Tag Archives: Argentina

Movistar eSports adds Ubeat content in Latin America

Telefonica and Mediapro agreed to develop the Movistar Esports Ubeat channel together in Latin America, focused on promoting electronic sports, which is already available at the OTT Movistar Play. Initially, the proposal is available in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay. Movistar eSports Ubeat will have more than ten original formats focused on [...]

Edgar Welker enters to the TV sports rights market in Uruguay

Edgar Welker, former President of the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) bought last December 2018 the rights to broadcast  several football competitions for Uruguay on cable TV, FTA, radio and streaming, such as the South American Sub 17 and Sub 20 tournaments (both competitions already disputed) and the Copa America, through the company Dexary. Welker sold [...]

Movistar makes the Copa America 2019 available in Movistar Play Argentina

Until next July 7th, all Movistar Argentina customers who have access to Movistar Play, OTT recently launched in the country, will be able to watch all Copa América Brazil 2019 matches for free through the pay TV channel TyC Sports . The offer is available for customers with a mobile plan or internet at home. [...]

Argentina aims to encourage audiovisual content production

The Cinema and Visual Arts National Institutes (INCAA) President, Ralph Haiek, together with Argentines Nation Production and Labor Ministry, Dante Sica, and representatives from the Argentine TV, Audiovisual, Interactive and Data Services (SATSAID) and the Argentine Actors Association, ran an agreement to promote audiovisual production in different international content distribution platforms. According to the information [...]

CINE.AR PLAY aims to become integrated to pay TV operators in Latin America

CINE.AR PLAY, the free VOD platform of the National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA) of Argentina, wants its catalog to be distributed by pay TV operators in the country and abroad. CINE.AR PLAYs integration will be done in two ways: the firstone will be from its integration via API with different operators in [...]

DirecTV broadcasts the FIFA Women’s Football Cup in 4K for Latin America

The FIFA Women’s World Cup is being played in France until July 7th through DirecTV Sports, whose coverage includes live and 4K broadcasts and 4K through channel 4000 of its programming grid. Argentine, Brazilian and Chilean National Teams are the ones from Latin America taking part of the competition, which is having 52 National Teams [...]

Telecom Argentina records 602 thousand Flow STBs in Q1 2019

In its Q1 2019 financial results report, Telecom Argentina recorded 602 thousand Flow STBs acquired. These number almost doubles the one presented at the same period 2018, when customers with Flow STBs were 312 thousand. Telecom also mentioned it has added Netflix to Flows STB. In addition, customers with a STB and a Netflix account [...]

StarzPlay to launch in Latin America

StarzPlay, premium streaming platform launched by the global media and entertainment company Starz in 2018, announced an international expansion that includes Latin America and Europe. The countries where it has currently arrived are Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom, and it is available as an Apple TV channel in the [...]

DirecTV to take FIFA U-20 World Cup from Poland to Latin America

FIFA U-20 World Cup is scheduled to begin this Thursday, May 23rd, and will be based on Poland this year. The football competition will be broadcast on DirecTV Sports and several National Teams will take part of it, such as the ones from Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Honduras, Panama and Uruguay. The competition calendar indicates [...]

Pay TV operators must adapt themselves to the OTT model to stay in business

During the first  day of Nextv Series Argentina 2019, the conference developed last May 14th and 15th at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires, executives from Montecable (Uruguay), Digital TV Cable (Bolivia), Wiltel Communications (Argentina) Nagra and Videocable Continental (Paraguay), took part in the panel Future of Pay TV in South America, where they analyzed [...]