Monthly Archives: December 2020

Nordija to launch new IPTV / OTT platform in partnership with Pontis Technologies

Scandinavian IPTV and OTT platform provider Nordija has announced this last Monday, December 21st a partnership agreement with Pontis Technologies, leading integration IP television deployment based in Argentina, to offer a complete end-to-end IPTV / OTT platform, aiming to meet the current needs and requirements of the Latin American market. According to what was officially [...]

TV Azteca launches Audience Insights platform with Vault AI in Mexico

As reported by various specialized websites last December 18th, TV Azteca (Grupo Salinas) has recently announced the launch of Real Unscripted, an audience information prediction platform, as part of a strategic partnership with Vault Analytics (Vault AI). The platform is based on artificial intelligence and will be used by TV Azteca to evaluate the answer [...]

Fox News International continues its Latin American expansion and is now available in Chile and Panama

The US company Fox Corp announced last week the expansion of its SVOD OTT Fox News International, recently launched in Mexico, to various countries, including Latin American ones,  such as Chile and Panama, where it is now available. At first, the platform was launched in Mexico in August, and gradually added new countries. As reported [...]

Sky bundles its sports offer with Sky Sports in Mexico

Mexican telecommunications company Televisa has announced this last Thursday, December 17th, the launch of Sky Sports, launched by Sky Mexico, with various sports competitions available, both from Latin America and from other regions around the world. Sky Sports monthly subscription is valued at MX $ 260 (USD 13), in the prepaid mode. Sky launches its [...]

PlayKids strengthens its presence in the US with Comcast

Another of the panels that took place during the last virtual edition of Nextv Series Brazil was titled New OTT aggregation models and the future of TV. There, some of the key topics of the debate were focused on new pay TV via OTT models; and other related topics. Industry executives gathered by Dataxis to [...]

Watch TV customers can access HBO GO directly in Brazil

Another of the panels that took place last December 9th last during the Nextv Series Brasils virtual edition was called Pay TV operators: the road to OTT. Some of the main topics of the debate focused on TV apps or fully hybrid STB deployments; OTT pay TVs and competition with cable operators; and STBs, streaming [...]

New hybrid cloud for the next TV generation stars in the last 2020 Dataxis virtual panel

Dataxis developed this last Thursday, December 17th, the last virtual panel of 2020, entitled The new hybrid cloud for the next TV generation, which was sponsored by IBM. Some of the key points of the debate focused on how to accelerate the creation of native cloud applications for TV production and distribution; how to build [...]

Disney confirms Fox channels rebranding in Latin America from 2021

After several rumors reported by different specialized websites, The Walt Disney Company Latin America has finally confirmed this Thursday, December 17th, that, as of February 2021, Fox channels in the region will be rebranded as Star. This way, Fox Channel will be rebranded as Star Channel; Fox Life will now be Star Life; the new [...]

Five last SmartLabs projects during 2020 were based on Android AOSP

Another of the panels that took place last December 2nd during the Nextv Series Mexicos virtual edition was entitled Android migration: demystifying the challenges of integration and roll out There, Dataxis held a one-on-one session with Eduardo Campos, Regional Director for the Americas at SmartLabs. Regarding the attractiveness of Android TV for pay TV operators, [...]

Flow extends its content offering with Glowstar Media

Flow, SVOD OTT platform owned by the Argentine pay TV operator Cablevision (Telecom Argentina), has officially announced this last Thursday, December 17th, a partnership agreement with the international distribution company Glowstar Media, with the aim of adding new content initiatives to its platform and improving its entertainment offer it provides to its customers. As officially [...]