Tag Archives: caribbean

Cuba moves forward to the analog blackout implementation

With a 70% of the population now accessing to digital TV and more than 2.2 million distributed STBs, Cuba is moving forward tro the analog blackout, which is prevented to be implemented in 2023 in the Caribbean country. However, there are limitations on which we must work before facing the last digital TV deployment step, [...]

WarnerMedia takes control of HBO in Latin America

WarnerMedia announced this Friday that it has ran an agreement to acquire the minority stake that Ole Communications owns in HBO Ole Partners, a joint venture between WarnerMedia and Ole Communications. When the transaction is completed, WarnerMedia will owe all HBO, MAXM Cinemax and HBO GO services in Spanish-speaking countries in Latin America and the [...]

Digicel offers more NBA games in the Caribbean

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Digicel announced a multiyear expansion of its partnership, that will deliver more than 200 live NBA games each season, tipping off on October 22nd with the L.A. Lakers taking on the L.A. Clippers. Extensive NBA programming will be provided to more than 30 Caribbean territories, including the Dominican Republic, [...]

HBO Extras adds Chernobyl special content

HBO just announced that subscribers in Latin America and the Caribbean can now enjoy the epic five-part miniseries Chernobyl with the added second screen experience offered in the HBO Extras app. With it, viewers will have access, among other things, to intriguing data; memes and theories related to the series that you would not find [...]

DirecTV and ESPN develops US Open expanded coverage for Latin America

DTH DirecTV announced it is suggesting a new way of living the US Open, fourth and final 2019 seasons Grand Slam. From next Monday, August 26th, and during the first five days, DirecTV and ESPN are presenting US Open Mix, which will offer an extended coverage of what happens at the Flushing Meadows Park courts, [...]

Ultra DTH to launch TV platform across the Caribbean and the Andean region

Ultra DTH has ran a multiyear and multi-transponder agreement agreement with Eutelsat Americas -Eutelsat Communications subsidiary-, for capacity on the Eutelsat 65 West A satellite to support the launch of a white label DTH platform across the Caribbean and the Andean region. Channels agregation, encoding and ground infrastructure will be provided by United Teleports.  Headquartered [...]

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 [...]