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55 million watch Olympics on smartphones across LATAM

Mobile Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 29-08-2016
claro sports app rio minRio 2016 has been the most mobile Olympics ever in Latin America, where 55 million smartphones followed the event.

Vh1 takes latest X Factor UK season to India

Programming Editor 29-08-2016
Giving a big boost to the programme’s much needed reboot with its original judges, Viacom’ s Vh1 channel is set to premiere the latest season of the X Factor UK.

Filtrie opens up opportunity for customised, addressable ads

Infrastructure Editor 29-08-2016
Claiming to be on the verge of a move that will dramatically change the face of customisable and addressable TV advertising, Filtrie has premiered technology that enables consumers to set limits on TV ads.

Brazil, Mexico account for half of LATAM app consumption

Mobile Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 29-08-2016
Brazil and Mexico account for most mobile app sessions in Latin America for the year leading up to June 2016, says an eMarketer report based on Flurry data.

Arsat gets funding boost for fibre network

Satellite Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 29-08-2016
As Argentina focuses on the financial model of its public telco, Arsat has received extra funding to extend the country’s fibre infrastructure.

Hispasat takes English Club TV across Americas

Satellite Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 29-08-2016
English Club TV Group has reached an agreement through which it will be distributed throughout the Americas on the Hispasat 30W-5 satellite.

HBO, ATT ink ‘historic’ carriage deal

Deals Editor 28-08-2016
Premium TV provider HBO and US comms giant AT&T, through its recently acquired DIRECTV division, have sealed a content deal across linear and online TV channels.

Alpha Networks looks for personalisation through ContentWise TV

Infrastructure Editor 28-08-2016
Back-end pay-TV services specialist Alpha Networks has turned to ContentWise to provide integrated personalisation and recommendation solutions in its flagship Tucano product.

Yahoo Esports, ESL strike streaming partnership

Online Video Editor 28-08-2016
Aiming to bring esports to mainstream audiences via distribution across its online properties, Yahoo Esports has entered into a two-year agreement with the world’s largest esports company, ESL.

Months after analogue switch-off, 25 million Mexicans still without DTT

DTT Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 27-08-2016
Although Mexico completed its analogue switch-off in January, 22% of homes still haven’t switched over to DTT due to lack of equipment or coverage.

US 2016/17 TV season reach approaches 120MN TV homes

Media Analysis Editor 27-08-2016
According to estimates carried out in Nielsen’s National Television Household Universe there will be 118.4 million TV homes in the US for the 2016-17 TV season.

Rapid TVEverywhere - August 2016