Monthly Archives: October 2020

Disney to continue broadcasting Argentine Football League’s matches on Fox Sports

Hours before the return of the Argentine Professional Football League (LPF), which has started this last Friday, October 30th, Argentine Judge Horacio Robledo accepted a precautionary measure from Fox Sports against the Argentine Football Association (AFA) and decided to let The Walt Disney Company  continue broadcasting LPF matches through Fox Sports Premium and TNT Sports [...]

Apple One, offer that bundles Apple’s digital platforms, is now available globally

As reported by several specialized websites this last Friday, Apple One, Apple’s new offer that bundles its digital platforms, was officially launched globally. The Apple platforms included on Apple One are Apple Music, Apple Arcade, iCloud storage to save photos and videos, and Apple TV+, the company’s new SVOD OTT. In some countries, such as [...]

Teatrix officially launches in Mexico

As announced in July, and as confirmed by Alejandro Lacalle, CMO atTeatrix, on a new Dataxis virtual panel, the Argentine SVOD OTT Teatrix, focused on theatre plays to watch on demand, will finally be officially launched in Mexico today in partnership with La Teatreria, a theater center located in CDMX. Access to the Teatrix catalog [...]

Millicom, first to introduce Amazon Prime Video Mobile Edition for Tigo prepaid customers across Latin America

Millicom, which operates in Latin America under the Tigo brand, announced this last Thursday, October 29th that it is the first mobile operator in Latin America to introduce Amazon Prime Video Mobile Edition, a new service designed exclusively for mobile devices. According to what they have officially reported from Tigo, the service enables customers to [...]

Darrigues: ‘There is an upward trend in programmatic advertising and it is time for Europe and Latin America to try this technological catch up’

A few days after the coming Nextv Series Argentina & South America edition, Dataxis has held yesterday a new virtual panel, which it called How to build an OTT with zero investment and new ‘revenue streams. The panel was sponsored by SeaChange and featured industry experts such as Gustavo Marra, Vice President, Business Development at [...]

Chile moves forward with the ‘Fibra Optica Nacional’ plan

Chilean Telecommunications Subsecretary (Subtel) has officially announced this last Wednesday that it had called for a public tender to assign the so-called Macrozona Sur of the Fibra Optica Nacional project (FON), an initiative announced in May, whose purpose is to deploy 10 thousand FTTH kilometers throughout Chile. According to Subtel, those interested in the project, [...]

Qello Concerts, Stingray Karaoke and Stingray Classica join Totalplay’s catalog

Stingray Group has announced this week that it has ran an agreement with the Mexican telecommunications company Totalplay (Grupo Salinas) to distribute its SVOD platforms Qello Concerts by Stingray; Stingray Karaoke and Stingray Classica. With the announcement, Totalplay increases its music offering, which already included other Stingray services for its subscribers. This way, starting this [...]

Netflix to launch 10 new Latin American original productions between 2020 and 2021

Days after presenting its Q3 2020 results report, Netflix announced the next 10 original productions that it will launch in Latin America for the 2020/2021 season. Titles include documentary series, fiction series and films, and entertainment content; and they come from Argentina, Colombia, the US Hispanic and Mexico. This last October 27th, Netflix premiered the [...]

Teatrix expands throughout Latin America and launches in Mexico next week

Dataxis held a new virtual panel on Wednesday, October 29th, called Teatrix boom in Latin America: evolution of OTT services, challenges and opportunities. The panel was sponsored by Verizon Media, and featured Mirta Romay, CEO at Teatrix; Jossi Fresco Benaim, Regional Head of Sales Latin America at Verizon Media Platform; and Alejandro Lacalle, CMO at [...]

AFA officially cancels agreement with Fox Sports and Turner may own all Argentine Football TV broadcasting rights

As reported by various specialized websites in Argentina, the Argentine Football Association (AFA), entity in charge of organizing and regulating official football leagues in the country, has officially announced its decision to cancel the agreement that was being ran with Fox Sports for the countrys Professional Football Leagues (LPF) TV broadcasting rights, which will officially [...]