Monthly Archives: May 2020

Sky Brazil strengthens its TV Everywhere offer and adds eight new channels to Sky Play

Brazilian pay TV channel Sky (AT&T) announced the strengthening of its TV Everywhere offering by adding eight new channels to its OTT, Sky Play. The new channels, already available, are AMC, Animal Planet, Boomerang, E !, Fox Sports, History Channel, Nat Geo Wild and Nick Jr. In December last year, the operator had announced 20 [...]

RCN brings its ‘El Capo’ series to the US Hispanic market with Estrella TV

The Colombian FTA TV channel RCN announced last week that its international distribution arm agreed to sell its El Capo series, starred by Colombian actor Marlon Moreno, to Estrella TV, a US Hispanic channel, where it will be released today.  RCN originally released El Capo in 2009, produced by Fox Telecolombia. Its plot focuses on [...]

Brazil mitigates its pay TV subscribers drop and loses 55 thousand clients in April

The Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) reported the final numbers for the country’s pay TV market in April, in which the sector recorded 15.32 million clients. Although Brazil is still losing pay TV subscribers month by month, in April a decrease of 55 thousand customers was reported, the lowest number since December 2018. As a [...]

Netflix to cancel active accounts with no access to its contents

Netflix announced that it will begin to cancel subscriber accounts that are paying the monthly subscription but have not accessed its content for a year or more. The decision will take place in Latin America, where OTT already recorded almost 35 million subscribers, and the rest of the world. On Netflix, the last thing we [...]

Cuba expands its DTT coverage

As recently reported by Cuban specialized websites, DTT reached 76.2% coverage on the island, according to Carlos Arencibia Garcia, Technical Director of the Cuban Radio Communication and Broadcasting Company (Radiocuba). In addition, 63 new DTT broadcasters were installed in the territory, as a result of a donation from China, to improve coverage. Despite the conditions [...]

Glowstar Media to distribute Flixxo’s productions

The Argentine content distributor Glowstar Media announced a partnership agreement with the Argentine platform Flixxo to distribute its content in the international market. Flixxo’s titles include fictional content in film or micro-series format. Most of them are premiere premium content, animations for young people and adults and formats for local adaptation in different territories, as [...]

Tondero considers releasing movies via streaming due to Coronavirus

Miguel Valladares, General Manager at the Peruvian producer Tondero, expressed himself in an interview about the Coronavirus pandemic impact t on the entertainment industry and considered the possibility of including not-released-in-cinemas movies  on digital platforms. We are evaluating that possibility. In fact, we had a fairly long schedule of movie releases. We are analyzing if [...]

Movistar launches ‘Manual de supervivencia’, its new Argentine production

Movistar has released Manual de Supervivencia earlier this month, its first production made in Argentina, part of the series production plan that the company announced last year. It is a new eight-episode series, which is now available to watch on demand on Movistar Play. Other series also available on the platform are Un dia eres [...]