Category: General TV

Sony to stop producing and selling TVs in Brazil from mid-2021

The Japanese multinational company Sony has officially announced last September 15th its decision to close its subsidiary in Manaus, Brazil, after almost 50 years operating in the country. The company reported that production activities will end in March next year, and that by mid-2021 will stop sales of TVs, cameras, audio devices and other products [...]

Brazil approves protocol to resume audiovisual productions

The Brazilian Audiovisual Industry Interstate Union (Sicav) developed a protocol to resume audiovisual production recordings in the country, called Protocolo de Segurança e Saúde no Trabalho Audiovisual Para Retomada Audiovisual das Atividades no Âmbito da Pandemia de Covid-19.  The document was developed by Sicav, together with  the Rio de Janeiro State Federation of Industries (Firjan); [...]

Brazil moves towards against TV channels piracy

Last April 22nd, Brazilians National Film Agency (Ancine), National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) together with the Federal Police met with Carrefour supermarket networks authorities to request that the company remove Android TV Box Tx2 STBs, which were offered through Carrefours loudspeakers in a store located in San Pablo, highlighting that the device makes it possible to [...]

Industry faces new challenges in TV contents broadcasting

During the second day of the Nextv Series Argentina event, the leading conference that took place on May 14th and 15th at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires, organized by Dataxis, the panel Future trends in TV broadcasting & streaming technology was developed with speakers such as Mariano D’Ortona (Turner), Eduardo Bayo (Artear Argentina), Gustavo [...]

Independent operators to focus on internet models to continue growing

During the first day of the Nextv Series Argentina event, the leading conference that took place on May 14th and 15th at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires, organized by Dataxis, the panel Video challenges for independent operators was developed. Virginia Priano (Digital Cablevideo), José Luis Jacquet Matillon (The Cuatro TV Jujuy), Ariel Hernández (Antina) [...]

RCA launches new 32-inch Android TV in Argentina

RCA is launching the first Smart TV in conventional size in Argentina, with Android as operating system and compatible with Google Play and Google Assistant. The device is also integrated with Chromecast and includes the  voice command feature from the remote control. It will be initially marketed with 32 and 40-inches screens. As detailed above, [...]

Mega becomes Megamedia holding company

Chilean group Mega became from last April 1st the Mega Media Holding, a brand that brings together its FTA, pay TV, radio and websites areas and will offer new strategic opportunities to its customers. Megamedias brand puts together all the group’s platforms such as Mega Network, Mega HD, Mega Plus and Etc TV channels; radios [...]

TV Cultura to affiliate with two channels in Brazil

Brazilian channel TV Cultura has affiliated itself with  networks TV Maranhense -from Maranhãos state-, and TV Diversa, from Belo Horizonte, with the aim of expanding its national  reach. The channels records 1.6 and 1.4 million subscribers respectively. The agreement provides that, from last March 31st, TV Maranhense takes digital channel 17.1 and TV Diversa is [...]

FTA leads Chilean audience in 2018

Chilean National Television Council (CNTV) published the results of its report TV Consumption 2018, which shows that Free-to-Air TV (FTA)  was the most watched media in the country. According to the report, last year, each person consumed an average of 1,286 hours of TV, which means approximately 3, 31 daily hours average. All figures mentioned [...]

CinemaChile expands CNTV series internationally

Chilean National Television Council (CNTV) announced a strategic alliance with CinemaChile to promote local series in international markets. The aim of the agreement is focused on CinemaChile to support this initiative’s diffusion and promotion in markets such as Mipcom (France) and Conecta Fiction (Spain), which will be focused in Chile this year. In addition, CNTV [...]