Tag Archives: Disney

Argentine Professional Football League’s matches to be broadcast on FTA TV again

As reported on various specialized websites in Argentina, some matches of the Professional Football League in that country will be broadcast on FTA TV again, through the TV Publica channel. According to the information reported this Thursday, February 25th, executives from the countrys Government has reached an agreement with Disney – one of the owners [...]

Turner refuses to assign Argentine Professional Football League’s matches broadcasts on FTA TV

As recently reported on several specialized websites in Argentina, leaders of the Argentine Football Association (AFA) -football regulator in Argentina-, the countrys Government, Turner and Disney met this week and finally failed to reach an agreement so that the Argentine FTA TV channel TV Publica0 can broadcast matches of the country’s Professional Football League on [...]

Simple TV may add Disney and HBO premium content on its packages

In an interview with the local website Efecto Cocuyo, Maria Elisa Alvarez, Marketing Director at the Venezuelan DTH Simple TV (which previously operated as DirecTV in the country) reported that the operator plans to strengthen its content catalog with new premium options, including channels such as HBO, ESPN and Star, a brand that, as of [...]

Lauman Group is also interested in acquiring Fox Sports operations in Mexico

The Lauman Group, controller of the Mexican telecommunications company Cotelsat and the newspaper El Financiero, is also interested in acquiring Fox Sports operations in the country. The sale of Fox’s sports channels in Mexico is one of the requirements ordered by the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) to allow the Disney-Fox merger, which took place in [...]

New MX League’s President aims to make changes in the competition’s TV rights sale

Mikel Arriola, who will be President of the MX League – name of the Mexican Professional Football League – from 2021, announced in several interviews his intention to centralize the distribution of the Leagues matches TV rights. As reported by the website of the Mexican newspaper El Financiero, Arriola reported that the idea is that, [...]

Disney gets a new deadline to sell Fox Sports in Mexico and Mediapro emerges as a possible buyer

As reported by several specialized websites in Mexico, the country’s Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT) granted a new deadline to The Walt Disney Company for it to sell  Fox Sports in Mexico, one of the conditions that the Mexican regulator had ordered when it authorized the Disney-Fox merger, officially concluded in March 2019. At first, [...]

Disney to rebrand Fox channels in Latin America as ‘Star’

As reported by several specialized websites in Latin America, Disney plans to rebrand Fox channels in the region as Star as of February 2021. Although no Disney executive has expressed himself on the matter yet, an official announcement with more details is expected for the coming days.  The Star brand is owned by Disney since [...]

Mirada integrates Disney+ into its Iris multi screen solution

Mirada, a leading provider of integrated software solutions for digital TV operators and broadcasters, announced yesterday the integration of Disney+ into its Iris multiscreen product, and its successful deployment across Televisas izzi pay TV platform. This integration is the result of a collaboration between izzi, Disney and Mirada, enabling the arrival of Disney+ in Mexico [...]

Disney+ officially launches in Latin America

One year after its official launch in the US, Disney+, Disney’s new SVOD OTT, has officially arrived at Latin America yesterday, to be the exclusive destination for all Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic titles. The launch of Disney+ in Latin America is a milestone in the companys history in the region, and [...]

Argentina prepares two exclusive series for Disney+

As reported by the Todo TV News specialized website, the recording process of Los Protectores and Sesiones will soon begin. They will be the first two fiction series produced in Argentina, both produced by Kapow, which will be part of the Disney + catalog. The SVOD OTT will launch in Latin America next Tuesday. The [...]