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DirecTV to take FIFA U-20 World Cup from Poland to Latin America

FIFA U-20 World Cup is scheduled to begin this Thursday, May 23rd, and will be based on Poland this year. The football competition will be broadcast on DirecTV Sports and several National Teams will take part of it, such as the ones from Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Honduras, Panama and Uruguay. The competition calendar indicates [...]

Website Pelispedia is closed in Uruguay for illegal series and movies streaming

Uruguayan Justice requested to close the Pelispedia website, which had an ilegal series and films catalog without its intellectual rights owners authorization. The website has received complaints from Warner, Universal Studios and Fox for illegally displaying content. Apart from that, Pelispedias owners were imprisoned for a 90-day period. Montevideos Criminal Prosecutors of Narcotic Drugs and [...]

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 [...]

Claxson to distribute Televisa’s channels in Argentina and Uruguay

The media company Claxson, an entertainment content production and distribution leader for Latin America and Iberia, ran an agreement with Televisa to distribute all its channels catalog in Argentina and Uruguay. In addition to channel sales to cable and satellite operators, the company reported that Claxson will also distribute its new digital platforms and marketing [...]

UCL Channel and the OAS launch news format about the organization

The Continental Union Latin America Channel (UCL) and the  American States Organization (OAS) General Secretary will work together to produce OEA News, a TV news format that will focus on the development of OAS news for all Latin America. The launch is scheduled for this Thursday, May 9th. With this initiative, the OAS proposes the [...]

Nacional Football Club launches its OTT in Uruguay

Uruguayan football club Nacional launched its OTT Nacional TV. with the institutions exclusive content. The platform has Poipes agency as a project partner, responsible for developing technical support. Nacional TV offers live audiovisual content, on demand and podcast, and is available for iOS and Android devices. We are launching Nacional TV at a very special [...]

Uruguayan pay TV operators are digitized with Nagra and Bold

Eight Uruguayan pay TV operators, associated with the Uruguayan Television Chamber for Subscribers (CUTA), started their pay TV digital operations with Conax Contego, Nagras security platform, and Bold MSS as technical support supplier. Pay TV operators are Consorcio Libertad Digital SRL, Telecable La Paz, Cable Rocha, Cable Melo TV, Cable Lux TV, CablePlus, Carmelo Cable [...]

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, [...]

Facebook and Fox Sports extend Libertadores Cup’s broadcast

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) and Facebook agreed to extend from 28 to 46 Copa Libertadores matches broadcast for free by the OTT Facebook Watch, in the Spanish-speaking countries that are taking part in the competition. Fox Sports will also air Thursday’s matches, which had been acquired by Facebook. Partnership between the companies establishes [...]

Peru could also collect taxes from OTTs

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) presented a report that suggests that Peru would collect taxes from Netflix and other apps, and argued that if the measure is implemented, the country could raise more than USD 35 million per year. In its report Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean [...]