Monthly Archives: June 2019

Tigo adds Amazon Prime Video’s catalog in Paraguay

The Millicom company – whose operations in Latin America are made under the Tigo brand – added the Amazon Prime Videos catalog to postpaid Paraguayan customers. It is the sixth country to which the OTT enters, which is already available in Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador and Guatemala. The offer includes more than 4 [...]

Ecuadorian Government would collect taxes from OTTs

From 2020, Ecuadorian Government analyzes to tax digital platforms, with the aim of raising its tax collection by 1.5% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The proposal, which came up after an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), will be sent to the National Assembly in order to be discussed and approved in the [...]

Sky Brazil takes Sky Play to the next Rock in Rio edition

The pay TV company Sky Brazil confirmed that it will take part of the next Rock in Rio edition, one of the largest music festivals worldwide, which will celebrate its ninth edition during September and October in the Olympic Park of Rio de Janeiro. The company will have its own stand, called Sly Play Rock, [...]

CNTV completes first stage of DTT concessions delivery in Chile

Chilean National Television Council (CNTV) ended the first stage DTT concessions delivery, with 51 new channels. The entire process considered  88 public tenders, of which 36 were already awarded, and another 15 are adjudicated, with their official publication pending. In addition, 24 tenders were declared invalid, of which no applicants were recorded in 11 of [...]

Metrotel launches comprehensive solution for transporting high quality videos

Metrotel, a telecommunications business that provides services to leading companies in Argentina, presented its Video Matrix, a new comprehensive on demand, stand-alone  and easy to implement solution for transporting high quality videos. It is a new technology that allows the user, which may be the headend, the channel,  cable or production company to hire according [...]

DocuBay, SVOD platform focused on documentaries, to be launched in July

The DocuBay platform, which will offer a catalog focused exclusively on documentaries, plans its global commercial launch for July, including Latin American countries. It is an SVOD platform based in India, whose main contents will focus on several genres, mainly science, history, nature and culture. DocuBay can be accessed from all over the world and [...]

Netflix adds new original production in Brazil with Gullane

As part of the announcement recently made by Netflix to increase the number of series recorded in Brazil, the platform will produce ‘Boca a boca’, the new original series that it plans to launch together with the Brazilian film and TV contents producer Gullane. Boca a boca, created and scripted by Esmir Filho, will last [...]

Claro aims to develop eSports in Peru through Claro Gaming

With the aim of promoting electronic sports in Peru, Claro presented the new Claro Gaming platform, in partnership with the Professional Videogames League (LVP) and that countrys El Comercio newspaper, to meet and promote all the Peruvians gamers communities talent. In addition, this year they will also develop the first League of Legends Professional League [...]

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 [...]