Tag Archives: HBO

VTR removes NBC Universal channels to launch seven premium HBO channels on its grid

Chilean pay TV operator VTR announced that it has removed Syfy, Universal Channel and Studio Universal (NBCUniversal) on June 29th, in order to enable HBO’s premium channel package, which the company had announced in April. The removal of the Syfy, Universal and Studio Universal channels, as reported in January, is because of the launch of [...]

Ole Distribution to distribute HBO bassic channels in Latin America

WarnerMedia and Ole Communications announced that the joint venture Ole Distribution is taking over the basic channel distribution business in Spanish-speaking Latin American countries, while Ole Brasil Distribution will do the same in Brazil. The new company will distribute A&E, AXN, E !, HISTORY, History2, IVC, Lifetime, Sony Channel, Studio Universal, Syfy, Telemundo Internacional (excluding [...]

WarnerMedia acquires all HBO services in Latin America

WarnerMedia has finalized its acquisition of Ole Communications minority stakes in both HBO Ole Partners and HBO Brasil Partners, the joint ventures between WarnerMedia and Ole Communications , and now owns 100% of all HBO, Cinemax and HBO Go services in Spanish-speaking Latin America and Caribbean, as well as in Brazil. HBO services in Latin [...]

WarnerMedia and Charter Communications announce distribution agreement for HBO Max

WarnerMedia (AT&T) announced a multiyear distribution agreement with the US telco Charter Communications, that will make HBO Max, WarnerMedias SVOD OTT, available to Charters customers when it launches, next month. Through the agreement, all of Charters existing HBO subscribers, including subscribers in is Spectrum Silver and Gold packages, will automatically be given access to HBO [...]

IFT could apply fines on pay TV channels for exceeding advertising time limit allowed

The Mexican Telecommunications Federal Institute has confirmed that Mexican Pay TV channels are exceeding the advertising time limit, which is six minutes per hour during their broadcasts. Therefore, the regulatory body may apply a fine, as established by the Mexican Federal Telecommunications and Broadcasting Law (LFTR). On December 5th, 2019, executives from Izzi, Sky Mexico, [...]

HBO presents the first teaser for ‘Among Men’, its new Argentinian miniseries

In anticipation of the international premiere of Amongst Men, on April 19th, HBO reveals a first look into the Argentinian miniseries with the launch of its first teaser trailer, available here. To view the teaser, click here. To watch it, HBO requests authentication through a username and password. Announced by HBO last year and composed [...]

VTR features HBO Premium content for its customers with D-Box plans

Chilean pay TV operator VTR announced yesterday that its customers with TV Hogar Digital and Full Digital plans can now access the HBO Premium movies, series and documentaries catalog, without changing the price of current plans that customers have. The agreement guarantees access to the eight HBO Premium channels: HBO; HBO2; HBO Plus; HBO Family; [...]

Cinemax becomes the first interactive channel in Latin America

Cinemax revealed an investment its made into a second-screen technology, which promises to change the way people engage with both brands and TV. This next-generation interactive scanning technology enables users to easily scan a small marker on their TV screen, quickly connecting them to actionable content. The technology was presented in São Paulo last October [...]

The Cable to distribute HBO in St. Kitts

Beginning this month, subscribers of The Cable in St. Kitts will be able to enjoy HBOs award-winning content as part of their offering of channels. The Cable subscribers will now have direct access to thousands of HBO titles, including the eight seasons of the most acclaimed series of all-time Game of Thrones, hit series such [...]

Movistar Play adds HBO content in Mexico

From this last Thursday, December 19th, Movistar Play, launched in Mexico in March this year, added HBO content. The OTT subscribers in that country can access it directly from the Movistar Play app. They can also enter HBO, HBO2, HBO Family, HBO Plus and HBO Signature. ‘The exclusive HBO programming is available for Movistar Play [...]