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Colombian soccer league to be broadcast on a new premium channel

Dimayor, the entity in charge of managing soccer tournaments in Colombia, formally approved the creation of a premium channel to broadcast the local league, starting the second semester of 2019, El Tiempo reported. The decision was taken during the assembly held by the entity and had 35 votes in favor and only one against. In [...]

Canal 1 announces new programming

Colombian network Canal 1 made its upfront presentation in Bogota and announced the new programming slate for 2019, which includes new national productions, movies from Hollywood studios, a new reality show and international series, among other contents. Some of the new titles are the series “Sin senos si hay paraíso”; the talent reality show “The [...]

Google launched YouTube Premium in Peru, Chile and Colombia

The international company Google expanded its OTT YouTube Premium service to Peru, Chile and Colombia these last November 13 th . Previously, the already mentioned service was available in Latin America, but only in Brazil and Mexico. Simultaneously, the service YouTube Music was also enabled. The YouTube Premium monthly subscription is charged in local currency, [...]

Movistar expands FTTH network in Colombia

Movistar Colombia announced the launch of FTTH services in Santa Marta, capital of the Magdalena Department, with investments of CO$ 5 billion (USD 1.6 million). The offer includes speeds of up to 100 Mbps. Clients can subscribe to the Full Home plans with 10 Mbps for CO$ 129,900 (USD 40.7) per month or 20 Mbps [...]

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, [...]