Monthly Archives: December 2019

AMC to produce eSports in Latin America with Temporada de Juegos

AMC Networks International Latin America (AMCNI-LA) announced  it has ran an agreement with Temporada de Juegos, an eSports competitions organizer in Latin America. Starting next year, both companies will co-produce Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) championships in Argentina, Mexico and other countries in the region. Running this kind of agreements is a faithful reflection [...]

Vrio announces leadership changes

Vrio, an AT&T Latin America Company and a leading digital entertainment provider, today announced that Manuel De Abelleyra will move to a new role as external consultant and strategic advisor of Vrio and AT&T. He will focus on strategic matters for Vrio and AT&T, including external and regulatory affairs, piracy and other matters. Michael Bowling [...]

AT&T TV launches in the US in February 2020

AT&T CEO Jeff McElfresh, speaking at Barclays Global TMT Conference, said that AT&T TV will officially launch in February 2020 and that it, along with HBO Max, will spearhead a market reorientation at AT&T. Our growth agenda is on fiber, in our entertainment group , and on AT&T TV, said McElfresh. He also said that [...]

Telefonica’s President arrives at Latin America to boost the company’s new plan in the region

Telefónica launched its plan to decouple its operations in Latin America ( not including Brazil) and focus its business in Brazil, Spain, the United Kingdom and Germany. The company’s President, José María Álvarez-Pallete, visited Telefonica’s markets in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Peru and Venezuela this week to boost the process. At the meetings, the executive shared [...]

WOM would be deploying its FTTH network in Chile

According to what was reported by the Pisapapeles website, the Chilean mobile operator WOM would be working on its FTTH network deployment in the country. As informed by the already mentioned website, a reader claimed to have seen technicians from the company working on the fiber optic installation in areas near the operators store in [...]

Globosat channels led pay TV audience in Brazil during 2019

Globosat (Grupo Globo) had for the first time four of its TV channels into the most watched on Brazilian pay TV during 2019 during prime time. The most watched channels were SporTV, Viva, Discovery, Multishow and Megapix. Except from Discovery, the remaining four channels belong to Globosat. The  time range considered for the audience data [...]

Uruguay calls for public tender to add channels to pay TV operators

The Uruguayan Communications Services Regulatory Unit (URSEC) has made a call for a public tender to determine three pay-TV channels that must be included in all pay TV operators programming grids in that country. Cardinal TV, Eutopía TV, TV Libre (RTV) and Canal U were notified as the contest finalists and must be submitted this [...]

CentroAmerica TV broadcasts Salvadoran Major League’s defining matches

CentroAmerica TV, a channel offered to Central Americans living in the US, announced that it will broadcast the Salvadoran Major Football Leagues Semifinals and Finals. The competitions Semifinals are being developed at present, and are starred by Alianza, Sonsonate, Club Deportivo FAS and Santa Tecla football teams. The Salvadoran Major Leagues Semifinals began yesterday, with [...]

Amazon Prime Video features Flamengo’s content at the FIFA Club World Cup 2019

Ancelmo Gois, a Globo Groups journalist, reported that the Brazilian football club Flamengo will have an exclusive documentary available on Amazon Prime Video, about its participation in this  FIFA Club World Cup edition. The content will feature behind the scenes images of the clubs participation in the competition, which is held in Qatar. Recently, Flamengo [...]