Tag Archives: Bolivia

Facebook and Fox Sports extend Libertadores Cup’s broadcast

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) and Facebook agreed to extend from 28 to 46 Copa Libertadores matches broadcast for free by the OTT Facebook Watch, in the Spanish-speaking countries that are taking part in the competition. Fox Sports will also air Thursday’s matches, which had been acquired by Facebook. Partnership between the companies establishes [...]

Peru could also collect taxes from OTTs

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) presented a report that suggests that Peru would collect taxes from Netflix and other apps, and argued that if the measure is implemented, the country could raise more than USD 35 million per year. In its report Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean [...]

Mirada launches Iris with Digital Cable TV in Bolivia

Mirada, leading integrated software products and services for digital TV operators and broadcasters provider, announced the launching of its Iris multiscreen solution, as part of the multianual agreement with Bolivian operator Digital TV Cable, which is active since last October 6th, 2018. The launch will allow Digital TV Cable subscribers to watch live and on [...]

Telcel increases prices of 24 TV plans in Bolivia

Telefonica Celular of Bolivia -Telcel, which commercial brand is Tigo Bolivia-, informed it customers that it has increased 24 TV plans prices through HCF technology. New values are valid since February, and they mainly affect the Basic, Advanced, HD, TV, Triple Play and Home plans. The increase in the service payment belongs to programming costs [...]

Tigo launches Amazon Prime Video in El Salvador

The telecommunications company Millicom – which operates in Latin America under the Tigo brand – ran an agreement with Amazon to include the Amazon Prime Videos offer in El Salvador. The VOD platform is also available in Bolivia, Colombia and Guatemala. In Tigo we look for great partners and brands like ours, in order to [...]

Mexico could also apply a tax to foreign OTTs

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (Cepal) considered that Mexico could obtain revenues valued in USD 178.8 million per year if it charges VAT to digital platforms and charges 3% for intermediation services from platforms like Netflix and others. The entity established in its report Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and [...]

Bolivia to prepare standard for Netflix to pay taxes

Bolivian National Tax Service (SIN), together with Economy and Finance Ministry are preparing a regulatory project for foreighn companies that offer services through OTTs in the country to pay taxes, such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. We are working on a standard. We hope to conclude it and take it to the Legislative Assembly, [...]

Netflix to cancel free trial month in Latin American, Caribbean and European countries

Netflix ended its one-month free offer for new subscribers in several Latin American, Caribbean and European countries  Those affected by the measure are Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba,  Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela, according to the official Netflix help page. The OTT did not make this modification in [...]

HBO Go is available on LG Smart TVs in Latin America

HBO Go, the OTT of HBO, will have available the exclusive content of the channel on their LG Smart TVs throughout Latin America from this Wednesday, March 20th,  To access the platform, subscribers must download the HBO app directly from the LG Store. We are constantly developing solutions related with consumer habits evolution , knowing [...]

Bolivia reached 600 thousand pay TV subscribers in 2018

According to the statistical report presented by Bolivian Telecommunications and Transport Regulation Authority (ATT),  pay TV market surpassed 600 thousand  subscribers in that country in 2018. Document also shows figures from mobile services, internet access and telephony. AAT report records 633,793 Bolivian pay TV subscribers in December 2018. The largest number was in La Paz, [...]