Monthly Archives: June 2019

Turner, El Trece, Polka and Cablevisión premiere new series in Argentina

As part of the agreement between the Argentine FTA TV channel Canal 13, Turner, Cablevision and Pol-ka, the companies announced thy will premiere  El Tigre Veron, a new 12 episodes original series that will be released next month. The series will be watched in Argentina through Channel 13 on FTA TV, Cablevision Flow through OTT [...]

A+E Networks updates its on demand platforms in Latin America

Cesar Sabroso, Marketing, Affiliates and Corporate Communications VP at A+E Networks Latin America, said the company is renewing its platforms to improve its customers experience in the on demand and A + E Play content consumption. In addition, he advanced programming news of the four brands of the company and gave details of original production [...]

Mega and Mega Plus unify their newscasts under the Meganoticias brand

Mega Plus, a new pay-TV channel owned by Chilean holding company Megamedia and launched earlier this year, premiered three new newscasts under the Meganoticias brand. The announcement is part of a project that aims to unify the companys newscasts under a single name. The first step of this renovation process began this Monday, when Mega [...]

Caracol International arrives at the US with Fios

Colombian pay TV channel Caracol International is joining Fios TVs programming grid, Verizonons IPTV offering in the US. As reported, the Colombian channel will be located on channel 1706, in the Mundo, Mundo Total or Spanish Language packages. For Caracol Internacional it is a great honor and a great satisfaction to work with Verizon, said [...]

Amazon to open new office for streaming business in Brazil

Amazon will open its first office focused on the streaming business outside the US. As reported by Globo Group on its news website, the new headquarters will be located in Rio de Janeiro, where the delivery of all outsourced productions for the company in Brazil will be managed. The new Amazon office in Brazil will [...]

Pay TV recorded 16.82 million homes in Brazil and continues losing subscribers

As reported by the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), Brazil recorded 16.82 million households with access to pay TV in May, which represents a 1.4 million subscribers decrease (-6.7%) in the last 12 months. The entity also reported that Claro granted pay TV service to 8.29 million customers, and concentrated 49.26% of the market, followed by [...]

RTVE, Chilevision and Boomerang TV produce series based on novel by Isabel Allende

RTVE, the Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevision and the Spanish TV production company Boomerang TV will co-produce together Ines del alma mia, novel written by Chilean writer Isabel Allende, which has been translated into more than 30 languages. The author, involved from the beginning in the project, closely follows the adaptation process of this international [...]

DirecTV GO arrives at Argentina, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay

DirecTV GO, a streaming platform that combines live and on demand programming, including series, documentaries, movies, sports and premium content, is arriving at Argentina, Peru, Ecuador and Uruguay. From June 24th, DirecTV customers can access DirecTV GO for free. The service is available since last year in Chile and Colombia, where access to the platform [...]

Argentine DTH Nice TV is already available in ArSat 1

According to information from the satellite EDS website, the Argentine DTH programming package Nice TV, which belongs to the Interam Group and was  launched this year with equipment and facilities from companies in China and Paraguay, is now available on the Arsat 1 satellite. Apart from the use of the previous mentioned satellite, EDS  detected [...]

Guigo TV adds Mexican and Colombian channels to its catalog

Renato Svirsky, OTT Guigo TV founder, which was recently launched throughout Brazil to broadcast live content, gave details on new Latin American channels that are joining the platform, and focused himself in the incorporation of Televisa, TV Azteca (Mexico) and RCN (Colombia), which he qualified as the most required TV channels by subscribers. We brought [...]