Tag Archives: caribbean

Digicel Play reaches 100 thousand subscribers in three markets in the Caribbean after a year of launching

Digicel Play, a Triple Play Service offer through FTTH, has reach 100 thousand subscribers in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago, only a year after the service was first launched in Jamaica. This is a very important milestone for us and we are thankful to our customers and business partners for helping us achieve it, [...]

Digicel launches OTT app in the Caribbean

Digicel has announced the launch of Play Go, its live streaming service with seven HD channels, including sports and TV shows. It is available across Digicels markets in the Caribbean.   The app offers live streaming of channels SportsMax, SportsMax 2, NBA TV, Fight Sports, Catch, Catch 2 and P. Diddys Revolt TV. It can [...]

Caribbean Cinemas launched its own network Caribbean TV in Dominican Republic

Cinema complex Caribbean Cinemas launched its own network, Caribbean TV, in Dominican Republic through an alliance with pay TV operator Tricom. The network will focus on movies and promises that 20% of its programming will be cover by local productions. The main focus will be on movies, around 67% of the time, 20% of which [...]

Digicel strikes deal with Flow Sports

  From 1 August, Digicel Play will add the channel Flow Sports (Cable & Wireless) to its line-up of content throughout all of its TV markets in the Caribbean.   The sport channel has the TV rights to the Premier League matches, and it also offers contents from the FA Cup and the Bundesliga, among [...]

The new Eutelsat 65 WA satellite to offer DTH in Latin America and Star TV’s complementary broadband

  French satellite company Eutelsat launched on March 9th its new artifact Eutelsat 65 West A, designed to provide DTH services in most of Latin America. The satellite was put into orbit by Arianespace company from its base in the city of Kourou, French Guiana.   Stargroup company, which launched its new DTH Star TV [...]

Clemente Cabello, Commercial VP of SES Latam North: “Our strategy is going to position us with new high-power video capacity”

  The new Commercial Vice President of the satellite company SES for Latin America North (Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean), Clemente Cabello, spoke exclusively with NexTV News Latam about the strategies the company plans to develop in the region, besides new trends in the video market.   – What is your view of the [...]

Digicel Play reaches 10,000 Pay-TV subscribers in Jamaica

Caribbean telecommunication company Digicel stated it has reached 10,000 Pay-TV subscribers in Jamaica just a few months after its nationwide launch. It provides the Digicel Play package, which includes IPTV and broadband services through FTTH fiber network. The company had announced in November 2015 that it would invest USD 100 million in Jamaica to continue [...]

Caribbean CalaClassics channel supplies itself with 700 hours of BBC content

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), through its international division, BBC Worldwide, has announced it sold 700 hours of contents to Pay-TV channel CalaClassics, with presence in the Caribbean.   The marketing agreement will last four years and will include 1,500 episodes of classic BBC comedies and soap operas, as well as series of reputation such [...]

Cable & Wireless Caribe lanzará la nueva cadena Flow Sports que transmitirá la Premier League inglesaCable & Wireless Caribbean to launch new Flow Sports network to transmit the English Premier League

La compañía de comunicaciones británica Cable & Wireless lanzará su nueva cadena deportiva 24 horas Flow Sports en noviembre para 32 países del Caribe. Flow (nombre con el que opera Cable & Wireless en la mayor parte de la región) anunció además que ganó los derechos exclusivos de transmisión en vivo de los 380 partidos [...]

Digicel implementará en el Caribe bloqueador de anuncios que entorpecería la visualización de contenidos en líneaDigicel to implement in the Caribbean an ad-blocker that could hinder online video visualizations

El operador caribeño de telecomunicaciones Digicel implementará un bloqueador de anuncios en su red móvil. Según el portal periodístico Antigua Chronicle, la idea de la compañía es forzar a las grandes empresas como Facebook, Yahoo, Google y YouTube (de Google) a llegar a acuerdos para repartir ganancias. De esta manera, es posible que las reproducciones [...]