Category: TV channels / Content

Amazon Prime Video and Amazon Studios grant almost USD 1 million to support audiovisual industry in Brazil

Brazilian Audiovisual Content Institute (Instituto de Contenidos Audiovisuales Brasileños – ICAB), has announced this last Friday that Amazon Prime Video and Amazon Studios will allocate around R$ 5.3 million (about USD 1), to support the Brazilian audiovisual community during the pandemic period. The donation will be made for the Aid Fund created by ICAB and [...]

Mediapro would not acquire Fox Sports operations in Mexico

As reported in the web version of the Mexican newspaper El Universal this last Monday, March 1st, the Spanish company Mediapro would get out of the contest to acquire Fox Sports operations in Mexico, one of the requirements ordered by the Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT) to approve the Disney-Fox merger, which took place in [...]

Concacaf selects Mediapro to market its main competition’s TV rights

Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Football Association has officially announced last February 12th a new partnership agreement with the Spanish company Mediapro, for the international marketing of audiovisual rights to the most relevant competitions held by the Confederation, including the 2021 Gold Cup and Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League. This is a very important [...]

Globoplay launches new plan in Brazil with Globo and Premiere channels

Brazilian Globo Group has recently announced that its SVOD OTT Globoplay, which will be launched in Europe this year, has enabled a new content package for its subscribers, which includes the Group’s TV channels and access to Premiere, a series of Pay TV channels that broadcast various football leagues that take place in the country, [...]

DirecTV GO adds blim tv with Televisa’s channels in Mexico

Televisa has announced this Tuesday, February 24th, that its SVOD OTT blim tv is already part of the DirecTV GO (AT&T) catalog in Mexico. The initiative, which has been available since February 18th, allows DirecTV GO subscribers to access 35 live TV channels and more than 32 thousand hours of on-demand content, including all Televisa [...]

Boca Juniors launches new channel on YouTube with football matches, news and automatic cameras

Argentine Club Atletico Boca Juniors has officially launched its new TV channel, available on the clubs official YouTube account. It is a new way of accessing Bocas content for its fans, available from this last Monday, February 22nd. We want to reach the fans and for the news to be announced in a serious way. [...]

Megacable launches Xview+ based on Android TV with Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, HBO GO and YouTube

Mexican holding company Megacable has officially announced this Tuesday, February 23rd, the launch of Xview+, its new interactive video platform based on Android TV, whose interface allows its subscribers to access Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, HBO GO and YouTube, as well as linear pay TV channels. Together with the Xview+ STBs, the company launched new [...]

Megacable does not include original content productions on its future plans

As reported on Friday, February 19th on the specialized website El CEO, the Mexican holding company Megacable has decided not to produce original content. In August 2019, the company announced the launch of its first original series, but plans in this area are not set to continue. We are not going to create our own [...]

Particular Crowd, Warner Media Latin America’s new films brand, launches more than 100 of its own films during its first year

Particular Crowd, WarnerMedia Latin America’s new original films brand,  has announced that it has launched more than 100 of its own films during its first year of operations. The initiative was launched last year, as part of WarnerMedia Latin America’s expansion towards the production of original and exclusive content for its brands in the region. [...]

Grupo Salinas launches Azteca Estudios to boost resources for original productions in Mexico

Mexican group Grupo Salinas has officially announced last Tuesday, February 16th, the birth of a new business unit, which it called Azteca Estudios. The studios were opened in 2012, and provide comprehensive production services for the audiovisual industry, with the aim of serving activities involving filming, TV, advertising, entertainment or live events productions. The new [...]