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Colombian Government approves Fox’s purchase by Disney

Colombian Industry and Commerce Superintendence approved the operation for the acquisition of Fox by Disney. According to investigations carried out by the organization, Disney would have less than 20% participation in entertainment, and would acquire leadership only in movies for theatres production and acquire, in which it would record a 28% participation. Operation includes audiovisual [...]

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 [...]

AT&T could sell its 10% stake in Hulu

In a meeting with analysts, AT&Ts CFO John Stephens said the company is considering selling off its 10% stake in Hulu, the video streaming service, in order to reduce debt. AT&T owns that stake through WarnerMedia (formerly Time Warner) and according to recent estimates, it could be worth USD 930 million. This is a non-strategic [...]

Fox launches new Brazilian original series

Fox announced the release in Latin America of “Impuros – Hasta que la Muerte los Separe”, a new original Brazilian production based on real events and set in the 90s in the middle of the drug war in the city of Rio de Janeiro. The new series is already available in the Fox App for [...]

Fox Sports App reached the 186 thousand mark of Argentinian unique users during the Boca – River Final

The media company Fox reported that the sports channel Fox Sports mobile app to watch live content reached the mark of 186 hundred unique Argentinian users in the Boca River football match, disputed last November 11 th , in occasion of the Libertadores de América Final Cup. The second and decisive match will be [...]

Industry leaders to discuss the value of exclusive content in pay TV competition

The next edition of NexTV CEO Latin America, on November 1 & 2 in Miami, will have an executive panel that will discuss the value of exclusive content in pay TV competition, with the participation of DirecTV Colombia and premium TV networks Fox and HBO. The panel will feature José Daniel Gómez, general manager of [...]

Peru: Movistar Play announces 1 million users

Movistar Play announced that it has reached more than 1 million registered users in Peru. Soon, the service will add new features and by 2019 it will integrate Netflix, HBO and Fox to its platform. Movistar Play is available at no additional cost to residential and mobile customers. “We are committed to offer the best [...]

Emmy 2018: Amazon Prime Video becomes first streaming service to win in the comedy series category

During the 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards held on Monday, September 17, Amazon Prime Video became the first streaming service to win a best comedy series Emmy for its original production “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”. The series follows a housewife in 1958 New York City who discovers she has a knack for stand-up comedy. This [...]