Monthly Archives: October 2019

DAZN to broadcast basketball matches in Brazil from this month

The Novo Basquete Brasil (NBB), basketball championship organized by the Brazilian Liga Nacional de Basquete (LNB) in that country, and which begins next October 12th with the match between Minas and Flamengo (last champion) teams, will have all its matches broadcast live thanks to an agreement with DAZN. According to what newspaper Estado de Sao [...]

Pluto TV Latino expands its Spanish language channels offer

Viacoms AVOD OTT platform Pluto TV added 11 new channels to its Pluto TV Latino service, launched in July this year with other 11 channels. With the new ones, Pluto TV now offers 4 thousand hours of Spanish and Portuguese language programming. Some of the new channels are based on Viacom brands, such as Nick [...]

Chile loses more than 15 thousand pay TV subscribers this year

A report made by the Chilean Telecommunications Subsecretary (Subtel) informed that, as of June 2019, Chilean pay TV subscribers totaled 3.14 million, a figure that represents a 1.3% decrease in comparison to the same month last year. The number also means a 0.5% reduction in relation to pay TV subscribers recorded in December 2018.   Figures [...]

Stingray Music launches in Brazil through Sky

Stingray, a leading music, media and technology company, announced it has ran an agreement with Sky Brazil to launch Stingray Music, which includes 30 audio channels created by professionals and an additional 2 thousand music channels offer in the mobile app and web player. The agreement, valid for Sky HD and SD postpaid subscribers, allows [...]

Cotel to offer a free cable TV subscription for those who report piracy connections

The La Paz Telecommunications Cooperative (Cotel) announced it will offer its cable TV package for free for one year for those who report clandestine connections, which, according to the Bolivian newspaper La Razon, they reach 250 thousand at present, and affect the company’s economic incomes. We offer a free annual subscription for those who report [...]

Netflix to publish its reports by region from January 2020

In its Q3 2019 results report, Netflix reported that, starting with its Q4 2019 earnings report, to be published in January 2020, they plan to disclose revenue and membership by region: Asia Pacific (APAC), Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA), Latin America (LATAM), and the US and Canada (UCAN). In Q3, Netflix grew to USD [...]

Alexa to be integrated with Sky in Brazil

Brazilian pay TV operator Sky is starting to offer the integration of its services with Alexa, the intelligent virtual assistant developed by Amazon, which was recently launched in Brazil. Commands can be made through the voice-activated smart speakers of the Echo line. Currently, Amazon devices are available in three versions in the country (Amazon Echo, [...]

Digicel offers more NBA games in the Caribbean

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Digicel announced a multiyear expansion of its partnership, that will deliver more than 200 live NBA games each season, tipping off on October 22nd with the L.A. Lakers taking on the L.A. Clippers. Extensive NBA programming will be provided to more than 30 Caribbean territories, including the Dominican Republic, [...]

Globo to offer BBC Studios content in Brazil

BBC Studios announced an agreement that grants Brazilian Globo Group the Doctor Who exclusive rights, the oldest BBC global franchise, together with a large number of other content, to be broadcast throughout Brazil. The agreement includes the British science fiction series 1-11 seasons and 12th exclusive rights for pay TV and SVOD format, and other [...]

WarnerMedia adds new original productions and appointments to HBO Max

Bob Greenblatt, CEO at WarnerMedia, gave new details about HBO Max content offering, with a planned release date for April 2020, to which new original productions are added. This way, the OTT catalog will feature more than 10 thousand hours of content, including those from HBO, Warner Bros and all its brands. ‘WarnerMedia is very [...]