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Industry leaders to debate the future of TV at NexTV Colombia

NexTV Series Colombia & Andean 2017 will gather, on November 30 at the JW Marriott hotel in Bogota, more than 40 executives from leading TV, OTT and online video companies to discuss the industry trends. DirecTV, Claro, Telefonica, TigoUne, Sony Pictures Television, Fox and HBO are among the companies that will participate in the event. [...]

Vivo launches new plans with data bonus for video, music apps

Brazilian operator Vivo (Telefónica) has launched new post-paid plans called Vivo Familia- that include a data bonus for exclusive use in selected music and video applications. Through Vivo Familia’s ‘Double Play’ customers automatically get extra data to use selected apps like YouTube, Spotify, Vivo Music, Studio +, NBA and WatchMusic. For example, customers with the [...]

Telefónica launches gaming platform in Brazil

Brazilian operator Vivo (Telefónica) announced its strategy for the online gaming market, which includes the launch of the digital platform Games4U (developed by Terra), as well as sponsorship of an eSports club and the new season of “Game Changers”. The new Games4U service brings together about 300 games to download on mobile and play online, [...]

Vivo to offer NBA games in virtual reality

Brazilian mobile operator Vivo (Telefonica) announced that it will offer its customers the possibility of accessing  live games of the NBA through mobile phones and in virtual reality. This technology will be available to premium subscribers of the NBA app, which Vivo launched in April. A total of 27 games of the new season (one [...]

Imira signs deals in Latin America

Spain’s Imira Entertainment, a producer-distributor of kids content, has announced several deals for Latin America, prior to MIPJunior y MIPCOM, where it will present new series. The company said that Netflix acquired “Bat Pat” (52 × 11 ‘) for Latin America (excluding Brazil) and Spain. This is the series produced by Imira, Atlantyca Ent, Rai, [...]

HotGo signs deals in Argentina and Mexico

Omar Figliolia, commercial director of HotGo Media, told NexTV News Latam during Jornadas Internationales that they have signed new agreements for its SVOD platform HotGo with Mexico’s Axtel Play and Argentina’s Telefónica and Telecom. This way, the companys service for broadband-only subscribers continues to expand its presence in Latin America, where it already has an [...]

Argentine telcos near DTH approval decision

In a meeting with journalists held during Jornadas Internacionales 2017, Miguel de Godoy, head of the National Entity for Communications (Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones, Enacom), said that it is “very likely” that the government will give telephone companies the approval to offer pay TV using DTH technology. Currently, telecom companies are allowed to provide pay [...]

Las telefónicas, cerca de dar DTH en Argentina

En un encuentro con periodistas realizado durante Jornadas Internacionales 2017, el titular del Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones (Enacom), Miguel de Godoy, afirmó que es “muy probable que el gobierno autorice a las telefónicas a dar DTH. Actualmente, las empresas de telecomunicaciones sólo están autorizadas a brindar TV paga, a partir del año que viene, mediante [...]

Telefonica and Claro pay USD 1.6 billion fine in Colombia

Telefónica and Claro paid the CO$ 4.7 billion (USD 1.6 billion) fine that was ordered by an Arbitration Court for failing to meet contractual conditions for cellular services. Colombia’s Minister of Finance and Public Credit, Mauricio Cárdenas, said the money will be used to reduce the country’s external financing needs for next year. Claro (América [...]