Monthly Archives: July 2019

Kölbi TV includes regional channels in its programming grid

Costa Rican pay TV operator Kölbi TV, owned by ICE Group, added national and regional production content to its programming grid through channels like Anexion TV, Nicoya TV, Limon TV, Telered and the Legislative Assembly channel. Kölbi TV brings the best of Costa Rican entertainment with a TV variety that goes beyond the Greater Metropolitan [...]

Tim adds Looke to its content catalog in Brazil

After the agreement to include Netflix, the Brazilian company Tim announced that its customers already have the Looke platform contents available, which includes a more that eight thousand titles with movies, series, music shows, documentaries, childrens programming, and others.   The Tim Black plan customers, in their Tim Postpaid D Plus, Tim Postpaid E Plus and [...]

Claro will also broadcast Lima 2019 Pan American Games for Latin America

Lima 2019 Pan American Games can be watched in Latin America through Marca Claro and Claro Video, which will offer more than 900 hours of the sports competition programming.  Contents will be available on Marca Claros website and on its YouTube channel, while on Claro Video all competitions will be available in VOD. Both platforms [...]

NBC Universal to launch its OTT in April 2020

Steve Burke, CEO at NBC Universal, gave more details on its new streaming platform, which launching date is planned for April 2020. Its model will be based on advertising, and its catalog will feature mostly acquired content, led by The Office, which will return once the available agreement that links it to Netflix until the [...]

VTR has the fastest broadband in South America

VTR, Chilean operator owned by Liberty Latin America which offers triple play to its clients, presented the fastest broadband speed in South America, according to the report made by the Fixed Internet Connections Barometer in the region, published last July 4th, and included operators from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and [...]

Mediapro brings 4K technology to the Pan American Games coverage in Peru

Mediapro will broadcast all sports competitions from the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, with nearly a thousand hours live coverage, distributed to 33 TV operators in 41 countries. The opening ceremony, which will take place on Friday, and the closing one, scheduled for  August 11th, will be produced in 4K for the first [...]

Ancine could stop promoting audiovisual industry in Brazil

A few months after the Union Court of Auditors (TCU) -responsible for the financial supervision of Brazilian State agencies- decided to stop the National Films Agencys (Ancine) activities, aimed to promote Brazilian audiovisual industry, Jair Bolsonaro, Brazils President, said that the agency could disappear or be privatized. It will have a filter, since it is [...]

ESPN brings Fortite’s World Cup to Latin America

On July 26th, 27th and 28th, the Fortnite World Cup, video game developed by Epic Games, will take place in New York City. The event will be broadcast on ESPN+ and ESPN Play for the first time in Latin America, with more than 14 hours of live coverage , according to what ESPN officially reported. [...]

Brazilian series Rua Augusta to be distributed throughout Latin America with Amazon Prime Video

Armoza Formats, distributor and content creator from Israel, announced it has sailed the Rua Augusta series, Turners first original production in Brazil, to Amazon Prime Video. The series, which was premiered in the country on TNT and Nets OTT Now, will be available throughout Latin America. Topics developed in the series are prevalent in each [...]