth edition of NexTV Series Colombia, the conference organized by Dataxis, which will be held on Thursday, June 7, at the Convention Center of Tequendama Hotel in Bogotá, with the participation of leading companies of the country. The event will address [...]

Colombia debates bill to create convergent regulator

The Colombian Congress will debate this Tuesday the bill for the creation of a single convergent regulator, presented by the ICT Ministry last October but now with changes. According to El Espectador, public TV channels claim that the proposal would de-fund the model, while private industry defends it. The initiative proposes to create a single [...]

INCAA opens call for TV and other media projects

Argentinas National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA) published the new contests to encourage the production of projects for television and other media. Among the calls is the contest for the promotion of international co-productions. The first of the eight open contests if for Audiovisual Production within the framework of the Industrial Promotion Regime, [...]

Leading TV executives to meet at NexTV Series Argentina

The next edition of NexTV Series Argentina, on May 16 and 17, will gather leading pay TV, free-to-air, OTT and TV networks executives to discuss the industry trends. The event, organized by Dataxis, will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires and will feature more than 60 speakers. Among the keynote speakers is [...]

Hemisphere Media Group to acquire majority stake in Latin America’s Snap TV

Hemisphere Media Group announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a 75% interest in Snap Global (Snap TV), a leading independent distributor of content in Latin America to broadcast, pay TV and OTT platforms. As part of the investment, Hemisphere has also entered into a co-production joint venture with MarVista Entertainment, [...]