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Brazil bans OTT D2C Fox+

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) issued a precautionary measure in which it request Fox to restrict Fox+, its direct to final consumer OTT. The Brazilian regulator gave Foz a 30-day period to obey the measure and, in case of not responding to it, the channel will be forced to pay a daily USD 25,800 fine, [...]

Oi updates its OTT Oi Play with more content customization features

The Brazilian company Oi presented new features in its Oi Play VOD platform, available for iOS and Android devices. The application now has the ‘Pra Trocar’ update, which allows subscribers to choose which OTT content they want to add to their plan. The system works through virtual currencies called plays, and lasts for 30 days. [...]

Disney adds new professionals for its operations in Latin America

The Walt Disney Company Latin America announced this week new it has decided to add more professionals from The 21st Century Fox, ESPN and Disney for the region, In addition, the company reported that, from now on, Media Networks operations will be in charge of Guillermo Tabanera  They will all report to Diego Lerner, President [...]

Website Pelispedia is closed in Uruguay for illegal series and movies streaming

Uruguayan Justice requested to close the Pelispedia website, which had an ilegal series and films catalog without its intellectual rights owners authorization. The website has received complaints from Warner, Universal Studios and Fox for illegally displaying content. Apart from that, Pelispedias owners were imprisoned for a 90-day period. Montevideos Criminal Prosecutors of Narcotic Drugs and [...]

Amazon Prime Video’s catalog joins Tigo in Costa Rica

The company Millicom -branded as Tigo in Latin America-, announced that it will include Amazon Prime Videos series, films and documentaries catalog in Costa Rican  content offering. As detailed by the company, customers will be able to have Prime Videos content for free during the first three months. After that period, they will have a [...]

Fox to broadcast one The Simpson’s season per day during May in Latin America

Between May 1st and 29th, Fox will broadcast the Simpsons Total binge watching in Latin America. The channel with put on air a daily season of the series, which plans to launch its thirtieth one in June throughout the region. With the binge watching, the Simpsons fans in Latin America can enjoy the 639 episodes [...]

Disney hires Pyne Media to sell Fox Sports in Brazil

Disney hired an independent company to negotiate with potential interested parties, with the aim of selling Fox Sports in Brazil and concluding its merger with Fox. The company also decided to cut funds from Fox Sports until its sale to another media group is done. Pyne Media, ESPNs Global Distribution former President Benjamin Pynes independent [...]

Accused of pay TV piracy are condemned with preventive detention in Argentina

Argentine Instruction Court N°3 from Corrientes City ordered the prosecution with preventive detention for people accused of piraced channels broadcasts. They are three people close to Caa Catí Cable Visión and the owner of Itati Cable Color. The complaint made to the first company is linked to the last raid, in August 2017, where three [...]

Disney establishes its new structure in Latin America

The Walt Disney Company announced its new business structure in Latin America after it merged with 21st Century Fox, which will include a total of 12 leaders throughout the region. The operation will be led by Diego Lerner. The groups channels affiliated and advertising sales (including family channels, for children, sports and entertainment), these topics [...]

Coloral TV joins Argentine Pay TV programming grid in April

Coloral TV, the Argentine TV channel focused on lifestyle content, will be available from next April 1st on Argentines pay TV operator Telecentro, on channel 515. Their offer includes weekly premieres, special programs and VOD content to watch from computers, cell phones or tablets. The monthly subscription costs  USD 3.6, with the first month for [...]