Tag Archives: Movistar Play

Movistar Play surpasses 580,000 users in Peru

Movistar Peru announced investments of close to S/1,400 million (USD 434 million) this year to improve the infrastructure of its fixed and mobile networks throughout the country. In this context, the company reported that Movistar Play streaming service has more than 580,000 users and the goal is to reach 1 million by the end of [...]

Movistar Play to live stream FIFA World Cup games in Guatemala

Movistar announced that it will broadcast exclusively through its streaming service Movistar Play all the matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia for its postpaid and prepaid customers. The telecommunications company is the only one in Guatemala that owns the rights to show the event on mobile devices. “With this service, Movistar positions itself [...]

Viacom strikes mobile streaming deal with Telefónica in Latin America

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) announced that it has closed a deal with Telefónica to make a wide range of its TV channels and content available for streaming by subscribers of the Movistar Play platform in Latin America. Beginning in the first semester of 2018, Movistar Play will carry live feeds of MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick [...]

Movistar Play to offer RTVE channels in Latin America

Spanish corporation RTVE has signed new distribution deals in Latin America. The company revealed that TVE Internacional, Star HD and Clan channels will be available on Movistar Play streaming platform, which has presence in several markets in Latin America. RTVE also announced the sale of TVE Internacional to two pay TV platforms in Argentina: Claro [...]

More than 200,000 Movistar clients watched the World Cup 2018 qualifiers online in Peru

Movistar Peru announced that more than 200,000 customers watched the Ecuador vs Peru soccer match, as well as the other games of the South American teams, through its mobile platforms Movistar Play and Movistar Fútbol. According to the company, 60% of users watched the match between Ecuador and Peru, which was played on September 5, [...]

Telefonica Peru invests in 4G network, reinforces its video streaming strategy

Telefonica Peru plans to invest more than S/350 million (USD 106.6 million) this year to deploy 4G technology in the country, mainly using 700 Mhz band. The figure represents a growth of 57% compared to 2016. In this way, the company intends to “continue improving the quality of services” and supports “the quality of new [...]

Telefonica drives forward with linear streaming services in Latin America

Telefónica uses the same platform in Latin America for its streaming video service Movistar Play, which offers the possibility of accessing live linear TV channels. However, the marketing models vary depending on the country. The offer of linear channels is different in each region depending on the transmission rights of both the international networks and national [...]

Telefonica launches Movistar Play in Peru

Movistar Peru announced the launch of its streaming service Movistar Play, which includes live linear channels and a catalogue with movies, series and children’s content, among others, available at no additional cost for both fixed Internet customers and mobile users. Movistar said in a statement that the platform is “the only one in the market [...]