Advanced Television


Study: International demand for diverse content

STARZ, in partnership with the Center for Scholars & Storytellers at UCLA, has published an international consumer survey examining consumer perceptions and demands for diverse, authentic and inclusive media representation. Among the top findings from the International Audiences Want to See More Diverse Representation On and Off Screen survey, results indicate that diversity on screen […]

March 17, 2022

Asian countries rise in Netflix Speed Index

Several countries across Asia saw increases across multiple services in October 2021 on the Netflix ISP Speed Index – a monthly update on which ISPs provide the best prime time Netflix streaming experience. In Vietnam, Saigontourist Cable Television jumped 0.6 Megabits per second (Mbps) to 3.4 Mbps, and Viettel rose 0.4 Mbps to 3.4 Mbps. […]

November 15, 2021

TheViewPoint unlocks OTT space for Caracol TV

TheViewPoint, a SaaS video ad monetization platform for CTV/OTT publishers, has teamed up with Caracol TV, one of Colombia’s most popular national television networks, to provide the broadcaster with the retrofitting opportunities of the OTT advertising. Caracol TV is a well-established television company, which has a broad range of successful programming across various verticals, including […]

July 23, 2021

Colombia: KKR, Telefónica to create fibre optic network

KKR, a global investment firm, has announced an agreement with Telefónica Colombia, a subsidiary of Spanish telecom group Telefónica, to establish Colombia’s first independent nationwide open access wholesale digital infrastructure company. The new company will expand availability of ultra-fast fibre optic internet, benefitting more consumers and businesses across Colombia. As part of the agreement, KKR […]

July 19, 2021

Movistar acquires DirecTV in Colombia

Telefónica, through Movistar, has acquired DirecTV in Colombia in an operation subject to approval by the competition authorities in the country. The service currently has 200,000 subscribers. The CEO of Telefónica in Colombia, Fabián Hernández, said that the acquisition “will allow us to consolidate our presence in the market and strengthen our position with a […]

May 26, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

Netflix opening Colombia HQ

Netflix has announced that is will be opening new offices in Bogotá, Colombia later this year. In a blog post, Francisco Ramos VP of Latin American Content, wrote: “Ten years ago Colombia opened its doors to Netflix, a new way to enjoy the best series and movies directly in their homes. A few years later […]

April 16, 2021