Tag Archives: Argentina

Accused of pay TV piracy are condemned with preventive detention in Argentina

Argentine Instruction Court N°3 from Corrientes City ordered the prosecution with preventive detention for people accused of piraced channels broadcasts. They are three people close to Caa Catí Cable Visión and the owner of Itati Cable Color. The complaint made to the first company is linked to the last raid, in August 2017, where three [...]

Cablevision adds Netflix to Flow in Argentina

Cablevision Flow agreed with Netflix to access the OTT through its platform. Feature is already available and is effective since last Thursday, April 18th for customers who have a Flow STB and a Netflix account. Access to the OTT can be done from a dedicated application. In addition, the new Flow remote control will have [...]

Chilean classic football match was broadcast for the first time in Argentina

Chilean classic football match between teams Catholic University and Chilean University, which was played yesterday at the San Carlos de Apoquindo stadium in Las Condes because of the eight local competitions fixture date, was broadcast for the first time in Argentina through TNT Sports, together with the Chilean Football Channel (CDF). Apart from the match, [...]

RCA launches new 32-inch Android TV in Argentina

RCA is launching the first Smart TV in conventional size in Argentina, with Android as operating system and compatible with Google Play and Google Assistant. The device is also integrated with Chromecast and includes the  voice command feature from the remote control. It will be initially marketed with 32 and 40-inches screens. As detailed above, [...]

Facebook and Fox Sports extend Libertadores Cup’s broadcast

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) and Facebook agreed to extend from 28 to 46 Copa Libertadores matches broadcast for free by the OTT Facebook Watch, in the Spanish-speaking countries that are taking part in the competition. Fox Sports will also air Thursday’s matches, which had been acquired by Facebook. Partnership between the companies establishes [...]

Telefonica to produce original series in Latin America

Telefonica announced it will produce original fiction series in Latin America. According to the company, the first three are being pre produced  in Colombia and Peru, and the first releases will be made during the second half of the year. The content will be available on Movistar Series, Movistar TV and Movistar Play. The offer [...]

QubitTV joins Roku in Argentina

Argentine OTT QubitTV incorporated its full films catalog in Roku, which includes movies from all times into its most outstanding contents. Since 2018 Roku and Qubit have worked in their partnership. Roku offers its technology and develops the native app in the Roku environment, so that Qubit is accessible on Rokus devices, explained Lilian Beriro, [...]

Peru could also collect taxes from OTTs

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) presented a report that suggests that Peru would collect taxes from Netflix and other apps, and argued that if the measure is implemented, the country could raise more than USD 35 million per year. In its report Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean [...]

Argentina holds local OTTs meeting

Buenos Aires Web Fest (BAWebFest), the first international web series festival in South America that brings together local and international projects marketed over the internet, had its 2019 edition in Argentina. One of the most outstanding sessions of the day was starred by Felipe Becerra (content manager of Telecom), Gustavo Castro (chief of contents of [...]

Mexico could also apply a tax to foreign OTTs

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (Cepal) considered that Mexico could obtain revenues valued in USD 178.8 million per year if it charges VAT to digital platforms and charges 3% for intermediation services from platforms like Netflix and others. The entity established in its report Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and [...]