Monthly Archives: October 2016

NexTV CEO Latin America 2016 to discuss about how to attract millennials

NexTV CEO Latin America 2016 will gather on November 3 & 4, in Miami, TV and social networks, OTTs and music executives to debate about how millenials will transform the new TV, online video and entertainment business.   During the first day of the event organized by Dataxis, the executive panel called TV vs Internet: [...]

VIVOPlay launches Apple TV app, adds 25 live channels to its OTT service

OTT service VIVOplay announced that its native app for Apple TV is available from mid-October, offering an additional window for its contents. In addition, the Latin American streaming platform is strengthening its lineup with the incorporation of 25 live channels.   After steady growth since its launch, VIVOplay premiered in June this year, in partnership [...]

Telefonica unveils Studio+ app in Argentina

Movistar (Telefonica) and French Company Vivendi have unveiled in Argentina and for all Latin America Studio+, the first global short premium series offer and app.   The services was officially announced on Wednesday, October 26, at the headquarters of Fundación Telefonica. A week earlier, Telefonica had launched the app in Brazil, during Futurecom [...]

Entel launches fixed Internet service in Peru

Telecommunications company Entel Peru launched a new fixed wireless Internet service, with which wants to reach 500,000 households in 2019. According to the company, the aim is to reduce the digital, social and economic gap.   The company offers two packages with speeds of 1 mbps and 2 mbps- for S/49 (USD 14) and [...]

Fox confirms interest in acquiring stake in Chile’s CDF

Through a letter signed by the Executive VP and COO, Edgar Spielmann, Fox Networks Group (FNG) Latin America confirmed its interest in acquiring stake in Chile’s Canal del Futbol (CDF) channel.   Fox Networks Group has a duty to report that our interest in Chilean soccer continues, said the group in the letter sent to [...]

Entel Chile triples download cap for music, video apps

Chilean telecommunications company Entel is offering triple data download to postpaid mobile customers to access Netflix, Spotify, YouTube and Apple Music, which are the “applications that demand more data, said to Diario Financiero Manuel Araya, Regulatory and Corporate Affairs Manager at Entel Chile.   According to executive, the new offer began to implement in customers [...]

Brazil transfers Abril’s TV license to Spring

The Brazilian Government published in the official gazette, on Friday 21, the decree transferring the FTA TV license of group Abril to the company Spring. According to local media, the decree states that Spring will keep broadcasting the service with a temporary license, until the National Congress resolves the request for license renewal, which expired [...]

Instagram reportedly testing live video feature

According to a report from Russian news site T Journal, Instagram is testing Go Insta a new live video functionality in Instagram Stories feature.   To start live broadcasts users will have to click on the red button titled Go Insta!. Users testing the new feature will see a Live banner at the top of [...]