Tag Archives: uruguay

Smithsonian Channel commemorates 50th anniversary of man arrival at the moon with multiplatform event

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the arrival of man at the moon, Smithsonian Channel launched special programming to remember the event over six weeks. The contents, which began to be broadcasted yesterday, are available in Argentina, Brazil, Chile,Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay. The beginning of the Smithsonian Channel special programming took place yesterday with [...]

DirecTV GO arrives at Argentina, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay

DirecTV GO, a streaming platform that combines live and on demand programming, including series, documentaries, movies, sports and premium content, is arriving at Argentina, Peru, Ecuador and Uruguay. From June 24th, DirecTV customers can access DirecTV GO for free. The service is available since last year in Chile and Colombia, where access to the platform [...]

Movistar eSports adds Ubeat content in Latin America

Telefonica and Mediapro agreed to develop the Movistar Esports Ubeat channel together in Latin America, focused on promoting electronic sports, which is already available at the OTT Movistar Play. Initially, the proposal is available in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay. Movistar eSports Ubeat will have more than ten original formats focused on [...]

Edgar Welker enters to the TV sports rights market in Uruguay

Edgar Welker, former President of the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) bought last December 2018 the rights to broadcast  several football competitions for Uruguay on cable TV, FTA, radio and streaming, such as the South American Sub 17 and Sub 20 tournaments (both competitions already disputed) and the Copa America, through the company Dexary. Welker sold [...]

AnimeFLV streaming platform to develop a new legal anime business model

The AnimeFLV streaming platform, which broadcasted free and illegal anime series, announced through a statement that it will be focused on developing a business model that supports the legal anime. Several contents offered by AnimeFLV had Crunchyrrolls rights exclusivity, the paid OTT platform leader in the anime series segment, owned by WarnerMedia. According to the [...]

AUF TV to broadcast the National Football Clubs Cup in Uruguay

AUF TV, the new Uruguayan Football Associations channel (AUF), will broadcast matches from the 16th edition of the National Clubs Cup, inside Uruguay, with teams from the A division. By 11 votes against one, the Executive Board of the Football Organization inside Uruguay (OFI) decided to accept the offer presented by AUF TV, instead of [...]

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 [...]