Advanced Television


Televisa eyes Megacable merger

Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa is offering to merge its cable and broadband unit Izzi with smaller rival Megacable, according to Reuters. A stock-for-stock deal would result in Megacable’s shareholders owning about 45 per cent of the merged company with Televisa at about 55 per cent. Televisa would also offer Megacable shareholders a 14.8 billion peso […]

December 13, 2022By Colin Mann

Megacable selects Verimatrix

Verimatrix, a specialist in powering the connected world with people-centred security, has announced that Megacable, one of Mexico’s largest telecommunications companies, selected a suite of Verimatrix products and technologies to fortify its enterprise defences; Verimatrix XTD (Extended Threat Defense), Streamkeeper Watermarking, Streamkeeper Edge Authenticator and App Shield. Megacable products set to use Verimatrix threat defence and anti-piracy solutions include the Xview+ […]

April 22, 2022

Megacable improves TV QoE with Broadpeak

Broadpeak, a provider of content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming solutions for content providers and pay-TV operators worldwide, has announced that Megacable, one of the largest triple-play providers in Mexico, has optimised the delivery of its Xview+ streaming service with Broadpeak solutions. Using Broadpeak’s CDN and nanoCDN multicast ABR, Megacable can deliver live, VoD, […]

June 11, 2021

Mexico: Megacable expands OTT with Viaccess-Orca

Viaccess-Orca (VO), part of the Orange Group and a provider of OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, has announced that Megacable, one of the largest cable TV providers in Mexico, is expanding the delivery of its Xview+ OTT service to Android TV set-top boxes using VO’s TV Platform solution. “As we […]

March 4, 2021