Monthly Archives: January 2018

Brazil’s Vivo adds Netflix to mobile offer

Brazilian mobile operator Vivo (Telefónica) announced the addition of Netflix on “Double Play” offer, the data bonus for exclusive use in selected music and video applications. Through “Double Play”, customers automatically get extra data to use selected apps such as Spotify, YouTube, Vivo Música, NBA, and now Netflix. For example, customers with 10 GB automatically [...]

Atresmedia launches Atrescine in Latin America

Atresmedia Internacional announced the launch of Atrescine, a new HD channel dedicated to Spanish cinema for the US Hispanic market and Latin America. The network is the result of a partnership with Video Mercury Films, the largest distributor of Spanish cinema in the world. With a catalog that includes more than 7,000 titles, this new [...]

Turner Latin America announces projects for 2018

During Natpe 2018 in Miami, Turner Latin America announced its projects for this year, which include the launch of new multi-screen original productions. TNT will premiere this year the second season of “Un gallo para esculapio”, which had good critical reviews and audience during 2017. In addition, in 2018 Turner will produce in Argentina, along [...]

Kanal D Drama launches in Latin America

During Natpe 2018, Kanal D and Thema America announced the launch of Kanal D Drama, the new pay TV network with Turkish productions, in Spanish, which will be available in Latin America and the United States. Among the titles that will be part of the offer are “Las Chicas del Sol”, “Dulce Esperanza”, “Gumus” and [...]

Fox Sports Latin America acquires F1 rights

Fox Sports Latin America announced that it has acquired exclusive rights to broadcast FIA Formula 1 World Championship on pay TV and digital platforms for a period of five years, from 2018 to 2022. Fox Sports, Fox Sports 3 and Fox Premium Action will cover all the races (21 in total) as well as practice [...]

Clan launches in Mexico with Axtel

RTVE children’s channel Clan has launched in Mexico through pay TV operator Axtel, which has more than 120,000 users in more than 10 cities in the country, RTVE said in a statement. The channel was launched in Latin America in June last year and is already available in pay TV operators of eight countries: Mexico, [...]

WWE to offer virtual reality experiences

WWE announced a new partnership with NextVR to bring fans unique experiences in virtual reality, featuring highlights from select 2018 WWE special events. The virtual reality experiences will be approximately 10 minutes in length and available for free to fans globally on a new WWE channel within the NextVR app following each event. Fans with [...]

Nat Geo Kids announces first original series in Latin America

Nat Geo Kids, the multiplatform destination for children of National Geographic Partners, announced its first original series in Latin America: “Nat Geo Lab”. It will feature 26 episodes of 30 minutes each. The series will be produced by FOX Telecolombia and is expected to premiere in the first half of 2018, the company said in [...]