Category: TV channels / Content

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Pisapapeles website, the app was launched again on Google Play, although that source informed that it has already been withdrawn.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 [...]

Univision acquires Eurocopa’s matches TV rights and will broadcast them in Spanish on TUDN and PrendeTV

US TV network Univision officially announced last Monday, May 3rd, that it has acquired the Eurocopa 2020s TV rights. According to the information reported by the company, the pay TV channel TUDN (Televisa and Univision) will air all the competitions matches in Spanish, while Prende TV, the company’s recently launched AVOD OTT, will be in [...]

Hispasat to take over Telefonica Media Network’s management and audiovisual network transport business in Latin America

The Spanish satellite telecommunications company Hispasat (Red Electrica Group) has officially announced this last Thursday, April 29th, that, from that date, it started to take over Telefonica Media Networks management and audiovisual network transport business in Latin America. The terms of the agreement between Hispasat and Telefonica were not reported. As reported by the company, [...]

Argentine Government launches new plan to encourage audiovisual content production

Argentine President, Alberto Fernandez, led an event this week in which he announced the launch of the Plan Contenidos Argentinos , whose purpose is to reactivate the audiovisual content production industry in the country. According to the information reported, one of the key points of the plan focuses on strengthening Argentina as an attractive location [...]