Monthly Archives: June 2021

New OTT era of pay TV operators in Central America to open first Nextv Series Central America’s virtual edition

As part of its 2021 virtual events agenda, Dataxis will be in charge of helding the first Nextv Series Central Americas virtual edition, which will take place on Tuesday, June 29th and Wednesday, June 30th, both days starting at 9:00 AM. (GMT-6 CST). Registration for all conference panels is now open, and can be done [...]

America Movil expands Claro Box TV throughout Latin America and launches it in Colombia

Telecommunications company Claro (America Movil) announced this last Thursday, June 17th, the launch of Claro Box TV in Colombia, which was originally released in Brazil in 2020. The announcement takes place after, at the end of April, Daniel Hajj, CEO at America Movil, confirmed in a conference with analysts that the device will be launched [...]

New OTT TV models for ISPs to close first Nextv Series Central America’s virtual edition

The last panel of what will be the first Nextv Series Central Americas virtual edition will be called New OTT TV models for ISPs, and will take place next Wednesday, June 30th, between 10:10 AM and 11:00 AM (GMT-6 CST). Registration for this one and the rest of the conferences panel is now open, and [...]

Fox Sports Mexico to continue with its same brand name after being acquired by Grupo Lauman

After, at the end of May, the media conglomerate Grupo Lauman, chaired by businessman Manuel Arroyo, acquired Fox Sports operations in Mexico, Arroyo, CEO of the company, was interviewed by Mexican website Expansion, where he gave details about the Group’s ideas for Fox’s sports business in the country, which will keep the same name after [...]

ICAB and Netflix open new applications to their found to support professionals in the Brazilian audiovisual industry affected by the pandemic

The Instituto de Contenidos Audiovisuales Brasileños (ICAB) and Netflix officially announced this last Tuesday, June 15th, the renewal of the partnership that they started last year to financially help audiovisual industry professionals in the country. According to the information reported by the entity, the new donation will be valued at R$ 3 million (around USD [...]

Funimation strengthens itself in Latin America and launches in Chile, Colombia and Peru

The SVOD OTT Funimation, whose catalog is focused on anime content, has confirmed this Wednesday, June 16th, its decision to expand itself in Latin America with its launch in Chile, Colombia and Peru, after having reached Brazil and Mexico, where it is available. since November last year. Although, in a first stage, Funimation is available [...]

Televisa expands Izzi’s reach and launches it in Guadalajara

Mexican Grupo Televisa has officially announced this last Wednesday, June 16th, the expansion of the telecommunications company izzis offer to the Mexican city of Guadalajara. Izzi announces its arrival in one of the main cities in the country, Guadalajara, fulfilling its commitment to offer attractive high-speed internet packages, unlimited calls and the best entertainment to [...]

AT&T to launch a streaming platform for CNN

AT&Ts CEO, John Stankey, confirmed last week during the The Economic Club of Washington D.Cs forum the launch of a streaming platform for CNN, which will be called CNN Plus. Up to now, it has not been confirmed if the platform will only be available in the US, or if there are plans to launch [...]

Strategies for pay TV operators on Android TV to close day 1 of Nextv Series Central America’s virtual edition

As part of its digital events agenda planned for 2021, Dataxis will hold the first Nextv Series Central Americas virtual edition, which will consist of a series of panel discussions to debate on the most relevant topics that make up the Central American TV industry. The first day of the conference will end with the [...]

Netflix is also ‘open’ to acquire other companies

Ted Sarandos, co-CEO at Netflix, reported during his keynote at the international media event Banff World Media Festival, held in Canada, that the company does not deny the possibility of acquiring others, and, this way joining the trend that is taking place in the market, following mergers such as Disney-Fox, Amazon-MGM, Televisa-Univision and the recently [...]