Category: Interview LATAM

StarTV to add OTT services to TV offer in 2019

Mexican DTH operator StarTV is working on partnerships with OTTs services to complement its content offering. In 2019, it will offer well known platforms, said in an interview with NexTV News Latam the companys general director, Bruno Pruneda. Meanwhile, the company moves forward with its ‘double play’ package that integrates pay TV with satellite Internet. [...]

“Brands want to advertise on TV like they do on Facebook and Google”

Prior to his participation in NexTV Series Mexico & Central America, Cyprien Grau, COO & Co-founder of Decidata, spoke in an interview with NexTV News Latam about the companys solutions and new projects, and offered his vision on programmatic TV and the advertising market in the region. Founded in 2016, Decidata is a Mexican technology [...]

“The region remains relatively untapped but the potential for OTT growth is tremendous”

Jossi Fresco, Regional Director Latin America of Verizon Digital Media Services, spoke in an interview with NexTV News Latam about the agreement that the company recently signed with Grupo Clarín, Argentinas largest media conglomerate, and offered key recommendations for the deployment of OTT platforms in Latin America. Fresco will participate in the next edition of [...]

Purga grows in Latam, prepares to expand to Brazil

The SVOD platform Purga, which was launched in August last year and is dedicated to horror movies, has already reached 8,000 paid users in Latin America, said in an interview with NexTV News Latam Sergio Mandelbaum, the company’s general manager. In this way, the service continues its expansion in the region while is preparing new [...]

New DTH service prepares to launch in Argentina

Juan Honofre Amarilla, director of Interam, recently participated in the conference NexTV Series Argentina where he analyzed the new strategies for the pay TV business and commented about the arrival of the new DTH service that the company plans to have operating in Formosa (in the north of the country) during this year. In March, [...]

Zapping TV aims at cord cutters with its linear OTT offer in Latin America

Zapping TV is looking to gain space in the Latin America market with its linear OTT offer that aims to “transform the cable industry through a personalized, low-cost service,” said in an interview with NexTV News Latam, the CEO and founder of the company, Gustavo Morandé. The executive will discuss the new OTT pay TV [...]

Wiltel moves forward with FTTH deployment, plans to add more OTT services to its offer

Telecommunications company Wiltel, which operates in the province of Santa Fe, in Argentina, plans to complete this year its FTTH deployment in Rafaela city, one of the most important in that area, and then expand the network to other coverage areas to start offering triple play, said Carlos Wilson, CEO of the company, in an [...]

Perfil prepares multiplatform strategy for its entry into DTT market

Argentinas media group Perfil will soon become a new player in the countrys DTT market. Cristian Hernández, digital director of Perfil Network, will participate in the next edition of NexTV Series Argentina, on May 16 and 17 at the Intercontinental hotel in Buenos Aires. Prior to his participation in the event, the executive spoke with [...]

Uruguay’s Montecable goes OTT with McGoLive app

Uruguays pay TV operator Montecable officially launched, after a trial period, its new McGoLive mobile application, which allows access to 50 live and HD TV channels. Now, the next step will be to launch the web version of the product, which is scheduled for April and will also include on demand content, Montecable CEO, Fabiana [...]