Tag Archives: Ecuador

Samsung adds Movistar Play to its smart TVs apps portfolio

Samsung Electronics and Telefonica announced the OTT Movistar Play will be added to the apps portfolio available on Samsung smart TVs interface. The app will be available on all models made from 2016. Movistar Play offers various live TV channels and a VOD content catalog with more than 10 thousand titles, including movies, series, documentaries [...]

CDF takes the Female Copa Libertadores from Ecuador to Chile

This month, the Chilean Football Channel (CDF) added the Female Copa Libertadores to its programming grid, tournament which is taking place this year in Ecuador between October 11th and 27th. Including the Female Copa Libertadores matches with our commitment to go along with Chilean football teams in international cups and to add new content to [...]

Marca Claro and YouTube develop free Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games broadcast for Latin America

As officially reported on the Marca Claro website, part of the America Movil Group, all Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games activities will be available for free for the first time  on the Marca Claro official YouTube account. The offer will be valid in 17 Latin American countries, including Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican [...]

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 [...]