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Oi has almost 3 million FTTH homes in 2019

In its Q2 2019 results report, the Brazilian company Oi recorded 2.8 million homes passed with FTTH in 68 municipalities in Brazil. This way, coverage increased by 381% compared to Q2 2018. Ois strategic plan expects to reach 4.6 million homes passed by the end of 2019 and 16 million in 2021. Oi reported 291 [...]

LG moves forward in TVs certifications for the analog blackout in Paraguay

According to what was reported on Paraguayan newspaper Ultima Horas website, Ernesto Caceres, LGs Commercial Manager, told the previous mentioned media that all the companys models are prepared for the standard that Paraguay will adopt when implementing the analog blackout. I can express myself only for the brand we represent. I have no information available [...]

Costa Rica implements analog blackout’s first stage today

Costa Rica is starting its first stage of the analog blackout implementation, which will take place in a staggered way according to what the countrys Science, Technology and Telecommunications Ministry reported (MiCiTT). DTT migrations first step will be concluded by August 15th, in which channels 2 to 69 will we available on digital network, although [...]

CBS and Viacom to combine and create ViacomCBS Inc

Viacom and CBS today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in an all-stock merger, creating a combined company with more than USD 28 billion in revenue. The new company will be led by Bob Bakish as President and CEO. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. [...]

Telepacifico launches Origen Channel, Colombia’s DTT ethnic channel

Colombian TV channel Telepacifico today launched Origen Channel, its second DTT frequency, with content directed, produced, starred and inspired by the indigenous and Afro-Colombian universe, said Cesar Galviz Molina, Telepacificos General Manager.  The channel will feature African-American and indigenous productions from Valle del Cauca, Cauca, Choco and Nariño, the four main Colombian afro departments. Galvez [...]

HBO downloads features now available for series and movies

HBO Latin America announced today a new feature in its HBO GO platform, enabling temporary content downloads for certain titles and allowing subscribers to view, even when theyre offline, up to 15 downloaded titles.  Paying subscribers of the platform will be able to download content directly to their mobile device to enjoy at their convenience, [...]

Totalplay adds Amazon Prime Video to its contents offer in Mexico

Totalplay, a Grupo Salinas company leader in the Mexican telecommunications market, announced last Wednesday that it will integrate Amazon Prime Videos app into its interactive TV platform. By adding the OTTs contents to its already extensive  lineup, Totalplay strengthens it entertainment experience and allows its clients to access to a large selection of movies, popular [...]

Turner develops its new original productions in Brazil and Mexico

Turner Latin America started filming the Os Ausentes series in Brazil, its new original production in the country, scheduled to be launched next year. At the same time, the company announced it has finished filming Bronco, the bioserie based on the Mexican band, which will be released in September. Os Ausentes will be a 10 [...]

Paramount+ launches in Mexico on August 8th through Claro Video

Viacom International Media Networks Americas (VIMNA) announced that its OTT Paramount+ will arrive at Mexico next August 8th through Claro Video. The platform was recently launched in Latin America, where it is already available through the Brazilian operator Net, apart from other international markets such as Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Norway, Poland and Sweden. Subscribers from [...]