Tag Archives: 4K

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 [...]

Mediapro expands Pan American Games borders with YouTube

The Spanish company Mediapro announced it came to terms with YouTube to broadcast the Lima 2019 Pan American Games live and for the first time on the video platform, not including Turkey and the American continent. The companies did not give details on the agreements economic terms, which was possible thanks to the Peruvian Olympic [...]

Mediapro brings 4K technology to the Pan American Games coverage in Peru

Mediapro will broadcast all sports competitions from the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, with nearly a thousand hours live coverage, distributed to 33 TV operators in 41 countries. The opening ceremony, which will take place on Friday, and the closing one, scheduled for  August 11th, will be produced in 4K for the first [...]

DirecTV broadcasts the FIFA Women’s Football Cup in 4K for Latin America

The FIFA Women’s World Cup is being played in France until July 7th through DirecTV Sports, whose coverage includes live and 4K broadcasts and 4K through channel 4000 of its programming grid. Argentine, Brazilian and Chilean National Teams are the ones from Latin America taking part of the competition, which is having 52 National Teams [...]

Xiaomi launches STB for streaming in Brazil

Cell phones global leader Xiaomi, fourth in smartphones importance, will launch in Brazil its STB for streaming Mi Box S. The device, compatible with Chromecast, plays videos in 4K, and its remote control has a button to access Netflix and allows to activate voice commands through Google Assistant. Mi Box S was officially launched in [...]