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Movistar Play to offer RTVE channels in Latin America

Spanish corporation RTVE has signed new distribution deals in Latin America. The company revealed that TVE Internacional, Star HD and Clan channels will be available on Movistar Play streaming platform, which has presence in several markets in Latin America. RTVE also announced the sale of TVE Internacional to two pay TV platforms in Argentina: Claro [...]

ICE expands into Central American markets

Costa Rica’s Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) is preparing its expansion to other markets in Central America to become a regional player. For this purpose, it is partnering with other operators to offer mobile telephony and pay TV services. This way, the state-owned company will compete with Claro and Movistar in markets such as Honduras, [...]

Chile recorded 3.25 million pay TV subs in Q317

According to figures from the most recent report of Chilean regulator Subtel, the pay TV market in the country ended the third quarter of 2017 with 3.25 million subscribers, up 7.5% from previous year. The report revealed that satellite TV systems accounted 50.3% of total subscribers, and cable and IPTV systems the remaining 47.9%. The [...]

Argentina grants pay TV licenses to Telefónica and Claro

Argentinas National Entity of Communications (Enacom) has granted pay TV licenses to Claro (América Móvil) and Telefónica. In addition, cable operator Supercanal received the authorization to provide mobile telephony as MVNO. These new decisions, taken during Enacoms first board meeting of the year, allow the country to move forward with the opening of the telecommunications [...]

Claro to offer pay TV in Uruguay

Telecommunications company Claro will be able to offer pay TV in Uruguay after a final decision of a Court of Civil Appeals declared “illegitimate” the Government’s position towards the company. According to the ruling, the Executive Power resists to comply with a ruling issued by the Contentious-Administrative Tribunal (TCA in Spanish) in 2012, El País [...]

Industry leaders to debate the future of TV at NexTV Colombia

NexTV Series Colombia & Andean 2017 will gather, on November 30 at the JW Marriott hotel in Bogota, more than 40 executives from leading TV, OTT and online video companies to discuss the industry trends. DirecTV, Claro, Telefonica, TigoUne, Sony Pictures Television, Fox and HBO are among the companies that will participate in the event. [...]

TV Brasil launches HD channel on Net

Brazilian public broadcasting network TV Brasil signed an agreement with Net (Claro Brasil) to launch its high definition channel on the operator’s programming lineup. According to Agencia Brasil, the public broadcaster expects to attract other operators in the sector to make new contracts and increase its audience. “Technically the process was already ready and thanks to the [...]

AMC increases distribution in Brazil

AMC Networks International – Latin America announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Brazilian operators Net and Claro TV for its flagship channel AMC. This way, AMCNI adds more than six million new subscribers and triples the number of subscribers of the channel in the country. Net is Brazils largest pay TV operator, [...]

Argentine telcos near DTH approval decision

In a meeting with journalists held during Jornadas Internacionales 2017, Miguel de Godoy, head of the National Entity for Communications (Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones, Enacom), said that it is “very likely” that the government will give telephone companies the approval to offer pay TV using DTH technology. Currently, telecom companies are allowed to provide pay [...]

Las telefónicas, cerca de dar DTH en Argentina

En un encuentro con periodistas realizado durante Jornadas Internacionales 2017, el titular del Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones (Enacom), Miguel de Godoy, afirmó que es “muy probable que el gobierno autorice a las telefónicas a dar DTH. Actualmente, las empresas de telecomunicaciones sólo están autorizadas a brindar TV paga, a partir del año que viene, mediante [...]