Category: TV channels / Content

IFT allows Grupo Lauman to acquire Fox Sport’s business in Mexico

The Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT), entity that regulates the telecommunications market in Mexico, has officially announced this last Tuesday, June 8th, that it has allowed the Lauman Group to acquire Fox Sports Mexico, which belonged to The Walt Disney Company. Up to now, the Group has not expressed itself on the plans it has [...]

Disney denies to stop airing its children’s channels as of June 25th

After different posts that were published this last Friday, June 4th, regarding that The Walt Disney Company’s children’s channels would stop being broadcasted in Latin America and other regions as of next June 25th, the company chaired by Bob Chapek confirmed that those channels will continue with their broadcasts beyond that date. In addition, the [...]

Univision strengthens itself in Latin America with DirecTV

According to information reported on various specialized websites, the DTH operator DirecTV (AT&T) has added the US Hispanic channel Univision as part of its programming grid, since last May 3rd. The offer is available to the pay TV operators prepaid and postpaid customers in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay. With the announcement of [...]

Grupo Lauman confirms Fox Sports acquisition in Mexico

Mexican media company Grupo Lauman, chaired by businessman Manuel Arroyo and owner of the telecommunications company Comtelsat and the newspaper El Financiero, confirmed on Friday, May 21st the acquisition of Fox Sports Mexico. However, according to the information reported by El Financiero, the transaction is required to be authorized by Mexican regulators. The sale of [...]

UOL launches new TV channel

Brazilian company Universo Online (UOL – Grupo Folha), owner of the UOL website, one of the most importants in the country, announced last May 12th the launch of Canal UOL, its new TV channel, whose catalog is focused on news, entertainment, documentaries, and other content. According to the information officially reported on the website, the [...]

Azteca Deportes to broadcast Mexican Baseball League’s games

The Mexican Baseball League (LMB) has officially announced this last Saturday, May 15th, an agreement with the Mexican conglomerate TV Azteca (Grupo Salinas), through which Azteca Deportes, a division of TV Azteca focused on the producing and broadcasting sporting events, will broadcast the Leagues events through the Mexican companys digital platforms, starting on the 2021 [...]

Wom continues testing its Wom TV’s offer in Chile

Chilean mobile operator Wom continues testing its TV offering, which it will call Wom TV. According to the information reported by the Pisapapeles website, the app was launched again on Google Play, although that source informed that it has already been withdrawn. Up to now, Wom TV’s offer includes mobile telephony and FTTH internet. The [...]

Somos to distribute Enchufe.TV on TVs and digital platforms

The global audiovisual content distribution company Somos Distribution (Somos Group) announced that it will be in charge of the distribution of Enchufe.TV, an Ecuadorian web that gathers sketches, produced by Touche  Films. Enchufe.TV produces humorous sketches that last five minutes on average, which are produced into 30-minute content, to be distributed both on TV and [...]

Televisa Networks and Claxson extend their distribution agreement to Chile

Claxson, a media company focused on producing and distributing entertainment content for multiple platforms in Latin America and Iberia, announced its decision to extend the Televisa Networks channels distribution agreement in Argentina and Uruguay, originally run in 2019, to the Chilean market. The agreement became effective last March 1st, and was possible due to a [...]

Telemundo creates new studios to meet streaming demands of Latin audiences

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises has announced this last Wednesday, May 5th, that it has created Telemundo Streaming Studios, the first Hispanic media studio focused on satisfying and serving Latin streaming audiences in the US and other parts of the world. The new production unit launches with more than 35 titles in development and production stages, including [...]