Tag Archives: 2021

WarnerMedia to launch HBO Max in the US on May 27th

WarnerMedia announced May 27th as the official launch date for HBO Max, its new SVOD OTT. The platform will be launched in the US with a USD 14.95 monthly subscription. Up to now, the company no details were given about the companys plans to launch the platform outside the US, although HBO Max is expected [...]

Bolivia to start analog blackout’s implementation in 2021

Bolivian Telecommunications Vice Minister, Rene Sanchez, announced new dates for the analog blackouts implementation in the country, which had been put off by the Government last year. The initial date for the DTT migration process will be next November 30th, 2021, and will be developed in stages, until it is completed on November 30th, 2025. [...]

VAR technology is implemented in Paraguayan football with Mediapro

With the beginning of the 2020 Professional Football season in Paraguay, Mediapro began the implementation of the VAR technology (Video Assistant Referee), in charge of the company for the 2020, 2021 and 2022 seasons of the competition. The tournament includes 280 football matches, which are distributed on six fixture dates per weekend (two on Fridays, [...]

Disney aims to launch Hulu internationally in 2021

Bob Iger, CEO at The Walt Disney Company, reported that the company is working on a plan to launch Hulu internationally, as announced two years ago. Iger expressed himself about Hulu at the last analyst conference recently held, where he gave about the Disney+ expansion  process and said the plan is to repeat it with [...]

Paraguay gets ready to implement the analog blackout in 2021

Juan Carlos Duarte, President at Conatel in Paraguay, said that, by the end of 2021, the regulator will implement the analog blackout in the first of 14 zones established in the country. The first area includes Asuncion, Departamento Central and some towns of Cordillera, Paraguari and Presidente Hayes, as well as the Ñeembucu district. To [...]

Argentina puts off analog blackout for 2021

Argentine Government ordered by decree to postpone the analog blackout for two years, originally scheduled for this year August 31st. Decree 173 delays the deadline for TV broadcasters to migrate to digital ones, and establishes the new analog blackout date for August 31st, 2021. As reported by the National Telecommunications Agency (Enacom), the deadline for [...]

Colombia delays analog blackout for 2021

Analog blackout had to take place in Colombia next December 31st But, according to the National Telecommunications Commission (CNTV) of that country, the deadline can not be met. The country is ready to regulate the blackout, but there is still a need for people, beyond receiving  DTT connection, to know how to use it and [...]

TV Azteca would leave football broadcastings in January 2021

Mexican TV Azteca sources said that, after having analyzed Atlas and Monarcas Morelia results and not having recovered the investment made in the last five years, it is taking into consideration in a serious way  to get away from Mexican football broadcastings starting in January 2021 Benjamín Salinas, TV Aztecas Director, wants to consolidate ADN [...]