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DirecTV presents its 4K service in Argentina

DTH operator DirecTV plans to launch in April its new 4K Ultra HD set-top box for the next 2018 World Cup in Russia. The company recently announced the arrival of this new product in Argentina, as well as a commercial alliance with Samsung. Through this agreement, the operator’s customers in Argentina will be able to [...]

FIFA World Cup to boost TV sales in Latam

This year’s FIFA World Cup in Russia will accelerate the sale of TV sets in Latin America, which is estimated to grow by 6.4%, according to data released during CES 2018. Celso Barros, Regional Product Manager of Samsung, said at a press conference that this year will be marked by the renewal of larger screens [...]

Cine.Ar Plat app now available on Samsung Smart TVs

Argentinas free access OTT service Cine.Ar Play announced the launch of its app on Samsung Smart TVs produced from 2015 onwards and running the Tizen operating system. This new option extends the access to the platform, which in addition to the website, already offers mobile apps for iOS and Android. Cine.Ar Play is the VOD [...]

YouTube Kids app now available on Smart TVs

YouTube Kids app has arrived on select LG, Sony, and Samsung smart TVs in the 26 countries where the app is currently available, including Latin America. The app launched over two years ago in the United States and then expanded to other countries worldwide. YouTube said the service has recorded more than 30 billion views [...]

20th Century Fox launches new app in partnership with Samsung, Cinépolis KLIC in México

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, Samsung and Mexican OTT Cinépolis KLIC have announced the launch of the app Los Estrenos del Momento, with videos and details related to movie releases.   The service has been developed for Samsung Smart TVs. Users can watch for free 10 minute of movie premieres, including titles like Kung Fu Panda [...]

Globosat, SporTV partner with Samsung to show the Olympic Games in virtual reality

The Brazilian programmer Globosat and its sports channel SporTV have announced an agreement with Samsung to offer 360-degree videos of Rio 2016 Olympic Games, through SporTV VR, in selected Galaxy smartphones compatible with Samsung Gear VR.   In a statement, Globosat reported that the application will offer up to 100 hours of programming in virtual [...]

New online concert video platform Go Music is launched in Latin America

  The new online video platform Go Music (Go Live), dedicated to the transmission of live concerts in Video On Demand (VOD) mode, announced through a statement that it was released to the market through an alliance with companies Sony Music, Samsung, Movistar, Personal, Telcel and TVX.   Go Music will feature monthly subscription, weekly [...]

Samsung could join the race for online TV services

  South Korean technology company Samsung would be in talks with Pay-TV market programmers to launch its own online TV service with a package of live channels to compete with other similar projects in the United States, according to Boomberg.com   According to close sources, the project is still at an early stage of development [...]

Comcast began its expansion into IPTV in response to the FCC’s ruling to “unleash” STBs

  US media holding Comcast, the world’s largest television company, announced that it will launch its first online TV offer through Roku platform and devices and Samsung Smart TVs in the United States. It owns Pay-TV channel programmer NBCUniversal, with great presence in Latin America.   The decision came in response to the ruling in [...]