Monthly Archives: December 2017

Mexico’s Supreme Court to rule on Televisa’s dominance in pay TV market

Mexico’s Supreme Court will analyze the appeals filed by Televisa against the decision that determined the application of a series of measures to reduce the company’s substantial power in pay TV. In November, the First Chamber of the Supreme Court received two appeals of Televisa that question the decision of the judge who ordered the [...]

DirecTV Now reaches 1 million subscribers

A year after its launch, AT&T announced that DirecTV Now has officially surpassed 1 million subscribers in the United States. The company said the service will add new features in 2018, including DVR in the cloud and 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) quality video. “This milestone is an incredible testament to the thousands of hours [...]

Amazon Prime Video now available on Apple TV

Amazon announced that the Prime Video app is available on Apple TV 4K and previous generations of Apple TV in over 100 countries. Prime Video members now have even more ways to stream award-winning and critically-acclaimed titles including Amazon Original Movies, Prime Originals and Hollywood blockbusters and TV series. The services catalog includes series such [...]

Pantaya launches on Sling TV

Sling TV announced that it has added even more Spanish-language films with the addition of premium on-demand standalone service Pantaya (joint venture between Lionsgate and Hemisphere Media Group). Subscribers of Sling Orange, Sling Blue, any Spanish-language or Brazilian services can now add Pantaya for USD 6 per month. The service includes popular and critically-acclaimed films [...]

Google blocks YouTube on Amazon devices

Google announced that is pulling its YouTube app from Amazons Echo Show and Fire TV devices in response to the refusal of the retail company to sell some of its products. The Internet giant announced this week that it blocked access to YouTube on Echo Show and plans to remove YouTube from Fire TV video [...]

Digicel launches triple play in Bermuda

Telecommunications company Digicel has launched triple play through its FTTH network in Bermuda. The offer includes speeds of up to 200 mbps, three TV plans and fibre phone options. TV plans include between 55 and 129 channels. The package with 104 channels and a 25Mbps connection is priced at USD 185. The platform offers new [...]

Netflix plans to produce more international series

Netflix content chief Ted Sarandos said in a conference this week that the streaming service plans to launch 30 original local-language series next year. In this context, the executive highlighted the success of German production Dark and Brazilian show 3%. Whats really exciting is that the content were producing for the world, both in English [...]

CNN en Español announces new original shows in Argentina

During December, news channel CNN en Español (Turner) begins its operations in Argentina with TV specials for its two new programs led by journalists Marcelo Longobardi and Jonatan Viale. In addition, the network will premiere a new monthly show hosted by Jesica Bossi. With these productions, the channel aims to “bring to the audience of [...]