Monthly Archives: April 2020

ESPN to offer series and movies in Latin America

ESPN Latin America will premiere the ESPN Cine & Series segment on May 4th, an initiative that will bring together the best productions from The Walt Disney Studios and 20th Century Studios related to the sports world. This initiative strengthens the permanent commitment to offer the highest quality content to all Latin America. ESPN is [...]

Roku launches Roku Voice in Spanish for Mexico

Roku announced today that Roku Voice is now available in Spanish for Mexico. The company had reported the launch in late March. The tool will allow users to find their favorite entertainment options and control their streaming experience on Roku using voice commands in Spanish. As the company officially reported, this is part of Roku [...]

Telefonica to sue Millicom for not acquiring its operations in Costa Rica

Telefonica announced that it will file a lawsuit against Millicom International Cellular (which operates in Latin America under the Tigo brand). According to the Spanish company, the decision is due to the fact that Tigo left the agreement to acquire its share capital in Costa Rica unfinished. This was confirmed in Madrid, in a document [...]

DHE joins Altice’s programming grid in the Dominican Republic

The US pay TV channel DHE, specialized in series and movies and with administrative headquarters in Colombia, announced that it will join the Altices programming grid in the Dominican Republic from May 1st, where it will be available for Superior and Max plans clients on the operators 327 channel, and will offer movies and series [...]

Netflix premieres ‘Matchday’, Barcelona FC’s documentary series, in Canada and Latin America

Netflix announced today the premiere of Matchday in Canada, in addition to Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay and other Latin American countries. The documentary series, created by Barça Studios, lasts eight 45-minute episodes and includes unpublished images of the FC Barcelona players daily lives. The series focuses on eight football matches considered key [...]

FTA TV channels ask to cancel the new pay TV channels concession in Uruguay

Canal U, Eutopia TV and TV Libre, the three channels that won the tender made by the Uruguayan Government to join the pay TV operators programming grids in the country, were notified that their concession is in danger, because the FTA TV channels 4, 10 and 12 and its cable TV branches in the country [...]

INCAA works on a new tax on Netflix and other OTTs in support of Argentine cinema

The Argentine Cinema and Audiovisual Arts National Institutes (INCAA) President,  Luis Puenzo, stated that the entity he chairs is working to collect a new film tax from OTTs such as Netflix and others, in order to support cinema and film productions in the country due to the Covid-19 pandemic (Coronavirus). In statements made in the [...]

‘Los Internacionales’ premieres in May in Argentina through Telefe and Flow

ViacomCBS International Studios (VIS), The Mediapro Studio, Telecom and Olympusat announced the premiere of the series Los Internacionales on FTA through Telefe and on demand on Flow. Starred by Argentine actress Cecilia Roth and Colombian actor Juan Pablo Shuk, Los Internacionales is the first fiction series set during the Argentine political and economic crisis that [...]

Riot Games Brazil trusts VSN for its E-sports content archive

Riot Games, the League of Legends (LoL) developer and organizer of the Brazilian League of Legends (CBLoL) championship, has relied on VSN’s software to organize, edit and distribute the content generated in their massive events using VSNExplorer MAM. Due to the challenge that involves broadcasting these type of events, Riot Games required a dedicated deep [...]

Pluto TV adds new ‘Maratones’ category and six new channels in Latin America

Pluto TV Latin America, ViacomCBSs AVOD OTT, recently launched in the region, announced six new channels available on its web version, Apple TV, Android TV and mobile device apps for download in iOS and Android in 17 Latin American countries -except from Brazil, where Pluto TV will be launched at the end of the year-.  [...]