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YOFC continues its Latin American expansion

YOFC Yangtze Fiber Optic and Cable Company Ltd of China, considered the largest fiber optic and cable supplier worldwide, is aimed to expand itself from Asia, with a view to Africa and Latin America. The company’s first commercial investment in the region took place in Peru, and its goal is to become the largest network [...]

Smithsonian Channel commemorates 50th anniversary of man arrival at the moon with multiplatform event

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the arrival of man at the moon, Smithsonian Channel launched special programming to remember the event over six weeks. The contents, which began to be broadcasted yesterday, are available in Argentina, Brazil, Chile,Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay. The beginning of the Smithsonian Channel special programming took place yesterday with [...]

Tax on digital platforms could collect USD 40 million per year in Chile

According to estimations made by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), applying taxes to digital platforms will allow Chile to collect USD 40 million per year. The figure is lower than the one calculated by the Government, when it presented a measure referred to the Tax Reform, in which it indicated [...]

Ecuadorian Government would collect taxes from OTTs

From 2020, Ecuadorian Government analyzes to tax digital platforms, with the aim of raising its tax collection by 1.5% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The proposal, which came up after an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), will be sent to the National Assembly in order to be discussed and approved in the [...]

CNTV completes first stage of DTT concessions delivery in Chile

Chilean National Television Council (CNTV) ended the first stage DTT concessions delivery, with 51 new channels. The entire process considered  88 public tenders, of which 36 were already awarded, and another 15 are adjudicated, with their official publication pending. In addition, 24 tenders were declared invalid, of which no applicants were recorded in 11 of [...]

Mega and Mega Plus unify their newscasts under the Meganoticias brand

Mega Plus, a new pay-TV channel owned by Chilean holding company Megamedia and launched earlier this year, premiered three new newscasts under the Meganoticias brand. The announcement is part of a project that aims to unify the companys newscasts under a single name. The first step of this renovation process began this Monday, when Mega [...]

RTVE, Chilevision and Boomerang TV produce series based on novel by Isabel Allende

RTVE, the Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevision and the Spanish TV production company Boomerang TV will co-produce together Ines del alma mia, novel written by Chilean writer Isabel Allende, which has been translated into more than 30 languages. The author, involved from the beginning in the project, closely follows the adaptation process of this international [...]

DirecTV GO arrives at Argentina, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay

DirecTV GO, a streaming platform that combines live and on demand programming, including series, documentaries, movies, sports and premium content, is arriving at Argentina, Peru, Ecuador and Uruguay. From June 24th, DirecTV customers can access DirecTV GO for free. The service is available since last year in Chile and Colombia, where access to the platform [...]