Tag Archives: Alan Sokol

Colombian Canal 1 concession is extended until 2037

The US company Hemisphere Media Group announced Colombian FTA TV channel Canal 1 has extended its concession license for 10 years, without an additional payment required. The measure means that the channels concession will expire on April 30th, 2037, and it can be renewed for an additional 20-year period.   In just two years, Canal 1 [...]

Our Hispanic networks have continued to grow subscribers organically

In an interview prior to his participation in the next edition of NexTV CEO Latin America, Alan Sokol, President & CEO of Hemisphere Media Group, spoke with NexTV News Latam about the importance of the US Hispanic market and the company’s strategy for the region. What characteristics do you see in the US Hispanic audience [...]

Pantaya and Sprint join forces to expand distribution of Spanish-language films

Streaming service Pantaya (a partnership between Lionsgate and Hemisphere Media Group) has teamed up with Sprint to offer Spanish-language films on mobile devices. Hemisphere Chief Executive Officer Alan Sokol will participate in the next edition of NexTV CEO Latin America, the leading conference organized by Dataxis. Sprint is the first carrier to collaborate with Pantaya [...]