Monthly Archives: July 2020

Teatrix continues its international expansion process and confirms launch in Mexico later this year

The Argentine SVOD OTT Teatrix, which offers an HD catalog of theater plays on demand, officially confirmed that it will be officially launched in Mexico in the last quarter this year, in partnership with La Teatrería, a theater center located on CDMX. Up to now, no plans to subscribe to the platform have been reported. [...]

APF and Tigo extend Paraguayan Football League’s TV broadcasting rights agreement until 2023

The Paraguayan Football Association (APF) and Tigo (Millicom) announced last week the extension of the Paraguayan Football Leagues TV broadcasting rights agreement, which will be valid until 2023 and is valued at USD 54.9 million. In addition, according to the document, Tigo’s sponsorship was extended for one more year to the Paraguayan National Team, which [...]

Birtbox prepares its launch in South America

Birtbox, BBC Studios and ITV (UK) OTT, is planning its global launch in 25 new countries, including Europe, Asia, Middle East. Africa and South America.  This international expansion plan will firmly establish BritBox as a global premium brand in a rapidly growing sector, said ITV CEO Carolyn McCall. Offering subscribers the best and biggest collection [...]

tvGO, Peruvian America TV OTT, now available through Chromecast

Peruvian FTA TV channel América TV announced that the programs, series and films that are part of its tvGO OTT platform, are adding a new platform and will now be available through Chromecast. Previously, the OTT was released on Roku and LG smart TVs, where it is available nationwide. As reported from the channel, to [...]

Las Chivas to be available in Latin America and Europe through Claro Sports and Marca Claro

Mexican Club Deportivo Guadalajara, known as Las Chivas, and Claro Sports, announced an agreement to broadcast the football clubs local matches in the MX League in 18 countries in Latin America and Europe, during the next two seasons of the championship, through Claro Sports and Marca Claro platforms.  As detailed in the agreement, the measure [...]

Vrio, AT&T unit that controls DirecTV operations in Latin America and Sky Brazil, loses almost 3 million subscribers in Q2

On its Q2 2020 results report presentation, AT&T reported 10.7 million subscribers to Vrio, unit that concentrates DirecTV’s operations in Latin America and Sky Brazil. The figure includes the companys DTH and DirecTV GO (OTT) customers. In addition, the company reported that, when canceling its operations in Venezuela, last May, DirecTV recorded 2.2 million subscribers [...]

Xview, Megacable’s OTT, records more than one million subscribers at the end of Q2 2020

On its Q2 2020 quarterly results report, Megacable reported that its OTT Xview ended the quarter with more than a million subscribers, achieving more than 200 thousand net additions during the period. According to the report, the Megacable platform reported a growth of 23.1% in relation to the subscribers it got in Q1 2020, and, [...]

Globo warns Turner on Brasileirão’s TV broadcasting rights

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) published the schedule for the first 10 fixture dates of the Brasileirão, name under which the Brazilian Professional Football League is known, together with the days, times and channels that will broadcast each match of the competition. That same day, Globo sent a notification to Turner, where it reports that [...]

Turner bets on E-Sports on CDF again through Mortal Kombat tournament

During July, the Chilean pay TV channel Canal de Futbol (CDF, Turner), is broadcasting a new E-Sports competition, which it called Torneo LG Mortal Kombat 11. The tournament is being broadcast on different digital platforms, such as Estadio CDF, Facebook, YouTube and Twitch, and on TV through CDF HD, Premium and Basic, and is being [...]

Chilean series ‘La Jauria’ to have a second season on Amazon Prime Video

Fremantle, Fabula and Amazon Prime Video announced last Thursday that the Chilean psychological thriller La Jauria, officially released on the platform on July 10th, will have a second season. The first one lasts eight one-hour episodes and is available for watching it in Latin America and Spain. As officially reported from Prime Video, the first [...]