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| Agustin Bertran | February 22nd, 2019
TV Azteca faced rising costs and low advertising demand during last quarter 2018, which impacted its profitability That is the reason why the company is analyzing whether it maintains its football matches broadcasting business in its future plans.‘Higher costs are significantly related to football teams broadcasts, which affected our EBITDA (consolidated net profit before taxes and depreciations), so that, when football broadcasting rights ends up it exhibition, we will evaluate our convenien...

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| February 22nd, 2019

TV Azteca could stop broadcasting football

TV Azteca faced rising costs and low advertising demand during last quarter 2018, which impacted its profitability That is the reason why the company is analyzing whether it maintains its football ...
| February 21st, 2019

Telefonica sells its subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama to Millicom

Telefónica agreed with Millicom to sell its subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama. As reported by the National Securities Market Commission (CNMV), the operations amount is USD 1,650 mil...
| February 20th, 2019

Net and Claro already include Netflix catalog

From Tuesday 19th, February, Net and Claro subscribers in Brazil will be able to access to Netflix catalog. OTT series and movies are available through the operator’s STB.‘We are bringing together ...
| February 19th, 2019

AT&T wants to manage Sky and other Brazilian pay TV channels

‘We follow Brazilian Law at 100%’, said Michael Hartman, AT&T senior vice president to Paulist newspaper Estado, related to the decision that Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anate...

