Tag Archives: South America

ESPN acquires Premier League’s broadcasting rights in several South American countries

A few days after the beginning of football activities in England, ESPN announced it has acquired the exclusive rights to broadcast the next Premier Leagues three seasons. The agreement with DAZN, which has the rights for all Spanish-speaking Latin American countries, includes the 2019/2020; 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 seasons and covers pay TV and digital platforms [...]

VTR has the fastest broadband in South America

VTR, Chilean operator owned by Liberty Latin America which offers triple play to its clients, presented the fastest broadband speed in South America, according to the report made by the Fixed Internet Connections Barometer in the region, published last July 4th, and included operators from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and [...]

Amazon to open new office for streaming business in Brazil

Amazon will open its first office focused on the streaming business outside the US. As reported by Globo Group on its news website, the new headquarters will be located in Rio de Janeiro, where the delivery of all outsourced productions for the company in Brazil will be managed. The new Amazon office in Brazil will [...]

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 [...]

Uruguay leads anime audience in Latin America

The OTT Crunchyroll, the biggest anime market referent with more than one million subscribers,  published a 10 countries list that represented animes contents largest audience during the last days of March worldwide. Uruguay was the major anime consumer in Latin America, although the number of subscribers in each country was not posted. In Latin America, [...]

Argentina holds local OTTs meeting

Buenos Aires Web Fest (BAWebFest), the first international web series festival in South America that brings together local and international projects marketed over the internet, had its 2019 edition in Argentina. One of the most outstanding sessions of the day was starred by Felipe Becerra (content manager of Telecom), Gustavo Castro (chief of contents of [...]

DAZN arrives at Latin America with a new sponsorship model

DAZN Group announced significant changes in its structure.  In the Latin American Spanish market, where DAZN was not launched as an OTT yet, it created an innovative off-the-shelf network called DAZN +. In addition, the sports platform VOD ePlayer was renamed, and its new denomination is DAZN Player. This is a decisive moment for DAZN, [...]

T-VOD platform Pantaflix launches in Central and South America

Pantaflix announced its launch in 23 countries in Central and South America. With this introduction, the service opens up access to 400 million Spanish-speaking people. Pantaflix is now available in 68 countries worldwide and in seven languages (English, German, Chinese, Turkish, Polish, French and Spanish). The platform also operates in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South [...]

Copa Libertadores games to be available on free-to-air TV in 2019

The South American Soccer Confederation (Conmebol) announced that starting next year matches of the Copa Libertadores tournament will be available on free-to-air TV, in each of the 10 affiliated countries. The entity opened on Tuesday the call for the first TV rights tender process for the 2019-2022 period. This process includes the sale of TV [...]

DirecTV renovó los derechos de transmisión de la Premier League en Sudamérica por tres añosDirecTV renewed transmission rights for the Premier League in South America for three years

La compañía estadounidense de TV satelital DirecTV anunció que renovó los derechos de transmisión de todos los partidos en vivo de la liga inglesa de fútbol Premier League para las temporadas 2016/17, 2017/2018 y 2018/19 en América del Sur, excepto Brasil. En total son 1.140 encuentros. Además de la transmisión de la Premier League en [...]