Tag Archives: Turner

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 [...]

Viacom develops 58 productions in Latin America

Darío Turovelzky, Global Content Director at  Viacom / Telefe, said that at present the company is working on 58 productions in pre and post production stages throughout Latin America, and has 11 studios and 14 production centers in Miami, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina, which allows it to produce content  for any region and platform, [...]

Net and Claro already include Netflix catalog

From Tuesday 19th, February, Net and Claro subscribers in Brazil will be able to access to Netflix catalog. OTT series and movies are available through the operators STB. We are bringing together the best content from all platforms, with Netflix  diversity and quality Netflix. Access will be through Nets remote control, as well as the [...]

Claro Brazil’s complaint against Fox and Turner reaches final arguments

Complaint made by Claro Brazil at Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), where it questioned Fox and Turners  direct-to-consumer model, continues its course. The agencys technical area gave a 10 day period for the reported companies to present their final arguments, starting from the allegations reception. Anatel can formulate a technical position until the end of [...]

Warner follows Disney and launches its OTT in 2020 with Turner and HBO

Kevin Reilly, Turner Entertainments Chief Creative Officer said in a TV Critics Association event in Pasadena that WarnerMedia will launch its OTT SVOD in 2020, with content from HBO, Turner and the Warner Bros movie library. Warners new OTT, as reported by Reilly -who is also TNT and TBS President- aims to reach a wide [...]

UEFA to launch its OTT outside Europe and the US

UEFAs President, Aleksander Caferin, announced after being re-elected in Rome that the association will launch its OTT platform in the next six months. In a first step, it will only be available outside Europe and the US. Platform will be launched before 2019/2020 season. Caferin pointed that one of the main purposes of the coming [...]