Tag Archives: Covid-19

Amazon Prime Video invests in Mexico with new local Amazon Originals

Amazon announced this Tuesday, January 26th, during its Prime Video Presents Mexico virtual event the premiere of several titles and new seasons of Amazon Originals for the country, including a new documentary series about the Club Deportivo Guadalajara – better known as Las Chivas; together with new seasons of the already released Pan y circo [...]

Panama puts analog blackout off for 2021

As recently reported by several specialized websites, the Autoridad Nacional de Servicios Publicos de Panama (ASEP) has ordered to postpone the analog blackout in Panama, whose first phase was originally scheduled for October 2020. According to the information reported, the new date will take place in June next year.  Mobility problems caused due to the [...]

Netflix grants USD 1 million in support of Brazilian audiovisual industry

After creating a USD 100 million fund to help audiovisual industry workers due to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, of which USD 1 million were granted to support the Mexican industry, Netflix now announced that it will award R$ 5 million (almost USD 1 million) to an emergency fund in support of the sector in Brazil. [...]

Cine.ar Play records a more than 300% users growth in March

Cine.ar Play, a platform developed by the Audiovisual Arts National Institute (INCAA) and the Satellite Solutions Argentine Company (ARSAT), increased its new users in March by more than 300%, as well as increasing the number of hours of its available content consumption due to the quarantine that is being implemented in Argentina because of the [...]

Disney to broadcast a special program due to Coronavirus on all its channels in Latin America

After confirming the launch of Disney+ in Latin America for this year, Disney announced that this Thursday, April 16th, it will broadcast a special program for all Latin America, simultaneously through all its TV channels, radios and digital platforms. As officially reported by Disney, the initiative is from Radio Disney and is titled Separados pero [...]

CDF starts broadcasting all its live TV programs on streaming

The Chilean premium channel CDF began this Monday to broadcast all its live programming  via streaming, becoming the first Chilean TV channel to implement this way to air its contents. Although the measure began to be implemented this week, previously, and in line with the sanitary recommendations due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the channel had [...]

tvGO, Peruvian America TV OTT, offers its content for free until April 12th

tvGO, the Peruvian FTA TV channel America TV SVOD OTT, is offering its content for free until April 12th due to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. The offer is valid only in Peru and requires  to create an account before accessing to available content. Those who are already subscribers to the platform have a 10-day extension [...]

US cable fits Coronavirus

While many businesses have sent their employees to work from home because of state and federal orders to contain the spread of COVID-19, many cable call center workers and techs in the US are allowed to go into the office because they are classified as providing an essential service. While typically that means police, fire [...]

Cablevision makes Flow app available to all its clients for free in Argentina

Telecom Argentina announced yesterday that all Cablevision customers in the country will be able to access the Flow app for free, available for download on any device from the Google Play Store or App Store. The initiative takes place as a measure to keep people at home and stop the advance of Covid-19 (Coronavirus). The [...]

Netflix, YouTube, Globo, Facebook and Instagram decrease their video quality in Latin America

With the worldwide expansion of Covid-19 (Coronavirus), in recent days Netflix and YouTube announced that they have decreased their quality in Europe, in order to improve connectivity during compulsory social reclusion in countries affected by the epidemic. The move recently moved to Latin America, where Netflix, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Globo applied the same measure. [...]