Tag Archives: Argentina

Starz sues Disney for using the ‘Star’ and ‘Star+’ brands in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico

According to the information reported by the US specialized website The Wrap, Lionsgate, focused on distributing films and TV content, and owner of the US premium TV network Starz and the SVOD OTT Starzplay, has filed this last Monday, June 7th trademark infringement lawsuits against The Walt Disney Company in the Argentine, Brazilian and Mexican [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Disney+ adds a new distribution partner in Latin America and is now available for Telecentro’s customers

Argentine pay TV operator Telecentro has announced this last Friday, April 16th, that it has added Disney+ to its offer, so that its customers can access its catalog through their compatible STBs. In addition, since last April 1st, Telecentros customers who have an active service from the company, or with a 60 MB or more [...]

ScreenHits TV to launch this year in Latin America

ScreenHits TV Limited, a free European super-aggregator that allows its customers to integrate and manage their subscriptions to TV and OTT services on tablets, as well as through its desktop version and soon on smart TVs, announced its launch in the US and the UK as a starting point for an international development plan in [...]

ViacomCBS resumes fiction production plans in Argentina

Viacom International Studios (ViacomCBS) announced that it will resume its fiction content production plans in Argentina, with El primero de nosotros, new VIS fiction series, whose premiere is scheduled for the first half of this year on the Argentine FTA channel Telefe. According to the information reported by VIS, El primero de nosotros wil be [...]

Pay TV, fixed and mobile telephony and internet rates would raise every four months in Argentina

As officially reported by the Argentine newspaper La Nacion last Thursday, March 18th, the Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones (Enacom) stated that price increases in fixed and mobile telephone, internet and pay TV rates should be implemented every four months from now on. The amount of each increment is not defined yet. After, in August 2020, [...]

Polka resumes fiction content productions and plans to start filming new series in April

As reported in February, and after having cancelled all its productions for almost a year due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Argentine production company Pol-ka will resume its fiction content productions. According to the information reported, the company plans to start recording in April La 1 5/18, its new series, which will be available on the [...]

Telecom Argentina expects to expand its business to Uruguay according to changes in the country’s telecommunications regulations

Telecommunications company Telecom Argentina aims to expand its business in Uruguay, although it expects to do so if changes are implemented in the countrys  telecommunications regulations. The information, as reported in several specialized websites, was reported by Telecoms CEO, Roberto Nobile, during the last conference on the companys Q4 2020 results. The idea of expanding [...]