| Agustin Bertran | December 20th, 2019
Nextv News Latin America reports that this Friday, December 20th is the last to be sent this year. Our subscribers will receive the newsletter again from next Monday, January 20th, 2020. We wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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| December 19th, 2019

Peru moves forward on collecting taxes on digital platforms from 2020

Peru is looking for digital platforms such as Netflix and other global companies to pay taxes for the sales they make in the country, starting next year. Claudia Suarez, Head of the  Peruvian Custo...
| December 18th, 2019

Brazilian Justice allows 2DC OTT Fox+ direct marketing

Fox is able to redistribute linear channels directly to consumers through the internet in Brazil, after the Brazilian Justice granted the request for suspensive effect on the National Telecommunica...
| December 17th, 2019

Netflix records almost 30 million subscribers in Latin America

Netflix published its numbers and growth rate in the 2017-2019 period throughout the United States and Canada (UCAN); Latin America; Asia Pacific and EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). In Latin...
| December 16th, 2019

Ateme powers first live 4K broadcast for TV Cultura in Brazil

Brazilian public broadcaster TV Cultura, part of Fundação Padre Anchieta and recognised for its educational and cultural content, has implemented the Ateme Titan delivery system to realise 4K Ultra...

Previous news

| Dec 19th, 2019
The Argentine Football Association (AFA) is launching its SVOD OTT AFA Play today, which will gather historical archives from the Argentine National Team, do...
| Dec 19th, 2019
The sports OTT DAZN announced this week that it will reduce its monthly subscription value by almost 50%. As detailed, it will go from R$ 37.90 (USD 9.35) to...
| Dec 19th, 2019
HBO Latin America announced a new original Brazilian series, called ‘Os Esquecidos’ (‘The Forgotten’’), the company's first suspense and fantasy production i...
| Dec 18th, 2019
The Argentine Internet Chamber (Cabase) is launching a content and entertainment hub for its members, ISPs from all over the country, for them to provide TV ...
| Dec 18th, 2019
Discovery announced the acquisition of Latin American Golf, which operates Golf Channel Latin America, its pay-TV channel, to Simple Networks LLC and Fornalu...
| | | Dec 18th, 2019
El Tigre Veron, the original Argentine TNT (Turner), El Trece and Cablevisión series produced by Pol-ka, will have an eight-episode second season, which will...
| Dec 17th, 2019
Edith Copland, commissioner at the Honduran National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel), explained that the analog blackout is planned to take place in ...
| Dec 17th, 2019
Argentine telecom company iPlan announced an agreement with DirecTV to market the company’s DirecTV GO OTT within its FTTH network, and is also negotiating w...
| Dec 17th, 2019
The Mexican Torneo Clausura 2020  calendar was announced on Monday through the MX League’s official websites, which organizes the competition. In the documen...
| Dec 16th, 2019
Grupo Globo (Brazil) and the sports OTT DAZN would be going through an advanced negotiations process which, this time, involves the Copa do Brasil and Copa S...
| Dec 16th, 2019
DirecTV officially expressed itself after the charges applied to it by the Peruvian Telecommunications Private Investment Supervisory Agency (Osiptel), which...
| Dec 16th, 2019
‘El Sueño del Pibe’, a new series from the Argentine Tres de Febrero University (UN3) and the Palta Films production company, will be fully available and on ...
| Dec 13th, 2019
AMC Networks International Latin America (AMCNI-LA) announced  it has ran an agreement with Temporada de Juegos, an eSports competitions organizer in Latin A...
| Dec 13th, 2019
Vrio, an AT&T Latin America Company and a leading digital entertainment provider, today announced that Manuel De Abelleyra will move to a new role as ext...
| Dec 13th, 2019
AT&T CEO Jeff McElfresh, speaking at Barclays Global TMT Conference, said that AT&T TV will officially launch in February 2020 and that it, along wit...
| Dec 12th, 2019
Globosat (Grupo Globo) had for the first time four of its TV channels into the most watched on Brazilian pay TV during 2019 during prime time. The most watch...
| | Dec 12th, 2019
The Uruguayan Communications Services Regulatory Unit (URSEC) has made a call for a public tender to determine three pay-TV channels that must be included in...
| | Dec 12th, 2019
CentroAmerica TV, a channel offered to Central Americans living in the US, announced that it will broadcast the Salvadoran Major Football League’s Semifinals...
| Dec 11th, 2019
Ancelmo Gois, a Globo Group’s journalist, reported that the Brazilian football club Flamengo will have an exclusive documentary available on Amazon Prime Vid...
| Dec 11th, 2019
Ecuadorian deputies agreed to apply tax increases of USD 600 million to Netflix and other OTTs. The measure was approved by 83 votes in favor, 8 against and ...
