Category: Free to Air

Mediapro increases its international expansion with Chilevision

The Spanish group The Mediapro Studio announced a co-production agreement with the Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevisión (Turner Latin America), with the aim of increasing its performance in the international market. The project of the new agreement is titled El discípulo del Chef, focused on the culinary market. Its first season will have 24 episodes, [...]

Edgar Welker enters to the TV sports rights market in Uruguay

Edgar Welker, former President of the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) bought last December 2018 the rights to broadcast  several football competitions for Uruguay on cable TV, FTA, radio and streaming, such as the South American Sub 17 and Sub 20 tournaments (both competitions already disputed) and the Copa America, through the company Dexary. Welker sold [...]

Salvadoran TV channel Genteve owes more than USD 26 thousand for radioelectric spectrum use

Salvadoran Electricity and Telecommunications General Superintendency (SIGET) officially announced that the FTA TV channel Genteve debts more than USD 26 thousand for not having paid for using its radio spectrum part to the entity since October 2016. According to the agency, Genteve is a concesionare of the band range  of 560-688 MHz. According to what [...]

Secuoya Group to develop more projects in Chile after partnership with Channel 13

Secuoya Group, a leading Spanish company focused on audiovisual and digital content creation, production and distribution, presented a report on the projects developed in Chile and and announced it will continue working in the country after its first  anniversary of its deal with Chilean Channel 13. Raul Berdones, the companys Executive Chairman, said that it [...]

Chilevision shows the best quarterly results of the last three years

In its Q1 2019 results report, the Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevision recorded losses valued at USD 1.85 million last March. The figure meant a more thar USD 5.6 million reduction compared to this years same period. This has been the best quarter of the last Chilevisions three years. We have achieved this through a [...]

Rede Bandeirantes takes the NBA finals to Brazilian FTA

Brazilian Bandeirantes Communication Group (Band) announced last Monday that it came to terms  with the NBA (National Basketball Association), to broadcast the finals of the 2018/2019 season on Brazilian FTA TV after almost 20 years. The last time the channel aired matches of the competition was at the end of 2000, when the Los Angeles [...]

FTA TV, between the linear and on demand model

During the first day of the Nextv Series Argentina event, the leading conference that took place on May 14th and 15th at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires, organized by Dataxis, the panel OTT and the future of FTA TV was developed.Patricia Bazan (Megamedia), Pablo Massi Nápoli (America TV Peru), Joe Fregoso (Mediagenix) and Mariano [...]

Globo and Warner Bros renew agreement to show films on Brazilian FTA TV

Globo and Warner Bros ran a multi-year renewal agreement, which will allow the Brazilian TV channel to broadcast the company’s titles exclusively on Brazilian FTA TV.  Some of the Warner Bros movies that can be watched on Globo as part of the agreement are Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindewald, The Meg, Oceans 8, Rampage, and [...]

Globo broadcasts the Women’s Football World Cup on FTA for the first time

The Brazilian TV channel Globo is announcing throughout its programming that it will broadcast the Womens Football World Cup on FTA for the first time. The competition, created in 1991, will take place in France, and, apart from Globo, it will also be aired on SporTV for pay TV customers. The championship will have 24 [...]

Brazilian women’s football championship to be broadcast on FTA with Band

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) and the TV channel Rede Bandeirantes (Band) agreed that, after its first seven fixture dates, the Brazilian women’s football championship will be broadcast on FTA. According to the agreement ran by both entities, First and Second Division matches will be aired on Sundays. Until then, it was only possible to [...]