Tag Archives: 2021

Mundo aims to accelerate FTTH deployment in Chile from next year

As recently reported by several specialized websites in Chile, Chilean triple play operator Mundo Pacifico -recently rebranded as Mundo-, plans to be the second company with the largest FTTH deployment in the country by next year. To achieve this goal, the company will use a new technology in FTTH.  With this technology, we hope to [...]

Sony to stop producing and selling TVs in Brazil from mid-2021

The Japanese multinational company Sony has officially announced last September 15th its decision to close its subsidiary in Manaus, Brazil, after almost 50 years operating in the country. The company reported that production activities will end in March next year, and that by mid-2021 will stop sales of TVs, cameras, audio devices and other products [...]

ViacomCBS relaunches Paramount+ in Latin America in 2021

ViacomCBS announced this Tuesday that the premium SVOD OTT that plans to launch in Latin America and the Nordic countries in 2021, as officially announced in August, will be called Paramount+, similar to the SVOD platform that the company launched in several Latin American countries throughout 2019. The new platform will be available from the [...]

CuriosityStream confirms launch of three new original series between 2020 and 2021

The OTT CuriosityStream announced days ago three new original series that will premiere from the last quarter of this year and the beginning of 2021, which will be available to its audiences on VOD and pay TV globally, also in Latin America.  The announced titles are Nature through her eyes and My wild backyard, which [...]

Globo not to broadcast Formula 1 in 2021

Brazilian Globo Group has recently announced its decision not to renew the TV rights agreement of Formula 1, the highest motorsport competition worldwide, for the 2021 season. The current agreement for Brazil, through which Globo broadcasts the races, classification and trainings on FTA TV (TV Globo) and pay TV (Sportv), is scheduled to finish at [...]

ViacomCBS to launch new premium SVOD OTT in Latin America in 2021

During its Q2 2020 quarterly results presentation, ViacomCBS announced the launch of a new premium SVOD OTT, scheduled for early 2021. As confirmed by ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI), its international expansion will begin in Australia, and then reach Latin America. and the Nordic Countries, and will be developed together with distribution partners with whom VCNI [...]

Smart TVs must include DTV Play technology from 2021 in Brazil

Starting in 2021, smart TVs made in Brazil must feature the DTV-Play technology (Profile D of the Ginga middleware). As reported by the Asociacion Brasileña de Emisoras de Radio y Television (ABERT), the tool will be gradually implemented between 2021 and 2023, and will enable more interaction ways between audiences and the content  aired on [...]

Costa Rica puts analog blackout’s second stage off for August 2021

As reported by several specialized websites in Costa Rica, due to the advance of the Coronavirus pandemic globally, the countrys Government made the decision to put the deadline for the implementation of the second stage of the analog blackout off until July 14th, 2021, one year later than it was originally scheduled. In Costa Rica, [...]

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 [...]