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| Feb 21st, 2019
According to the statistical report presented by Bolivian Telecommunications and Transport Regulation Authority (ATT),  pay TV market surpassed 600 thousand ...
| Feb 21st, 2019
Analog blackout was scheduled for December 31st, 2019 in Colombia. However, that country's National Television Authority (ANTV), has until March 1st  to make...
| Feb 21st, 2019
Brazilian telecommunications company Vivo will distribute content from Globosat to its mobile subscribers, according to the agreement it signed with G2C, a G...
| Feb 20th, 2019
Bitel (Viettel Telecom), a Vietnamese capitals company, plans to expand itself as telecommunications operator in Peru, where it will start offering TV from t...
| Feb 20th, 2019
Bogota’s Majorship decided not to sell Bogota’s Telecommunications Company (ETB), as confirmed by Beatriz Arbeláez, Finance Secretary of that city. The annou...
| Feb 20th, 2019
Venezuelan Socio Economic Rights Defense National Superintendency (Sundde)  issued a preventive measure to adjust prices to pay TV companies for alleged spec...
| Feb 19th, 2019
After launching its own OTT ‘Blim’, in February 2016, Televisa announced it will join Netflix again and, according to what was reported, it ordered to vacate...
| Feb 19th, 2019
Cooperative members who complained to the Argentinian National Communications Agency (Enacom) about the delays in granting TV licenses to more than 30 entiti...
| Feb 19th, 2019
Complaint made by Claro Brazil at Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), where it questioned Fox and Turner’s  direct-to-consumer model, cont...
| Feb 18th, 2019
Cabo Telecom, a Brazilian telecommunications company which belongs to US Acon Investments, will make an infrastructure USD 26.9 million inversion per year to...
| Feb 18th, 2019
Claro Peru plans to add locations with FTTH in 2019, to make a services-for-homes growth in at least 15 Peruvian cities. It will be the company’s residential...
| Feb 18th, 2019
Brazilian Government, together with National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), telecommunications and TV companies, postponed to April the decision on how ...
| Feb 15th, 2019
Netflix chose Mexico as the headquarter for its Latin American operations . The company is developing more than 50 projects in that country, which include or...
| Feb 15th, 2019
ESPN Extra, newest ESPN linear channel, joined into 26 broadbands providers snf 22 pay TV operators offers package in Brazil. In 2018, the company was distri...
| Feb 15th, 2019
Sante Vallese, Paraguayan Communications Company’s (Copaco) President, , announced an investment plan in FTTH for IPTV, with internet services of 20 to 60 me...
| Feb 14th, 2019
Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) established this Friday 15th, February as the deadline for Disney and Fox to present a final manifestation for...
| Feb 14th, 2019
Two illegal anime websites were closed  in Latin America due to series and movies misuse. These are AnimeYT and AnimeMovil, where subscribers entered for fre...
| Feb 14th, 2019
Discovery International announced Discovery Kids Media’s (DKM) launching for Latin America and others countries worldwide to develop, produce and distribute ...
| Feb 13th, 2019
US Entertainment Studios plans to launch the OTT ‘The Weather Channel in Spanish’ in the first quarter 2020, with Spanish-speaking reporters who will forecas...
| Feb 13th, 2019
Digital integrator Under the Milky Way (UMW) will distribute seven new Globo Filmes films in more than ten of the main global VOD download platforms (Amazon,...
| Feb 13th, 2019
Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) Standardization Commission President, Pedro Bordaberry, pointed that Uruguayan football clubs financial problems  would ...
| Feb 12th, 2019
Billionaire Rubens Menin, founder, main shareholder and president of MRV Engenharia -which is the biggest Brazilian homebuilder and real estate company-, bas...
| Feb 12th, 2019
Three streaming platforms that illegally broadcasted  Spanish Football Professional League (LaLiga) matches in Brazil have been closed, according to what LaL...
| Feb 12th, 2019
VOD platform Vemox will add Póngalo OTT catalog, with more than 14,000 hours of Latin  American, US and Spanish soap operas, series, special programming and ...
| Feb 11th, 2019
Televisa Group presented a lawsuit against Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) in November 2018, to take part in Disney-Fox authorization process merg...
| Feb 11th, 2019
UEFA’s President, Aleksander Caferin, announced after being re-elected in Rome that the association ‘will launch its OTT platform in the next six months’. In...
| Feb 11th, 2019
Brazilian educational platform PlayKids ran an agreement with Brazilian digital distribution company Encripta, to take its digital content to other streaming...
| Feb 8th, 2019
Brazilian Government has not made a decision on Walt Disney and Fox assets merge yet. Polyanna Vilanova, advisor in charge of Economic Defense Administrative...
| Feb 8th, 2019
Entertainment company Cisneros Media announced it will begin its pay TV brands consolidating process throughout VePlus, starting next February 11st. VePlus i...
| Feb 8th, 2019
In Fox’s last quarter financial results report presentation, the company reported that its pay TV (Cable Network Programming) unit operating revenues growth ...
| Feb 7th, 2019
An engineers team from Telefonica I+D division works in Walqa Technology Park, in Huesca, Spain, to integrate  OTTs applications in Movistar Play and Movista...
| Feb 7th, 2019
Sports OTT DAZN will bring to Brazil -where it will be launched in March this year- a new feature that will allow subscribers to watch up to four simultaneou...
| Feb 7th, 2019
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| Feb 6th, 2019
 As Telecommunications Law Institute (IDET) reported, Economic Competition Federal Commission Plenary (Cofece) analyzed Disney and Fox’s merger and would hav...
| Feb 6th, 2019
Liberty Latin America announced yesterday it plans to establish its new operation center in Panama City. It is expected to be launched in late 2019. The comp...
| Feb 6th, 2019
Turner reached an agreement with Brazilian company Casablanca to outsource production in Brazil. Contract establishes business from San Pablo to produce Braz...
| Feb 5th, 2019
Hours after Chilean Professional Football National Association (ANFP) confirmed that National Football Championship of that country was going to be broadcast...
| Feb 5th, 2019
After América Movil bought Telefonica's subsidiaries in Guatemala and El Salvador, the Spanish company accelerates negotiations to sell its branches in Costa...
| Feb 5th, 2019
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| Feb 4th, 2019
According to a US Comscore report, Televisa Group led digital platforms content in 2018. Emilio Azcarraga’s company surpassed 20.3 million users and also mad...
| Feb 4th, 2019
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| Feb 4th, 2019
Ancine’s broad (Brazilian National Film Agency) defined a timetable for regulatory analysis of the merger between AT&T and Time Warner, which will includ...
| Feb 1st, 2019
Satellite operator filed a federal lawsuit against Univision. Dish states that Hispanic network OTTs , including Univision Now, the Univisión application, an...
| Feb 1st, 2019
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| Feb 1st, 2019
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| Jan 31st, 2019
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| Jan 31st, 2019
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| Jan 31st, 2019
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