Monthly Archives: September 2020

Afizzionados to broadcast NFL matches throughout Mexico

As officially reported by Televisa, as of this last Sunday, September 27th, its sports channel Afizzizados started to broadcast the National Football League (NFL) regular season in Mexico. The channel will offer the US football league matches that are played on Sundays, which will be available in Mexico through Izzi, Sky / VETV, blim TV [...]

Sportv Series Latin America & US Hispanic consolidates itself as the annual meeting of the sports business on TV and OTT

Sportv Series Latin America & US Hispanic, on its second edition, will aim to give an explanation to the growing interest in the convergence of TV technology and the sports business development in the region. The virtual conference will be held next Tuesday, October 6th and will focus on how new technologies are changing the [...]

Mundo aims to accelerate FTTH deployment in Chile from next year

As recently reported by several specialized websites in Chile, Chilean triple play operator Mundo Pacifico -recently rebranded as Mundo-, plans to be the second company with the largest FTTH deployment in the country by next year. To achieve this goal, the company will use a new technology in FTTH.  With this technology, we hope to [...]

Grupo Octubre to launch new TV channel in Argentina

Argentine Grupo Octubre, led by Víctor Santa Maria and controller of the newspaper Página 12, radio AM 750, and others, will launch its news TV channel, called IP (Informacion Periodistica), on October 17th, according to several local websites.  The channel will be launched as part of a partnership agreement held at the end of last [...]

Castalia Communications launches Europa+ in Latin America and the Caribbean

Castalia Communications Corporations launched the SVOD OTT Europa+, focused on European content, in Latin American and Caribbean countries, in partnership with the Mexican investment fund Innokap. As detailed, it is possible to access the platform’s catalog for a USD 5.99 monthly subscription. Europa+ content catalog is available without advertising, and offers more than 1,500 hours [...]

Disney catalog not to be available on Amazon Prime Video as of October

As reported by various specialized websites, due to the confirmation of Disney+ arrival at Latin America, scheduled for next November 17th, the Disney catalog will be removed from Amazon Prime Video on September 30th. As reported by Diego Lerner, President of The Walt Disney Company Latin America, upon confirming the full Disney+ catalog in Latin [...]

DirecTV Venezuela to able new channels soon

As reported by the Venezuelan journalist Arnaldo Espinoza on his official Twitter account this last Sunday, September 20th, DirecTV Venezuela is close to making new channels available. According to the information reported by the journalist, ESPN2 and HBO will soon join the DTH programming grid. Scale Capital is the legal representative in charge of DirecTV [...]

International Hockey Federation and Nagra launch new OTT globally

Days ago, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) launched Watch.Hockey, its new OTT, which will broadcast the main hockey competitions internationally, such as the FIH Hockey Pro League. The platform was officially launched on September 17th, and  is available for smart TVs and mobile devices. The app can be downloaded from the App Store and Google [...]

Claro now offers Conmebol TV in Brazil for its residential internet clients

Brazilian pay TV operator Claro (América Móvil) reported that it began offering Conmebol TV to its residential internet subscribers (Claro Net Virtual). The new premium channel was officially launched last week and broadcasts matches from Conmebol Libertadores, Conmebol Sudamericana and Conmebol Recopa. With the news, the new channel, produced and programmed by Band Sports, extends [...]

Agromais joins Oi’s grid and reaches the main pay TV operators in Brazil

Brazilian TV channel AgroMais (Grupo Bandeirantes), whose content is focused on the agriculture industry, has recently joined Ois pay TV operator programming grid, according to local specialized websites. With the launch, the channel, officially launched in June, is now available on the main pay TV operators in Brazil. Since its launch, Agromais has been available [...]