Advanced Television


Report: OTT ARPUs not improving in LatAm

At the end of 2021, a new phase of competition began in the Latin American OTT SVoD market, reports Dataxis. Three major US studios launched their platforms in the region: Disney+ and Star+ (Walt Disney Company), HBO Max (WarnerMedia Discovery), and Paramount+ (Viacom). They joined Netflix, the historical leader, and Prime Video (Amazon), the main […]

December 6, 2022

Claro Sports returns as UCI broadcast partner

The UCI Track Champions League has confirmed that the multiplatform Claro Sports will return to broadcast its 2022 season. Claro Sports joins a host of international broadcast partners that are being announced before the second UCI Track Champions League campaign commences in Mallorca on November 12th. Claro Sports – which broadcasts to millions of viewers […]

November 2, 2022

Kudelski lifts FY revenues

The Kudelski Group, a global player in digital security, has published its 2021 annual results. In 2021, total revenues and other operating income increased to $778.8 million (€686.3m) from $741.5 million in 2020, reflecting higher sales in Digital TV, Cybersecurity and IoT. The Group generated EBITDA of $72.4 million, a $8 million improvement from the […]

February 23, 2022

Claro on ZEASN in LatAm

ZEASN, a provider of OTT and smart TV solutions, has announced that streaming service Claro video is now made available on multiple ZEASN-supported smart TV brands, including AOC, Whale OS powered connected televisions. Through this collaboration, Claro video will increase its presence on TV screens in the Latin American market, at the same time bringing […]

January 27, 2022

Starz promotes Cooke, Nielson

Superna Kalle, President of International Networks for Starz, has announced the promotions of Darren Nielson to Executive Vice President of Distribution and Business Development and Jeff Cooke to Senior Vice President of Programming for International Networks.“These are two well-deserved promotions that recognize Darren and Jeff’s invaluable and integral contributions to the success of Starzplay since […]

January 12, 2022

Success for Eutelsat’s Quantum launch

Eutelsat’s Quantum, which claims to be ehe world’s most sophisticated commercial satellite, was successfully launched into orbit on July 30th aboard an Ariane 5 rocket. The new features allow the satellite to be reconfigured from the ground and thus respond to changes in market demand over the lifetime of the craft. Quantum’s design life is […]

August 2, 2021By Chris Forrester

Embratel launches Star One D2

Embratel has announced the launch of Star One D2, a satellite that will expand satellite capacity in Brazil and Latin America. Star One D2 is equipped with C-, Ku-, Ka-, and X-band transponders. The Ku-band shall be used to expand capacities oriented to the Brazilian park of parabolic antennas, demands for pay-TV, and companies’ connectivity. […]

August 2, 2021

Brazil: Claro adds Starzplay

Starz, a Lionsgate company, has announced that Starzplay, its international premium streaming service, is now available on Claro in Brazil. During the first opening month, anyone who subscribes to the service through Claro will receive a 50 per cent discount in the monthly amount of R$ 14.90 for three months. Claro’s pay-TV customers will be […]

August 12, 2020

Forecast: SVoD to boost Mexico entertainment market

As the second half of 2020 gets underway, Mexico’s video entertainment market is expected to recover from the impact of Covid-19, with digital video leading the charge and showing strong prospects for growth in 2021. That’s according to a report from Futuresource Consulting, which points to 17 per cent growth next year, propelling overall video […]

July 31, 2020