Monthly Archives: October 2020

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 [...]

Starzplay launches in Argentina and Chile as D2C

Starz (Lionsgate) has announced this Wednesday, October 29th, the launch of the StarzPlay app direct to the consumer in Argentina and Chile, including plans for new launches in more countries during the rest of the year. After first launching the Starzplay app internationally last year, we are excited to expand our direct-to-consumer app in Argentina [...]

Telefonica forecasts to end 2020 with 16 million FTTH HPs and 268 cities on its FTTH network in Brazil

As part of its Q3 2020 quarterly results report presentation, Telefonica Brazil -where it operates under the Vivo brand-, recorded a total of 855 thousand Pay TV accesses via IPTV, and 14.6 million FTTH HPs as of September 30th.  According to Vivos report, the company plans to end 2020 with around 16 million FTTH HPs [...]

New OTTs with ‘zero investment’ and new ‘revenue streams’ star in Dataxis new virtual panel

Before the coming Nextv Series Argentina & South America edition, scheduled for November 4th and 5th, Dataxis will held this Thursday, October 29th at 1:00 PM (ART),  a new virtual panel, called How to build an OTT with zero investment and new revenue streams, and sponsored by SeaChange. Registration can be done for free by [...]

Disney to broadcast Disney+ content on its pay TV channels before launching the platform in Latin America

A few days before Disney+ is launched in Latin America, The Walt Disney Company announced that, between November 11th and 16th, some content that will be exclusively available on the platform will be broadcast through Fox Channel, FX, Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior and National Geographic. A few days before the launch of Disney [...]