Monthly Archives: August 2020

Bitel launches new SVOD OTT for its clients in Peru

Peruvian mobile operator Bitel, of Vietnamese capitals, launched Bitel Video, its new multiplatform SVOD OTT, exclusive for its clients, where its subscribers will be able to access a series, films and documentaries selected catalog to watch on demand. Those company customers who choose to subscribe to the platform until August 31st as a launch promotion, [...]

VTR launches new VOD platform version for all its customers

Chilean telecommunications company VTR (Liberty Latin America) announced this Thursday that it has made a new update to its VOD platform for all its clients, and for free. They will be able to access their content by clicking on the VOD button on their remote controls. As reported from VTR, the new version includes a [...]

Turner resumes Professional Football League’s broadcasts in Chile

Chilean National Professional Football Association (ANFP) confirmed days ago the return of Professional Football in the country for this coming Saturday, August 29th, after being canceled in March due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The entity also published the schedule of pending matches canceled because of the pandemic, as well as those of the ninth fixture [...]

FUTV joins Sky programming grid and is now available in the entire Costa Rican pay TV market

The sports TV channel FUTV, officially launched last February 29th, has recently joined Sky  grid (Televisa and AT&T). With the news, the channel is already part of the catalog of almost all pay TV operators in the country. To date, apart from Sky, FUTV is available for customers of Cabletica, Telecable, Kölbi, Claro and Tigo, [...]

NBCUniversal makes changes in its Brazilian operations

NBCUniversal International Networks announced a new management and business structure for its joint venture with Globo in Brazil. In the country, the joint-venture is responsible for the Universal TV, Studio Universal and SYFY brands on pay TV, and for the  Amo Série YouTube account. With the announced restructuring, from now on, the group’s operations will [...]

Movistar Chile to increase Amazon Prime Video subscription in September

Movistar Chile announced that its clients will notice an increase in their Amazon Prime Video monthly subscriptions as of September 17th. Movistar clarified that the decision is due to the fact that Amazon decided to change the price of its general offer. The increase is due to the implementation of 19% VAT for foreign companies providing [...]

TV Azteca launches new virtual experience

Together with  the virtual marketing agency Latte Marketing, TV Azteca will launch a platform where members of the entertainment industry can access its channels, content, events and  different business units. The virtual experience will also allow access to exclusive conferences, premieres and other content that TV Azteca will share with clients. It will also be [...]

Tigo Sports expands in Costa Rica and reaches Coopelesca and Super Cable

As officially reported by the Costa Rican newspaper La Republica on its web version, the pay TV sports channel Tigo Sports is expanding its reach in Costa Rica, and will now be available to Coopelesca and Super Cable customers. With this news, clients of the two companies will be able to access a sports catalog [...]

Caracol TV takes ‘Her mother’s Killer’ series to Netflix as from today

Colombian FTA TV channel Caracol Television announced this Tuesday that its series La Venganza de Analia (Her mothers killer) will be available on Netflix as of today, after leading Colombian prime time during its broadcasts, with more than seven million daily viewers.  Her mothers Killer is starred by Colombian actors Carolina Gomez, Marlon Moreno and [...]

ETB shows an FTTH growth and increases its TV customer base during Q2 2020

As part of its Q2 2020 quarterly results report, Colombian Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB) reported that its FTTH client base, which in 2019 recorded 366 thousand clients, grew in an 18%, and ended June with 433 thousand clients, thus adding 66,779 users, a figure that, according to the company, means more than double [...]