Tag Archives: FTA TV

DirecTV GO now available in Brazil

Vrio Corp, AT&T unit that controls DirecTVs operations in Latin America and Sky in Brazil, has officially announced that the SVOD OTT DirecTV GO is available in Brazil from this Tuesday, December 1st. The platform is available by signing up at www.directvgo.com.br, without a physical contract or service installation.     DirecTV GO offers more than 90 [...]

‘La Jauria’ arrives at the US through HBO Max

HBO Max, new WarnerMedias SVOD OTT about to launch in Latin America, has recently announced that it will include the Chilean series La Jauria as part of its catalog in the US. The series is part of a plan announced earlier this year by Amazon Prime Video to produce original series in Argentina, Chile and [...]

ViacomCBS may be about to acquire Chilevision

After some rumors that started to place in August, the Diario Financiero de Chile reported on its website this past Sunday, November 22, that ViacomCBS would be closer to acquiring the free-to-air TV channel Chilevisión, owned by Turner (WarnerMedia; AT&T). According to the website, which cites “high sources” in the negotiations, ViacomCBS is about to [...]

Grupo Octubre buys Argentine FTA TV channel Canal 9

According to several local websites, the Argentine FTA TV channel Canal 9 is already part of Grupo Octubre, a media conglomerate headed by businessman Victor Santa Maria. Grupo Octubre (GO) has already completed Telearte S.A. (company led by Argentine Carlos Eduardo Lorefice Lynch, controller of Channel 9)s acquisition process, thus remaining as its operator, the [...]

Claro now offers its new STB in more Brazilian cities

According to several specialized websites in Brazil, the Brazilian telecommunications company Claro (America Móvil) launched Claro Box TV, its new STB, initially available for São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, in seven new Brazilian cities. With the expansion of the offer, the device is also available from now on in Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Campinas, Curitiba, [...]

AFA officially cancels agreement with Fox Sports and Turner may own all Argentine Football TV broadcasting rights

As reported by various specialized websites in Argentina, the Argentine Football Association (AFA), entity in charge of organizing and regulating official football leagues in the country, has officially announced its decision to cancel the agreement that was being ran with Fox Sports for the countrys Professional Football Leagues (LPF) TV broadcasting rights, which will officially [...]

Argentine Government confirms it is interested in broadcasting local football matches on TV Publica

As recently reported by several Argentine websites, Matias Lammens, Argentine Tourism and Sports Minister, confirmed the countrys Government is interested in local Professional Football Leagues matches to be broadcasted on TV Publica, the States FTA TV channel.  The initiative takes place days after the Argentine Football Association (AFA) officially confirmed the return of the countrys [...]

‘Narcos’ arrives at Colombian FTA TV through Canal 1

Shortly after the Netflix series Narcos, produced by Gaumont for the platform, was acquired by Pluto TV for it to be broadcasted in the US, Canal 1 reported that it has acquired the series to be aired on FTA TV. As detailed, the series will premiere on the Colombian channel today, and will be broadcast [...]

RCN creates new unit focused on international content distribution

Colombian FTA TV channel RCN Television announced this last Monday, October 5th, it has created a new international content distribution unit, which it called RCN Distribution, and will be in charge of Alexander Marin, former Sony Pictures Television executive. The new division will be based in Miami, US. Own and third-party content distribution will be [...]

Sportv Series Latin America takes place today with fan engagement, eSports and online piracy as leading actors

Fan engagement in the new normality era of empty stadiums is the opening virtual panel at the Sportv Series Latin America & US Hispanic event, which is taking place virtually today, Tuesday, October 6th, starting at 9:00 AM (CDMX). The initial panel features speakers like Pablo Zarate, VP Property and Commercial Development, Soccer United Marketing [...]