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Colombia ready to sell stake in Movistar

Colombian Finance Minister Mauricio Cárdenas said last Friday during an event that the government will sell its stake in Telefónica-Movistar, which amounts to 32.5%. According to Cárdenas, currently “it is a non-strategic government investment”, El Colombiano reported. It is expected that the process schedule will be known shortly. Meanwhile, the government hired a consortium made [...]

Telefónica in talks to add Netflix content in Spain

Spains Telefónica is in talks with Netflix to include the contents of the streaming giant on Movistar+ platform, according to El Español. The agreement, which is not yet signed, is part of a strategy that seeks to transform the experience of Movistar+ with the addition of more content and 4K technology. According to the Spanish [...]

ICE expands into Central American markets

Costa Rica’s Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) is preparing its expansion to other markets in Central America to become a regional player. For this purpose, it is partnering with other operators to offer mobile telephony and pay TV services. This way, the state-owned company will compete with Claro and Movistar in markets such as Honduras, [...]

Movistar launches DTH in Costa Rica

Movistar has commercially launched its prepaid DTH service in Costa Rica. The basic package, called Plan Pro HD, includes 15 HD channels, 54 in SD and three national TV networks for a monthly price of ¢9,900 (USD 17). The offer includes four plans. The options Pro HD + HBO MAX (77 channels, 20 in HD) [...]

RTVE launches Clan Internacional in Latin America

RTVE has officially launched its new children’s channel, Clan International, which seeks to satisfy the entertainment and training demands of children up to 12 years old, with a catalog of 80% of Spanish productions. The Spanish company said the channel will be mainly focused on the pre-school audience, both in the 2-4 year age group [...]

Movistar launches DTH in Nicaragua

Movistar has launched its DTH service in Nicaragua, which became the first Central American country where the company offers pay TV. The commercial offer includes two packages. The first one, called Pro HD, includes 74 channels, of which five are national channels, 54 are available in SD and 15 in HD, for USD 16.99 (plus VAT) [...]

Blim signs deal with Telefónica in Mexico

Telefónica and Televisas Blim announce they have signed a deal to offer the mobile operator’s customers access to all the contents of the streaming platform at a preferential price. Under the terms of the agreement, mobile customers of Movistar with plans with prices above MX$ 569 (USD 30) will have acces to Blim for free, [...]

Latina to broadcast Peruvian soccer league

Peruvian free-to-air TV channel Latina (canal 2) signed an agreement with Gol TV, the owner of the TV rights, to broadcast 54 games of the national soccer league, starting on April 23. Latina obtained the rights to broadcast the domestic tournament, called Campeonato Descentralizado, over the next five years for USD 15 million. “Gol TV [...]