| Agustin Bertran | March 21st, 2019
Movistar TV will officially broadcast the Pan-American Games 2019, to take place in Lima, Peru. The agreement ran by the Special Project XVIII Lima 2019 Pan-American Games and Parapan American Games Preparation and Development, and Media Networks Latin America S.A.C. grants Movistar TV the authorization to  release all the disciplines, exclusive content reproduction and the advertising promotion of the sporting event.Movistar TV’s programming grid  will have the exclusive channel 'Lima 2019' enabled, which can be watched on channels 19 (SD) and 719 (HD), and will show Peruvian athletes participations in the event. The offer also includes live and deferred broadcasts 24 hours a day, repetitions and best content summaries of each competition.Luis Acuña, Movistar's Residential Marketing Director, said that his company ‘is committed with sports’ and, that way, is ‘very pleased to have ran...

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| March 20th, 2019

Disney to buy Fox officially

Early this Wednesday, March 20th, The Walt Disney Company officially acquired 20th Century Fox, in an agreement valued at USD 71,300 million. The merger between the two companies took place after s...
| March 19th, 2019

Disney and Fox present arguments to the FNE for not selling Fox Sports Chile

Chilean National Economic Prosecutor's Office (FNE) could decide in the coming days on the sale of Fox Sports in the country. On August 31st, 2018, Disney -represented by lawyer Claudio Lizana, and...
| March 18th, 2019

Brazil discusses on VOD and pay TV regulations between 2019 and 2020

Brazilian National Film Agency (Ancine) published on the Oficial Union Newspaper the regulatory agenda of strategic issues that will be reviewed between 2019 and 2020. According to the entity, the ...
| March 15th, 2019

Tigo Une to expand to other 26 Colombian locations

Mauricio Ramos, CEO of Millicom in Colombia -where the company operates under the Tigo brand-, gave details about the investment that the company is making in the country and explained that it has ...

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| Mar 20th, 2019
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| Mar 20th, 2019
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| Mar 20th, 2019
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| Mar 19th, 2019
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| Mar 19th, 2019
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| Mar 19th, 2019
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| Mar 18th, 2019
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| Mar 18th, 2019
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| Mar 18th, 2019
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| Mar 15th, 2019
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| Mar 15th, 2019
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| Mar 15th, 2019
Mexican telecommunications company Izzi announced Netflix’s app will be available for all clients who have hired Izzitv. The company clarified that none of i...
| Mar 14th, 2019
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| Mar 14th, 2019
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| Mar 14th, 2019
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| Mar 13th, 2019
Apple invited media from all over the world to an event that will take place on March 25th at the Steve Jobs Theatre in the US, where it is expected to launc...
| Mar 13th, 2019
Brazilian Digital Terrestrial TV System (SBTVD), responsible for DTT development in Brazil, announced the launching of DTV Play latest version, which will al...
| Mar 13th, 2019
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| Mar 12th, 2019
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| Mar 12th, 2019
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| Mar 12th, 2019
Hugo Coya, Peruvian Radio and Television National Institute (IRTP) Executive President, reported that the agency is in process of negotiating  the sale of th...
| Mar 11th, 2019
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| Mar 11th, 2019
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| Mar 11th, 2019
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| Mar 8th, 2019
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| Mar 8th, 2019
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| Mar 8th, 2019
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| Mar 7th, 2019
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| Mar 7th, 2019
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| Mar 7th, 2019
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| Mar 6th, 2019
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| Mar 6th, 2019
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| Mar 6th, 2019
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| Mar 1st, 2019
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| Mar 1st, 2019
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| Mar 1st, 2019
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| Feb 28th, 2019
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| Feb 28th, 2019
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| Feb 28th, 2019
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| Feb 27th, 2019
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| Feb 27th, 2019
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| Feb 27th, 2019
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| Feb 26th, 2019
National Telecommunications Agency’s Competition Superintendence (Anatel) established a 180-day deadline for AT&T to sell its pay TV operations in Brazil...
| Feb 26th, 2019
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| Feb 26th, 2019
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| Feb 25th, 2019
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| Feb 25th, 2019
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| Feb 25th, 2019
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