Tag Archives: Movistar

AUF gets offers from Telefonica and Servisky for Uruguay’s National Team Qualifiers for the next World Cup

With two offers from Telefonica (Movistar) and Ecuadorian Servisky, who owns the Ecuadorian Football Channel, the deadline that the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) had set for the aspiring companies to bid for the broadcasting rights of the nine matches that the Uruguayan National Team will play as local during the Qualifiers for the next World [...]

Win Sports Premium option is officially launched

Win Sports+, the new Colombian pay TV channel Win Sports premium option, is officially launched today and will base its programming on football content 24 hours a day, in full HD quality. The channel will broadcast football matches  without advertising, and will be available on Claro, TigoUne, DirecTV, HV Multiplay, Movistar and Emcali. Its monthly [...]

Entel, VTR, DirecTV, Movistar and Claro to compensate CDF subscribers after the end of Professional Football in Chile

After the Chilean Telecommunications Subsecretary (Subtel) requested pay TV operators and the Chilean Football Channel (CDF) -in charge of broadcasting the Professional Football League in the country- to apply measures to compensate its clients subscribed to CDF HD and Premium offers, because the competition has been cancelled. This way, Entel, VTR, DirecTV, Movistar and Claro [...]

Movistar’s second series in Peru to be available on demand on Movistar Play from this Friday

El dia de mi suerte, the second Movistar original series produced in Peru, will have its final episode this Friday, December 6th. From that day on, the four-episode-series, premiered on November 15th on Movistar Play and Movistar Series will be fully on demand on Movistar Play in seven Latin American countries. The Movistar series, inspired [...]

Movistar Play adds Amazon Prime Video’s catalog in Chile

Movistar Chile announced the integration of Amazon Prime Video content to Movistar Play in that country. Those Movistar OTT subscribers who activate Amazon Prime Video can enjoy its titles on up to three devices at the same time and download content without an internet connection, from any place and time. Amazon Originals titles are available [...]

Movistar Argentina appoints Marcelo Tarakdjian as new CEO since February 2020

Movistar Argentina announced that Marcelo Tarakdjian will become the companys new CEO, starting next February 1st, 2020, a position he currently holds in Uruguay. This way, Federico Rava will focus his management on the chairmanship of the Board of Directors, an activity he had already been developing. The aim of this new structure is to [...]

America Movil submitts a third request to acquire Telefonica El Salvador

America Movil -through its subsidiary Claro- requested the Salvadoran Competition Superintendence (SC) the authorization to acquire Telefonica (Movistar) in that country. The company sent the third request for the merger to the Salvadoran organization last September 19th, after the institution declared the second request inadmissible due to the lack of documentation required to authorize the [...]

Movistar to offer Viacom’s SVOD OTT Noggin in Colombia

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Americas announced that Movistar Colombia will offer Noggin, Nick Jrs SVOD OTT, starting on November 1st. The platform will be launched in the country for TV and broadband customers at first, and later for mobile ones.  Through this agreement, we can provide Noggin to Movistar preschool audience, our Nick Jr. [...]

Chile loses more than 15 thousand pay TV subscribers this year

A report made by the Chilean Telecommunications Subsecretary (Subtel) informed that, as of June 2019, Chilean pay TV subscribers totaled 3.14 million, a figure that represents a 1.3% decrease in comparison to the same month last year. The number also means a 0.5% reduction in relation to pay TV subscribers recorded in December 2018.   Figures [...]

Movistar takes Merli spin off from Spain to Latin America

Merli: Sapere Aude, Movistars first original production in Catalan, will be released in Latin America through Movistar Series and Movistar Play on December 5th, simultaneously with its premiere in Spain. The series, created by Hector Lozano, was written by himself and produced by Veranda TV, by the same creative and technical team of the previous [...]