Monthly Archives: August 2020

Flowics partners with wTVision to expand broadcast solutions

Flowics, a platform focused on interactive content production, has announced this last August 24th a global partnership with wTVision (Mediapro Group), broadcast service supplier that provides real-time graphics and playout automation for sports, election coverage, entertainment shows and news in over 60 countries. As reported by Flowics, this partnership will bring new innovative ways to [...]

Netflix launches free series and movies catalog

Netflix has recently announced a new series and movies catalog, to be accessed without the need to pay a monthly subscription. The offer is available worldwide, also in Latin America, where the company has already recorded more than 36 million subscribers. As reported from Netflix, the available titles will change and can be accessed through [...]

Globo not to broadcast Formula 1 in 2021

Brazilian Globo Group has recently announced its decision not to renew the TV rights agreement of Formula 1, the highest motorsport competition worldwide, for the 2021 season. The current agreement for Brazil, through which Globo broadcasts the races, classification and trainings on FTA TV (TV Globo) and pay TV (Sportv), is scheduled to finish at [...]

AT&T again exploring a deal for DirecTV

As reported by The Wall Street Journal (TWSJ) this last Friday, August 28th, AT&T is evaluating different options for DirecTV, including a possible sale. According to information from TWSJ, AT&T  and its advisers at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. have been in talks with private-equity suitors about the satellite TV unit, some of the people familiar [...]

Argentina approves protocol for filming and audiovisual recordings during the pandemic period

After declaring telephony, internet and pay TV as essential services, the Argentine Government presented the General Protocol for the prevention of Covid-19 in fiction filming and / or recordings for cinema, TV and content for audiovisual platforms, a recommendations guideline for a gradual incorporation to work in the audiovisual production industry in the country. The [...]

Apple plans to add augmented reality content on Apple TV+ catalog

As reported by Bloomberg and other specialized websites in recent days, Apple is planning to add augmented reality content to the Apple TV+ catalog, the company’s SVOD OTT, officially launched in the US in November 2019, which still has no arrival date confirmed in Latin America.  According to the information reported by Bloomberg, Apples initiative [...]

Claro now available in the esports market through 9z Team

The professional esports company 9z Team announced days ago an agreement with Claro (America Movil) for the telecommunications company to become the main sponsor of the team and, thus, enter the esports industry. As part of the agreement, 9z Team fans will be able to find on Claro Streaming, Claro’s new platform recently launched in [...]

Pluto TV continues to increase its channels offering in Latin America

Pluto TV Latin America, ViacomCBS’s AVOD OTT officially launched this year in the region, announced this week it is adding Pluto TV Vida Real; Pluto TV Historia; Archivos Forenses; Naruto; BabyFirst and Latin Angels, new TV channels available on the platform since last Friday. With these additions, the Pluto TV Latin America catalog now joins [...]

Fanatiz launches global partnership with Tigo Sports

Fanatiz announced this Thursday the addition of Tigo Sports to its content portfolio. This way, the channel directly broadcasts the main matches of the different tournaments of the National Football League of Guatemala, and of the National Futsal League. In addition, Tigo Sports offers users news programming and the best sports analysis shows. Fanatiz subscribers [...]

Lenard Liberman acquires Univision Puerto Rico

According to an acquisition agreement document published by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Liberman Media Group, owned by Lenard Liberman, founder of LBI Media and Estrella TV, acquired Univisión Puerto Ricos TV facilities and its repeaters for USD 1 million. The acquisition includes channel 11 (WLII-DT) and its repeaters Channel 9 (WSUR-DT) and Channel 12 [...]