Tag Archives: expansión

Netflix expands relief fund to audiovisual industry workers to USD 150 million

Netflix announced it is expanding the industry workers relief fund it has announced in March, from USD 100 million to USD 150 million, as reported by the specialized website Variety.  Of the USD 100 million initially announced by Netflix, USD 85 million would go to workers from its own productions, which are cancelled by the [...]

Zapping TV gets ready for its international expansion and looks for strategic investors

Chilean pay TV OTT Zapping TV announced that it is preparing its international expansion with its arrival at Colombia and Peru, and is looking for  strategic investors for this expansion phase. We are working on adding new TV channels and  launching new features within the platform, but we are focused on the arrival at Colombia [...]

Google expands YouTube Kids to more Latin American countries

As reported by several specialized websites, the YouTube Kids application, already available in some Latin American countries, began to be available in other countries in the region, including Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and the Dominican Republic. Its arrival at Latin America, after its launch in the US, took place in 2016, [...]

America Movil denies negotiations with Telefonica and TIM Italy to acquire Oi assets

America Movil denied yesterday to be part of a negotiation agreement with Telefonica and Telecom Italy (TIM) to jointly buy Brazilian Ois assets. According to the Spanish newspaper Expansion, the idea is to buy (Oi) together, and then share its assets. Nothing has been negotiated at all, Arturo Elias Ayub, Communications Director at America Movil, [...]

YOFC continues its Latin American expansion

YOFC Yangtze Fiber Optic and Cable Company Ltd of China, considered the largest fiber optic and cable supplier worldwide, is aimed to expand itself from Asia, with a view to Africa and Latin America. The company’s first commercial investment in the region took place in Peru, and its goal is to become the largest network [...]

Caracol International arrives at the US with Fios

Colombian pay TV channel Caracol International is joining Fios TVs programming grid, Verizonons IPTV offering in the US. As reported, the Colombian channel will be located on channel 1706, in the Mundo, Mundo Total or Spanish Language packages. For Caracol Internacional it is a great honor and a great satisfaction to work with Verizon, said [...]

Huya is looking to expand itself from China to Latin America

The Chinese live streaming platform Huya, focused on gaming, is looking to expand itself to the international market, specially in Latin America, Asia and the US. The company is also investing in developing its own e-sports teams. Huya only started going global for just more than a year and I want to first prove our [...]

Lolly Kids TV may arrive at Latin America

The children’s music channel Lolly Kids TV announced it is arriving at Spain and intends to find new operators to expand itself to Latin America in the future. The channel’s content offer is available for DTH, IPTV and OTT cable operators, in Full HD resolution. Its catalog is now being offered on several channels in [...]

Viacom to launch Pluto TV in Latin America later this year

After announcing the launch of the OTT Paramount + in Latin America with Net and Clarovideo, Viacom intends to expand its OTT Pluto TV internationally and announced the launch of its Spanish version in the US Hispanic, with the aim of arriving at Latin America this year. Bob Bakish, CEO of the company, expressed in [...]

Rakuten TV develops its international expansion

Rakuten TV, OTT platform based in Spain that includes films and TV series in its offer, announced its expansion to more than 30 European countries, which could also include Asian and Latin American markets. The platform produced its first own film in 2018 and is available under free TVOD and SVOD models. Jacinto Roca, CEO [...]