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Telefónica taps Amdocs for quad-play support in Brazil

Pay-TV Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 28-01-2015

Amdocs has been selected by Telefónica for a business support systems (BSS) transformation project in Brazil to provide a multi-channel experience for Vivo's quad-play customers across wireline, wireless, Internet and pay-TV, including IPTV.

FOX appoints new managing director for Spain, Portugal

Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 28-01-2015

Vera Pinto Pereira has been appointed as the new managing director at FOX International Channels (FIC) for Spain and Portugal, a move which comes a year after she joined FOX as chief operating officer (COO) for FIC Southern Europe and Africa.

Boomerang TV strengthens entertainment division

Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 28-01-2015

Aiming to replicate the success of its fiction division - which has had international hits including The Mysteries of Laura and The Time in Between - Boomerang TV is to strengthen is entertainment division "in view of the changing situation in the media industry and in order to take on new projects".

GFK preps impending launch in Brazil

Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 28-01-2015

German market research company GFK is moving into free-to-air (FTA) audience measurement in Brazil, directly competing with Ibope Media.

Carrefour launches UltraViolet video service

Second Screen Editor 28-01-2015

The second biggest retailer in the world, Carrefour, has launched France Nolim Films, a new multi-platform entertainment service based on the UltraViolet digital locker.

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