Tag Archives: FTA TV

League of Legends arrives at FTA TV in Latin America for the first time

RCTV, Colombian Public Media System, announced a partnership agreement with Riot Games, the developer and owner of League of Legends (LoL), through which, for the first time, the Latin American League of Legends (LLA) will be broadcast on a FTA TV channel in Latin America. As detailed in the agreement, the LLA broadcast by RTVC [...]

Chespirito’s programs stop being broadcast worldwide

After more than 50 years being aired, TV programs from Mexican writer, actor and screenwriter Roberto Gomez Bolaños, known as Chespirito, will not been broadcast worldwide, including in Latin America, because Grupo Televisa and Grupo Chespirito have not come to terms for that. The information was confirmed this Saturday, August 1st, by Roberto Gómez Fernandez, [...]

ViacomCBS could buy Chilevision to Turner

According to what several Chilean websites have reported, ViacomCBS is about to buy Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevision. As reported by El Mostrador website, negotiations are in very advanced talks with Turner, the company that owns the TV channel.  El Mostrador also reported that the transaction would be valued at between USD 14 million and [...]

Pluto TV strengthens its catalog in Latin America and adds Caracol TV titles

Colombian FTA TV channel Caracol TV announced that Pluto TV, ViacomCBSs AVOD OTT recently launched in Latin America,  has included productions from the Colombian TV channel on its content catalog. Some of the titles already available on the platform are  Escalona; La Bruja; La Seleccion and Sin tetas no hay paraiso, together with premieres like [...]

TV Azteca deeps its partnership with Deezer and launches a new TV program

After announcing an agreement with Deezer to promote its expansion throughout Mexico, TV Azteca launched Deezer Live, the first FTA TV program produced by a streaming platform in the country. The program officially premiered last Sunday, July 26th on the Azteca Uno screen, and features different content related to the music of Mexico and the [...]

Smart TVs must include DTV Play technology from 2021 in Brazil

Starting in 2021, smart TVs made in Brazil must feature the DTV-Play technology (Profile D of the Ginga middleware). As reported by the Asociacion Brasileña de Emisoras de Radio y Television (ABERT), the tool will be gradually implemented between 2021 and 2023, and will enable more interaction ways between audiences and the content  aired on [...]

Claro to launch streaming box with access to TV channels and OTTs in Brazil

The Brazilian company Claro (America Móvil) announced that it is about to launching a new STB, which will be called Claro Streaming Box. The information was published on several specialized Brazilian websites, including Tecnoblog, which had access to the user manual for the new product, which was manufactured by Sagemcom. According to Tecnoblog, the new [...]

Caracol TV titles now available on Allrites

Colombian FTA TV channel Caracol Television announced it is joining Asian global audiovisual content platform Allrites, which allows to buy and sell film, TV and sports content rights, and other functions. Apart from Allrites, so far this year, Caracol TV has also ran different partnerships agreements with the aim of adding its titles in other [...]

Globo warns Turner on Brasileirão’s TV broadcasting rights

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) published the schedule for the first 10 fixture dates of the Brasileirão, name under which the Brazilian Professional Football League is known, together with the days, times and channels that will broadcast each match of the competition. That same day, Globo sent a notification to Turner, where it reports that [...]