Category: Pay TV

Cablevision adds Disney+ into Flow STBs in Uruguay

Pay TV operator Cablevision Uruguay (Telecom) has officially announced through its website that it has added Disney+, Disney’s new SVOD OTT, launched in Latin America on November 17th, with a promotion that allows its customers to access the platform for free for an initial period of up to 90 days. Access to Disney+ can be [...]

Band to broadcast F1 races in Brazil until the end of 2022

As reported by the Folha de São Paulos and other specialized websites in Brazil, the Bandeirantes Group has announced this Tuesday, February 9th, an agreement to broadcast Formula 1 races (F1) exclusively in the country, until the end of 2022. The competitions 2021 season is scheduled to start next March 28th, and will run until [...]

Box Brazil launches OTT focused on Brazilian productions

Brazilian company Box Brazil (Grupo Box Brazil) has officially announced the launch of Box Brazil Play, its new multi-device OTT platform, available since February 4th, with a catalog of TV channels and VOD content focused on Brazilian productions. The development of the new OTT was in charge of Container, a Box Group company specialized in [...]

Comteco launches Go On TV and strengthens its digital strategy with pay TV channels and OTTs

The Cooperativa de Telecomunicaciones de Cochabamba (Comteco) has recently announced it is strengthening its digital strategy through the launch of Go On TV, available from last February 1st. It is a platform that includes linear pay TV channels, VOD content and access to other OTTs, paying the subscription according to which each client of the [...]

HBO Latin America creates original films brand made by Particular Crowd

HBO Latin America has announced this last Tuesday, February 2nd, the launch of a new content segment, which it called HBO Latin America Movies, which will feature original films that will be available throughout Latin America through HBO and HBO GO. HBO Latin America Movies films will be produced by Particular Crowd, WarnerMedia Latin America’s [...]

Fox channels in Latin America to be rebranded as ‘Star’ from February 22nd

The Walt Disney Company Latin America has officially announced this Wednesday, February 3rd, that it will rebrand Fox channels as Star starting on the 22nd this month. In December 2020, Disney had confirmed that the change would take place in February 2021 but, up to now, no details had been given on the exact date. [...]

TV Azteca channels now available in Spain and Portugal through Masmedia TV

TV Azteca Internacional has recently announced that Mundo; Corazon; Clic and Cinema; its four pay TV channels, are already available in Spain and Portugal, through Masmedia TV, an IPTV solution for telecommunications companies, which offers several TV channels distributed in different packages. We are very proud and excited about this partnership, and we welcome Medios [...]

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 [...]