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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 [...]

Tigo One TV adds HBO app in Costa Rica

Tigo One TV platform, which combines linear TV with VOD, announced the integration of the HBO app in Costa Rica. The service also includes access to Crackle, Fox and YouTube. The new HBO app allows unlimited access to more than 2,000 exclusive titles of the network, of which 70% correspond to movies and the rest [...]

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 [...]

StarTV to add OTT services to TV offer in 2019

Mexican DTH operator StarTV is working on partnerships with OTTs services to complement its content offering. In 2019, it will offer well known platforms, said in an interview with NexTV News Latam the companys general director, Bruno Pruneda. Meanwhile, the company moves forward with its ‘double play’ package that integrates pay TV with satellite Internet. [...]

AT&T plans to launch new streaming service in 2019

AT&Ts WarnerMedia (formerly Time Warner) plans to launch a new direct-to-consumer (D2C) streaming service in the fourth quarter of 2019, the unit CEO John Stankey said in a statement. We are committed to launching a compelling and competitive product, the executive said. The new initiative will be anchored by HBO as a lead brand, and [...]

Exclusive series on streaming platforms lead to increase piracy, says report

The number of people using BitTorrent began to increase again in 2015, after several years in decline, due to the exclusive shows on streaming platforms, including Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. This was pointed out by Cam Cullen, Vice President of Global Marketing at Sandvine, in a blog post with the findings of a new report. [...]

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 [...]

AT&T CEO says Netflix is the “Walmart” of video streaming services

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson called Netflix the Walmart of video on demand services, while HBO -now part of the group after the acquisition of Time Warner- is the Tiffany” of media and entertainment. The executive made the comparison on Wednesday during the Goldman Sachs Communacopia conference in New York. “HBO is a very unique brand, [...]