Category: Connected TV

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 [...]

Amazon Prime Video to launch on Apple TV

Amazon Prime Video app will be available on Apple TV streaming box later this year, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced at the companys developer conference on Monday. This way, Apple confirmed the rumors about the agreement that have been circulating since last month.  The app will let users to access original hits like Transparent, Bosch, [...]

Claro Peru offers free data usage for streaming platform Claro Video

Telecommunications company Claro Peru (America Movil) is providing data-free access to streaming service Claro Video for customers with Claro Max postpaid mobile plan, in 4G LTE coverage areas nationwide. The promotion is available until June 30. Mobile subscribers of the company also gain free access to Claro videos SVOD catalogue during 24 consecutive months. In [...]

Univision, Telemundo apps launch on streaming media players

U.S. Spanish-Language Networks Univision and Telemundo announced the launch of its applications on streaming media players. Telemundo announce the launch of Telemundo Deportes En Vivo app on Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire TV, in addition to being Chromecast enabled. This marks the first time a U.S. network offers a stand-alone, fully-dedicated Spanish-language sports app [...]

América Móvil gets approval to buy spectrum from MVS

Mexican Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) has authorized Telcel (América Móvil) to buy 60 Mhz of spectrum in the 2.5 GHz band from Grupo MVS. In a statement, América Móvil said it expects to complete the acquisition during the second quarter of 2017. The 2.5 Ghz band is used for next generation mobile services, including the [...]

Vivo launches series produced for smartphones

Brazilian mobile operator Vivo (Telefónica) announced the launch of the first season of Deep, a series specially produced for smartphones, and that presents an innovative frame, since some scenes must be watched with the cellphone in an upright position. The ten-episode series is available on the Studio+ app, which Vivo launched last October in partnership [...]

Food Network launches recipes app in Brazil

Cooking channel Food Network has launched in Brazil a new mobile application for iOS and Android with recipes and information about channel’s programming. The app give users access to national and international recipes prepared by chefs who are part of the original productions of Food Network, such as Pedro Benoliel, who hosts the series “Tempero [...]

Cinépolis Klic launches on Hisense Smart TVs

Chinese electronics manufacturer Hisense announced the launch of Cinépolis Klic app on its Smart TVs. The new app offer access to movies and series from the Mexican OTT catalog, available for purchase or rental in a T-VOD model. Cinépolis launched its OTT platform in 2013. Initially, it also offered a subscription model, which abandoned to [...]