Tag Archives: méxico

CuriosityStream to launch in nine Latin American countries

Non-fiction OTT platform Curiosity Stream, launched by John Hendricks, Discovery Channels founder, came to terms with Millicom to launch in nine Latin American Countries. CuriosityStream’s SVOD platform currently offers a menu of over 2,800 factual and non-fiction titles in genres ranging from science to history, wildlife, food and lifestyle. The platform is already available in [...]

AT&T, DAZN and News Corporation may acquire Fox Sports in Mexico

Mexican media reported that AT&T, DAZN or News Corporation may acquire Fox Sports business in Mexico and all its sports rights, according to the newspaper Reforma, quoted by Radio Formula. Other media such as La Politica Online informed that Jorge Hank Rohn, owner of Grupo Caliente, is another of the main candidates to acquire the [...]

Netflix premieres new Mexican film focused on Pedro Infante

Netflix announced it will premiere Como caido del cielo, a new original Mexican film to be officially launched next December 24th, focused on Mexican actor and singer Pedro Infantes life, and starred by actors Omar Chaparro and Ana Claudia Talancon. In the film, Mexican actor Omar Chaparro is Pedro Guadalupe Ramos, an Infantes imitator. The [...]

Televisa gets legal resource against Disney-Fox merger in Mexico

Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa has won a federal injunction against Walt Disney Cos acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox Incs assets in Mexico, a Televisa representative said on Thursday, a move that could at least temporarily stall the deal. Televisa said that the Mexican Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT), regulator that supervises the merger agreement in Mexico, [...]

Fox Sports to stop broadcasting from Uruguay

As reported by the Uruguayan newspaper El Observador and other media in the country, the Uruguayan version of Fox Sports will stop broadcasting in the country after five years. According to the newspaper, the decision is due to a change in business strategy, following the acquisition of the international TV network by the Disney company [...]

Turner presents its new programming for 2020

Turner announced the news for the launch of its programming in 2020, in an upfront in Mexico City. Some of the company’s productions for next year will be Amarres, Las Bravas F.C. -filmed in Argentina-, Particular Crowd, La chica que limpia, and many others. “We are positioning ourselves as new content, technology and entertainment options [...]

Ubeat adds itself to Sky’s catalog from December 3rd

The Ubeat eSports channel, (The Mediapro Group), is joining  Sky’s offer and will arrive at Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and the Dominican Republic next December 3rd. The channel features more than 3,600 hours of the most important international videogame competitions, information, news, entertainment and its own exclusive content production (Ubeat [...]

Mediapro makes an offer to buy Fox Sports in Brazil

As reported by UOL through the journalist Ricardo Feltrin, the Spanish company Mediapro made a formal offer to buy Fox Sports in Brazil, which belongs to The Walt Disney Company. The transactions value has not been reported up to now, but, according to the journalist, the market estimates that Fox Sports channels (in Brazil) are [...]

Starz launches direct to consumer Starzplay app in Mexico and Brazil

Starz (Lionsgate) announced it has launched of the all-new international Starzplay app in Brazil, France, Germany, Mexico and the UK with plans to launch an additional 20 countries in 2020. Expanding our D2C product into the global arena with the launch of the Starzplay app gives subscribers seamless entry to our platform and premium content [...]

Telmex confirms Netflix integration in Infinitum packages

Arturo Elias Ayub, of Strategic Alliances and Content Director at America Movil, and responsible for the Telmex Management, confirmed the arrival of Netflix to the company’s Infinitum packages, with offers that go from MX$ 499 (USD 25) to MX $ 1,149 (USD 59). All Telmex packages with Netflix also include different internet connection speeds according [...]