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Megacable to also offer Fox Premium channels for free until March 31st

Megacable confirmed that it will make Fox’s seven premium channels available for free in support for its subscribers to stay at home due to the advance of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) worldwide. Days ago, in Argentina, Cablevisión Flow made the same decision for its clients.  As Megacable officially reported, its subscribers will have the offer available without [...]

IFT renews Totalplay concession until 2055

The Mexican Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) renewed the Totalplay concession for an additional 30 years period, effective from next October 17th, 2025. The extension will allow the Salinas Group company to continue providing triple play services for the Mexican residential market. As reported by Forbes Mexico, the Salinas Group company reported that the concession renewal [...]

OTTs must offer 30% of Mexican productions

For the second time, the Mexican Senate approved a measure that establishes that OTT platforms must have 30% of content made in the country. As reported by the local newspaper El Universal, the measure had already been approved last week, although the  Senate decided that the issue be submitted to a second discussion in Commissions. [...]

ViacomCBS channels are added to DirecTV GO in Mexico

ViacomCBS Networks Americas announced that its global channels MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr, Comedy Central and Paramount Channel are already part of the DirecTV GOs content catalog in Mexico, where it was launched on Tuesday, March 24th. Apart from the already mentioned  linear TV channels, DirecTV GO subscribers in Mexico will also have a VOD catalog, [...]

DirecTV GO arrives at Mexico

DirecTV GO, the platform that combines the best of live TV and on-demand content, arrives in Mexico to delight local customers with the best premieres, series, documentaries, movies, sports and an extensive premium offer. Starting on March 24th, users will be able to subscribe without a contract or service installation, simply requires an internet connection. [...]

CDMX opens first eSports school

Arena Academy, the first eSports school, was opened this week in Mexico City with the aim of training video game creators and professionalizing the stage for gamers. As reported by the Mexican newspaper Milenio, at first the institution will only be available in CDMX, but it is expected that, by the end of the year, [...]

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, [...]