Monthly Archives: January 2020

The Cable to distribute HBO in St. Kitts

Beginning this month, subscribers of The Cable in St. Kitts will be able to enjoy HBOs award-winning content as part of their offering of channels. The Cable subscribers will now have direct access to thousands of HBO titles, including the eight seasons of the most acclaimed series of all-time Game of Thrones, hit series such [...]

Cycling events in Colombia to be broadcast on RCN

The Colombian FTA TV channel RCN will broadcast some of the most important cycling events that take place in the country during the next four years, after running a commercial agreement with the Colombian Cycling Federation. This agreement is so important, because it aims to give greater importance to the main Colombian cycling competitions. By [...]

Kanal D Drama and CincoMAS join Cotas offer in Bolivia

Thema América, a Canal + group company, announced that CincoMAS and Kanal D Drama channels have been added to Cotas offering in Bolivia. With this agreement, Thema América continues to make progress in the South American country, in which both channels are already offered by the main operators, and are now added to Cotas digital [...]

New Uruguay Government prepares changes in the telecommunications area

New Uruguays President, Luis Lacalle Pou, presented a new project to be applied from next March 1st, when starting his presidential term. Titled Uruguay seguro, transparente y de oportunidades, the initiative suggest to make changes in the current telecommunications legislation and other areas, and consists of 10 sections and more than 400 articles.  The initiative [...]

Telefonica renews RTVE distribution channels in Latin America with Hispasat

The Spanish satellite operator Hispasat ran a multi-year agreement with Telefonica Servicios Audiovisuales (TSA) to renew the RTVE distribution channels in Latin America. The contents offer that RTVE broadcasts in America through Hispasat satellites includes a range of programs focused on information and entertainment that are broadcast through TVE America SD and HD, 24 Horas [...]

Chile’s Screen Capital launches USD 20 million film-TV venture capital fund

Chiles Screen Capital is launching a $20 million venture capital fund targeting principally TV series and movies with part streaming platform distribution. To launch in March, it is Chiles first private investment fund specializing in the audiovisual and entertainment sector, and focuses on productions from the Spanish-speaking world, as reported by the specialized media Variety.  [...]

Netflix starts filming new Argentine series

The series “El Reino”, Netflix’s original new Argentine production, has began its filming process. This is a thriller produced by K&S Films, which will last eight chapters and will be released globally on the platform. Its creators are filmmaker Marcelo Piñeyro and novelist Claudia Piñeiro, and the project is produced by Matias Mosteirin. El Reino [...]

DirecTV decreases revenues and increases subscribers in Latin America

In its Q4 2019 results report, AT&T reported 13.3 million subscribers to Vrio, the companys subsidiary that manages DirecTV operations in Latin America. The already mentions figure means a 25 thousand subscribers increase compared with those recorded in Q3, and a 507 thousand subscribers decrease in relation to Q4 2018, when the company had 13.8 [...]

Netflix to add the Studio Ghibli films since February

The OTT, which has already reported to meet more than 30 million subscribers in Latin America according to its Q4 2019 results report, announced that from next February 1st it will add 21 films from the Japanese animation studio Studio Ghibli to its contents catalog, which will be available in Latin America and other regions, [...]

HITN TV arrives at Puerto Rico through Liberty

The cultural and educational content TV network HITN TV has ran an agreement with Liberty Puerto Rico to include its content into the operators programming grid, through the Ultimate News & Educational and U-Pick Learning package, on channel 171.  We are excited about this strategic agreement, which allows us to join Libertys offering in Puerto [...]