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A+E Networks Latin America launches its programming for 2020

During its traditional upfront held this week in Mexico, Eddy Ruiz, President and General Manager at A+E Networks Latin America, highlighted the growth of all the companys brands in audience (A&E, History, History 2 and Lifetime) during 2019, and said that it is an important growth in a so much fragmented market, and that has [...]

Televisa gets legal resource against Disney-Fox merger in Mexico

Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa has won a federal injunction against Walt Disney Cos acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox Incs assets in Mexico, a Televisa representative said on Thursday, a move that could at least temporarily stall the deal. Televisa said that the Mexican Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT), regulator that supervises the merger agreement in Mexico, [...]

New Nextv Series edition arrives at Brazil tomorrow

The executives of the main TV, video and OTT companies will meet again in the seventh edition of  Nextv Series Brazil, leading conference organized by Dataxis, which will be held tomorrow at the Maksoud Plaza Hotel, in São Paulo. Executives of pay TV, FTA TV companies and residential telcos can participate in the event for [...]

Nextv Series 7th edition arrives at Brazil to discuss about the future of TV and OTTs

The executives of the main TV, video and OTT companies will meet again in the seventh edition of  Nextv Series Brazil, leading conference organized by Dataxis, which will be held this Wednesday, December 4th at the Maksoud Plaza Hotel, in São Paulo. Executives of pay TV, FTA TV companies and residential telcos can participate in [...]

Ubeat adds itself to Sky’s catalog from December 3rd

The Ubeat eSports channel, (The Mediapro Group), is joining  Sky’s offer and will arrive at Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and the Dominican Republic next December 3rd. The channel features more than 3,600 hours of the most important international videogame competitions, information, news, entertainment and its own exclusive content production (Ubeat [...]

Telefonica restructures its operations in Latin America and bets on Brazil and other markets outside the region

Telefónica announced a new action plan, which includes decoupling its operations in Latin America (not including Brazil) and focusing its business in Brazil, Spain, the United Kingdom and Germany. The announcement was made by José María Álvarez-Pallete, Executive Chairman of the Telefónica Group through a letter to the entire community of the company, entitled The [...]

Nextv Series 7th edition arrives at Brazil to discuss about the future of TV and OTTs

The executives of the main TV, video and OTT companies will meet again in the seventh edition of  Nextv Series Brazil, a leading conference organized by Dataxis, which will be held next Wednesday, December 4th at the Maksoud Plaza Hotel, in São Paulo. Executives of pay TV, FTA TV companies and residential telcos can participate [...]

Mediapro makes an offer to buy Fox Sports in Brazil

As reported by UOL through the journalist Ricardo Feltrin, the Spanish company Mediapro made a formal offer to buy Fox Sports in Brazil, which belongs to The Walt Disney Company. The transactions value has not been reported up to now, but, according to the journalist, the market estimates that Fox Sports channels (in Brazil) are [...]

Viacom and CBS to combine on December 4th

Viacom and CBS announced today that they will complete their merger on December 4th, under which they will operate as a single company, which will be called ViacomCBS. This way, both companies are following the announcement made at the end of October, when they indicated that the merger would take place on early December. The [...]