Monthly Archives: January 2021

Samsung’s TV Plus now available in Mexico

The South Korean company Samsung has officially announced this last Thursday, January 28th, the launch of Samsung TV Plus, its new streaming offer, on selected Smart TVs of its brand in Mexico. In mid-December 2020, the initiative had also taken place in Brazil. Samsung customers in Mexico will be able to access the platform for [...]

Funimation launches Android app in Brazil and Mexico

As reported by several specialized websites, Funimation, SVOD OTT with anime content, launched in Brazil and Mexico at the end of 2020, has recently launched an application for Android devices, which can be accessed for free through Google Play. In Brazil, access to the OTT catalog is available for an R$ 249.90 (USD 45) annual [...]

Argentine Government to fine telecommunications companies who have made higher increases that those established for January

According to what has been recently reported by several specialized websites in Argentina, the National Telecommunications Entity (Enacom) requested the country’s telecommunications companies that have made higher increases in their offers value than those that had been established by the Government, to give the value of the increase back to users. In dialogue with the [...]

Pay TV ends 2020 with a 5.6% loss on its subscribers base in Brazil

According to information recently reported by the Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Anatel), the telecommunications regulator in Brazil, the pay TV market recorded a 5.6% loss on its total subscribers base during 2020, and 828 thousand customers less compared to 2019. The sector ended the year with 14,856 million subscribers, continuing the decline in customers that [...]

Telecentro makes offer for Professional Football League’s TV rights in Argentina

The Argentine Football Association (AFA), the entity that regulates football leagues disputed in Argentina, has officially reported this Wednesday, January 27th, that the pay TV operator Telecentro made an offer to acquire the Argentine Professional Football Leagues TV rights. However, the regulator rejected the initiative, and explained that Telecentro’s offer had lower economic conditions in [...]

Blim TV adds ViacomCBS titles to its catalog

ViacomCBS International Studios (VIS) announced this Thursday, January 27th that it has run a partnership agreement with Televisas OTT Blim TV, in order  to add some of its titles into the platform’s catalog. As a result of the partnership, Blim TV will make various titles from the VIS catalog and ViacomCBS brands available to its [...]

Oi adds direct access to Netflix on its IPTV offer, which already features 90 thousand subscribers

According to several specialized websites in Brazil, the Brazilian pay TV operator Oi has added Netflix as part of its IPTV offer, called Oi TV Fibra. With this benefit, the company’s customers can access the OTT directly through their STBs. The operator does not allow to pay the Netflix subscription on its monthly bill, but [...]

Algar Telecom confirms it will stop marketing its cable and DTH offerings in Brazil

According to information that was reported on several specialized websites in Brazil, the telecommunications company Algar Telecom has officially confirmed during the first days of 2021 that it will stop marketing its pay TV offers, both on cable and DTH. As reported in February 2020, Algar has run an agreement with the Brazilian pay TV [...]

TV Walter Abrahão to broadcast Brazilian National Team’s matches during Qualifiers from March

According to information reported by different websites in Brazil, the TV Walter Abrahão pay TV channel (TV WA), recently launched in the country, acquired the rights to broadcast 56 matches of the South American Qualifiers towards the next World Cup, to be disputed in Qatar next year. According to the Palco 23 website, TV WA [...]

Express launches packs with premium content to be hired for a 24-hours period

Argentine pay TV operator Express has recently announced the launch of a new product, which it called Packs por dia. The offer is available since January 11th, and allows its subscribers to activate premium packs with content from HBO, Fox Premium, Hot Pack and the Football Pack (to access all the Argentine Professional Football Leagues [...]