Monthly Archives: July 2019

Atresplayer Premium, Atresmedia’s OTT, also available in Latin America

Atresplayer Premium, the Spanish company Atresmedia SVOD OTT, will be available in Latin America with a vast content catalog, aimed especially for people from Spain residing outside the country and Spanish-speaking users. The OTT offers an extensive VOD catalog and the possibility to access to live Antena 3, International, La Sexta, Antena 3 contents, and [...]

Ultra DTH to launch TV platform across the Caribbean and the Andean region

Ultra DTH has ran a multiyear and multi-transponder agreement agreement with Eutelsat Americas -Eutelsat Communications subsidiary-, for capacity on the Eutelsat 65 West A satellite to support the launch of a white label DTH platform across the Caribbean and the Andean region. Channels agregation, encoding and ground infrastructure will be provided by United Teleports.  Headquartered [...]

Chilean series ‘La Caceria’ arrives at Latin America through Movistar Play and Movistar Series

On Monday, August 5th, Movistar will exclusively premiere the Chilean series La Cacería on its Movistar Play and Movistar Series platforms. This is an eight-episode police thriller based on real events, written by Enrique Videla and Rodrigo Fluxa, and directed by Juan Ignacio Sabatini, which will be broadcast outside Chile for the first time. Set [...]

Responsibles from Pelispedia were condemned to three years in prison

Tax office in Montevideo, Uruguay sentenced those responsibles for the illegal content website Pelispedia to three years and four months in prison for illicit enrichment and series and films unauthorized exhibition. The platform recorded more than 44 million monthly views and around 10 thousand followers on Facebook. The illegal content website was owned by a [...]

Cine.ar Play continues to grow and recorded more than one million subscribers in 2018

As reported by the Argentine Cinema and Audiovisual Arts National Institute (INCAA) on its Yearbook 2018, Cine.ar Play, the free OTT platform created by the entity, recorded 1,277,810 total subscribers, according to data from ARSAT as of last years December 31st. The reports also gave details of Cine.ar TV and Cine.ar Estrenos, also provided by [...]

Brazilian Record TV series Apocalipsis to be broadcast in the US through UniMas

Presented as one of its programming grids news for the 2019-2020 period, the Brazilian soap opera Apocalipsis will premiere on the UniMas (Univision) screen on Sunday, August 12th. The series has 170 episodes and was produced by Casablanca Estudios for Record TV, under Edson Spinellos direction. According to what Univision officially reported when giving details [...]

Pan American Games arrive at Chile through Chilevision

Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevision is also joining the 2019 Pan American Games broadcasts, which are being developed until August, 11th in Lima, Peru. As it was officially reported, the Turner channel is broadcasting the competition on its FTA TV network and on its website, where access to the Pan American Games contents was enabled [...]

Uruguay moves forward in FTTH implementation

Andres Tolosa, President of the Uruguayan telco Antel, reported that 85% of households in the country have access to the internet, and 75% of them already have fiber optic network installed.  Tolosa explained that percentages described above means that Uruguay reports over one million families with internet access, and households with FTTH installed leaves the [...]

Disney+ to be available as a Hulu add on

During his opening remarks to the Television Critics Association, Hulus SVP of Originals, Craig Erwich, said that the OTT Disney+, whose launch date is scheduled for November in the US, will soon be included as an add on in the platform, together with others as HBO and CBS All Access, already available.  Essentially, what that [...]