Tag Archives: 4K

Amazon Prime Video is now available for Tigo’s fixed and mobile clients in Colombia

Tigo became the first operator in Colombia to make Amazon Prime Videos offer available to its Home user base. The companys customers will be able to access the platform from different devices, including computer, tablets, smart TVs, video game consoles and mobile phones. Amazon Prime Video offers its customers access to its movies and series [...]

Netflix trains professionals to produce original content in Colombia

A Netflix team trained 30 professionals in the Colombian audiovisual industry for the development of 4K productions in the country, in two workshops held this month at the Cinemateca Distrital de Bogota. We are sure that Colombia is a country with a lot of potential, in which we are betting on in a long term, [...]

Globosat makes 4K broadcasts trial with StarOne D1

According to information from the satellite EDS website, the Globosat 4K programming package trial version is available on the StarOne D1 (84.0° W) satellite, in C band. As reported by EDS, the programming package includes premium pay TV networks, such as Telecine Premium HD; Telecine Action HD; Telecine Touch HD; Telecine Pipoca HD; and others. [...]

New Globo studios starts its operations with new original series filming process

Recording Module 4, which includes the three new studios inaugurated by Globo in August, began operating this week with the  Amor de mãe recordings, its new telenovela, which will premiere in November, during prime time. The plot, created and written by Manuela Dias, with the artistic direction of Jose Luiz Villamarim, will be starred by [...]

Nextv Series debates about 4K, TV and OTT content and the industry’s future challenges

On its second day, Nextv Series Mexico & Central America, leading conference organized by Dataxis at the Marriott Reforma Hotel in Mexico City, discussed on its different panel discussions the the video, TV and broadcast industries different trends, such as the 4K implementation, OTTs challenges, new platforms monetization models and the future challenges of the [...]

Sportv Series Latin America & US Hispanic strengthens itself as the annual event of sports business on TV and OTT

Sportv Series Latin America & US Hispanic, in its first edition at the Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables, is taking place in response to the growing interest in the TV technology convergence and the sports business development in the region. The conference and expo will be held next October 2nd and will focus on how new [...]

Radio Television Dominicana to develop digital broadcasts from December

Radio Televisión Dominicana (RTVD) and the Korea Radio Promotion Association (RAPA) agreed to put digital TV into operation in the the Dominican Republic from December. The agreement also contemplates a USD 585 thousand donation in technological equipment for the Dominican channel by RAPA. This agreement allows the State channels to be the first with digital [...]

Brazil’s Oi rolls out Android TV STB

Brazilian company Oi launched a streaming STB based on Android TV, named Streaming Box, which includes the operators own OTT Oi Play, as well as others like Netflix, YouTube and ESPN. The STB is also available to consumers who are not customers of Oi services and costs about R$ 480 (USD 116). The STB was [...]

Fox Sports Premium broadcasts Argentine Superclasico in 4K for the first time

Fox Sports Premium, one of the exclusive pay TV channels that airs the Professional Football League in Argentina (Superliga Argentina de Futbol), will develop this Sunday, September 1st a special 4K quality broadcast for the match to be played between teams Boca Juniors and River Plate, known in the country as the Superclasico, which will [...]

Globo inaugurates new content production studios in Rio de Janeiro

This Thursday, Brazilian Globo Group opened its new production studios in Rio de Janeiro. Named Recording Module 4 (MG4), it is a Globo Studios expansion, with 26 thousand square meters added. The new module has three new studios and production and storage areas, with the latest technology available. The companys total investment for the project [...]