Monthly Archives: August 2019

RTVE, Chilevision and Boomerang TV start filming series on Isabel Allende’s novel

On Monday, September 2nd, RTVE, Boomerang TV and Chilevision will start filming Ines del alma mia, novel by Chilean writer Isabel Allende. It will be released on FTA TV on RTVE and Chilevision, and will be exclusively available on Amazon Prime Video in Spain, the US and Latin America (not including Chile). Filming will be [...]

Brazil’s Oi rolls out Android TV STB

Brazilian company Oi launched a streaming STB based on Android TV, named Streaming Box, which includes the operators own OTT Oi Play, as well as others like Netflix, YouTube and ESPN. The STB is also available to consumers who are not customers of Oi services and costs about R$ 480 (USD 116). The STB was [...]

HBO Extras adds Chernobyl special content

HBO just announced that subscribers in Latin America and the Caribbean can now enjoy the epic five-part miniseries Chernobyl with the added second screen experience offered in the HBO Extras app. With it, viewers will have access, among other things, to intriguing data; memes and theories related to the series that you would not find [...]

Fox Sports Premium broadcasts Argentine Superclasico in 4K for the first time

Fox Sports Premium, one of the exclusive pay TV channels that airs the Professional Football League in Argentina (Superliga Argentina de Futbol), will develop this Sunday, September 1st a special 4K quality broadcast for the match to be played between teams Boca Juniors and River Plate, known in the country as the Superclasico, which will [...]

Watch Brazil selects Contentwise machine learning solution to personalize user experience

Watch Brasil, the new on demand video platform for the Brazilian market, and ContentWise, the global provider of digital experiences automation and personalization software for video operators, have came to terms to integrate machine learning powered user experience personalization capabilities in the Watch platform. Watch Brasil is a streaming platform featuring current and market relevant [...]

AUF calls for an auction for six Uruguay National Team matches

The Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) made a call to auction six Uruguay National Teams matches broadcasts -five abroad and one in Montevideo-. In case offers are not up to what it is expected, matches will be aired on AUF TV, as reported by Referi, Uruguayan newspaper El Observador sports section. AUF is receiving offers until [...]

Telefonica sells its Panamanian operations to Cable Onda

Once the relevant regulatory approvals have been obtained, Telefonica Centroamerica Inversiones S.L. announced it has sold the entire Telefonica Moviles Panama S.A. shares capital to Cable Onda S.A., Millicom International Cellulars subsidiary, for USD 594 million.  According to what the company officially reported, after closing this operation, Telefonica has completed the sale of three of [...]

Venezuela launches new FTTH plan with Cantv

Venezuelan President, Nicolas Maduro, announced a new FTTH plan to be implemented in the countrys municipalities, and aims that, by November this year, 80% of the countrys municipalities will be connected. It will be developed by Cantv and will be implemented in the Capital District and in Miranda and Zulia states at first, to later [...]

Viacom produces reality for MTV and Amazon Prime Video in Brazil

Viacom International Studios (VIS) and Amazon Prime Video announced they started to produce  the next edition of the reality show Ex on the Beach Brazil: Celebrities in Brazilian city Trancoso. The show will have 12 60-minutes episodes and will be watched through MTV and Amazon Prime Video at the end of the year. The reality [...]

Cable Onda opens new operations center in Panama

Panamanian operator Cable Onda opened a new logistics center in Colon (Panama), which will attend all its commercial, corporate and residential customers. The company invested USD 4.8 million, and the new center will activate a telecommunications hub to deliver services in Colon. Colon is one of the highest economic growth provinces in the country, By [...]