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Sky Brazil announces new prepaid plan with news in programming

Brazilian pay-TV operator Sky announced a new prepaid plan for its subscribers, called Comforto. In it, clients have the possibility of acquiring a set of antennas and a STB to access 24 months of basic programming. As with other prepaid plans of the company, customers can also access additional content through top-ups. The offer is [...]

Vevo to shut down its apps to focus on YouTube

Video platform Vevo, which is owned by major music labels, announced that it will shut down its apps and consumer-facing website and will continue offering its content on YouTube. Vevo will remain focused on engaging the biggest audiences and pursuing growth opportunities. Our catalog of premium music videos and original content will continue to reach [...]

Major studios and streaming platforms sue Kodi-powered TickBox TV

Major Hollywood studios and Amazon and Netflix are suing TickBox TV, a Kodi-powered streaming device, alleging the company allows mass infringement of their copyrighted films and television shows, according to The Hollywwod Reporter. Universal, Columbia, Disney, 20th Century Fox, Paramount and Warner Bros are the studios behind the legal battle, along with the OTT companies. [...]

NBC Universal to take care of E! sales in Brazil

NBC Universal has taken care of the managing of ad sales of its network E! Entertainment Television in Brazil. Until now the sales were handled by A&E Networks. It has been an honor and a great experience to represent E! during the last three years in Brazil. However due to the growth of both companies [...]

Premium VOD Screening Room is being developed to watch movies at home on the day of their premiere in theaters

  Screening Room, a Transactional Video On Demand (TVOD) system that would allow access to the webcast of movies the same day as their premiere in commercial movie theaters is being developed in the United States. The project is driven by Sean Parker, creator of online music streaming platform Napster, and already has the support [...]

HBO distribuirá todo el portfolio de canales de NBC Universal en LatinoaméricaHBO to distribute NBC Universal's complete channels catalog in Latin America

HBO Latin America será el distribuidor de todo el portfolio de canales de la programadora estadounidense NBC Universal en América Latina, con excepción de Brasil, a partir del próximo 1 de julio. El nuevo acuerdo incluye a las señales Universal Channel, Syfy y Studio Universal, mientras que E! Entertainment Television (asociación entre HBO, Ole Communications [...]

HBO exhibirá contenido de NBC Universal en América Latina HBO to exhibit NBC Universal content in Latin America

La cadena de canales HBO exhibirá películas de la compañía NBC Universal en Latinoamérica a partir de 2015. Se trata de un acuerdo multianual que incluye a todos los países de la región, inclusive a los del Caribe, aunque excluye a Brasil. El contrato le otorga la exclusividad a HBO para estrenar en TV paga [...]

Studio Universal posterga para agosto el lanzamiento de su señal HD en LatinoaméricaStudio Universal will postpone the launch of their HD channel in Latin America until August

El canal de películas Studio Universal de la cadena NBC Universal lanzará su señal en alta definición el próximo 5 de agosto en Latinoamérica. En diciembre de 2013, la compañía le había adelantado a NexTV Latam que el canal iba a estar disponible en el primer trimestre de 2014. Studio Universal HD estará disponible en [...]

NBC Universal reclamó a Dish en Puerto Rico por no transmitir WNBCNBC Universal complained to Dish in Puerto Rico for not broadcasting WNBC

NBC Universal emitió un comunicado en el cual convoca al público puertorriqueño a exigirle a la operadora de TV paga Dish que vuelva a incluir en su grilla de programación a la señal WNBC, la estación de Nueva York propiedad de NBC Universal. La programadora norteamericana indica que tanto DirecTV, Liberty Cablevisión, Choice y Claro [...]