Monthly Archives: June 2020

Discovery US Hispanic launches ‘Hogar de HGTV’ for Spanish-language audiences

Discovery US Hispanic (Discovery Inc) announced the launch of Hogar de HGTV, a new TV network offering food and home content to Spanish-language audiences. The network is now available to Cox Communications Contour TV customers since yesterday, followed by Charter Communications Spectrum subscribers, by next August 1st. Hogar de HGTV will join Discovery U.S. Hispanic [...]

Telefonica Brazil adds Amazon Prime Video on Vivo Play

The pay TV operator Vivo (brand under which Telefonica operates in Brazil) announced that, since this June 29th, it has integrated the Amazon Prime Video app on its Vivo Play platform, being the first Brazilian operator to offer this alternative. This way, Vivo TV subscribers in Brazil can access the Amazon Prime Video catalog from [...]

TUDN to broadcast new Mexican football competition before resuming the MX League

The pay TV channel TUDN (Televisa and Univision), launched in 2019, announced that, starting this Friday, July 3rd, it will broadcast the Copa de Mexico, a new football competition in which eight clubs in the country will participate and will last 15 matches. The tournament will take place at the Estadio Akron, in Guadalajara, and [...]

AMC Networks International Latin America launches additional content with QR codes on its screens

With the launch of the Hay un codigo en todo lo que te gusta campaign, AMC Networks International Latin America (AMCNI-LA) began to share QR codes on their screens, which allow its audiences to access to additional content to those broadcast on its channels. The company launches this initiative as a bridge that links its [...]

Altice integrates Netflix app in the Dominican Republic through its STBs

As reported by different specialized websites, Altice Dominicana announced that it has completed the Netflix integration on Altice TV, which is added to its pay TV offer, with plans that ranges between RD$ 590 (USD 10) and RD $1,690 (USD 29), according to the information provided by the company on its official website. ‘We are [...]

Globoplay plans to include Globosat live channels on its catalog

As officially reported by the specialized Brazilian website TudoCelular, Globo plans to add Globosat channels, with linear and live programming, on its OTT Globoplay catalog through a new package, which will require an additional payment to the platform’s monthly subscription. The channels that can be part of the new Globoplay offer are GNT, SporTV (three [...]

RCN distributes two series in Bolivia and Ecuador

The Colombian channel RCN announced new distribution agreements for its series La ley del corazon and El Man es German, in Latin America. As announced, the first was acquired by Cadena A (Bolivia), and the second by Teleamazonas (Ecuador). RCN released La ley del corazon initially in 2016, and two years later, the series was [...]

Pluto TV strengthens its catalog in Latin America with seven new channels

The AVOD OTT Pluto TV (ViacomCBS), recently launched in Latin America, announced it is adding seven new channels in the region, available since last June 26th. On top of the current 36 channels already launched, and a content library of more than 14K hours available, Pluto TV is premiering new content this month, with channels [...]

Globo could lose the next FIFA World Cup TV broadcasting rights

As reported by several Brazilian specialized websites, Globo will not pay the USD 90 million fee for the TV rights of the coming 2022 FIFA World Cup, to be held in Qatar. According to the agreement ran between Globo and FIFA, the payment must be made tomorrow. According to the information reported by UOL Esporte, [...]