Tag Archives: Ecuador

DirecTV and ESPN develops US Open expanded coverage for Latin America

DTH DirecTV announced it is suggesting a new way of living the US Open, fourth and final 2019 seasons Grand Slam. From next Monday, August 26th, and during the first five days, DirecTV and ESPN are presenting US Open Mix, which will offer an extended coverage of what happens at the Flushing Meadows Park courts, [...]

Kanal D Drama premiers new productions in Latin America

Kanal D Drama, pay TV channel available in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Panama, Peru and Uruguay, announced it will premiere Secretos Prohibidos and Tormenta de pasiones, next September 12th and 20th, respectively. According to what the channel officially reported, Secretos Prohibidos focuses on Kamal İpekçi, a famous businessman, who lives an enviable life in Istanbul, [...]

DirecTV GO makes its catalog available in more Latin American countries

DirecTV GO, OTT platform that combines linear, live and on demand programming, series, documentaries, movies, sports and premium content, is now available in Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay. From last August 8th, anyone wishing to subscribe to the platform can do so through a monthly plan at www.directvgo.com. The OTT is also available in Chile and [...]

ESPN acquires Premier League’s broadcasting rights in several South American countries

A few days after the beginning of football activities in England, ESPN announced it has acquired the exclusive rights to broadcast the next Premier Leagues three seasons. The agreement with DAZN, which has the rights for all Spanish-speaking Latin American countries, includes the 2019/2020; 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 seasons and covers pay TV and digital platforms [...]

Telefonica launches first Colombian original production in November

After announcing its first original Latin American series production in Peru, Telefónica (Movistar) presents Ruido Capital, its first original series made in Colombia. According to the company, the new production will have six episodes in its first season. Its premiere is scheduled for November and will be available to Movistar customers in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, [...]

Smithsonian Channel commemorates 50th anniversary of man arrival at the moon with multiplatform event

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the arrival of man at the moon, Smithsonian Channel launched special programming to remember the event over six weeks. The contents, which began to be broadcasted yesterday, are available in Argentina, Brazil, Chile,Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay. The beginning of the Smithsonian Channel special programming took place yesterday with [...]

Ecuadorian Government would collect taxes from OTTs

From 2020, Ecuadorian Government analyzes to tax digital platforms, with the aim of raising its tax collection by 1.5% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The proposal, which came up after an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), will be sent to the National Assembly in order to be discussed and approved in the [...]

DirecTV GO arrives at Argentina, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay

DirecTV GO, a streaming platform that combines live and on demand programming, including series, documentaries, movies, sports and premium content, is arriving at Argentina, Peru, Ecuador and Uruguay. From June 24th, DirecTV customers can access DirecTV GO for free. The service is available since last year in Chile and Colombia, where access to the platform [...]

Movistar eSports adds Ubeat content in Latin America

Telefonica and Mediapro agreed to develop the Movistar Esports Ubeat channel together in Latin America, focused on promoting electronic sports, which is already available at the OTT Movistar Play. Initially, the proposal is available in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay. Movistar eSports Ubeat will have more than ten original formats focused on [...]

Five sports websites in Ecuador are blocked because of illegal streaming content

The Ecuadorian National Intellectual Rights Services (Senadi) ordered to block five websites belonging to RojaDirecta, a platform focused on broadcasting sporting events, according to what the entity informed in an official statement, where it stated to have found several elements to determine an alleged violation of intellectual property rights, through networks re-broadcastings without the owners [...]