Monthly Archives: January 2019

Tigo Sports broadcasts 32 Honduran National Football League matches

Tigo Sports (Millicom), together with Televicentro, will broadcast 32 Honduras Football League matches. All of them can be seen  on TV networks 300 (SD) and 715 (HD) in Honduras. They will also be available on Tigo Sports app. Televicentro owns seven Hondurans football clubs broadcasting rights, as Olimpia, Motagua, Platense, Juticalpa, Real España, UPNFM and [...]

Tigo launches Amazon Prime Video in Colombia and Latin America

  Tigo (Millicom) will integrate Amazon Prime Video for its Colombian customers starting today and in the next months in the rest of its  Latin American operations, to bring entertainment content to its more than 32 million mobile and 3.6 million cable customers. Subscription will cost USD 5.99, with three months free, both for customers [...]

Netflix will be available internationally at Hilton hotels

Hilton hotels network, which offers Netflix in its US rooms, announced that from 2019 will extend the agreement with the OTT platform to deploy it internationally, which could include Latin America. Netflix already has agreements signed with other hotel networks such as Marriott International, Starwood, Four Seasons, Best Western, Wyndham, Hyatt and Intercontinental to implement [...]

Cotes negotiates Bolivian football matches broadcasting

Sucrean Telecommunications Cooperative (Cotes) is in a negotiation process with Sport TV Rights in order to acquire Bolivian Professional Division football matches broadcasting rights this year. According to Mario Asaff, Cotes Administrative Council, the company left negotiations to reduce football TV rights sell, which suffered a 60% raise, under Bolivian Telecommunication Cooperatives Federation (Fecotel) responsibility. [...]

Brazilian Pay TV empowered local content in 2018

Brazilian Pay TV broadcasted 2,684 original titles of that country in 2018, according to information provided by National Film Agencys  Brazilian Film and Audiovisual Observatory (OCA). Brazilian programming in Qualified Channels (CEQ), which must include three hours and a half Brazilian content a day, was 7.5% and reached 14.3% between 6 PM and 12 AM. [...]

Movistar Play will offer Pay TV through OTT in Mexico this year

Telefonica Mexico plans to deliver its streaming TV service through its Movistar Play application this year, as confirmed by Telefonica Mexico president, Carlos Morales Paulín. We already have a service called Movistar Play in Telefonica, an OTT with so many contents that is already available in other countries services. We want to offer it soon [...]

Gigared adds locations with FTTH for OTT in Argentina

MSO Gigared, which operates in Argentine northeast (Corrientes, Crespo, Paraná, Posadas, Resistencia, City of Santa Fe and Santo Tomé), invested – after the incorporation of the Riverwood Capital Fund – USD 19.9 million between 2018 and that goes from 2019 to incorporate new locations with FTTH. Santo Tomé (Santa Fe) is already 100% fiber to [...]

Chivas TV won’t close after agreement with Televisa

After agreements signed by Mexican football team Las Chivas de Guadalajara with Multimedios, TV Azteca and Televisa, OTT platform ‘Chivas TV’  directors reported officially that it will continue working, and invited to dismiss speculations surrounding an eventual disappearance of the project. Deal signed to assign Chivas matches broadcasting rights on FTA brough speculations regarding possible [...]

New agreements for series in Mexico, Chile and Ecuador at Natpe 2019

In its third and last edition, Natpe Miami 2019 stood out for  agreements and series productions in Mexico and sales to Chilean and Ecuadorian networks, as well as bioseries and alliances to produce content for all of Latin America. MGM Worldwide Distribution and Televisa announced an alliance for the Mexican broadcaster to adapt ‘TKO: Total [...]

America Movil acquires Telefonica Guatemala and El Salvador

America Movil announced that it has acquired 100% of Movistar Guatemala and has entered into an agreement to acquire 99.3% of Movistar El Salvador, including . The acquired companies provide mobile and fixed telecommunications, including voice, data and Pay TV, adding only 15,000 DTH subs both operators. Telefonica Guatemalas acquisition has been completed, while the [...]