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New agreements for series in Mexico, Chile and Ecuador at Natpe 2019

In its third and last edition, Natpe Miami 2019 stood out for  agreements and series productions in Mexico and sales to Chilean and Ecuadorian networks, as well as bioseries and alliances to produce content for all of Latin America. MGM Worldwide Distribution and Televisa announced an alliance for the Mexican broadcaster to adapt ‘TKO: Total [...]

Olympic Channel and Claro Sports will broadcast Olympic content in Latin America

Claro Sports announced an alliance with Olympic Channel to bring Olympic programming to 17 Latin American countries through its OTT, Marca Claro and Claro Video. Programming will be available in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica,  Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. Programming will include Olympic [...]

2btube bought Ecuadorian Touché Films and moves towards OTT

Spanish media group 2btube, acquired a majority stake in Touché Films, Ecuadorian comedy sketches Enchufe.tv producer, with the aim of increasing its volume of production, distribution and international expansion. In 2019, Touché Films will launch its first film, entitled ‘Rock n’ Rola’, which will be distributed to Latin America by Sony Pictures. In addition, it [...]

Grupo TV Cable launches Fox and HBO’s digital platforms for broadband subscribers

The Ecuadorian operator Grupo TV Cable announced that its residential broadband subscribers will now be able to access Fox and HBO’s online offer without a pay TV subscription. HBO Go will be marketed from this week, while the next one, the operator will launch the Fox+ platform. Grupo TV Cable is already offering Sony Pictures [...]

Ecuador: Three out of ten homes have digital TV set

According to data from Ecuadors Telecommunications Ministry (Mintel), published by El Comercio, currently only three out of ten households have a TV set with digital technology. The new plan for the country’s migration to DTT, which was presented on September 19, established that the analog switch-off will begin in 2020 and will end in 2023. [...]

Ecuador court rules against satellite TV piracy

Ecuador’s Justice ruled against two administrators of server IKS 61a in a case of satellite pay TV signal piracy. They were penalized with one year of effective prison and a fine. The Alianza Contra la Piratería de Televisión Paga reported that the investigation process took four years and involved the participation and joint work of [...]

Ecuador to switch off analog TV by 2023

Ecuadors telecommunications ministry has presented a new master plan for the transition to DTT in the country. The analog switch off will be conducted gradually, starting in 2020 and ending in December 2023. The plan was presented on Wednesday, September 19, by the Minister of Telecommunications, Guillermo León. It will be carried out following three [...]

Servisky acquires Ecuadorian national soccer team rights

The Ecuadorian Soccer Federation (FEF) has signed a deal with Servisky for the rights to broadcast the national team in qualifiers and friendly matches, for the next four years. The president of the entity, Carlos Villacís, said, “revenues for the FEF will double.” For its part, one of the members of the board told El [...]

DirecTV, Puntonet sign deal in Ecuador

DirecTV Ecuador and Puntonet have signed an agreement to offer broadband (FTTH) and pay TV, initially in Quito and Guayaquil. The deal was approved by the Telecommunications Regulation and Control Agency (Arcotel). This way, the commercial teams of both companies will be able to offer a bundle with both services. Among the benefits for new [...]

DirecTV and TV Cable reach an agreement with GolTV in Ecuador to showcase local soccer

Ecuadorian Pay-TV companies DirecTV and TV Cable already have the GolTV channel in their programming line-up through which their subscribers can view all the matches of the local soccer league. The sports channel is from the basic packages of the operators, for which users will not have to pay any extra cost; while those with [...]