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Digital pay TV in Latin America to reach 94% of total subs in 2022

| Anabelia Horbuz | June 27th, 2017
According to Dataxis, digital pay TV reached 85% of total TV subscribers in 2016 and is expected to hit 94% by 2022, thus, making analog pay TV increasingly marginal.Growth is driven by the progression of DTH, a digital technology currently used by 50.8% of total subscribers in Latin America, and forecasted to reach 51.5% in 2022 as per Dataxis’ latest research. In addition, cable TV subscribers are increasingly choosing the digital option. In 2016, digital cable reached 68% of all cable TV s...

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| June 26th, 2017

Bolívar TV expects to reach 45,000 paid users in four years

OTT service Bolivar TV, which was launched in May and offers the matches of the Bolivian soccer team, wants to reach 5,000 paid users this year, and expects to reach 45,000 in four years, Fernando ...
| June 23rd, 2017

The future of 4K, discussed at NexTV Series South America

During the recent edition of NexTV Series South America, the conference organized by Dataxis, the CTOs of leading companies discussed the future of 4K in the region.Mario de Oliveira, CTO of Urugua...
| June 22nd, 2017

Telefónica’s On Video reaches 150,000 customers in Argentina

During the conference NexTV Series South America 2017, Gustavo Castro, Marketing and Content of Telefónica’s streaming service On Video, said that the platform currently has around 150,000 customer...
| June 21st, 2017

Time Warner to develop original content for Snapchat

Time Warner and Snap have announced a global partnership to develop original shows for the messaging app over the next two years.In addition to programming, Time Warner will commit to investing in ...

