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Colombia ready to sell stake in Movistar

Colombian Finance Minister Mauricio Cárdenas said last Friday during an event that the government will sell its stake in Telefónica-Movistar, which amounts to 32.5%. According to Cárdenas, currently “it is a non-strategic government investment”, El Colombiano reported. It is expected that the process schedule will be known shortly. Meanwhile, the government hired a consortium made [...]

Citytv launches on Claro Video in Colombia

Claro Video announced the addition of Citytv to its programming offer in Colombia. This way, customers who have an active pay TV package can now access live the channel, at no additional cost, on the streaming platform. “We understand that there are new ways of watching television, we are aware of that dynamic and we [...]

Secuoya signs deal with Claro TV in Colombia

The Spanish group Secuoya signed an agreement with Claro TV in Colombia for the provision of technical production, journalistic and talent services for the operator’s own television channels. The deal is for a period of three years (renewable) and seeks to enhance and improve all the TV channels, which include Red Más, Claro Sports and [...]

Secuoya reinforces its presence in Latin America

Grupo Secuoya opened a new division for Latin America, with headquarters in Bogotá, Colombia, and appointed Alejandro Samanes Prat as CEO for the region, the company said in a press release. Samanes Prat will be responsible of the consolidation of Secuoya in Colombia, Chile, Peru as well as the expansion in Mexico and Miami. From [...]

Netflix announces second Colombian original series

Netflix announced its second Colombian original series, Siempre Bruja, which will debut exclusively on the platform around the globe in 2019. Composed of ten one-hour episodes and shot entirely in 4K, this young adult drama will be produced by Caracol Television. Inspired by the novel Yo, Bruja by Isidora Chacon, the show is slated to [...]

Canal Capital launches first web series

Bogotá’s public TV channel, Canal Capital, has launched its first web series, called TBT Sin Límites, which is already available on its website and on YouTube and Facebook. This new suspense show has 48 short episodes and reflects the reality of young people, said the channel in a statement. The project has the support of [...]

Canal 1 announces new programming

A few months after its launch, Colombias Canal 1 continues to grow its audience and is already preparing its 2018 programming that will feature varied content, at different times, including national productions, Hollywood series and films, reality shows, international series and the channel’s Information System. The new season of the competition reality show “Guerreros”, programs [...]

Netflix to produce first original Colombian series

Netflix announced that it will launch its first Colombian original series, which will be available worldwide in 2019. The executive producer will be Oscar-nominated Ciro Guerra (Embrace of the Serpent). The series will begin shooting in 2018 and will be entirely in 4K. It will feature eight one-hour episodes. The plot follows the story of [...]

Canal 1’s audience keeps growing in Colombia

More than 14 million people have already watched Canal 1s new programming since its launch (August 14) and until November 9. According to data from Kantar Ibope Media, in October it closed the month as the third channel with the highest rating in national television. During the first week of November, the channel reported good [...]