- In 2022 the TecnoTelevisión University Contest returns
Colombia. After a break of a couple of years, the TecnoTelevisión University Contest returns in 2022, which seeks to recognize the work of students of careers related to audiovisual production in Colombia.
- Blackmagic Design grows in Chile with MMT
Chile. At the beginning of February of this year, the mmT company assumed the wholesale distribution of Blackmagic Design for the Chilean market. In these months, the company has had the opportunity to participate in important production projects with Blackmagic technology.
- Colombian TV Channel Attacked with Ransomware
Colombia. The Colombian channel Caracol Televisión suffered a ransomware-type cyber attack on May 22. As a result, design programs and operational applications were affected, but criminals were unable to access the informational content of their network.
- Copa America uses Clear-Com in VAR
Brazil. Savana Comunicações LTD., a Brazilian partner of Clear-Com, together with Mediapro Group Paraguay, were in charge of providing the equipment and the video refereeing (VAR) experience for the Copa America games that took place in five different stadiums in Brazil.
- MTC launches application to measure antenna radiation
Peru. The Ministry of Transport and Communications, MTC, launched a mobile application so that citizens can verify the level of non-ionizing radiation emitted by the antennas of the main telecommunications services located anywhere in the country.
- TV Operators Trained in Copyright
Colombia. Within the framework of the knowledge days that MinTIC advances for the actors of the sector, on Thursday, May 19, the virtual training on the 'Licensing of copyright in the emission and retransmission of audiovisual works' was held, a space aimed at subscription and community television operators.
- IFT translates information materials into 10 indigenous languages
Mexico. In order to continue strengthening the development, preservation and use of national indigenous languages, as well as promoting access to telecommunications services and the empowerment of users, the Federal Institute of Telecommunications, IFT, and the National Institute of Indigenous Languages, INALI, held the third workshop on the...
- The telecommunications sector rebounds in Latin America
Latin America. According to a study by the Ibero-American Telecommunications Organization (OTI) during the third quarter of 2021, the telecommunications sector in the region registered revenues of 32,632 million dollars, which implies an increase of 6%.
- MMT strengthens as a wholesaler in the Chilean market
Chile. In 2018 a new company was opened in Chile that provides a 100% wholesale format for the audiovisual and broadcast industry. Almost 4 years later, MMT's balance is very positive.
- More than 2,200 attendees had the first Tecomtel Congress
Chile. With an interesting two-day academic agenda, complemented by a commercial exhibition in which the most important distributors of equipment for the audiovisual and local telecommunications industry participated, the first Tecomtel Chile Congress was held at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Santiago.
- Merlin adds Roland products to its Brazil portfolio
Brazil. Merlin Distribuidora has signed a contract with Roland Brasil for master distribution in Brazil.
- Telestream acquires Encoding.com
Latin America. In a strategic move that further expands its reach in the cloud media processing sector, Telestream has announced the acquisition of Encoding.com, an Emmy Award-winning cloud media processing platform used by Fortune 1000 Media & Entertainment Companies, Streaming Services, Broadcasters and Corporate Video Customers Worldwide.
- Pinnacle Group is now the official distributor of Yololiv
Latin America. Grupo Pinnacle became the official and exclusive distributor in the territory of Brazil of the Yololiv brand. Among the brand's products, the Yolobox stands out, an all-in-one production solution.
- Family programming, more popular content on free-to-air TV
Colombia. At the end of 2021, most of the programming broadcast on the country's free-to-air television channels was of a family and children's nature, according to the recent report on this service published by the CRC on the open data portal Postdata.
- Peru to modernize radio spectrum management
Peru. The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) created a sectoral working group for the improvement of the radio spectrum management system, in order to update and optimize quality processes for the benefit of users, as indicated in Ministerial Resolution No. 375-2022-MTC/01.03, published in the Official Gazette El Peruano.
- Environmental costs of digital video
Digital platforms generate a digital carbon footprint and contribute to climate change. The most polluting? Live videos. Open University of Catalonia
- OTT Status in Colombia
We present some of the results of the study on the penetration and consumption of OTT for radio and TV in Colombia, carried out by the country's regulator for 2021. TVyVideo+Radio
- Unicast vs Multicast vs Broadcast: differences
The most well-known and traditional method of video distribution is broadcast. Multicast is a one-to-many transmission method over IP and Unicast is a one-to-one connection for transmissions over the internet. Mark Horchler*
- The debate on television
Do not draw conclusions so that the exercise is more open and that the viewer has learned something. The conclusion has to do with the environment or with leaving some with general concern in the viewers, but not close with an absolute truth. By: PhD. Luis Fernando Gutiérrez Cano and MG. Luis Jorge Orcasitas Pacheco
- Television reporting
We present the interview to the German Marco Berger, journalist, filmmaker and producer of documentaries, who gives his insights on how to tell a story for television. By Luis Fernando Gutiérrez Cano and Luis Jorge Orcasitas Pacheco*
- UHDTV and production
Why isn't UHDTV really part of the production infrastructure yet? Carlos Pantsios*
- VR grows beyond entertainment
We present some of the conclusions of the XR Inside 2021 study, conducted by NTT Data, which analyzes the market for augmented, mixed, virtual and spatial computing. TVyVideo+Radio
- First global agreement on AI
At their general conference at the end of 2021, UNESCO Member States adopt the first global agreement on the ethics of artificial intelligence. We tell you what it is. UNESCO