Category: TV channels / Content

Responsible for the Mega Imagen pay TV operator in Argentina is sent to prison for illegal DirecTV contents broadcasting

As a result of a complaint filed by DirecTV for broadcasting illegal content  against the pay TV operator Mega Imagen, the Curuzu Cuatia Prosecutor’s Office (Corrientes, Argentina) ordered the prosecution and preventive detention for Joaquín Urdapilleta, owner of the company. According to what DirecTV reported in an official statement, Mega Imagen was illegally providing cable [...]

IFT cancels Fox Sports sale in Mexico for three months

The Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) granted The Walt Disney Company and Twenty-First Century Fox a three-month suspension of the divestment period to sell Fox Sports in Mexico. The selling order is one of the requirements imposed on March 11th, 2019 to authorize the Disney-Fox merger. The period granted for the process expires on May 1st [...]

Globo’s productions arrive at Uruguay, Mexico, Costa Rica and Panama

Globo TV International titles ‘Huerfanos de su Tierra’, ‘Avenida Brasil’, ‘Tiempo de Amar’ and ‘Orgullo y Pasión’,  arrived at Teledoce, Imagen TV, Teletica and TVN, in Uruguay, Mexico, Costa Rica and Panama, respectively. The awarded soap opera Huerfanos de su Tierra was launched by the Uruguayan FTA TV channel Teledoce in March, replacing Nuevo [...]

DirecTV expands its free channels offer until April 15th

DirecTV reported that, due to the global health crisis related to the Covid-19 pandemic (Coronavirus), it will allow free access to a greater number of channels until April 15th in Latin America. The benefit includes more than 91 channels of various genres depending on the plan of each client and the country where they offer [...]

Guigo TV disputes Brazil’s National Team broadcasting rights for next Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers with Globo

The Brazilian OTT Guigo TV announced it is interested in televising the matches that the Brazilian National Team plays outside the country in the Qualifying rounds for the next Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup, recently postponed by the Covid-19 pandemic (Coronavirus). Until now, Globo was the only FTA TV broadcaster interested in these rights. As [...]

DirecTV offers freeview of Fox Premium Family and Fox Premium Movies

DirecTV announced that it is offering a freeview of Fox Premium Family and Fox Premium Movies, available on channels 559 (SD) and 1559 (HD) of the DTH for the region between March 20th and 31st. The offer is valid for prepaid and postpaid customers of the operator. This way, customers have access to a greater [...]

DirecTV ables up to 91 TV channels in Latin America due to Coronavirus

Following the evolution of the Coronavirus (Covid 19), DirecTV announced it is making up to 91 channels of various genres available for a large part of its subscribers in Latin America. As officially reported by the company, starting today, and gradually, up to 91 channels will be released at no additional cost. They vary according [...]

Argentine production company Polka is accused for not stopping its series recordings in spite of Coronavirus

After officially announcing it has cancelled of its film, theater, TV, advertising and dubbing activities until March 31st, the Argentine Actors Association today made a complaint against the Argentine content producer Pol-Ka for not having applied preventive measures for  actors that are taking part of different projects of the company, against the advance of the [...]

FUTV joins Claro’s grid in Costa Rica

FUTV, the Costa Rican football channel launched on February 29th, will be part of Claro’s programming grid in Costa Rica. The channel will be available to the company’s satellite customers on channel 136. According to the Costa Rican newspaper ‘La República’, it is estimated that with the addition to Claro’s grid, the channel will reach [...]

TV Brasil to also offer BBC Studios content

BBC Studios announced an agreement with TV Brazil, which includes the broadcast of 60 hours of premium British content on the country’s FTA TV. The offer includes renowned period dramas and scientific documentaries such as the four full seasons of the award-winning series Sherlock (2010), which premiered yesterday on TV Brasil, from Monday to Friday. [...]