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Win Sports+ not to charge April subscriptions to its customers either

Win Sports+, the new Colombian pay TV channel premium option launched last January, announced it will not charge Aprils subscription to its customers, just like this month, when it applied the same measure.  As it was officially reported, considering that the Colombian Professional Football Major Division (Dimayor) – entity in charge of organizing, administering and [...]

OTTs must offer 30% of Mexican productions

For the second time, the Mexican Senate approved a measure that establishes that OTT platforms must have 30% of content made in the country. As reported by the local newspaper El Universal, the measure had already been approved last week, although the  Senate decided that the issue be submitted to a second discussion in Commissions. [...]

ETB increases internet connection speeds for FTTH clients

The Bogota Telecommunications Company (ETB) announced it will increase its internet connection speed with 25 additional megabytes to all its FTTH clients with speeds below 100 megabytes, for a two-month period. ETB clients  will not need to carry out any management with the company for this issue. Through a statement, the company explained that the [...]

Win Sports+ not to charge March bill to its subscribers due to Professional Football League cancellation in Colombia to prevent the Coronavirus

The Colombian premium channel Win Sports + officially announced that it will not charge the March bill to its subscribers, due to the Professional Football League temporary cancellation in that country, because of the global health emergency declared, attending to prevention measures against the advance of Covid-19 (Coronavirus). As Win Sports + officially reported, the [...]

OTT platforms to have a Colombian content section

The Colombian Information and Communication Technologies Ministry (MinTIC) announced that, starting this year, digital platforms will have a section in the country that includes content made in Colombia. To advance this commitment, the MinTIC published the draft decree that regulates article 154, so that those interested can participate with their contributions, comments and suggestions, with [...]

Win Sports+ estimates to have achieved its 2020 subscriptions goal by 40% during its first month

Win Sports+, a Colombian professional football premium channel launched in January, officially announced that, after 40 days of being on air until last February 29th, it has achieved 40% of its goal of being available at  500 thousand homes, set for this year. We are very grateful to the audience, these results mean that our [...]

CuriosityStream expands in Latin America through a partnership with Millicom

CuriosityStream, has announced a distribution partnership with Millicom -which operates in Latin America under the Tigo brand-, to bring its programming to over one million subscribers in Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and Paraguay. CuriosityStream is currently available to subscribers of Millicoms linear service in Colombia and Costa Rica, with [...]

Telefonica records 1.3 million active accesses to Movistar Play in Latin America at Q4 2019

On its results report for the period January-December 2019, Telefonica reported that its video revenues were valued at 769 million (USD 857.9 million), and experienced a growth of 6.8% year-on-year, with 9.7 million accesses. The OTT Movistar Play recorded an 86% year-on-year growth in Latin America, where it had 1.3 million active accesses at [...]

Millicom ends 2019 with 3.5 million cable customers

On its Q4 2019 results report, Millicom -which operates in Latin America under the Tigo brand-, reports to have added 63 thousand HFC customers in the period and 351 thousand  during the year, to reach 3.5 million at the year-end. In addition, the company informed that, in its residential cable business, it expanded its HFC [...]

Movistar to offer Netflix memberships in Colombia

Mauricio Vásquez, TV and Video Manager at Movistar Colombia, announced that Netflix and Movistar are partnering to offer plans including Netflix membership, being Movistar the first operator in Colombia to offer a Netflix plan linked to its Movistar Fiber Optic Triple Play offer. The benefit is available from February 17th at no additional cost for [...]