Tag Archives: NexTV Series Mexico & Central America

Mediastream expands in Latin America

Mediastream, the company specializing in streaming services, announced the opening of a new office in Buenos Aires, Argentina, which will be led by Martin Mazza, former executive of DirecTV, who joins the company as Head of Business Development. Mediastream also confirmed that it will soon expand to a new market, where it will also open [...]

MediaKind launches new solution for Mediaroom operators

MediaKind (previously Ericsson Media Solutions) announced the launch of MediaFirst Client for Mediaroom, a new solution that enables existing Mediaroom operators to upgrade to the MediaFirst TV Platform. The introduction of MediaFirst Client with a cloud-based SaaS platform enables current Mediaroom operators to deliver a converged multiscreen experience and respond to the fast-paced nature of [...]

“The region remains relatively untapped but the potential for OTT growth is tremendous”

Jossi Fresco, Regional Director Latin America of Verizon Digital Media Services, spoke in an interview with NexTV News Latam about the agreement that the company recently signed with Grupo Clarín, Argentinas largest media conglomerate, and offered key recommendations for the deployment of OTT platforms in Latin America. Fresco will participate in the next edition of [...]

Mexico to discuss the future of video advertising

The next edition of NexTV Series Mexico & Central America, to be held on September 25 and 26 in Mexico City, will have this year a new thematic segment – called Future Ad Track – that will analyze the future of TV and video advertising with executives of the main companies in the market. In [...]

Crunchyroll expands number of series dubbed into Spanish

Anime streaming platform Crunchyroll announced that it will add seven new series dubbed into Spanish, which will be available exclusively for Premium users (monthly subscription). The service usually offers content with subtitles but in 2017 it began dubbing the shows, starting with “Rokka -Braves of the Six Flowers” and other titles. Now, Crunchyroll continues with [...]

NexTV Mexico: Operators see OTT services as a complement to traditional pay TV

NexTV Mexico & Central America gathered on October 3 & 4 at the Presidente Intercontinental hotel in Mexico City, the key players of the market to discuss the pay TV transformation and the integration with OTT services, among other topics. During the first day of the event, executives of pay TV operators Totalplay and Ultravisión, [...]

Televisa and TV Azteca discuss multiscreen strategies

During the first day of NexTV Series Mexico & Central America, the leading conference held on October 3 & 4 in Mexico City, executives of the main Mexican networks, Televisa and TV Azteca, discussed the transition to OTT and the importance of producing multiscreen content. Diego Leonel de Cervantes, Chief Digital Officer of TV Azteca, [...]

“Chivas TV’s business potential is huge, and we are just starting”

Prior to his participation in NexTV Series Mexico & Central America, José Luis Higuera, CEO of Chivas TV, spoke with NexTV News Latam about the performance of the OTT platform, which is a pioneer in the region and that this year launched a new updated version with the support of NBC Sports Playmaker Media. Chivas TV [...]

Irdeto deploys 360-degree security solution to combat piracy

Digital platform security provider Irdeto is deploying its 360-degree security solution to combat piracy in Latin America, which currently is growing through the Internet. “Models are changing, piracy still exists but there are models that are being left behind, such as the cloning of Smart cards, AZ Boxes and ‘Control Word Sharing’, which was the [...]

“The TV industry needs to take a holistic approach to win the fight against piracy”

Prior to his participation in NexTV Series Mexico & Central America, Raúl Lucas, Regional Director North Latam of Nagra, spoke with NexTV News Latam about online piracy in Latin America and the tools to combat this problem. -How has online piracy evolved in Latin America? In Latin America, the downloading or viewing of pirated audiovisual [...]