Monthly Archives: November 2020

Nextv Series to hold its tenth edition in Mexico virtually to debate the future of TV

Dataxis will hold the tenth Nextv Series Mexicos edition, the industry’s leading conference, on Tuesday, December 1st and Wednesday December 2nd, which is scheduled to start at 9:00 AM (CDMX). As part of its first virtual edition, the two panels that will open the event’s agenda will focus on strategies implemented by pay TV operators [...]

Pluto TV now broadcasts via Chromecast and features 70 channels launched in Latin America

ViacomCBS has officially reported last week that Pluto TV titles, its new AVOD OTT launched this year in Latin America, are now available to be broadcasted Chromecast. In addition, the platform continues to expand its content offer in the region, where it already features a total of 70 channels since its launch. In terms of [...]

Club Universidad de Chile launches ‘La U Play’, its new SVOD OTT

The sports club Universidad de Chile, better known as ‘La U’, has officially announced this last Thursday the launch of La U Play, its new SVOD OTT with exclusive content, which includes anecdotes from football players, unpublished memories and information from the football professional team, the women’s team and Azules Esports -esports division of the [...]

Tigo now offers Amazon Prime Music as part of its offer in Bolivia

As reported by several specialized websites, and according to the information reported on its official website, Millicom -whose operations in Latin America are known under the Tigo brand-, is expanding Amazon’s offer in Bolivia, and is including the Amazon Prime Music service for its mobile clients. According to Tigo, Amazon’s offer includes access to playlists [...]

Uruguayan pay TV operators to be able to offer broadband using private networks

The Uruguayan Government has recently announced that changes in the Media Law available in the country (Law N° 19,307; 2014) will be implemented. The most relevant ones are focused on the possibility that pay TV operators can offer services using private networks, and not only those provided by the Uruguayan telco Antel, as currently established [...]

U-Beat joins Totalplay’s grid in Mexico

After having announced its integration into the Skys channel offering, where it reached Mexico and other Latin American countries, the U-Beat channel (Mediapro Group) has now announced its addition into the programming grid of the Mexican pay TV operator Totalplay, expanding thus its reach in the country. The channel is now available exclusively for Sky [...]

Martinez Raposo: ‘Linear channels still have a long way to go, buy we must offer content for any device’

Another of the virtual panels that were developed during the last Nextv Series South America edition was titled The new market of VOD films and series in South America. The team of industry experts gathered by Dataxis gave their point of view on various related issues, including the fight against movie piracy in Latin America; [...]

Universidad de Chile plans to launch new DTT channel

The Universidad de Chile has officially announced this last Thursday, November 19th, the launch of a new TV channel, due to the celebration of its 178th anniversary. According to the information that was reported, it will be launched as a DTT channel, on channel 11.2. For the launch of the channel, the educational entity has [...]

‘La Jauria’ arrives at the US through HBO Max

HBO Max, new WarnerMedias SVOD OTT about to launch in Latin America, has recently announced that it will include the Chilean series La Jauria as part of its catalog in the US. The series is part of a plan announced earlier this year by Amazon Prime Video to produce original series in Argentina, Chile and [...]

Alianza highlights Brazil for its fight against content piracy

The Alianza Contra Pirateria de Television Paga (Alianza) has recently announced the successful results of the second phase of Operation 404, the largest scale enforcement operation against content piracy that has ever been developed in Latin America. A total of 25 judicial search and seizure warrants across ten Brazilian states were served, and 252 websites [...]