Monthly Archives: November 2020

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 [...]

Stenna acquires ZooMoo Kids children’s channel for Brazil

According to information reported by various websites in Brazil, the international company Stenna LLC announced this last Monday, November 23rd, that it has acquired the ZooMoo Kids children’s channel on October 20th for Brazil. Before the transaction, the channel belonged to the Canadian company Blue Ant Media, which will continue to own the channel in [...]

GolTV resumes payments to clubs for Ecuadorian football TV rights

After GolTV has confirmed that it will continue paying the broadcasting rights for the Liga Pro -name under which the Ecuadorian Professional Football League is known-, Miguel Angel Loor, President at the Ecuadorian League, confirmed on November 18th through his official Twitter account that GolTV has finally made a new payment to the country’s football [...]

ViacomCBS may be about to acquire Chilevision

After some rumors that started to place in August, the Diario Financiero de Chile reported on its website this past Sunday, November 22, that ViacomCBS would be closer to acquiring the free-to-air TV channel Chilevisión, owned by Turner (WarnerMedia; AT&T). According to the website, which cites “high sources” in the negotiations, ViacomCBS is about to [...]

Coggan: ‘TCC plans to launch an hybrid STB with Android TV in early 2021’

During the last  Nextv Series South Americas virtual edition, a panel called The new pay TV goes to Android TV was held. For the debate, Dataxis gathered different industry executives who are experts on the subject, such as Leopoldo Spiess, Deputy Manager of B2B Product Development at Entel Chile; Mario de Oliveira Madeira, CTO at [...]

Bolivian pay TV loses subscribers on the first half 2020

As officially reported by the Bolivian Autoridad de Regulacion y Fiscalizacion de Telecomunucaciones y Transportes (ATT), the pay TV market in the country ended the first half of 2020 with 604,477 subscribers. This is a fall of almost 7.5% (or 48,742 clients) in relation to December 2019, when the sector gathered a total of 653,219 [...]