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América Móvil to invest USD 8 billion in 2018

América Móvil plans to spend around USD 8 billion on capital expenditure this year. During a call with analysts on Wednesday, Chief Executive Officer Daniel Hajj said the company will continue to invest in Brazil and Mexico, its main markets. América Móvil presented its financial statement of Q417, in which it reported a net loss [...]

Twitter launches in-stream video ads in Brazil

Twitter announced the launch of the In-Stream video ad format in the Brazilian market. This type of advertising was originally launched in the United States and is expanding to other countries. This tool uses as main dissemination criteria the target audience of the campaign and the main topics of interest for each consumer. The video [...]

Pay TV subscribers in Brazil fell 5% in 2017

After several months without official information, Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) released data on the pay TV market in the country. The subscriber base ended 2017 with 17.9 million, this is equivalent to an annual fall of 4.99% (close to 939,000 active contracts), and a drop of 0.70% from November (126,000 subscribers). According to the [...]

Viacom inks licensing deals in Mexico and Brazil

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has signed several licensing agreements in Mexico and Brazil for popular Nickelodeon preschool shows, including Rusty Rivets. In Mexico, free-to-air channel Imagen Televisión acquired content from Nick Jr. for its children’s weekend block, including the first season of “Shimmer and Shine,” “Team Umizoomi,” “Dora and Friends” and ” Bubble Guppies”. [...]

Brazil’s Vivo adds Netflix to mobile offer

Brazilian mobile operator Vivo (Telefónica) announced the addition of Netflix to its “Double Play” offer, the data bonus for exclusive use in selected music and video applications. Through “Double Play”, customers automatically get extra data to use selected apps such as Spotify, YouTube, Vivo Música, NBA, and now Netflix. For example, customers with 10 GB [...]

Vivo extends IPTV reach

Brazilian telecommunications company Vivo (Telefónica) announced the launch of its IPTV service in 20 new cities in the country. The operator also launched a promotion, valid until January 31, 2018, with discounts of up to 40% for customers who subscribe the Vivo Fibra service. Among the cities where IPTV is now available are Rio de [...]

TV2U launches OTT service in Brazil

TV2U, a global provider of over-the-top media services, announced the commercial launch of its OTT entertainment service for the region of Brazil, in collaboration with its partners SOL Telecom and CCS TV. The first service offering will consist of over 100 live channels of both premium and local content, rapidly growing to more than 250 [...]

Net, Gol team up to offer live in-flight TV

Brazilian largest pay TV operator, Net, announced that it has teamed up with Brazilian airline Gol to provide passengers free access to six live TV channels on mobile devices. The services is offered in partnership with TV Globo and Globosat. The available channels are GloboNews, Gloob, GNT, Multishow, OFF and TV Globo. This way, the [...]

HBO GO to expand presence in Brazil

HBO GO standalone service prepares its expansion in Brazil. In a statement sent to the local news site IDG Now!, the press area of the company stated that “HBO Latin America is working on a new way to offer HBO GO in the Brazilian market. We will soon reveal details of the service.” Meanwhile, the [...]