Monthly Archives: June 2020

Dataxis debates on the COVID impact in PVOD and TVOD for films

Dataxis will held this Tuesday, June 30th at 1:00 PM ART (11 AM MX) a new virtual panel, entitled The new normality drives PVOD and TVOD for movies.  Executives taking part of the panel are Carlos Sanchez, VP Distribution & Co-Productions Americas at Legendary Entertainment; Gustavo Castro, Content Manager at Movistar Argentina; and Marco Garcia [...]

Music business faces new streaming opportunities

Dataxis held yesterday a virtual panel called The new concert business and live streaming opportunities, where new opportunities for music  streaming platforms in South America were discussed. Executives that took part of it were Diego Balan, CEO at Tickethoy and Accesshoy; Sebastian Carlomagno, CEO at MoveConcerts Argentina; Hernan Portugal, CEO at GoMusic LA and Cristian Lucero, [...]

Cablevision to add Amazon Prime Video to Flow STBs

As reported by the specialized website TAVI Latam, the Argentine pay TV operator Cablevision is working to integrate the OTT Amazon Prime Video into its Flow platform. TAVI Latam reported that there is no confirmed launch date up to now, and that the information was reported by Roberto Nobile, Telecom Argentinas new CEO, in a [...]

SportsMax powers live sports streaming with Harmonic

US company Harmonic announced that SportsMax, leading sports channel in the Caribbean an a subsidiary of the Digicel Group, is using Harmonics VOS 360  live streaming platform for the recently launched SportsMax app. SportsMax app broadcasts several sports competitions, such as the English Premier League; NBA (US basketball league); tournaments developed in the Caribbean, like [...]

TV Educa, new educational TV channel launched in Chile, extends its broadcasts until September

As officially reported by the Chilean National Television Association (Anatel), the TV Educa channel, launched in late April with educational content for children, will be available in Chilean TV operators until next September 14th. Since it was officially launched, the channel was designed to be together with children during the Covid-19 pandemic and, since it [...]

Amazon plans to add linear and live TV channels to Prime Video

As reported by several specialized websites, Amazon is working on launching linear and live TV channels within its OTT Amazon Prime Video. In Latin America, the platform recently launched Amazon Prime Video Channels in Mexico, which allows access to different platforms and TV channels packages. As reported by the specialized website Protocol, the website reported [...]

Colombian Canal Capital now available on Claro Video

The Colombian TV channel Canal Capital officially announced on its website its arrival at Claro Video, where it is already available. This way, the Bogotan TV channel adds a new option to access its contents, from any device. The channel’s content catalog is made up of news, opinion, cultural, educational, children’s programs and series. There [...]

Brazil approves protocol to resume audiovisual productions

The Brazilian Audiovisual Industry Interstate Union (Sicav) developed a protocol to resume audiovisual production recordings in the country, called Protocolo de Segurança e Saúde no Trabalho Audiovisual Para Retomada Audiovisual das Atividades no Âmbito da Pandemia de Covid-19.  The document was developed by Sicav, together with  the Rio de Janeiro State Federation of Industries (Firjan); [...]

Film & Arts launches its first podcast

Pay TV channel Film & Arts (AMC Networks), available in Latin America and focused on art, film, music, theater and other artistic and cultural events content, launched its first podcast on Monday, June 22nd, called Norma en la nube It is a 40 unpublished stories collection, created and narrated by Argentine actress Norma Aleandro, which [...]

ViacomCBS launches CBS News in Latin America

ViacomCBS officially announced on Tuesday that the US FTA TV channel CBS launched the mobile app CBS News and, this way, began its landing in Latin America. CBS News offers access to CBSN, a free service that includes news contents 24 hours a day. Additionally, recently Bob Bakish, CEO at ViacomCBS, announced plans to relaunch [...]