Tag Archives: central america

Telefe launches new webseries in partnership with MTV Latin America

The Argentine FTA TV channel Telefe is premiering the webseries LifeHackers, its first co-production with MTV Latin America, on its digital platforms. Starred ny Argentine youtuber Barbi Martínez and Mexican actor and influencer Kevin Rogers, the new webserie follows Vicky (Barbi) and Neto (Kevin), who decided to move together  for the first time and must [...]

Millicom invests in Panama and places itself as a telecommunications leader in Central America

After the acquisition of Cable Onda, the leading cable operator in Panama, and Movistar, the leading mobile operator in the country, Millicom is placed as a leader in the telecommunications market in Panama and Central America. As the company officially reported, Cable Onda serves more than 350 thousand residential customers and is the largest B2B [...]

Telefonica sells its Panamanian operations to Cable Onda

Once the relevant regulatory approvals have been obtained, Telefonica Centroamerica Inversiones S.L. announced it has sold the entire Telefonica Moviles Panama S.A. shares capital to Cable Onda S.A., Millicom International Cellulars subsidiary, for USD 594 million.  According to what the company officially reported, after closing this operation, Telefonica has completed the sale of three of [...]

Sky adds Playboy TV and Venus to its programming grid in Mexico and Central America

The premium content platform for adults HOTGO Media announced Playboy TV and Venus channels are now added into Skys programming grid in in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico, Panama and the Dominican Republic. Both channels are already available through a monthly subscription, PPV and HOTGO, from any device with an internet connection. [...]

HBO is now available in Belize

The Belize Cable TV Operators Association (BCTVOA) and the HBO Latin America Group ran an agreement that ables the islands pay TV operators to legally provide the channel’s catalog there for a two-year-period. Under this agreement, Belizean cable companies can now expand their catalog offer and provide authorized access to HBO, A&E, Lifetime, The History [...]

Millicom finishes its Telefonica’s acquisition in Nicaragua

Millicom announced that it has completed the acquisition of Telefónica Nicaragua mobile operations, the first of the three subsidiaries of the Spanish company that it bought last February together with the Panamanian and Costa Rican ones. The transaction was valued at USD 437 million With the acquisition, Tigo is adding about 4 million customers to [...]

Uruguay leads anime audience in Latin America

The OTT Crunchyroll, the biggest anime market referent with more than one million subscribers,  published a 10 countries list that represented animes contents largest audience during the last days of March worldwide. Uruguay was the major anime consumer in Latin America, although the number of subscribers in each country was not posted. In Latin America, [...]

Telefonica sells its subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama to Millicom

Telefónica agreed with Millicom to sell its subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama. As reported by the National Securities Market Commission (CNMV), the operations amount is USD 1,650 million, of which USD 570,9 million correspond to Telefónica Costa Rica, USD 650,4 million to Telefónica Panamá, and USD 430 , 2 million to Telefónica Nicaragua. [...]

Weather Channel OTT Spanish version to launch in 2020

US Entertainment Studios plans to launch the OTT The Weather Channel in Spanish in the first quarter 2020, with Spanish-speaking reporters who will forecast weather conditions in the US and other countries such as Puerto Rico, Mexico and others from Central America, according to what the company officially reported. OTT will use all The Weather [...]

Honduras gets ready for analogic blackout in 2020

Honduran analog blackout will take place next January 1st, 2020, as established by Telecommunications National Commision (Conatel), but Honduras has been working on it since October 2013, warning TV companies to begin TDT migration process. Currently, from the 431 Honduran broadcasters, 223 had made the migration, and the other 198 still have to complete it. [...]