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Fox Sports Mexico begins its sales process

The Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) Plenary approved the candidates proposed by Fox and Disney as Independent Auditor and Disincorporation Agent and, that way, allow Mexican Fox Sports channels sale. With the Agents designation, a six-month period is granted for the sale, extendible in an only opportunity for justified reasons. Once notified, Disney and Fox have [...]

DAZN to develop its first boxing broadcast to Brazil

The sports OTT DAZN will develop its first boxing broadcast in Brazil, with the fight that will face Mexican boxer Juan Francisco Estrada and Thai Srisaket Sor Rungvisai for the World Boxing Councils (CMB) Flyweight Championship, at the Inglewood Forum, in California. Apart from DAZN, the fight will be also broadcast by ESPN Latin America, [...]

Real Madrid TV is available in Mexico through Izzi

Mexican pay TV operator Izzi informed that it already has the official Real Madrid channel available to its subscribers. The network is called Real Madrid TV, and it is on the operators 504 (SD) and 899 (HD) channels from last Friday, April 12th, with a 24-hour programming and without any subscription cost. Into its most [...]

Telefonica asks to avoid double taxes payment in Mexico

Finance and Public Credit Ministrys (SHCP) proposal to impose a tax to OTTs in Mexico from 2020 would also apply for Movistar Play, recently launched in the country. Telefonica wants to intervene in order to avoid being charged a double taxation for these services, because the company already pays a tax for its telephony offer. [...]

TV Azteca leaves Santos Laguna’s football matches broadcasts

After several rumorous days, versions were confirmed and Mexican football team Santos Laguna officially confirmed that TV Azteca will stop broadcasting their matches played locally. They are also broadcast on ESPN, but it is unknown if the agreement will continue. Thanks to Azteca Sports for awakening us the illusion through your emotional narrations during 90 [...]

Telefonica to produce original series in Latin America

Telefonica announced it will produce original fiction series in Latin America. According to the company, the first three are being pre produced  in Colombia and Peru, and the first releases will be made during the second half of the year. The content will be available on Movistar Series, Movistar TV and Movistar Play. The offer [...]

America Movil requests license in Mexico with Claro TV

Newspaper El Economista reported that América Móvil asked the Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) for a pay TV license in Mexico through a new subsidiary called Claro TV S.A. de C.V. -same brand that it uses in the region- and not through its mobile subsidiary Telcel (Radiomovil Dipsa), as it had previously transcended The IFT had [...]

Peru could also collect taxes from OTTs

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) presented a report that suggests that Peru would collect taxes from Netflix and other apps, and argued that if the measure is implemented, the country could raise more than USD 35 million per year. In its report Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean [...]

Mexican Radio Centro Group to broadcast on FTA with Channel 8

Mexican Radio Centro Groups (GRC) president, Francisco Aguirre Gomez, confirmed that the company will start broadcasts on FTA TV in October, through Channel 8 DTT. Businessman expressed that the Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) supported to install its operations center in Cerro de Chiquihuite, CDMX, and in Cerro de Tres Padres, State of Mexico. We already [...]