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TV Azteca could stop broadcasting football

TV Azteca faced rising costs and low advertising demand during last quarter 2018, which impacted its profitability That is the reason why the company is analyzing whether it maintains its football matches broadcasting business in its future plans. Higher costs are significantly related to football teams broadcasts, which affected our EBITDA (consolidated net profit before [...]

TV Azteca could stop broadcasting football

TV Azteca faced rising costs and low advertising demand during last quarter 2018, which impacted its profitability That is the reason why the company is analyzing whether it maintains its football matches broadcasting business in its future plans. Higher costs are significantly related to football teams broadcasts, which affected our EBITDA (consolidated net profit before [...]

Telefonica sells its subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama to Millicom

Telefónica agreed with Millicom to sell its subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama. As reported by the National Securities Market Commission (CNMV), the operations amount is USD 1,650 million, of which USD 570,9 million correspond to Telefónica Costa Rica, USD 650,4 million to Telefónica Panamá, and USD 430 , 2 million to Telefónica Nicaragua. [...]

Net and Claro already include Netflix catalog

From Tuesday 19th, February, Net and Claro subscribers in Brazil will be able to access to Netflix catalog. OTT series and movies are available through the operators STB. We are bringing together the best content from all platforms, with Netflix  diversity and quality Netflix. Access will be through Nets remote control, as well as the [...]

AT&T wants to manage Sky and other Brazilian pay TV channels

We follow Brazilian Law at 100%, said Michael Hartman, AT&T senior vice president to Paulist newspaper Estado, related to the decision that Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) and National Film Agency (Ancine) must make, in which they will define whether AT&T will be able to continue providing satellite content to Sky and other channels such [...]

America Movil confirmed it requested a pay TV license in Mexico through Telcel

Daniel Hajj, America Movil General Director, pointed that to give pay TV, we have already sent our request. It is under review at the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT), as reported on Wednesday in a conference call with analysts. Mobile subsidiary Telcel -through its legal name, Radiomóvil Dipsa-, has already started procedures to avoid the prohibition [...]

tvgo, Peruvian America TV OTT, now available in Roku

tvgo, Peruvian America TV OTT, is now available in Roku and allows its subscribers to access live programming and a catalog with the best Peruvian productions through multiple devices, including PCs, laptops, mobile phones, tablets and Smart TVs. Jose Hernandez, America Digital Manager, said that agreement with Roku allow us to extend our contents reach [...]

Warner follows Disney and launches its OTT in 2020 with Turner and HBO

Kevin Reilly, Turner Entertainments Chief Creative Officer said in a TV Critics Association event in Pasadena that WarnerMedia will launch its OTT SVOD in 2020, with content from HBO, Turner and the Warner Bros movie library. Warners new OTT, as reported by Reilly -who is also TNT and TBS President- aims to reach a wide [...]

DAZN moves Corinthians from Globo to Rede TV

Sports OTT DAZN gave Rede TV Corinthians broadcasting rights in the South American Cup in FTA for free, after more than 20 years in which Globo broadcasted them.  Rede TV will broadcast one match of each South American Cup round, in which Corinthians will make its debut this Thursday. This is an important and strategic [...]