Tag Archives: TV

Mexico to discuss the future of video advertising

The next edition of NexTV Series Mexico & Central America, to be held on September 25 and 26 in Mexico City, will have this year a new thematic segment – called Future Ad Track – that will analyze the future of TV and video advertising with executives of the main companies in the market. In [...]

Brazil reduces time to approve licenses for TV retransmissions

The Government of Brazil published in the Official Gazette a decree that modifies the regulation of the TV retransmission service. With this change, the approval period for a license reduces from six years to four months. The President of Brazil, Michel Temer, had announced a few days ago that he was going to provide his [...]

Colsecor integrates linear TV and VOD in new platform

Colsecor, an entity that gathers cooperatives and SMEs in Argentina, announced the launch of Sensa, a new product that integrates linear, live TV and VOD content, which users can access through multiple devices. It will be available from June 12. Sensa will allow users to pause live TV, restart shows already in progress and access [...]

Permira will repurchase Cisco’s video software business

The private equity firm Permira announced that it will repurchase the video software unit from the technology company Cisco, six years after selling it for USD 5 billion. Abe Peled, former CEO of the business, was named as President of the division. Ciscos clients in Latin America are pay TV operators, such as Claro in [...]

Fox launched a campaign to raise awareness of pay TV piracy among children in Latin America

Fox Latin America is launching an audiovisual campaign addressed to children against illegal connections to pay TV and access to apocryphal content. It is called Antipiracy League and consists of contents for the screen and other actions out of it, such as workshops in schools in the region. The campaign on screen consists of three [...]

The Chilean channel Mega created a new content distribution company

The Chilean FTA TV channel Mega decided to open a new content distribution company, which will be responsible for commercializing the channel’s fiction and entertainment productions. Its name is Mega Global Entertainment (MGE) and will be led by Esperanza Garay. “The sales of our content and productions should reach the five continents and be on [...]

Mexico Megacable TV subscriber base continues to grow and reaches 3.1 million

Mexican telecom operator Megacable finished the first quarter of 2018 with a growing number of subscribers in its TV segment, registering 3.1 million users (61 thousand net additions). This represents a 2% increase, compared to the previous period. This is the fourth consecutive quarter that the company ends with a growth in TV subscribers, after [...]

DirecTV and TV Cable reach an agreement with GolTV in Ecuador to showcase local soccer

Ecuadorian Pay-TV companies DirecTV and TV Cable already have the GolTV channel in their programming line-up through which their subscribers can view all the matches of the local soccer league. The sports channel is from the basic packages of the operators, for which users will not have to pay any extra cost; while those with [...]

The exclusivity of TV and telecommunications services in Chilean buildings and condominiums is over

Two years after Chile enacted the Ley de Libre Elección (law of free choice), the regulation was published by means of which the regulation enters into force. In this way, users who live in buildings and condominiums no longer have limitations when choosing a telecommunications operator, whether it’s television, Internet or fixed telephony. This law [...]