Tag Archives: Latin America

ZDF Enterprises sells final season of Scandi-crime series “Bron|Broen” to DirecTV Latin America

ZDF Enterprises announced that DirecTV Latin America has acquired the fourth and final season of the award-winning thriller series “Bron|Broen” (The Bridge), which has already been sold to more than 140 countries. The operator has already aired the first three seasons of the series in Latin America through its exclusive channel OnDirecTV. The fourth season [...]

YouTube announces new original Spanish-language shows

YouTube announced on Friday its first-ever slate of original Spanish-language shows, which will be available in its subscription service, YouTube Premium, currently available in Latin America only in Mexico. New series and films will feature Mexican actor Gael García Bernal, Colombian singer Maluma and Mexican comedian Sofia Niño de Rivera. Were thrilled to continue expanding [...]

Gloud launches gaming show on YouTube

Cloud-based gaming platform Gloud, owned by Turner Latin America, has launched “Los Glouder”, a weekly show focused on the gaming industry and available in five-minute capsules on YouTube. It is produced by digital agency Lanzallamas. “Los Glouder” is inspired by “Los Gumers”, an Argentine television show that explained different aspects of the videogame universe in [...]

PlayKids signs deal with Hasbro

PlayKids, the SVOD platform with educational content for families, announced that it has signed an agreement with Hasbro to add new shows to its offer. As part of the deal, “Littlest Pet Shop” is already available and a new title will be launched every week. The deal includes more than 200 episodes that will be [...]

Latam Pay TV subscriptions fall for sixth consecutive quarter

According to Dataxis, as at Q1 2018 Pay TV in Latin America reached 71.4 million subscribers, which represents a drop of around 0.1% compared to the end of 2017. Venezuela, Brazil and Mexico were the markets that recorded the highest loss of subscribers. This way, the regional pay TV sector registered its sixth straight quarterly [...]

Latin America to reach 91.1 million fixed broadband accesses in 2023

Dataxis latest research revealed that almost 20 million new fixed broadband accesses will be added within the next five years. Consequently, the penetration of the service in 2023 will reach 46% of households. Dataxis notes that very high-speed broadband options have already gained critical mass. In 2017 they represented 36% of the accesses and it [...]

Nat Geo Kids strengthens its presence in Latin America

Children’s channel Nat Geo Kids celebrates, during July, its first year in Latin America with a programming dedicated to its main series. Since its launch, the channel has been growing in distribution and has gained a foothold in the digital area. The official account on YouTube registered more than 135 million views and 16.5 million [...]