December 14, 2017

C&W Networks wins ‘Best Network and Service Innovation in the Caribbean and Latin America’

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MIAMI, Dec. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In another round of recognition for best infrastructure and customer service excellence, C&W Networks once again emerged with top billing, this time winning the award for Best Network and Service Innovation in the Caribbean and Latin America (CALA) Region. The latest recognition came at the annual MEF Excellence […]

Sorry, but cable TV won’t exist by 2030

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By Chris Mills From BGR A new report hit inboxes today that makes some bold claims about the future of cable TV. The Diffusion Group (TDG) estimates that by 2030, the “traditional” pay TV market — think cable and satellite TV — will have shrunk by 26%, leaving only 60% of households subscribing to traditional […]

Studio executive slapped with lawsuit

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Rodric David, CEO and Founder of Thunder Studios, Sued by Former Business Partners NEWS PROVIDED BY Charif Kazal GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Dec. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Rodric David, CEO and founder of Thunder Studios in Los Angeles, is being sued as part of his past business dealings when he was a resident of Australia. […]

Armie Hammer wasn’t allowed to watch TV when he was a kid — and now he’s a famous actor

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By Jacob Shamsian From Thisisinsider Armie Hammer’s parents didn’t let him watch TV when he was a kid. He grew up in the Cayman Islands, “macheteing coconuts,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. He later grew up to be a famous actor anyway. Armie Hammer had a nontraditional upbringing. He grew up part of an extremely […]

Hurricane damage in Puerto Rico, other Caribbean islands cuts Liberty Global, Dish Network service

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By Greg Avery – From Denver Business Journal Hurricane damage in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean islands is keeping TV companies Liberty Global plc and Dish Network Corp. from providing service in region, and it’s not clear when either company’s business there will recover. Denver-based Liberty Global, the largest international cable TV operator worldwide, doesn’t […]

Catalan referendum: Catalonia has ‘won right to statehood’

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From BBC Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says the Spanish region has won the right to statehood following a contentious referendum that was marred by violence. He said the door was open to a unilateral declaration of independence after Catalan officials said voters had backed secession with a 42.3% turnout. Spain’s government has warned it could […]

The NFL can’t keep TV afloat anymore

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By Joel Espelien, Fortune From Business Insider Eli Manning of the New York Giants calls a play against the Detroit Lions during their game at MetLife Stadium on September 18, 2017 Abbie Parr/Getty Images The NFL has long been the cornerstone of the U.S. pay television market. Viewers’ loyalty to their favorite teams and the […]

Best celebrity Emmy looks

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The 33 best — and worst — celebrity looks at the Emmys Part1 By Chloe Pantazi, INSIDER From Business Insider Celebrities turned up to the Emmys in style.Frazer Harrison/Getty Images and Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards are a monumental event in the entertainment world, honoring the best TV performances of the year. For […]

Facebook faulted for saying it can reach people who don’t exist

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From Newsmax Facebook Inc. claims its platform can reach more people than actually exist in the U.S., which could hurt its push to compete for TV advertising budgets, Pivotal Research Group analyst Brian Wieser wrote in a note to clients. According to Facebook’s Ads Manager, the social media giant has potential access to 41 million […]

New super-airline

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A new super-airline wants to dominate South America — here’s what it’s like to fly on its new planes By Benjamin Zhang From Business Insider In operation since 2015, LATAM is one of newest international airline brands in the world. Yet it’s one backed by nine decades worth of history and experience. The brand is […]