Category: Interview LATAM

DirecTV prepares for 2018 World Cup

Guillermo Barreto, AVP Sports Content, DirecTV Latin America, spoke to NexTV News Latam about the live coverage that DirecTV Sports will offer of all 64 matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The DTH operator has broadcast the event since 1998.   -How will the coverage be for the 2018 World Cup? We [...]

Integrating multiple OTTs in a single interface means simplifying the user experience

In an interview during the conference NexTV Series South America, Gonzalo Hita, COO of Cablevisión, Argentina’s largest pay TV operator, spoke about Flow’s main features and the possibility of integrating OTT services. Video streaming platforms are gaining more relevance in the market. During his participation in a ‘One to One’ session held in the event [...]

Mega leads with its multiplatform strategy

Cristian Hernández, Executive producer of digital media at Mega, explained in an interview during the course of NexTV Series South America the multiplatform strategy of the Chilean TV broadcaster, which is the leader of the free-to-air market in the country. -What platforms does Mega work with? We have a multiplatform development. We have segmented into three [...]

The potential for eSports is huge

Pitter Rodriguez, Head of Sports Partnerships Latam at Twitter, spoke in an exclusive interview during the course of the conference NexTV Series South America on the importance of live sports, the agreements for the region and the growth of eSports. “Twitter entered sports broadcasts because we saw that large part of the conversations on the platform [...]

TVN launches portal with exclusive mobile content

Chilean free-to-air channel TVN plans to launch soon a mobile portal with a freemium model and exclusive content, Marcela Quiroga, TVNs Head Digital Sales & New Media, said in an interview with NexTV News Latam. Quiroga will participate in the next edition of NexTV Series South America, where she will talk about this new project, [...]

OTT platform GoMusic begins expansion in Latin America

Before his participation in NexTV Series South America 2017, Hernán Portugal, CEO of GoMusic, spoke with NexTV News Latam about the launch and expansion of the streaming service in Latin America, with an catalog that includes concerts and shows in live and VOD format in high definition. The platform is now available in Mexico and Costa [...]

The decision to stop airing commercials seeks to give more exclusivity to our content

The CEO of DHE, Julio Cesar Gómez, spoke in an interview with News NexTV News Latam about the new strategy for Latin America, which began with a renewal of the channel’s image and continued with the decision of stop airing commercials during the broadcast of the contents. This way, companies will now only be able [...]

Andrew Semchenko, CEO of the English Club TV Group: “We are discussing our cooperation with key players and already have preliminary agreements”

The CEO of the English Club TV Group, Andrew Semchenko, in an exclusive interview with News NexTV News Latam, spoke about the strategy for Latin America, where the channel for the English language learning has been available since the last quarter of 2016.   – What are the distinctive features of English Club TV that [...]

José Rivera Font, VP & General Manager, Crackle: We have 26 signed agreements with pay TV operators in Latin America

José Rivera Font, VP & General Manager, Crackle, spoke exclusively to NexTV News Latam about the new strategy of the streaming platform in Latin America. In November 2016, Crackle changed its OTT offering from a free, ad-supported service to an authenticated service offered by Pay TV operators.   -Why did you decide to change the [...]

John Jairo Ocampo, Manager of RTVC: “We are planning the production of original content for RTVCPlay in association with Señal Colombia”

RTVC Manager, John Jairo Ocampo, spoke exclusively to NexTV News Latam about RTVCPlay, the OTT platform launched in late July with content from the channels and radios of the Public Media System – Señal Colombia, Canal Institucional, Radiónica, Radio Nacional de Colombia and the project Señal Memoria.   -How many average users visit the platform? [...]