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| Jun 26th, 2017
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| Jun 26th, 2017
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| Jun 26th, 2017
Grey Juice Lab has announced that it was selected by Telefónica to provide T-VOD content and services for its Movistar Play VOD platform in Peru.The streamin...
| Jun 23rd, 2017
Vice Media has signed a deal with Globosat to expand the youth brand’s local presence across online, mobile and linear in Brazil. The deal gives Globosat a s...
| Jun 23rd, 2017
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| Jun 23rd, 2017
MTV International announced the premiere of "Single AF" (Single, available, famous), a new series that will debut on June 26 on MTV social networks (Facebook...
| Jun 22nd, 2017
Sony Pictures Television Networks announced that its streaming service Crackle will be available to Cable Onda subscribers starting on July 15. Crackle will ...
| Jun 22nd, 2017
Gired, the group in charge of implementing digital TV in Brazil, approved the analog switch-off (ASO) in Goiânia and other 28 municipalities, which took plac...
| Jun 22nd, 2017
Netflix announced the launch of “Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale”, the first interactive show of the streaming service where members are in control of ...
| Jun 21st, 2017
A Mexican court has order to stop selling Roku devices following a complaint from Cablevision (Televisa), according to a Milenio report.The Superior Court of...
| Jun 21st, 2017
SES announced that, following a significant anomaly, the company is in the process of transferring capacity from its AMC-9 satellite.“SES has taken immediate...
| Jun 21st, 2017
 Netflix announced that the first two episodes of "Star Trek: Discovery" will be released globally on the platform - except in the United States and Canada -...
| Jun 19th, 2017
The Mexican operator Megacable sued the streaming service Chivas TV for the cancellation of 50,000 codes it had bought for its subscribers so that they could...
| Jun 19th, 2017
Regional TV channels have signed an agreement with Chilean public broadcaster TVN to offer through DTT the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, which has begun on J...
| Jun 19th, 2017
Discovery Kids announced a strategic partnership with Cirque du Soleil Images, the multimedia production division of Cirque du Soleil, on an original English...
| Jun 19th, 2017
Brazilian regulator Anatel reported that in April, the pay TV market lost 171,233 subscribers (-0.90%) compared to previous month. In the last 12 months, the...
| Jun 19th, 2017
Brazilian TV Everywhere platform Globosat Play is celebrating three years old in June with numbers that, according to the company, "confirm the success among...
| Jun 19th, 2017
Hisense closed an agreement with Claro Video to add the contents of the streaming platform to its smart TVs, through a pre-installed application.In a stateme...
| Jun 16th, 2017
A few days after its launch in the Caribbean, HBO Latin America announced that its HBO GO standalone service through digital stores (Apple App Store and Goog...
| Jun 16th, 2017
Brazil's main MSO, Net, announced new pay TV and broadband offerings, along with a new advertising campaign focused on the multiscreen concept.The operator's...
| Jun 16th, 2017
Ecuador's Telecommunications Minister Guillermo León announced that the DTT transition process, scheduled for June 30, 2017, will be postponed for at least o...
| Jun 15th, 2017
During the first day of NexTV Series South America, executives from Turner, Leader Entertainment, Movile and GoMusic discussed about their strategies to attr...
| Jun 15th, 2017
Turner is developing a platform based on cloud gaming, which will have a subscription model. The new project  was announced during NexTV Series South America...
| Jun 15th, 2017
Crackle, the authenticated SVOD service from Sony Pictures Television Networks is now available in Uruguay for TCC subscribers.The oerator’s clients will be ...
| Jun 14th, 2017
Facebook has closed a deal for reality competition series “Last State Standing” from American “Ninja Warrior” producers A. Smith & Co, according to The H...
| Jun 14th, 2017
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| Jun 14th, 2017
Video technology provider Kaltura and cloud delivery platform Akamai announced that the companies have entered into an agreement to extend their Net Alliance...
| Jun 13th, 2017
HBO Latin America announced that it will extend the access to HBO GO, allowing online subscription through App Store and Google Play for the first time. The ...
| Jun 13th, 2017
Altice announced that it has signed a multiyear partnership with Netflix to make the streaming platform’s content available to its customers in Dominican Rep...
| Jun 13th, 2017
National Geographic Partners has confirmed that it will launch Nat Geo Kids, its multiplatform entertainment offer for children aged 4 to 7 years, on July 1 ...
| Jun 12th, 2017
Movistar Colombia announced the launch of its new Fibra Movistar service, which will allow customers to access speeds of up to 100 Mbps. Initially, it is ava...
| Jun 12th, 2017
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| Jun 12th, 2017
Ánima Estudios and Cartoon Network Latin America announced the winner of their second animation contest, called “Cortos”, which had the participation of 172 ...
| Jun 9th, 2017
Brazilian communications company MultTV has signed a capacity agreement with SES that will allow regional Internet service providers (ISPs) to offer pay TV c...
| Jun 9th, 2017
Telefónica closed a new content agreement with Grey Juice Lab for its latest Movistar Play Video on Demand (VOD) service, which was launched in Ecuador last ...
| Jun 8th, 2017
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| Jun 8th, 2017
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| Jun 8th, 2017
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| Jun 8th, 2017
The National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) of Venezuela is holding meetings with pay TV companies to monitor and evaluate the service they provide ...
| Jun 7th, 2017
Brazilian mobile operator Vivo (Telefónica) has closed an agreement with the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) to transmit the next two friendly matches...
| Jun 7th, 2017
Amazon Prime Video app will be available on Apple TV streaming box later this year, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced at the company’s developer conference on Mon...
| Jun 7th, 2017
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| Jun 6th, 2017
The Argentine Government has agreed with the companies that own the TV rights (Fox-Turner) to offer the games of the national soccer league for free during a...
| Jun 6th, 2017
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| Jun 6th, 2017
Intelsat SA’s merger with OneWeb collapsed after bondholders failed to back the deal. In a statement, Intelsat said “the minimum tender conditions for the Ex...
| Jun 5th, 2017
AMC Networks International plans to launch the SVOD channel Machinima in Mexico, which focuses on gaming and eSports. The media company has already launched ...
| Jun 5th, 2017
América Móvil informed the employees of its Brazilian operation that it will begin using Claro Brasil to name the holding company, previously known as Améric...
| Jun 5th, 2017
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