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Liberty Latin America could acquire Telefonica’s operations in Colombia and Ecuador

As reported by several specialized websites, including Bloomberg and the Spanish newspaper Cinco Dias on its web version, after having acquired Telefónica’s operations in Costa Rica this year – where, as in the rest of Latin America, excluding Brazil, it operates under the Movistar brand-, Liberty Latin America is now considering an acquisition of Telefonicas [...]

GolTV resumes payments to clubs for Ecuadorian football TV rights

After GolTV has confirmed that it will continue paying the broadcasting rights for the Liga Pro -name under which the Ecuadorian Professional Football League is known-, Miguel Angel Loor, President at the Ecuadorian League, confirmed on November 18th through his official Twitter account that GolTV has finally made a new payment to the country’s football [...]

Ecuador’s pay TV subscribers base is below one million clients again

According to what the Ecuadorian Agencia de Regulacion y Control de Telecomunicaciones (Arcotel) has officially reported, the country ended Q3 2020 with 946.9 thousand pay TV subscribers. With this figure, and after several consecutive quarters in decline, Ecuadors pay TV subscribers base is below one million clients, a fact that had not happened since 2013, [...]

Etapa to stop marketing its DTH offer as of November 30th

According to several specialized websites, the Ecuadorian company Etapa, which offers telephony, internet and TV services, will discontinue its DTH offer on November 30th. According to the information reported from El Mercurio, Jaime Arce, the company’s Marketing Manager, reported that the decision was made by the board of directors and, for this reason, no new [...]

Disney launches Disney+ pre-sale offer in 10 Latin American countries

14 days after the official launch of Disney+ in Latin America, scheduled for next November 17th, The Walt Disney Company launched a pre-sale offer of the SVOD OTT, available in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Uruguay. The pre-launch offer is only available through the official Disney+ website, and is [...]

OneFootball acquires rights to broadcast the Bundesliga in South America

OneFootballs app and website, focused on sports news and results monitoring, announced on September 30th it has acquired the rights to broadcast the German Football League (Bundesliga) in several South American countries for free. The company made the announcement days after acquiring the rights also for Brazil. With the news, the Bundesliga matches are available [...]

Ecuadorian football appoints Stats Perform as exclusive official data and integrity partner

Ecuadorian Professional Football League (LigaPro) has announced this last October 1st it has ran an agreement with Stats Perform, leader in data and AI technologies, as their exclusive official data partner for Serie A and Serie B domestic competitions.  As detailed in the agreement, Stats Perform trusted Opta Sports and RunningBall data brands, which will [...]

Rappi adds music, video games, live events and online shopping into its app

The Colombian multinational company Rappi, based in Bogota and specialized in home delivery of products, announced it is expanding its business model with the launch of Rappi Entertainment, an entertainment alternatives portfolio, covering video games, music, live events and online shopping within its app. The company is currently operating in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Costa [...]

RCN distributes two series in Bolivia and Ecuador

The Colombian channel RCN announced new distribution agreements for its series La ley del corazon and El Man es German, in Latin America. As announced, the first was acquired by Cadena A (Bolivia), and the second by Teleamazonas (Ecuador). RCN released La ley del corazon initially in 2016, and two years later, the series was [...]

Ecuavisa launches new production based on Ecuador’s first experience in a World Cup

The Ecuadorian TV channel Ecuavisa will premiere Si, se puede, its new 93-episode- original production at the end of July. Its plot focuses on former Ecuadorian football player Ivan Kaviedes life  and the Ecuadorian National Football Team, which classified for the first time a World Cup in 2002. According to what Karina Medina, Ecuavisa’s Programming [...]