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Netflix produces six original series in Colombia

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said during an event held in Bogotá, Colombia, that the company is producing six original series in the country. The executive also confirmed that Mexican original “La Casa de las Flores” will have another two seasons. In total, 70 original contents are being filmed in Latin America. To the already announced [...]

Crackle launches on Claro Video in Colombia

Claro Video announced that it has added Crackle, Sony Pictures Televisions digital platform, to its entertainment offer in Colombia. Users can subscribe Crackle for CO$ 10,000 per month (USD 3.3), after a free-month trial. “Claro Video’s offer continues to grow steadily, with the addition of Crackle to the platform in Colombia, we have the possibility [...]

Win Sports submits offer to implement Premium soccer channel

Colombian sports channel Win Sports, which owns the TV rights to the local soccer tournament, has submitted an offer for the implementation of a Premium channel. Dimayor (Major Division of Colombian Soccer) will analyze the proposal during the next 30 days. According to local media, Win Sports offered Co$ 1.7 trillion (USD 570 million) for [...]

Mediapro responsible for production of Conmebol matches in Bolivia and Colombia

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has selected Mediapro to produce the matches set to take place in Colombia and Bolivia for the organization’s three main competitions: Libertadores, Sudamericana and Recopa, for 2019-2022 seasons. OB Units from Mediapro Bolivia and Mediapro Colombia (Televideo) will be responsible for transmission services for all matches on-site from stadiums, [...]

Colombia warns about online piracy

The Colombian Government lost more than USD 200 million in 2017 due to online piracy and sub-reporting, according to data unveiled by representatives of The Alliance Against Pay TV Piracy, the Attorney General’s Office, the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (SIC) and the National Television Authority (ANTV). Specifically, Colombia lost USD 184 million for taxes [...]

Colombia reached 5.9 million pay TV subscribers in June

Colombian pay TV market reached 5.9 million users at the end of the second quarter, according to data from the National Television Authority (ANTV). Of those total, 1.93 million or 32.7% were satellite TV subscribers. Thus, pay TV in Colombia had an annual growth of 6.75%, since in June 2017 ANTV had reported 5.53 million [...]

Netflix announces premiere date for new Colombian original series

Netflix announced that new Colombian original Wild District will premiere on October 19. The action series will feature 10 episodes and will be available to Netflix members in the US, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean. Wild District is created by Cristian Conti and directed by Javier Fuentes-León and Carlos Moreno. It was entirely filmed [...]

Colombia’s DTT arrives in Cúcuta

Colombias National Television Board (JNTV) chose the city of Cúcuta to carry out a pilot test in the digital TV migration process, as part of the Territorios TDT project. In this way, about 4,000 homes in that region now have access to high definition TV signal. During a press conference, Camila Villamizar, member of the [...]

Colombia offers to sell stake in Coltel

Colombias government, through the Ministry of Finance, last week offered to sell its 32.5 percent stake in Colombia Telecomunicaciones (Coltel), a Telefónica subsidiary. The government is selling 1,108,269,271 shares for CO$ 2,075 (USD 0.72). In this way, it hopes to raise CO$ 2.3 trillion (USD 795 million). This first stage ends on October 3 and [...]

Canal 1’s audience keeps growing

Colombias free-to-air channel Canal 1 announced that on July 24 it achieved a share of 9.23% and nine of its shows registered above 1 rating point, which represented the best figure recorded since the launch of the new programming, on August 14, 2017. According to the data provided by the channel and based on figures [...]