Tag Archives: caribbean

Unbrossa selects Eutelsat to launch DTH in the Caribbean

Unbrossa (Unique Broadcasting Service) has signed a multiyear, multi-transponder agreement with Eutelsat Americas for the launch of its new low-cost DTH platform for the Caribbean, called Play. The company booked capacity on the Eutelsat 117 West B satellite. Play will offer over 125 channels, including 25 in HD. It is scheduled to launch in spring [...]

Flow signs Caribbean soccer TV deal

Flow Sports has signed a multi-year deal with the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) to broadcast multiple confederation championships. Under the deal, the sports network secured English-language rights across its Caribbean footprint for the upcoming editions of the Concacaf Champions League, the Concacaf League, and the newly-launched Flow Caribbean Club [...]

Facebook, Cisneros expand partnership in Latin America

Cisneros Interactive, a digital advertising division of Cisneros, announced that it has become the official reseller of Facebook in Central America, the Caribbean, and Uruguay, expanding their strategic alliance in Latin America. Under this new deal, Cisneros Interactive will start providing services to Facebook customers in Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Panama, Puerto Rico [...]

Liberty Global strengthens its Latin American & Caribbean operation

Liberty Global announced that Balan Nair will assume the position of president and CEO of its Latin American and Caribbean operation (LiLAC) once the split-off from Liberty Global occurs, which is expected around the end of the year. Currently, Nair is Chief Technology & Innovation Officer of the company and he will remain in this [...]

Digicel goes for 4K in the Caribbean together with Huawei

The telecommunications operator of the Caribbean Digicel gave its first step towards transmissions in 4k. Using the technology provided by Huawei, it broadcasted in this quality from its headquarters located in Kingston, Jamaica. The main media in the region were invited to demonstration. Thanks to the power of our fiber network and hybrid TV platform, [...]

HBO GO launches standalone service on App Store and Google Play

HBO Latin America announced that it will extend the access to HBO GO, allowing online subscription through App Store and Google Play for the first time. The launch will be in stages, starting in the Caribbean. In an interview with media, Francisco Smith, EVP of Distribution and Media Development at HBO, said they expect that [...]

Liberty Global reports Q1 revenue of USD 911 million in Latin America

Liberty Global announced the financial results for the first quarter of 2017. The company reported revenues of USD 911 million in Lilac division, which includes its operations in Latin America and the Caribbean. Liberty offered both reported numbers and rebased figures based on the fact that the Cable & Wireless acquisition is only included in [...]

Digicel Play reaches 100 thousand subscribers in three markets in the Caribbean after a year of launching

Digicel Play, a Triple Play Service offer through FTTH, has reach 100 thousand subscribers in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago, only a year after the service was first launched in Jamaica. This is a very important milestone for us and we are thankful to our customers and business partners for helping us achieve it, [...]

Digicel launches OTT app in the Caribbean

Digicel has announced the launch of Play Go, its live streaming service with seven HD channels, including sports and TV shows. It is available across Digicels markets in the Caribbean.   The app offers live streaming of channels SportsMax, SportsMax 2, NBA TV, Fight Sports, Catch, Catch 2 and P. Diddys Revolt TV. It can [...]

Caribbean Cinemas launched its own network Caribbean TV in Dominican Republic

Cinema complex Caribbean Cinemas launched its own network, Caribbean TV, in Dominican Republic through an alliance with pay TV operator Tricom. The network will focus on movies and promises that 20% of its programming will be cover by local productions. The main focus will be on movies, around 67% of the time, 20% of which [...]