Monthly Archives: May 2019

StarzPlay to launch in Latin America

StarzPlay, premium streaming platform launched by the global media and entertainment company Starz in 2018, announced an international expansion that includes Latin America and Europe. The countries where it has currently arrived are Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom, and it is available as an Apple TV channel in the [...]

Industry faces new challenges in TV contents broadcasting

During the second day of the Nextv Series Argentina event, the leading conference that took place on May 14th and 15th at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires, organized by Dataxis, the panel Future trends in TV broadcasting & streaming technology was developed with speakers such as Mariano D’Ortona (Turner), Eduardo Bayo (Artear Argentina), Gustavo [...]

Movistar Play increases subscribers and expands its content catalog in Chile

In the Q1 2019 financial results report presentacion, Movistar announced that the OTT Movistar Play recorded  277 thousand subscribers, that is, 35 thousand more than those recorded in December 2018, when the OTT had 242 thousand. In addition, the company reported new features on the platform. Some of them are the launch of Movistar Play [...]

Discovery takes Food Network to Colombia through Movistar TV

The Discovery channel announced an agreement with Movistar to make Food Network, focused on the food markets content, available in Colombia through Movistar TVs channel 851 (HD) The channel will be available in Movistars Zaphire Plus plan. Increasing our entertainment content catalog is one of Movistar Colombias aims. Our customers demand quality and different content, [...]

Online video business defines how to adapt itself to the market needs

During the second day of the Nextv Series Argentina event, the leading conference that took place on May 14th and 15th at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires organized by Dataxis, the panel How to develop the new online video business  was held, Speakers that took part of it were Marcos Foglia (Artear Argentina), Fernando [...]

AnimeFLV streaming platform to develop a new legal anime business model

The AnimeFLV streaming platform, which broadcasted free and illegal anime series, announced through a statement that it will be focused on developing a business model that supports the legal anime. Several contents offered by AnimeFLV had Crunchyrrolls rights exclusivity, the paid OTT platform leader in the anime series segment, owned by WarnerMedia. According to the [...]

Costa Rican Government launches plan for low income families to migrate to DTT

The Costa Rican Social Assistance Mixed Institute (IMAS) announced that on July 15th it will deliver STBs to 7,500 families in extreme poverty conditions to migrate to DTT. According to the Institute, the initiative is focused on  family groups that do not have any pay TV services hired or a TV set able to receive [...]

Venezuela creates the National Telecommunications Corporation

From the Innovation and Technology Fair of the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB), Venezuelas President, Nicolas Maduro, created the country’s National Telecommunications Corporation through a decree, and announced that telecommunications companies like  Cantv, Movilnet, Telecom, Venezuelas Broadcasting Network, Gran Caribe Communications and Ipostel (postal area) will be unified. The new corporation will be in charge [...]

Independent operators to focus on internet models to continue growing

During the first day of the Nextv Series Argentina event, the leading conference that took place on May 14th and 15th at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires, organized by Dataxis, the panel Video challenges for independent operators was developed. Virginia Priano (Digital Cablevideo), José Luis Jacquet Matillon (The Cuatro TV Jujuy), Ariel Hernández (Antina) [...]

Telefonica Chile loses DTH and adds IPTV customers in Q1 2019

Telefonica Chile presented its Q1 2019 financial results report and informed that its TV segment revenues fell by 8.1% due to a lower impact of DTH operating customers (they had a 13% inter-annual fell), balanced by a 44% growth on IPTV, in line with the fiber optic growth recorded. According to official information delivered by [...]