Monthly Archives: December 2019

Montecable launches OTT MCGOLive on Android TV

Uruguayan Pay TV operator Montecable today launched its OTT MCGoLive on Android TV. As the company officially reported, the content platform will be available on all TV sets  with this operating system, and the app can be downloaded from the App Store. In case clients does not have this system available, the company will deliver [...]

Win Sports to launch a premium option in Colombia

The Colombian pay TV channel Win Sports will start operating Win Sports+ from January next year, a premium option that will feature all the matches played in Colombia, and intends to double the Dimayor -entity responsible for organizing, administering and regulating professional football championships in the country-, receives for broadcasting these events on TV, as [...]

Movistar Play adds HBO content in Mexico

From this last Thursday, December 19th, Movistar Play, launched in Mexico in March this year, added HBO content. The OTT subscribers in that country can access it directly from the Movistar Play app. They can also enter HBO, HBO2, HBO Family, HBO Plus and HBO Signature. ‘The exclusive HBO programming is available for Movistar Play [...]

The Argentine Football Association launches its OTT

The Argentine Football Association (AFA) is launching its SVOD OTT AFA Play today, which will gather historical archives from the Argentine National Team, documentaries, sections related to female and male teams, exclusive interviews with current players and icons of the National Team, football players life stories and other exclusive contents. AFAs OTT platform will be [...]

DAZN adds new competition and reduces its monthly subscription in Brazil

The sports OTT DAZN announced this week that it will reduce its monthly subscription value by almost 50%. As detailed, it will go from R$ 37.90 (USD 9.35) to R $ 19.90 (USD 4.90). The platform, launched in Brazil this year, also announced that it will feature a new competition on its catalog, which is [...]

Peru moves forward on collecting taxes on digital platforms from 2020

Peru is looking for digital platforms such as Netflix and other global companies to pay taxes for the sales they make in the country, starting next year. Claudia Suarez, Head of the  Peruvian Customs and Tax Administration National Superintendence (SUNAT), told Reuters that the initiative could have the country’s Government approval, through an emergency decree. [...]

HBO to launch first suspense and fantasy series in Brazil

HBO Latin America announced a new original Brazilian series, called Os Esquecidos (The Forgotten), the company’s first suspense and fantasy production in Brazil. Created by Fábio Mendonça and Antônio Tibau, the series will begin its filming process in February 2020 in San Pablo. Over 10 one-hour episodes, the series will tell the story of eight [...]

50 ISPs launch IPTV through new Cabase content hub

The Argentine Internet Chamber (Cabase) is launching a content and entertainment hub for its members, ISPs from all over the country, for them to provide TV via IPTV to complete their original offer and be able to offer double, triple and quadruple play. There are 50 companies that are launching, in 13 different provinces, said [...]

Discovery acquires Golf Channel Latin America

Discovery announced the acquisition of Latin American Golf, which operates Golf Channel Latin America, its pay-TV channel, to Simple Networks LLC and Fornaluz Productions, an  Inversiones Bahía affiliate. The incorporation of Golf Channel Latin America will expand Discovery’s global media business related to golf in Latin America, adding a growing multiplatform with more than 10 [...]