Monthly Archives: October 2021

Izzi integrates Amazon Prime Video to its three streaming platforms

Izzi, the Mexican telco owned by Televisa, integrated the Amazon Prime Video service into the menu of its three streaming platforms. From now on, users who have already contracted the OTT, will be able to directly access it from the izzitv, izzitv Smart and izzi go apps. Following this incorporation, which allows subscribers to enjoy [...]

RCNTV channel of Colombia launches the first e-commerce platform in the country

RCNTV, the Colombian TV signal from the RCN universe, launched the first e-commerce platform in the country, MarketRCN. The app will be based on a 360 experience and will work with the main brands in the region to create innovative content that will seek to promote online shopping among local audiences. As detailed by the [...]

Milicom service revenues grow up to 18% in Latin America during Q3 2021

Milicom announced a significant growth in revenue and customer base in its Latin American operations by the end of the third quarter of the year. In Colombia, mobile service revenues increased 4.1% in the last period, after having incorporated 359 thousand new subscribers, while in El Salvador, the increase was 18% in service revenues. As [...]

ViacomCBS agrees with Disney majority stake in Fox TeleColombia & Estudios TeleMéxico

The audiovisual entertainment company ViacomCBS Networks International reached an agreement with The Walt Disney Company to acquire a majority stake in Fox Telecolombia & Estudios TeleMéxico. From now on, the company will be able to be part of the production and distribution of content in Spanish in both countries, and thus expand its offer to [...]

Rural life channel Chacra TV signs with Telecom in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay

Chacra TV, the 24 specialized in the countryside lifestyle, reached an agreement with Telecom to integrate its pay TV grid in three South American countries through Flow Argentina, Cablevisión Uruguay and Personal Paraguay. From now on, the clients of the services will be able to enjoy content related to rural life and tourism. The signal [...]

Podcast Streaming boosts Spotify Revenue Growth in Q3 2021

Spotify, the popular audio streaming application, reached 172 million paid subscribers globally during Q3 2021, representing an increase of 4% compared to the previous period, as announced in its latest report. In addition, advertising revenues grew 75% compared to 2020, and the company ensures that both growths were driven by streaming podcasts. In Latin America, [...]

Globo grants exclusivity to broadcast Qatar 2022 World Cup via streaming

The Brazilian company Globo granted its exclusivity to broadcast the Qatar 2022 World Cup through its Globoplay streaming platform, after reaching an agreement with FIFA for the payment of the pending debt for television rights during the period of 2015 to 2022; as announced by the local newspaper Folha de S. Paulo. After having reopened [...]

AT&T would complete the sale of Vrio to Grupo Werthein by Q4 2021

The telecommunications company AT&T Latin America announced that the sale of its Vrio operations, which include the DirecTV brand, has already been agreed with the Werthein Group and that both parties expect the transaction to be completed during Q4 2021. The news was released through a report with the results of Q3 2021. In the [...]

HBO Max adds Turkish series package from MADD for Latin America

MADD Entertainment, the Turkish drama production brand, reached an agreement with WarnerMedia Latin America to integrate a series package into the HBO Max platform offering in the region. Previously, both parties had already signed to incorporate two fictions, and after the success and good reception of the content, the alliance decided to continue with eight [...]