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Disney and Fox must decide on their merger tomorrow

Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) established this Friday 15th, February as the deadline for Disney and Fox to present a final manifestation for its merger process trial, according to what Brazilian Diário Oficial da União reported.    CADE already had pronouncements from Sky, Telefonica, Net, Claro and the rest of pay TV operators. Brazilian National [...]

Telefonica develops its OTT integration in Walqa

An engineers team from Telefonica I+D division works in Walqa Technology Park, in Huesca, Spain, to integrate  OTTs applications in Movistar Play and Movistar+ services for Latin America. For each country and device a different integration is required, explained Adrián Gómez, one of the engineers. In Huesca we have a leading development team which has [...]

Telefonica would also sell subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama

After América Movil bought Telefonica’s subsidiaries in Guatemala and El Salvador, the Spanish company accelerates negotiations to sell its branches in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama, for a value that would surpass USD 570 million. According to Spanish newspaper ‘El Economista’, favorite to acquire them would be Millicom, although there would also be interest from [...]

Brazil lost half a million subscribers in 2018

According to Anatel data, Brazilian market lost 550 thousand pay TV subscribers in 2018 and decreased in 17.57 million. Largest operators (Claro, Sky, Telefonica, Algar) all declined with the only exception of Oi, which increased slightly. Among the biggest falls is the evangelical DTH Nossa TV, which ended the year with a third of its [...]

Telefonica will produce original series with Telemundo

Telefonica reached a series co-production agreement with Telemundo International Studios through Movistar +, which will thus have original content for its Movistar Series network. Telemundo will have the rights for the US, Movistar + for Spain, and it was not reported who will have them for Latin America. Telefonicas purpose is to produce between 12 [...]

America Movil acquires Telefonica Guatemala and El Salvador

America Movil announced that it has acquired 100% of Movistar Guatemala and has entered into an agreement to acquire 99.3% of Movistar El Salvador, including . The acquired companies provide mobile and fixed telecommunications, including voice, data and Pay TV, adding only 15,000 DTH subs both operators. Telefonica Guatemalas acquisition has been completed, while the [...]

Telefonica advances with Central American operations sale

Telefónica is holding negotiations to sell its businesses in Central America. The company’s subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama and Mexico are added to those of Guatemala and El Salvador, for which it had already begun conversations. According to the company’s official report, it is “in a negotiation process for its Central American assets sale, [...]

Telefonica and Riot Games feature Latin American Movistar LoL League

After an agreement between Telefonica and Riot Games for League of Legends promotion and broadcasting, it was launched in Bogota by live streaming on Movistar eSports, available in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua and El Salvador through Movistar Play app. We always look forward to innovate and offer relevant content [...]

Vivo strengths its mobile strategy as OTT aggregator

Brazilian mobile operator Vivo (Telefonica) has expanded its video and entertainment catalog with five streaming platforms: Fox +, Telecine Play, Discovery Kids On, Fox Sports and WatchESPN and reinforces its position as an OTTs distributor. The company emphasizes that the customer can choose the OTT wanted, by paying directly into their cell phone account (carrier [...]

Telefonica speeds up plan to sell Movistar Guatemala and El Salvador

According to Spanish newspaper The Economist,  Telefónica has accelerated in these previous days its plan to sell all or part of the assets of its Central American subsidiary. And, among all countries now placed in the showcase, Guatemalan and Salvadoran operations  stands out. Information, based on knowledgeable situacion sources, has not been confirmed by the [...]