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Chile loses more than 15 thousand pay TV subscribers this year

A report made by the Chilean Telecommunications Subsecretary (Subtel) informed that, as of June 2019, Chilean pay TV subscribers totaled 3.14 million, a figure that represents a 1.3% decrease in comparison to the same month last year. The number also means a 0.5% reduction in relation to pay TV subscribers recorded in December 2018.   Figures [...]

Netflix to publish its reports by region from January 2020

In its Q3 2019 results report, Netflix reported that, starting with its Q4 2019 earnings report, to be published in January 2020, they plan to disclose revenue and membership by region: Asia Pacific (APAC), Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA), Latin America (LATAM), and the US and Canada (UCAN). In Q3, Netflix grew to USD [...]

Amazon brings Alexa to Brazil

Amazon is launching its virtual assistant Alexa in Brazil starting this month, with plans for three different devices with the software installed, as its rapidly expands operations in Latin Americas largest economy. The move comes only three weeks after the US e-commerce giant introduced new contents on its Prime Video offer in Brazil. This is [...]

History Latin America, Amazon Prime Video and TV Azteca confirm new joint production

History Latin America, Amazon Prime Video and TV Azteca announced the joint release of the series Hernan, which takes place because of the celebration of the  500th anniversary of Hernan Cortes arrival at Mexico. The series will be available on the Amazon platform on November 21st, on History Latin America the following day, and on [...]

Disney announces the full Disney+ catalog before its launch in the US

Through its official Twitter account, Disney announced this week how its new Disney+ catalog, its new OTT to be launched next November 12th in the US, will be set up. The new platform will feature the entire catalog of the company, which includes Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars, Fox and National Geographic productions, apart from several [...]

Alfonso Cuaron to produce content for Apple TV+

Apple ran an exclusive agreement with Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron, aimed at creating original series for Apple TV+, the companys new OTT, which will be launched next November 1st. Projects will be made with Esperanto Filmoj, his production company, based in London.  This way, Cuaron joins the Apple TV+ talent portfolio, which includes Steven Spielberg, [...]

Caracol TV launches eSports platform Volk in Colombia

Officially launched yesterday, Volk, the new Caracol TVs eSports and videogames platform, is now available. Presented during the Salon de Ocio y Fantasia de Bogota (SOFA) tenth edition, Volk will become the first community that will bring all casual and non-casual gamers of the country together, through the realization of face-to-face and virtual tournaments, and [...]

Nextv Series debates about 4K, TV and OTT content and the industry’s future challenges

On its second day, Nextv Series Mexico & Central America, leading conference organized by Dataxis at the Marriott Reforma Hotel in Mexico City, discussed on its different panel discussions the the video, TV and broadcast industries different trends, such as the 4K implementation, OTTs challenges, new platforms monetization models and the future challenges of the [...]

Nextv Series debated about the challenges of TV, OTTs and user experience in Mexico

During the first day of Nextv Series Mexico & Central America ninth edition, leading conference organized by Dataxis at the Marriott Reforma Hotel in Mexico City, some of the main topics debated on different panels were the growth of the OTT market and the multiple ways in which video contents are consumed. We already have [...]

America Movil denies negotiations with Telefonica and TIM Italy to acquire Oi assets

America Movil denied yesterday to be part of a negotiation agreement with Telefonica and Telecom Italy (TIM) to jointly buy Brazilian Ois assets. According to the Spanish newspaper Expansion, the idea is to buy (Oi) together, and then share its assets. Nothing has been negotiated at all, Arturo Elias Ayub, Communications Director at America Movil, [...]