Tag Archives: 2019

Millicom’s total ARPU grows thanks to Cable Onda

Tigo (Millicom) presented its first quarter 2019 results report, in which the company informed that its Average Revenue per User (ARPU) increased in a 1.7%,  in line with a 0.6% increase in local currency terms year-on-year, as the impact of weaker currencies was offset by the favorable impact of consolidating Panama, where the company acquired [...]

Altice and Multimedios del Caribe take MLB 2019 to the Dominican Republic

Telecommunications company Altice Dominicana confirmed  it will broadcast Major League MLB matches in Dominican territory through an agreement with the group Multimedios Del Caribe, on  channels CDN (channel 37) and CDN Sportsmax, and CDN Radio. Altice TV offers Major League Baseball broadcast on cable TV since 2009 and guarantees full coverage of the MLB in [...]

VTR to broadcast Lollapalooza 2019 on VTR Play and Replay TV

Chilean pay TV operator VTR Marketing Manager, Patricio Fuentes, announced that this years music festival Lollapalooza edition will be available for its subscribers on the Replay TV platform, which will allow them to watch the events content again for a 48-hours period. Chilean channel will also broadcast the festival live  through VTR Play application, so [...]

Brazil discusses on VOD and pay TV regulations between 2019 and 2020

Brazilian National Film Agency (Ancine) published on the Oficial Union Newspaper the regulatory agenda of strategic issues that will be reviewed between 2019 and 2020. According to the entity, the document is a result from an internal  agencys areas and Brazilian society consulting process. The document foresees to regulate VOD segment, where it will focus [...]

CDF to broadcast all South American Cup matches in HD

Chilean Football Channel (CDF) announced it will broadcast all 2019 South American Cup matches in HD, and not only those played by Chilean teams and players, as it has been reported at first. We have been broadcasting important matches since the beginning of this Cup. However, taking the relevance of this tournament into consideration, our [...]

Televisa denies alliance with Netflix

After launching its own OTT Blim, in February 2016, Televisa announced it will join Netflix again and, according to what was reported, it ordered to vacate two of its TV studios so that, in the coming weeks, several producers will start filming some of the new productions that Netflix announced for 2019 and 2020. Televisa [...]

UEFA to launch its OTT outside Europe and the US

UEFAs President, Aleksander Caferin, announced after being re-elected in Rome that the association will launch its OTT platform in the next six months. In a first step, it will only be available outside Europe and the US. Platform will be launched before 2019/2020 season. Caferin pointed that one of the main purposes of the coming [...]

Ancine to pronounce on AT&T and Warner merger in second term

Ancines broad (Brazilian National Film Agency) defined a timetable for regulatory analysis of the merger between AT&T and Time Warner, which will include seven stages and should conclude in the second half of 2019. Analysis will include the following steps: a gathering information process, market agents affected by the operation pronouncements, Market Follow-up Superintendence manifestation, [...]

Movistar Play will offer Pay TV through OTT in Mexico this year

Telefonica Mexico plans to deliver its streaming TV service through its Movistar Play application this year, as confirmed by Telefonica Mexico president, Carlos Morales Paulín. We already have a service called Movistar Play in Telefonica, an OTT with so many contents that is already available in other countries services. We want to offer it soon [...]

New agreements for series in Mexico, Chile and Ecuador at Natpe 2019

In its third and last edition, Natpe Miami 2019 stood out for  agreements and series productions in Mexico and sales to Chilean and Ecuadorian networks, as well as bioseries and alliances to produce content for all of Latin America. MGM Worldwide Distribution and Televisa announced an alliance for the Mexican broadcaster to adapt ‘TKO: Total [...]