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| Anabelia Horbuz | December 11th, 2018
Mexican operator Izzi Telecom (Televisa) has selected Furukawa to migrate its HFC network to FTTH in its Monterrey plant. The project is expected to last two years and will provide optical cables and connectivity accessories, as well as training in design and in installation of the solution. In a press release, Furukawa said this initiative will start in Monterrey and will be as the basis for Izzi Telecom to define its commercial offer strategy, as well as its network topology. In total, the...

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| December 10th, 2018

DAZN offers Brazilian users live streaming of soccer matches on Facebook and YouTube

Sports streaming platform DAZN has entered the Brazilian market with the transmission of one Serie A match on Facebook and YouTube. In March 2019, the company will launch its OTT SVOD service in th...
| December 7th, 2018

Launch of AT&T’s new OTT service could find obstacles outside the U.S.

During a presentation with analysts this week, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said that the new OTT service that Warner Media plans for Q419 will be initially available in the United States, since...
| December 6th, 2018

DirecTV to stop buying satellites, to focus on online video business

AT&T, owner of DTH operator DirecTV, announced that is finished buying satellites. Instead, it will focus on growing its online video business. The announcement was made by John Donovan, CEO of...
| December 5th, 2018

Digital content platform ‘Otro’ launches with soccer stars

The new online service "Otro", focused on the soccer universe, was recently announced globally. It is backed by some of the sport's biggest stars. It is available in eight languages (including Span...

