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Movistar moves forward with its first Chilean original series

Movistar Chile has reported on Monday news about Los Prisioneros, its first original series produced in Chile, whose filming process began two months ago. The company has released some pictures of its new production, which will last  eight 30-minutes episodes each. Its premiere is scheduled for the second half of the year, and will be [...]

Movistar Play now available for Telefonica’s no clients in Chile

Movistar Chile has announced that its SVOD OTT Movistar Play, available in Chile and other Latin American countries, can now be hired by clients of other companies. Up to now, Chile is the first market in Latin America in which Movistar implements this initiative with its platform. According to specialized websites in Chile, the only [...]

Movistar Chile doubles IPTV accesses during 2020

As part of its 2020 financial results presentation, released by the company on March 3rd, Movistar Chile highlighted the growth of its FTTH client portfolio during the year by 54.1% compared to 2019. In addition, during the January-December 2020 period, the company’s IPTV accesses grew by 94.7%, reaching 40.3% of total TV accesses. Movistar Chiles [...]

Did America Movil find the key to make OTT pay TV grow?

The growth observed in OTT pay TV remains slow in Latin America. As reported by Dataxis, at the end of 2020, this technology represents almost 1.3 million subscribers; barely 2% of the pay TV market. A review of DirecTV, Telefonica and America Movil strategies shows the different strategies implemented to change this static situation. Low [...]

Did America Movil find the key to make OTT pay TV grow?

The growth observed in OTT pay TV remains slow in Latin America. As reported by Dataxis, at the end of 2020, this technology represents almost 1.3 million subscribers; barely 2% of the pay TV market. A review of DirecTV, Telefonica and America Movil strategies shows the different strategies implemented to change this static situation. Low [...]

Movistar Peru ends 2020 with 136 thousand homes with FTTH in Lima and plans to reach 600 thousand this year

As part of the its 2020 financial results presentation  officially announced on February 12th, Telefonica Peru -where it operates under the Movistar brand, as in the rest of the countries in the region-, announced that it has strengthened its FTTH deployment offer in Lima, and ended the year with about 136 million homes with that [...]

Telefonica cancels Movistar Play’s offer in Mexico

Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica, whose operations in Latin America are known under the Movistar brand, has decided to cancel its Movistar Plays offer  in Mexico, where the SVOD OTT was launched in March 2019. According to the information reported, the decision is part of changes that are being implemented in the company’s digital strategy in [...]

Movistar adds Starzplay’s catalog as part of its OTT and IPTV offer in Argentina

The Argentine telecommunications company Movistar (Telefpnica) officially announced on Monday, November 30th, the integration of the Starzplay platform (Lionsgate) -recently launched in Argentina and Chile as a D2C product – as part of the content offering available on its OTT Movistar Play and in the Movistar TV STBs. Those Movistar customers who wish to access [...]

Movistar moves forward with its original productions plan in the region and announces new Chilean series

Movistar Chile has officially announced this last Friday, October 9th, that it is working on the launch of Los Prisioneros, the company’s first original series in the country, whose filming process is scheduled to begin in January 2021. The series is part of Telefonicas original production plan in Latin America, announced in early April 2019. [...]

Movistar Play relaunches in Argentina with 100 linear TV channels

Movistar Argentina (Telefonica) announced that it began to offer a new plan called Pack Tele, with 100 linear TV channels in HD quality through its Movistar Play platform, launched in Argentina in 2019. Although the OTT already offered around 50 channels in pack format, both in basic and premium pay TV (HBO, the Football Pack [...]