Tag Archives: Turner

Boomerang launches Brazilian series WeeBoom in Latin America

The pay TV channel Boomerang announced it will premiere the Brazilian series WeeBoom, a co-production between Turner and Split Studio developed especially for the channel, which will be broadcast this Friday, July 5th.  The project will last 26 episodes of seven minutes each. The first 13 will be available throughout Latin America, in Portuguese and [...]

Turner, El Trece, Polka and Cablevisión premiere new series in Argentina

As part of the agreement between the Argentine FTA TV channel Canal 13, Turner, Cablevision and Pol-ka, the companies announced thy will premiere  El Tigre Veron, a new 12 episodes original series that will be released next month. The series will be watched in Argentina through Channel 13 on FTA TV, Cablevision Flow through OTT [...]

Oi updates its OTT Oi Play with more content customization features

The Brazilian company Oi presented new features in its Oi Play VOD platform, available for iOS and Android devices. The application now has the ‘Pra Trocar’ update, which allows subscribers to choose which OTT content they want to add to their plan. The system works through virtual currencies called plays, and lasts for 30 days. [...]

Chilevision shows the best quarterly results of the last three years

In its Q1 2019 results report, the Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevision recorded losses valued at USD 1.85 million last March. The figure meant a more thar USD 5.6 million reduction compared to this years same period. This has been the best quarter of the last Chilevisions three years. We have achieved this through a [...]

Industry faces new challenges in TV contents broadcasting

During the second day of the Nextv Series Argentina event, the leading conference that took place on May 14th and 15th at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires, organized by Dataxis, the panel Future trends in TV broadcasting & streaming technology was developed with speakers such as Mariano D’Ortona (Turner), Eduardo Bayo (Artear Argentina), Gustavo [...]

Turner joins Lima 2019 Pan American Games broadcasts in Chile

The company Turner Chile confirmed that it will broadcast Lima 2019 Pan American Games, which will take place from July 26th to August 11th. The event can be watched throughout Chile on Chilevision, CNN Chile and Chilean Football Channel (CDF)s screens. Movistar TV will also broadcast the sports event on pay TV through its exclusive [...]

Procon notifies Brazilian pay TV operators about football broadcasts in PPV

Consumer Protection and Defense Foundation (Procon), based in San Pablo, Brazil, notified Pay TV operators Claro, Sky, Vivo, Oi and Tim to clarify their subscribers modalities under which they will offer Brazilian Football Championship  broadcastings packages on pay-per-view (PPV). These content generated a USD 27 billion profit in 2018. Procon questioned Brazilian operators about the [...]

AT&T and Time Warner evaluate to remove pay TV channels in Brazil

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) and National Film Agency (Ancine) will have to decide in the second half of the year on the acquisition of Time Warner (today Warner Media) by AT&T. If the decision is that AT & T can not own HBO, Turner (TNT and CNN) and Sky at the same time, one [...]

Disney and Fox present arguments to the FNE for not selling Fox Sports Chile

Chilean National Economic Prosecutor’s Office (FNE) could decide in the coming days on the sale of Fox Sports in the country. On August 31st, 2018, Disney -represented by lawyer Claudio Lizana, and Fox by lawyer Ignacio Larraín-, provided information to the entity, suggesting that the operation does not represent risks to make free market competition [...]

New TV addressable advertising standard to be deployed in 2020

Disney, Turner, NBC, CBS and Discovery, together with Smart TVs company Vizio, formed the  Open Addressable Ready Project (OAR), a partnership for the development and deployment of a new standard for addressable advertising on Smart TVs. Full deployment is planned for the beginning of 2020. We all recognize the most important goal of this initiative [...]