Monthly Archives: January 2019

Wom allows its subscribers to pay Netflix account in Chile

Chilean mobile operator Wom will allow subscribers to hire Netflix services through its application, and pay directly on the ticket, without using credit cards, according to what the company informed officially. To contract Netflix and pay it on the Wom ticket, subscribers must necessarily prove a minimum of six months in the company and be [...]

Brazilian Evangelical Community launches OTT Sara Play

Evangelical Community Sara Nossa Terra, one of the largest in Brazil, owner of TV network Rede Genesis, launched the OTT Sara Play, through the Comets cloud platform, with all the audiovisual content of the religious institution, which has more than one million faithful throughout the country. Sara Plays offer is focused on programs, films and [...]

Telefuturo led Paraguayan FTA TV audience share in 2018

According to data from Kantar Ibope Media Paraguay published by Television.com.py, Telefuturo ranked first in networks ranking and led FTA TV audience share in Paraguay in 2018. The Vierci Group channel achieved a 22.07% share , followed by SNT with 17.24%, Latele with 9.3%, RPC with 4.87%, C9N of the Albavision Group, and Paravision with [...]

Mexico relaunches public tender for wholesale fiber optic network

Mexico will launch once again a tender next month in order to implement and operate a fiber optic wholesale network to guarantee greater connectivity in the country, according to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Although Red Trunk tender was planned for October 2018, it was postponed for this year after its approval in 2013, under [...]

Telefonica and Riot Games feature Latin American Movistar LoL League

After an agreement between Telefonica and Riot Games for League of Legends promotion and broadcasting, it was launched in Bogota by live streaming on Movistar eSports, available in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua and El Salvador through Movistar Play app. We always look forward to innovate and offer relevant content [...]

Vivo strengths its mobile strategy as OTT aggregator

Brazilian mobile operator Vivo (Telefonica) has expanded its video and entertainment catalog with five streaming platforms: Fox +, Telecine Play, Discovery Kids On, Fox Sports and WatchESPN and reinforces its position as an OTTs distributor. The company emphasizes that the customer can choose the OTT wanted, by paying directly into their cell phone account (carrier [...]

Multimedios expands MVS broadcast in Mexican FTA TV

MVS Communications and Multimedios TV ran a commercial agreement for TV network MVS TV to start FTA TV broadcasts in Guadalajara, Puebla and Tlaxcala through the 6.4 multimedia frequency. At the same time, the Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) discusses, by judicial mandate,  MVS TVs t authorization to broadcast on open TV with its own chanel. [...]

Telefonica speeds up plan to sell Movistar Guatemala and El Salvador

According to Spanish newspaper The Economist,  Telefónica has accelerated in these previous days its plan to sell all or part of the assets of its Central American subsidiary. And, among all countries now placed in the showcase, Guatemalan and Salvadoran operations  stands out. Information, based on knowledgeable situacion sources, has not been confirmed by the [...]

Sony shuts down Crackle in Latin America

Sony Pictures Television is folding the Crackle Latin America subscription OTT VOD service. After much consideration, we have decided that Crackle Latin America is not sustainable in the present highly competitive local environment, Keith Le Goy, Sony Pictures president of worldwide TV distribution, wrote in a memo to staff Thursday, a copy of which was [...]