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| Dec 10th, 2018
Telefónica, which in Brazil operates under the Vivo brand, carried out tests in two cities of the country - Brazil (DF) and Uberlândia (Minas Gerais) – using...
| Dec 10th, 2018
Peruvian Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MTC) proposed to make some modifications to the Master Plan for the Implementation of Digital Terrest...
| Dec 10th, 2018
"Bios. Vidas que marcaron la tuya", the new National Geographic franchise recorded "historical ratings" with more than 3.7 million viewers, according to data...
| Dec 7th, 2018
DirecTV Latin America has acquired rights to broadcast the Copa Sudamericana and the Recopa in Spanish-speaking Latin America and the Caribbean for the perio...
| Dec 7th, 2018
According to statistics presented by the Undersecretariat of Telecommunications (Subtel), the Chilean pay TV market recorded 3.36 million subscribers at the ...
| Dec 7th, 2018
The Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) has assumed the rights to operate its subsidiary Cable Visión. The state-owned company said in a statement that a...
| Dec 6th, 2018
Inside Secure announced that it has entered into an exclusivity agreement to acquire Verimatrix, the global independent leading software security provider fo...
| Dec 6th, 2018
Globo announced that it has launched Telecine and Premiere as direct-to-consumer services. This way, users can access the content without a pay TV subscripti...
| Dec 6th, 2018
Randy Freer, CEO of the streaming platform Hulu, said that the traditional pay TV offering that includes more than 300 linear channels is going to shrink dra...
| Dec 5th, 2018
Manuel Abelleyra was appointed president of DirecTV Latin America, a new organizational unit of Vrio Corp. as of October 2018. Previously, the executive was ...
| Dec 5th, 2018
Dimayor, the entity in charge of managing soccer tournaments in Colombia, formally approved the creation of a premium channel to broadcast the local league, ...
| Dec 5th, 2018
Fox announced the launch in Latin America of the third season of the original Brazilian series #LlámameBruna. All episodes will be available from December 7 ...
| Dec 4th, 2018
ESPN International has reached a broad multimedia rights agreement to televise Italy’s Serie A TIM throughout Spanish-speaking Latin America and the Caribbea...
| Dec 4th, 2018
Russian TV network RT will continue to be available on the DTT platform in Argentina. Its executives renewed the distribution deal until 2022. The signing ce...
| Dec 4th, 2018
According to data from regulator Anatel, the Brazilian pay TV market registered 17.7 million active subscribers in October 2018, which represented a fall of ...
| Dec 3rd, 2018
Formula 1 announced that it has reached a partnership agreement with virtual reality (VR) 360º providers The Dream VR to offer fans a new viewership experien...
| Dec 3rd, 2018
Colombian network Canal 1 made its upfront presentation in Bogota and announced the new programming slate for 2019, which includes new national productions, ...
| Dec 3rd, 2018
Turner Latin America reached the first place in audience among all pay TV groups operating in Peru, thanks to the performance of its channel portfolio, said ...
| Nov 30th, 2018
The signal of Uno TV, which belongs to the América Móvil group, is available on the DTT platform in Mexico through the channel 6.4 of MVS Television, which w...
| Nov 30th, 2018
Brazil completed the analogue switch-off in the west of Paraná and in the south of Rio Grande do Sul. Meanwhile, in the interior of Rio de Janeiro and São Pa...
| Nov 30th, 2018
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| Nov 29th, 2018
Grupo Acon completed the acquisition of Conexão Telecom, an ISP provider based in São João da Boa Vista (State of São Paulo, Brazil). With this acquisition, ...
| Nov 29th, 2018
History premiered the new production "Escala Yaris", a branded content initiative with Toyota. It is a short format special for television that visits six de...
| Nov 29th, 2018
Fox announced the release in Latin America of "Impuros - Hasta que la Muerte los Separe", a new original Brazilian production based on real events and set in...
| Nov 28th, 2018
The Mexican Academy of Film Arts and Sciences (AMACC) requested that OTT services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video pay taxes in the country and that th...
| Nov 28th, 2018
The main children's channels will broadcast simultaneously, on Friday, November 30, “Ian, una historia que nos movilizará”, a short film about inclusion base...
| Nov 28th, 2018
The National Institute of Radio and Television of Peru (IRTP) signed an agreement with the Spanish corporation RTVE to co-produce a series about the daughter...
| Nov 27th, 2018
Fox Sports Latin America renewed for another four seasons -from 2019 to 2022- the multi-platform rights in South America to the Copa Conmebol Libertadores, t...
| Nov 27th, 2018
Cinépolis, the Mexican movie theater chain, which also owns the OTT Cinépolis Klic, issued a statement in which it asks Netflix to postpone the release of "R...
| Nov 27th, 2018
YouTube announced that it began testing a new advertising format called Ad Pods, which consists of two ads stacked back to back, where viewers have the optio...
| Nov 26th, 2018
The Administrative Litigation Court (TCA) of Uruguay closed the proceedings through which the telecommunications company Claro (América Móvil) claimed its ri...
| Nov 26th, 2018
The pay TV market in Brazil offered promotions and discounts during the Black Friday. The country’s largest TV programmer Globosat and operators Net, Claro, ...
| Nov 26th, 2018
ESPN will air an eSports reality show in Brazil for the first time. The show, called Kings and Queens, will be about the game Clash Royale and it will be spo...
| Nov 23rd, 2018
The leader Argentine FTA network Telefé (owned by Viacom) decided that all its local stations of that country -a total of eight- will use its brand and its l...
| Nov 23rd, 2018
From this November 21, FTA network UCV TV of Chile stopped calling itself like this to make way for its new denomination TV+. This change of name was already...
| Nov 23rd, 2018
IPTV, Internet and telephony operator TSTT of Trinidad and Tobago announced the dismissal of 503 unionized workers. This means a "turning point" for the comp...
| Nov 22nd, 2018
The Chilean premium channel El Canal del Fútbol decided to issue two additional channels during the next weekend (November 24 and 25) so that its subscribers...
| Nov 22nd, 2018
The National Copyright Office (Onda) of the Dominican Republic ruled in favor of the Spanish-speaking Univision channel and ordered cable TV operator Telecab...
| Nov 22nd, 2018
Brazilian operator Algar Telecom reported in its third quarter of 2018 a further drop in its direct-to-consumer segment of pay TV. It lost 5 thousand revenue...
| Nov 21st, 2018
HBO will deactivate two of its channels in Brazil. HBO Plus and Maxprime panregional channels will no longer be broadcasted in that country from next Decembe...
| Nov 21st, 2018
The video portal DailyMotion (owned by French group Vivendi since 2015) announced that it has signed new deals for content with Latin American media, so that...
| Nov 21st, 2018
Brazilian broadcaster TV Anhanguera, TV Globo network affiliate in Goiás and Tocantins, will not be finally sold. Jaime Camara Group, owner of the stations, ...
| Nov 20th, 2018
The Digital Terrestrial Television service from Channel 13 of Chile continues expanding their national coverage. Four new southern cities from this country w...
| Nov 20th, 2018
Tec Company Elsys is promoting in Brazil their new STB Full HD that allows the tuning of band C TV channels and enjoying interactive content. It’s called Tot...
| Nov 20th, 2018
Brand new production Company Madd Entertainment from Turkey already get their first distribution contract in Latin America. The agreement was with Peruvian T...
| Nov 19th, 2018
OTT service Amazon Prime Video from American electronic company Amazon got to a deal for the distribution in Latin America of two non-release series from Via...
| Nov 19th, 2018
Peruvian public channel Peru TV, part of the Instituto Nacional de Radio y Televisión, resign their contract with satellite Company Intelsat in order to brin...
| Nov 19th, 2018
The british TV Company, Sky, licensed for broadcasting the series Patrick Melrose y Fortitude 3 with distributors channels Globosat (Globo) in Brasil and Dir...