Monthly Archives: May 2019

Chilean University and Colo Colo arrive at Argentina and Brazil

Chilean Football Channel (CDF) will broadcast for the first time the football match between teams Chilean University and Colo Colo -considered one of the most important sporting events in the country- in Chile, Brazil and Argentina. Apart from CDF HD, CDF Premium and Estadio CDF, the football match can be watched on TNT Sports in [...]

PGA Championship to be watched in Latin America and the Caribbean through ESPN

As part of an agreement between the PGA of America and ESPN, the PGA Championship –  considered one of the four most important professional golf competitions – will arrive at Latin America and the Caribbean. The competition will begin today at the Bethpage Black Course in New York, considered one of the most difficult golf [...]

Millicom finishes its Telefonica’s acquisition in Nicaragua

Millicom announced that it has completed the acquisition of Telefónica Nicaragua mobile operations, the first of the three subsidiaries of the Spanish company that it bought last February together with the Panamanian and Costa Rican ones. The transaction was valued at USD 437 million With the acquisition, Tigo is adding about 4 million customers to [...]

Globo takes Palmeiras Brazil’s Cup matches to PPV

Through an official statement, the Brazilian FTA channel Globo confirmed that the Round of 16 matches of the Brazils Cup will only be available for Premiere subscribers. While Globo is still negotiating with Palmeiras to broadcast the teams matches in the Brasileirao tournament, the two Brazilian football team matches in the Brazil Cup will only [...]

Allied eSports to produce first Latin American event on TV Azteca

Allied eSports announced the launch of Nation vs. Nation, as part of a strategic and exclusive agreement ran this year with TV Azteca to create and deliver eSports experiences and content related to them in Mexico and throughout Latin America. Nation vs. Nation is a competition between four North American players and streamers against a [...]

Tondero to produce international content with Peruvian America TV

Peruvian film producer Tondero ran an agreement with the same countrys America TV channel, to offer production services to the international market. The aim of the companies is to position Peru as an attractive market to develop, produce and co-produce new audiovisual content internationally. We want to turn Peru into a great recording set, said [...]

FlixLatino is added to Sling TV’s catalog

FlixLatino, the Somos Nexts SVOD OTT, is already available on Sling TV, a platform that combines linear channels and on-demand content, offered in Puerto Rico and the US. Subscribers of the platform will have access to its contents catalog in Spanish for USD 3 per month, and may acquire the OTT as an independent channel [...]

Law makes Brazilian pay TV operators to cancel subscriptions online

Brazilians President, Jair Bolsonaro, made Law N° 13,828 official, modifying Conditional Access Law (Seac)s article 33. The new legislation gives pay TV subscribers the possibility of canceling the subscription by telephone, through the internet or almost personally. The measure will become effective in June, but it was already active since 2014, also for fixed internet [...]

Gonzalo Hita: ‘Flow is becoming an entertainment platform’

Gonzalo Hita, Telecoms COO, took part in the Nextv Series Argentina event, leading TV and OTT conference developed by Dataxis, and expressed himself on several issues such as the recent  Netflix integration to Cablevision Flow, the advance towards 5G, how cord cutting affects todays pay TV market and todays subscription TV situation. First, Hita spoke [...]