Monthly Archives: May 2018

Movistar Play offers 39 live channels in Colombia

Movistar announced that it is offering a new package with 39 live channels through the Movistar Play app. The service costs Co$ 29,900 (USD 10.3) per months for clients, and Co$ 35,900 (USD 12.4) for non-clients. The package includes ESPN, Fox Sports, TNT, Fox, Disney, Cartoon Network, Cablenoticias, El Tiempo, CNN and the exclusive Movistar [...]

New must-carry rules for DTH operators in Argentina

Argentinas National Communications Agency (Enacom) established that satellite pay TV providers must deliver the State-owned free-to-air channels, as well as the Buenos Aires City channel and the Catholic Church channel (in this latter case in the area of coverage that coincides with the uplink of the DTH systems). The resolution also states that these systems [...]

Argentina issues new rule to simplify telecom service cancellations

The Government of Argentina has decided that pay TV, Internet, and fixed and mobile telephone companies must simplify their service cancellation processes, through a link in their websites. This was determined by the Secretariat of Commerce through a resolution published in the Official Gazette. The new resolution will come into force on July 28. The [...]

Teatrix launches on Roku in Argentina

Teatrix, the Argentine SVOD platform focused on theater plays, announced that is now available on Roku devices in Argentina. In this way, users can access a catalog that includes productions of theatres of Corrientes Avenue, as well as Broadway plays. As part of the launch, Teatrix offers Roku users a 50% discount on the subscription [...]

Fox Sports acquires Club Monterrey rights

Fox Sports Latin America announced that it has acquired the global multiplatform rights to Club Rayados Monterrey. The five-year deal will come into effect in July with the beginning of 2018 Apertura tournament. In this way, Fox Sports will broadcast live and exclusive in Mexico and Latin America all home matches played by Monterrey in [...]

Purga grows in Latam, prepares to expand to Brazil

The SVOD platform Purga, which was launched in August last year and is dedicated to horror movies, has already reached 8,000 paid users in Latin America, said in an interview with NexTV News Latam Sergio Mandelbaum, the company’s general manager. In this way, the service continues its expansion in the region while is preparing new [...]

Claro Sports and Marca Claro to air college football and basketball games in Latin America

Claro Sports and Marca Claro announced that they will broadcast the American college football and basketball leagues in 17 countries in Latin America. There will be 150 games over the next three years, which will be available on pay TV and the Internet. The sports network will offer exclusively on pay TV the US football [...]