Category: Free to Air

Chilean FTA TV channels accelerate analog blackout in regional and provincial capitals

Chilean Telecommunications Sub Secretary (Subtel) put off in May the legal obligation to implement the analog blackout in the country, originally scheduled for April 2020, and set a new deployment plan that aims regional capitals to implement DTT migration in 2021, while the deadline for provincial capitals is 2023. The entity reported that Canal 13 [...]

El Tigre Veron is the most watched series of the year on Cablevision Flow

El Tigre Veron, sixth Turner, Polka, Cablevision and FTA TV channel Canal 13s co-production, became the most watched Argentine series on the OTT Cablevision Flow, according to what Kantar Ibope Media informed. The series records 2.3 million views on the platform and there are also more than one million homes that watch the program on [...]

Colombian Canal 1 concession is extended until 2037

The US company Hemisphere Media Group announced Colombian FTA TV channel Canal 1 has extended its concession license for 10 years, without an additional payment required. The measure means that the channels concession will expire on April 30th, 2037, and it can be renewed for an additional 20-year period.   In just two years, Canal 1 [...]

Got Talent arrives at Uruguayan FTA TV through Canal 10

Uruguayan FTA TV channel Canal 10 announced days ago that it will start working on the development of a local Got Talents version, format that it acquired in March this year after coming to terms with Fremantle, which has the format licenses for NBC. The channel informed that the TV program will be leaded by [...]

New Turner, El Trece, Pol-ka and Cablevision’s co-production starts to be filmed in Argentina

Argentine content producer Pol-la announced this week that it has started the Tu parte del trato recording. This is an eight-episode thriller with black comedy and suspense elements, which will be watched on FTA TV through Canal 13, on pay TV with TNT, and via OTT on Cablevision Flow.   This original series is written by [...]

Pan American Games arrive at Chile through Chilevision

Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevision is also joining the 2019 Pan American Games broadcasts, which are being developed until August, 11th in Lima, Peru. As it was officially reported, the Turner channel is broadcasting the competition on its FTA TV network and on its website, where access to the Pan American Games contents was enabled [...]

FTA TV faces the main challenges in front of the OTT model

During the last edition of the Nextv Series Colombia event, which took place last June 27th at the JW Marriott Hotel in Bogota, executives Rodrigo Holguin, Director at RTVC Play, Santiago Escobar Lloreda, New Business Manager at RCN TV and Juan Ignacio Pinillos Seminario, Smart TV Manager at LG Electronics, starred in the panel FTA [...]

Luis Miguel’s series arrives at Mexican FTA TV through Las Estrellas Channel

Televisa announced that the Mexican singer Luis Miguel biographical series will be premiered on the countrys FTA TV through the Canal de las Estrellas. The series was already aired on Netflix in Latin America and Spain, and on Telemundo in the US.  According to what Televisa informed in an official statement, Luis Miguel, the series, [...]

RTVE information channel is now available in Puerto Rico

The Radio Television Española (RTVE) TV channel has already started its broadcasts in FTA TV for Puerto Rico through Telecinco Inc. It is a 24-hour channel based on news, debates, live broadcasts and other cultural and current contents. We are very happy and confident wit this new launching. The new format will allow the Puerto [...]

RTVE, Chilevision and Boomerang TV produce series based on novel by Isabel Allende

RTVE, the Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevision and the Spanish TV production company Boomerang TV will co-produce together Ines del alma mia, novel written by Chilean writer Isabel Allende, which has been translated into more than 30 languages. The author, involved from the beginning in the project, closely follows the adaptation process of this international [...]