Tag Archives: Pay-TV

Globo takes Palmeiras Brazil’s Cup matches to PPV

Through an official statement, the Brazilian FTA channel Globo confirmed that the Round of 16 matches of the Brazils Cup will only be available for Premiere subscribers. While Globo is still negotiating with Palmeiras to broadcast the teams matches in the Brasileirao tournament, the two Brazilian football team matches in the Brazil Cup will only [...]

Law makes Brazilian pay TV operators to cancel subscriptions online

Brazilians President, Jair Bolsonaro, made Law N° 13,828 official, modifying Conditional Access Law (Seac)s article 33. The new legislation gives pay TV subscribers the possibility of canceling the subscription by telephone, through the internet or almost personally. The measure will become effective in June, but it was already active since 2014, also for fixed internet [...]

Gonzalo Hita: ‘Flow is becoming an entertainment platform’

Gonzalo Hita, Telecoms COO, took part in the Nextv Series Argentina event, leading TV and OTT conference developed by Dataxis, and expressed himself on several issues such as the recent  Netflix integration to Cablevision Flow, the advance towards 5G, how cord cutting affects todays pay TV market and todays subscription TV situation. First, Hita spoke [...]

Claro Sports is launched in Mexico through Totalplay

Totalplay and Claro Sports announced that the Latin American sports content channel is already available in Totalplay’s Basic and Extended Basic plans. Subscribers can access it on the operators channel 521 (HD), and through its mobile application. The offer is valid for clients from Cancun, Celaya, Chihuahua, Cuernavaca, Guadalajara, Juarez, Leon, Merida, Monterrey, Morelia, Pachuca, [...]

Altice Dominicana and Claro ask Indotel to investigate illegal streaming companies

The companies Altice Dominicana and Claro sent a statement to the Telecommunications Dominican Institute Board of Directors (Indotel) President, in which they request to renegotiate the non-inclusion of illegal streaming services in the local market. Both companies defined Blue Max as one of the main reasons that led them to send the statement. It is [...]

Globo broadcasts the Women’s Football World Cup on FTA for the first time

The Brazilian TV channel Globo is announcing throughout its programming that it will broadcast the Womens Football World Cup on FTA for the first time. The competition, created in 1991, will take place in France, and, apart from Globo, it will also be aired on SporTV for pay TV customers. The championship will have 24 [...]

Cadena H expands itself in Mexico and joins Izzi

The pay TV channel Cadena H has joined Mexican Izzis programming and expands its reach in that country. It will also make changes in its programming to consolidate its family offer in pay TV systems. The TV network is already located on Izzis channel 75 in Mexico City and the Metropolitan Area. Our intention is [...]

AMC Networks International launches My Pocket in Latin America

AMC Networks International Latin America (AMCNI) announced the launch of the My Pocket app in Latin America. According to information from the company, it will be available for free  and will allow its customers to access the first episode of some of the most popular series in its six channels. In addition, it includes El [...]

Globosat sells content catalog to the international market

Brazilian pay TV channel Globosat, owned by the Globo Group, recently launched a new content catalog for the international market. With it, distributors from around the world will be able to access to several Groups channels productions,including factual, lifestyle, travel, adventure, sports  content and also for children, shown in the Gloob channel, and other Groups [...]

America Movil wants to come to terms with Brazilian ISPs to offer pay TV and telephony

As it was reported in the conference where America Movil presented its quarterly results report, the company wants to agree with Brazilian ISPs that do not offer convergent services yet. We are talking with them to offer pay TV and mobile telephony, said the Mexican groups COO, Oscar Von Hauske,and, although he did not confirm [...]