Monthly Archives: February 2021

MercadoLibre joins itself as Disney+ distribution partner in Chile

As confirmed from its Chilean official website, the e-commerce company MercadoLibre is now allowing its users to hire the SVOD OTT Disney+, launched by The Walt Disney Company in Latin America last November, directly from the platform in the country. Before implementing this strategy in Chile, Disney+ had already added MercadoLibre as its distribution partner [...]

Concacaf selects Mediapro to market its main competition’s TV rights

Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Football Association has officially announced last February 12th a new partnership agreement with the Spanish company Mediapro, for the international marketing of audiovisual rights to the most relevant competitions held by the Confederation, including the 2021 Gold Cup and Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League. This is a very important [...]

Globoplay launches new plan in Brazil with Globo and Premiere channels

Brazilian Globo Group has recently announced that its SVOD OTT Globoplay, which will be launched in Europe this year, has enabled a new content package for its subscribers, which includes the Group’s TV channels and access to Premiere, a series of Pay TV channels that broadcast various football leagues that take place in the country, [...]

AT&T sells part of DirecTV’s business in the US and looks for options to sell the DTH operations in Latin America

John Stankey, CEO at AT&T, has recently announced that the company is looking for options to sell DirecTV’s operations in Latin America. This is the first time that an AT&T executive expresses himself on this possibility. The announcement takes place at the same time as AT&T has sold a percentage of the DTH business in [...]

Peru changes analog blackout’s implementation schedule in seven cities

Peruvian Transport and Communications Ministry (MTC) has recently released a decree through which the analog blackouts implementation schedule plan in the country is modified. As reported on various specialized websites, the decision is related to the Coronavirus pandemic impact. Cities affected by the measure are Ayacucho; Chimbote; Ica; Iquitos; Juliaca; Pucallpa; Puno and Tacna, which [...]

Argentine Professional Football League’s matches to be broadcast on FTA TV again

As reported on various specialized websites in Argentina, some matches of the Professional Football League in that country will be broadcast on FTA TV again, through the TV Publica channel. According to the information reported this Thursday, February 25th, executives from the countrys Government has reached an agreement with Disney – one of the owners [...]

Sky makes Golden Globes on demand titles available in Brazil

Brazilian pay TV channel Sky (AT&T)  has announced days ago that this coming Sunday, February 28th, its customers will be able to follow the Golden Globes award ceremony, one of the most traditional awards in relation to film and TV productions. In addition to being able to follow the event live through TNT, those Sky [...]

Before its relaunch in Latin America, ViacomCBS confirms catalog and distribution partners for Paramount+

ViacomCBS has officially reported this Thursday, February 25th, more details about the relaunch of Paramount+, which will take place next Thursday, March 4th in 18 countries in Latin America. As reported from the company, Paramount+ will be available through its official website, as well as on connected TV and mobile devices through the Paramount+ app, [...]

Oregan Networks launches SparQ Middleware for Android TV on Megacable hybrid devices

UK software and services company Oregan Networks has announced this last Wednesday, February 24th a new project for Mexican pay TV operator Megacable, through which Oregan launches the SparQ Middleware for Android TV on the Mexican company hybrid devices. As the system integrator of Megacables Android TV Operator Tier Hybrid STBs, manufactured by a partnering [...]

Fanatiz takes Central American football leagues to the US, Canada and Puerto Rico with CentroAmerica TV

The Fanatiz platform, which focuses its offer on sports content, has announced this Wednesday, February 24th, an agreement to add  CentroAmerica TVs TV channel offer to its catalog, and, this way, make available Central American football leagues -such as those in El Salvador, Honduras and Costa Rica- in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. The [...]