Tag Archives: AMC Networks

Acorn TV expands to more countries in Latin America

North Americas streaming service Acorn TV, which offers British and international content, announced that is now available in thirty new countries, including Paraguay, Bolivia, Venezuela and Uruguay. Launched in Canada and the United States in 2011 Acorn TV quickly became a reference for premium entertainment from British and international television. In June 2018, it expanded [...]

AMC Networks to acquire RLJ Entertainment

AMC Networks announced an agreement to buy RLJ Entertainment, the premium digital channel company that owns the OTT services Acorn TV (British TV), which is present in Latin America, and UMC (Urban Movie Channel). In a statement, the media group said the aggregate enterprise transaction value is approximately USD 274 million. AMC Networks will pay, [...]

Acorn TV launches in Latin America

North Americas streaming service Acorn TV, which offers British and international content, is now available in twelve Latin American countries through Roku devices and via acorn.tv. The monthly subscription costs USD 4.99 per month. The launch in Latin America includes Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, and Peru. [...]

AMC Networks to acquire RLJ Entertainment

AMC Networks announced a deal to acquire the outstanding shares of RLJ Entertainment, the company headed by Robert Johnson that owns the OTT services Acorn TV (British TV) and UMC (Urban Movie Channel). AMC plans to acquire the shares it does not currently own and are not affiliated with Johnson. Currently, the media company owns [...]

Pay TV networks to launch online skinny bundle in the U.S

A+E Networks, Viacom, Discovery, Scripps and AMC Networks are teaming up to launch a new streaming bundle with linear channels that will not include sports content. Subscription will cost less than USD 20 a month, according to the Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter. The new package will be called Philo, like the [...]

AMC Networks launches Machinima in Mexico

AMC Networks International Latin America officially announced the launch in Mexico of Machinima, the first SVOD channel in the country focused on eSports and video games. It will be available from June 30 via website and iOS/Android apps. The monthly subscription costs MX$ 19 (USD 1). AMC Networks has already launched the SVOD channel in [...]

AMC Networks incorporates digital watermarks to trace piracy leaks

  US programmer AMC Networks adopted a new technology that incorporates digital watermarks on copies of their original shows in order to trace where do the leaks of their content, that feed online video piracy, is produced, reported local magazine Variety.   The NexGuard system, developed by technology company Civolution, does not prevent by itself [...]

Eduardo Zulueta, Director de AMC Latinoamérica: “El negocio de TV girará siempre sobre la calidad de contenidos”Eduardo Zulueta, Director of AMC Latin America: "TV business will always revolve around content quality"

El Director General de AMC Networks Internacional Latin America, Eduardo Zulueta, en entrevista exclusiva con NexTV News Latam, comentó acerca de las metas de la empresa de cara al 2016, del desarrollo de las diferentes plataformas no lineales como complemento a la TV paga tradicional y de cómo, sin importar el soporte, lo que importará [...]

AMC Networks no tiene planes de incursionar en TV Everywhere en LatinoaméricaAMC Networks has no plans to venture into TV Everywhere in Latin America

El Vicepresidente de Distribución de la programadora AMC Networks para Latinoamérica, Gustavo López, aseguró que la empresa no estaría interesada en incursionar en el mundo de las plataformas de TV Everywhere en el corto plazo. No tenemos TV Everywhere y no está en nuestros planes, dijo López durante su intervención en el panel Distribución Online [...]