| | Dec 11th, 2019
Sky Brazil announced the launch of the PPV movie rental service for its prepaid customers. Access is now available, and a films portfolio with rental values ...
| Dec 10th, 2019
VAR (Video Assistant Referee) technology, which has recently started its implementation in Paraguayan football, will also make its debut in Uruguay tomorrow,...
| | Dec 10th, 2019
Chilean OTT pay TV Zapping TV announced that it has added the Chilean channel ETC TV to its catalog, focused on anime and gamer culture in the country. As of...
| Dec 10th, 2019
Telefonica Media Networks, through its ad sales division, announced that it will represent and market Canal J’s sales, a Jockey Plaza TV channel with lifesty...
| | Dec 9th, 2019
TiVo introduced the Amazon Prime Video app on some TiVo devices for its pay TV operators customers in the US. The integration means that pay TV subscribers w...
| Dec 9th, 2019
To commemorate the end of the year, the  Brazilian SVOD OTT Telecine Play, Telecine platform, the Globo Group’s premium channels network, launched a new offe...
| Dec 9th, 2019
Netflix announced it will premiere ‘Como caido del cielo’, a new original Mexican film to be officially launched next December 24th, focused on Mexican actor...
| Dec 6th, 2019
Amazon announced this week four new original productions for Brazil, some of which are already in the process of filming, and others whose production will st...
| Dec 6th, 2019
After the Chilean Telecommunications Subsecretary (Subtel) requested pay TV operators and the Chilean Football Channel (CDF) -in charge of broadcasting the P...
| | Dec 6th, 2019
The Colombian pay TV channel Win Sports announced that the Colombian Football League Final, which will be played between the America de Cali and Junior de Ba...
| Dec 5th, 2019
The Peruvian Telecommunications Private Investment Supervisory Agency (Osiptel) ordered the Compañía Latinoamericana de Radiodifusión S.A. (Latina Televisión...
| Dec 5th, 2019
The Brazilian pay TV operator Sky added 20 new live channels to its Sly Play’s OTT offer. This way, Sky is expanding its TV Everywhere offer and now has 30 l...
| Dec 5th, 2019
ViacomCBS announced the completion of the merger between CBS Corporation and Viacom Inc. The combined company, which is renamed ViacomCBS, creates a premium ...
| Dec 4th, 2019
Mozilla announced this week the launch of its new Firefox 71 version, which includes the ‘Picture in Picture’ feature for videos on Windows. With it, videos ...
| Dec 4th, 2019
Grupo Globo and Pixellot today announced their partnership to ramp-up Artificial Intelligence (AI)-Automated production Brazil, expanding the right-holder’s ...
| Dec 4th, 2019
The Chilean Professional Football National Association  (ANFP) decided to call the country’s local football tournament off due to the political and social si...
| Dec 3rd, 2019
The Paraguay Cup Final, which will face the Guaraní and Libertad football teams tomorrow at the Defensores del Chaco Stadium (Asuncion), will become the firs...
| Dec 3rd, 2019
‘El dia de mi suerte’, the second Movistar original series produced in Peru, will have its final episode this Friday, December 6th. From that day on, the fou...
| Dec 3rd, 2019
Turner's channels could no longer be part of the Brazilian pay-TV operator Oi’s programming grid. The main reason is that the company is developing negotiati...
| Dec 2nd, 2019
As reported by the Uruguayan newspaper El Observador and other media in the country, the Uruguayan version of Fox Sports will stop broadcasting in the countr...
| Dec 2nd, 2019
Turner announced the news for the launch of its programming in 2020, in an upfront in Mexico City. Some of the company's productions for next year will be Am...
| Dec 2nd, 2019
Although a resolution made by the Buenos Aires Province (Argentina) Collection Agency established that a new tax should be applied for digital services provi...
| Nov 29th, 2019
Claro Brasil added a new channel to its programming grid this week. This is CGTN, which can be accessed on channels 199 and 699 (both in SD). The offer is va...
| Nov 29th, 2019
Nickelodeon Latin America announced the premiere of the ‘Bob Esponja Pantalones Sabelotodo’ digital gameshow, a web series produced by Viacom Digital Studios...
| Nov 29th, 2019
‘Titan: El documental de Martin Palermo’ is the new Cablevision Flow’s launch, already available to watch it on demand and from any device. The documentary, ...
| Nov 28th, 2019
Peek Studios, Twitch's first entertainment streaming and professional gaming streaming network, was launched in Argentina. Unlike traditional TV, the format ...
| | Nov 28th, 2019
Brazilian Grupo Globo announced the launch of Player1, its new eSports platform, scheduled for next year. The announcement was made this week during the GG e...
| | Nov 28th, 2019
The Chilean FTA TV channel La Red announced the launch of its OTT “La Red Play”, with its  main contents and its live TV network, compatible with Chromecast....