Category: Connected TV

Hisense presents in Mexico its 4K World Cup app

Chinese manufacturer Hisense announced a range of new products for the Mexican market, including the app to watch the soccer World Cup in 4K, through an alliance with Televisa Deportes. With these new initiatives, the company expects a 40% increase in sales this year, local newspaper Expansión reported. Hisense offers 43-inch 4K TVs in the [...]

Colombia: TV manufacturers expect sales boost during FIFA World Cup

The main TV manufacturers in Colombia expect the Soccer World Cup to boost sales in the country, as it usually happens during big sporting events. Samsungs Audio and Video Director in Colombia, Marlon Acuña told local media El Colombiano that the sales of the brand in 2018 could increase by up to 48%. Samsung leads [...]

2018 FIFA World Cup: Retailers in Argentina launch promotions to boost TV sales

Big retail chains in Argentina began launching promotions for TV sets, a few months before the start of the FIFA World Cup in June. With the momentum generated by the arrival of the main soccer event, sales are expected to grow by 15%. According to El Cronista newspaper, the most aggressive promotions will be launched [...]

FIFA World Cup to boost TV sales in Latam

This year’s FIFA World Cup in Russia will accelerate the sale of TV sets in Latin America, which is estimated to grow by 6.4%, according to data released during CES 2018. Celso Barros, Regional Product Manager of Samsung, said at a press conference that this year will be marked by the renewal of larger screens [...]

Conax launches TVkey at CES 2018

Content security provider Conax (Kudelski Group) announced that it will launch TVkey at CES 2018, the consumer electronics and consumer technology trade show held in Las Vegas. Conax TVkey enables consumers to discover premium pay-TV content quickly and easily, including 4K Ultra HD and HDR, delivered directly to their TV set. Through an easy sign-up [...]

Amazon launches Fire TV Stick in Brazil and Mexico

Amazon has launched its Fire TV Stick Basic Edition in Brazil, which turns the TV into a connected-TV and gives access to OTT applications such as Amazon Prime Video. The device will also arrive in Mexico on November 29. Last year, we made Amazon Prime Video available to customers globally, and were building on that momentum [...]

Smart TV penetration grows in Peru

According to a survey carried out by the Peruvian telecom regulator Osiptel, the penetration of smart TVs has tripled over the last two years, growing from 13,3% in 2014 to 36.9% in 2016. “The vast possibilities of consumption of digital entertainment in the home have been triggered by the appearance of Smart TVs or televisions [...]

Roku expands its presence in Latin America

Roku announced the launch of its streaming players in Argentina, Central America, Chile, Colombia and Peru. The company unveiled two players that will come to market in the coming weeks -the Roku Express+ and the Roku Streaming Stick+.  Roku sales director for Latin America, Alex Dalesio, will discuss the connected TV business in the region [...]

Cine.Ar Plat app now available on Samsung Smart TVs

Argentinas free access OTT service Cine.Ar Play announced the launch of its app on Samsung Smart TVs produced from 2015 onwards and running the Tizen operating system. This new option extends the access to the platform, which in addition to the website, already offers mobile apps for iOS and Android. Cine.Ar Play is the VOD [...]

Claro Video now available on Hisense smart TVs

Hisense closed an agreement with Claro Video to add the contents of the streaming platform to its smart TVs, through a pre-installed application. In a statement, the Chinese manufacturer said that this alliance is focused on the Latin American audience and will allow enjoying content through a simple platform with pre-installed applications that offer a [...]