Tag Archives: caribbean

Cable & Wireless adds sports channel Rush to Flow TV

Cable & Wireless Communications, quadruple play operator in the Caribbean, added the sports channel Rush to its Flow TV service content offer, with the Premier League as one of its main attractions for the region. Rush is joining Flow TV today, and will broadcast the competitions 380 matches over the next three seasons Britta Reinhardt, [...]

BabyFirst joins Sky catalog in Mexico

Aimed to expand its Latin American presence, from this month the linear TV channel BabyFirst -owned by First Media- will be added to Sky Mexicos programming grid. The channels catalog includes more than 90 programs and original characters focused on educating and stimulating babies and children during their first life years. BabyFirst will be available [...]

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 [...]

PGA Championship to be watched in Latin America and the Caribbean through ESPN

As part of an agreement between the PGA of America and ESPN, the PGA Championship –  considered one of the four most important professional golf competitions – will arrive at Latin America and the Caribbean. The competition will begin today at the Bethpage Black Course in New York, considered one of the most difficult golf [...]

Cable & Wireless and Digicel take the Premier League to the Caribbean

The companies Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) and Digicel announced an agreement to broadcast the next three seasons Premier Leagues matches live in the Caribbean, through Caribbean Premier Sports Limited (CPSL), their new joint venture. The agreement with the English football competition covers live, on demand and streaming broadcasts. We are excited to join forces [...]

HBO Go is also available in Vivo’s catalog

Brazilian pay TV operator Vivo allows its subscribers to access to the HBO Go OTT. The subscription has a USD 9 monthly cost, and can be paid directly into the operator’s account, or with prepaid credits. With this new feature, Vivos customers can access the entire HBO content, either through a subscription or by hiring [...]

HBO Go is also available on Samsung Smart TVs

After HBO announced on March 20th that its OTT HBO Go is available on LG’s Smart TVs, the company reported that since last Monday, HBO Go customers will be able to access the HBO content catalog directly on Samsung Smart TVsthroughout Latin America and the Caribbean. The offer is available for Tizen technology models, launched [...]

TVs from Panama must be sold with tuners for digital TV

Panamanian Public Services National Authority (ASEP)  reported that since April 1st all economic agents that market TVs in the country must sell them with the digital TV or DVB-T tuner incorporated, so that they can receive digital broadcasts. Panama, Colombia and some Caribbean territories have chosen this European standard for DTT. The only exception to [...]

Liberty Latin America acquires 87.5% of UTS

Liberty Latin America entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 87.5% of United Telecommunication Services (UTS), which provides fixed and mobile services to several Caribbean nations. The transaction was made on a cash and debt-free basis, and valued at USD 189 million. The agreement to acquire represents all shares held in UTS by the Government [...]