Monthly Archives: May 2021

After a first trial, Canal 1 is already working on TV attribution systems implementation

During Advanced advertising opportunities for FTA broadcasters, the first panel on Day 1 of Nextv Ad Latin America, Alina Arango, Commercial VP at Canal 1 (Colombia), reported that, two years ago, the channel made a first trial with a TV attribution tool and, after the good results it featured, the company is already working with [...]

WarnerMedia to launch HBO Max in Latin America on June 29th

WarnerMedia (AT&T and Discovery) has announced this Wednesday, May 26th, that HBO Max, its new SVOD OTT, will be officially launched in Latin America on Tuesday, June 29th. The company confirmed that access to the platform in the region can be done from smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, compatible streaming devices, and through its web version. [...]

ETB strengthens its FTTH growth, which already represents 58% of its fixed customers base

As part of its Q1 2021 financial results presentation, the Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogota (ETB) reported that its FTTH customer base increased by 5.6% so far this year, and ended Q1 2021 with 520 thousand subscribers, adding 27 thousand new customers compared to the 493 thousand reported at the end of 2020. In addition, [...]

Movistar acquires DirecTV’s fixed internet operation in Colombia

Telecommunications company Telefonica, whose operations in Colombia and the rest of the Latin American countries -with the exception of Brazil- are branded as Movistar, has officially announced this last Tuesday, May 25th, that it has acquired DirecTV’s fixed internet business (AT&T), which the company had offered since 2014 in Colombia, including the network and spectrum. [...]

Roku already features Quibi’s original productions

The streaming devices company Roku has officially launched its Roku Originals brand last Thursday, May 20th, with which it strengthens its catalog with titles from the Quibi platform, which has stopped operating a few months after being launched. Earlier this year, Roku confirmed the acquisition of its catalog and, according to information officially reported by [...]

Amazon Prime Video to premiere new original series about Chivas on June 18th

Amazon Prime Video announced days ago that it will premiere next June 18th Chivas: El Rebaño Sagrado, a new documentary series focused on the Mexican football club Club Deportivo Guadalajara, better known as Las Chivas. According to the information reported, the series will run for four one-hour episodes, in which unreleased moments of the team [...]

Dataxis to hold new webinar on how VTR solved the TV replays gap dilemma with Liberty Latin America and Media Distillery

Going on with its webinars calendar scheduled for 2021, Dataxis will be in charge of helding  How VTR solved the replay TV gap dilemma, which will be developed in English and will take place next Tuesday, June 8th at 1:00 PM (ART). Registration is free, and can be done here. For the development of the [...]

Opportunities for AVOD in Latin America to open Nextv Ad Latin America’s day 2

The panel that will open  Nextv Ad Latin Americas day 2 is called Opportunities for AVOD in Latin America, and will be developed on Thursday, May 27th between 9:00 AM and 9:50 AM (GMT-5 CDMX / COL). Registration for this one and the rest of the event panels can be done here.  Some of the [...]

Kwai strengthens its portfolio with exclusive contents of the Copa America 2021

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) announced days ago a partnership agreement with Kwai, a Chinese mobile app developed to share videos, through which users will be able to access exclusive content from the Copa America 2021. The competition will start in mid-June, and will bring together the National Teams of Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, [...]

Tigo launches ONEtv STBs with Android TV in Colombia

The telecommunications company Millicom, whose operations in Latin America are branded as Tigo, is installing ONEtv STBs with Android TV (Google) operating system in Colombia. The information was reported by the specialized website Portafolio. According to the information reported on the specialized website Android TV Guide, the company that manufactured Tigo’s STB is Arris, and [...]