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AUF gets offers from Telefonica and Servisky for Uruguay’s National Team Qualifiers for the next World Cup

With two offers from Telefonica (Movistar) and Ecuadorian Servisky, who owns the Ecuadorian Football Channel, the deadline that the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) had set for the aspiring companies to bid for the broadcasting rights of the nine matches that the Uruguayan National Team will play as local during the Qualifiers for the next World [...]

Montecable launches OTT MCGOLive on Android TV

Uruguayan Pay TV operator Montecable today launched its OTT MCGoLive on Android TV. As the company officially reported, the content platform will be available on all TV sets  with this operating system, and the app can be downloaded from the App Store. In case clients does not have this system available, the company will deliver [...]

Uruguay calls for public tender to add channels to pay TV operators

The Uruguayan Communications Services Regulatory Unit (URSEC) has made a call for a public tender to determine three pay-TV channels that must be included in all pay TV operators programming grids in that country. Cardinal TV, Eutopía TV, TV Libre (RTV) and Canal U were notified as the contest finalists and must be submitted this [...]

VAR technology to be available in Uruguayan football

VAR (Video Assistant Referee) technology, which has recently started its implementation in Paraguayan football, will also make its debut in Uruguay tomorrow, in the Uruguayan Football Leagues Final that will be played between  Peñarol and Nacional at the Centenario Stadium, in Montevideo. The system was already used in previous Copa Sudamericana and Copa Libertadores matches, [...]

Fox Sports to stop broadcasting from Uruguay

As reported by the Uruguayan newspaper El Observador and other media in the country, the Uruguayan version of Fox Sports will stop broadcasting in the country after five years. According to the newspaper, the decision is due to a change in business strategy, following the acquisition of the international TV network by the Disney company [...]

Samsung adds Movistar Play to its smart TVs apps portfolio

Samsung Electronics and Telefonica announced the OTT Movistar Play will be added to the apps portfolio available on Samsung smart TVs interface. The app will be available on all models made from 2016. Movistar Play offers various live TV channels and a VOD content catalog with more than 10 thousand titles, including movies, series, documentaries [...]

Uruguay’s TCC to launch new Android TV-based service with 3SS

3 Screen Solutions (3SS), a leading software solutions for STBs and multiscreen digital entertainment provider, announces being chosen by the Uruguayan cable and OTT services provider TCC  to collaborate in the development of its next-generation TV service that will be will launch in 2020. The new TCC service will be powered by 3READY Android TV+ [...]

Uruguayan State wins trial to Nuevo Siglo for a USD 85 million lawsuit

Uruguayan Justice rejected this Wednesday, October 30th the lawsuit presented by that countrys pay TV operator Riselco (Nuevo Siglo), valued at USD 85 million. The company claimed for the omission made by the Uruguayan Communication Regulatory Unit (URSEC) in the granting of data transmission and internet access licensed requested in 2008, arguing that it would [...]

Uruguay continues to lead anime audience worldwide

Crunchyroll, the largest anime platform worldwide, published data on anime viewing in July 2019. The company reported that, of the 200 countries and territories in which it is available, Uruguay is the country that lead its contents consumption that month. In addition, Crunchyroll presented a list detailing the 10 countries that most consumed its contents [...]

CDF takes the Female Copa Libertadores from Ecuador to Chile

This month, the Chilean Football Channel (CDF) added the Female Copa Libertadores to its programming grid, tournament which is taking place this year in Ecuador between October 11th and 27th. Including the Female Copa Libertadores matches with our commitment to go along with Chilean football teams in international cups and to add new content to [...]