Tag Archives: 2020

Peru moves forward on collecting taxes on digital platforms from 2020

Peru is looking for digital platforms such as Netflix and other global companies to pay taxes for the sales they make in the country, starting next year. Claudia Suarez, Head of the  Peruvian Customs and Tax Administration National Superintendence (SUNAT), told Reuters that the initiative could have the country’s Government approval, through an emergency decree. [...]

Chivas has not ran an agreement for its local matches TV rights in 2020 yet

The Mexican Torneo Clausura 2020  calendar was announced on Monday through the MX Leagues official websites, which organizes the competition. In the document, the times and dates of the 17 fixture dates of the football league were informed, together with the TV channels that will televise the football matches. In the case of those to [...]

DAZN and Globo negotiate Copa do Brasil and Copa Sudamericana broadcasting rights

Grupo Globo (Brazil) and the sports OTT DAZN would be going through an advanced negotiations process which, this time, involves the Copa do Brasil and Copa Sudamericana broadcasting rights from 2020, as reported by Observatório da Televisão ( UOL). According to the website, Globo would give DAZN some of the Copa do Brasil matches, and [...]

Amazon launches new productions in Brazil next year

Amazon announced this week four new original productions for Brazil, some of which are already in the process of filming, and others whose production will start in 2020. Apart from the already announced ‘Tudo or Nada: Seleção Brasileira‘ and ‘Soltos em Floripa’, the platform will also produce the criminal action thriller ‘DOM’, the drama ‘September’ [...]

Turner presents its new programming for 2020

Turner announced the news for the launch of its programming in 2020, in an upfront in Mexico City. Some of the company’s productions for next year will be Amarres, Las Bravas F.C. -filmed in Argentina-, Particular Crowd, La chica que limpia, and many others. “We are positioning ourselves as new content, technology and entertainment options [...]

HBO to rebrand MAX channels in 2020

In 2020 new original productions will arrive at HBO. Among Latin Americans, the fifth season of Chumel con Chumel Torres stands out, and Entre Hombres, held in Argentina, Todxs Nosotrxs, the new Brazilian original series that addresses issues based on the LGBTQIA+ universe and the Colombian series Mil Colmillos, among other planned premieres will be [...]

Globo plans to invest in Globoplay and new technologies next year

Jorge Nobrega, CEO at Grupo Globo, announced in an interview with the Brazilian Valor Economico newspaper that the company plans to make a R$ 1 billion (USD 237.7 million) investment in Globoplay and new technologies during 2020. There are different opportunities for Globoplay compared to competitors such as Netflix or Amazon Prime Video, which, although [...]

Netflix plans to invest about USD 87 million in Brazilian productions in 2020

Netflix will invest R$ 350 million (USD 87 million) in Brazilian productions during 2020 and will launch up to 30 new titles for that market. Greg Peters, Chief Product Officer at Netflix, said the investment will focus on new series and seasons of existing titles. The announcement was made during Futurecom, a telecommunications and technology [...]

RTVE to launch new OTT in Americas in 2020

At the end of 2018, Radio Television Española (RTVE) had announced the launch of its RTVE Play OTT in Latin America, Canada and the US, scheduled for this year, but the platforms premiere was delayed for reasons that were not reported. But, as published by several media in Spain, Maria Jesus Perez Gomez, International Sales [...]