Tag Archives: Paraguay

Mediapro to implement VAR technology in Paraguayan football

The Spanish company Mediapro ran an agreement with the Paraguayan Football Association (APF) to implement VAR technology (acronym from the so-called Video Assistant Referee) in the countrys Professional Football serie A (also called Division de Honor), to the 2020, 2021 and 2022 seasons.  Having fulfilled all the necessary requirements, the Paraguayan Football Associations Executive Council [...]

Tigo adds Amazon Prime Video’s catalog in Paraguay

The Millicom company – whose operations in Latin America are made under the Tigo brand – added the Amazon Prime Videos catalog to postpaid Paraguayan customers. It is the sixth country to which the OTT enters, which is already available in Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador and Guatemala. The offer includes more than 4 [...]

Tigo takes the Copa America from Brazil to Paraguay

Tigo Sports announced it started to broadcast these Copa America Brazil 2019  edition on its 100 and 710 (HD) Tigo TV programming grids channels (today TigoStar Paraguay), and on Tigo Sports App. The company brought several journalists to Brazil to make exclusively coverages of the sporting event that, with 12 hours broadcasts every day, will [...]

Mediapro acquires Paraguayan National Team’s TV rights until 2022

Robert Harrison, Head of the Paraguayan Football Association (APF) ran an agreement with the Spanish telecommunications company Mediapro, focused on transferring it the Paraguayan National Teams international TV rights from its matches during Qatar 2022 World Cup Qualifyings step. Transferring rights is valued at more than USD 15 million (VAT included). This is the first [...]

Pay TV operators must adapt themselves to the OTT model to stay in business

During the first  day of Nextv Series Argentina 2019, the conference developed last May 14th and 15th at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires, executives from Montecable (Uruguay), Digital TV Cable (Bolivia), Wiltel Communications (Argentina) Nagra and Videocable Continental (Paraguay), took part in the panel Future of Pay TV in South America, where they analyzed [...]

UCL Channel and the OAS launch news format about the organization

The Continental Union Latin America Channel (UCL) and the  American States Organization (OAS) General Secretary will work together to produce OEA News, a TV news format that will focus on the development of OAS news for all Latin America. The launch is scheduled for this Thursday, May 9th. With this initiative, the OAS proposes the [...]

Personal launches Flow in Paraguay

Pay-TV operator Personal (Telecom) launched Flow in Paraguay, an IPTV service with new features that allow subscribers to watch live TV, series, movies and premieres from any device and anywhere. It is an OTT that includes more than a hundred channels and more than 90 in HD, and above 6,500 on demand content. Into the [...]

Facebook and Fox Sports extend Libertadores Cup’s broadcast

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) and Facebook agreed to extend from 28 to 46 Copa Libertadores matches broadcast for free by the OTT Facebook Watch, in the Spanish-speaking countries that are taking part in the competition. Fox Sports will also air Thursday’s matches, which had been acquired by Facebook. Partnership between the companies establishes [...]

Conmebol denies having removed Libertadores Cup’s exclusivity to Facebook

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) released a statement confirming the agreement validity with Facebook to exclusively broadcast Libertadores Cups matches played on Thursdays until 2022. According to Paraguayan newspaper Última Hora website, meeting will be held at Conmebols headquarters with representatives of Facebook, Fox Sports and Globo, so that both channels could broadcast the [...]

Netflix to cancel free trial month in Latin American, Caribbean and European countries

Netflix ended its one-month free offer for new subscribers in several Latin American, Caribbean and European countries  Those affected by the measure are Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba,  Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela, according to the official Netflix help page. The OTT did not make this modification in [...]