Tag Archives: streaming

Roku officially launches Roku Express in Brazil

Roku has officially announced this last Wednesday the launch of Roku Express, the companys first streaming device available in Brazil. The device transforms most traditional TVs into smart TVs and is expected to be available  in stores in the upcoming weeks at R$ 349,90 (USD 66). We are thrilled to launch the first Roku streaming [...]

Rappi adds music, video games, live events and online shopping into its app

The Colombian multinational company Rappi, based in Bogota and specialized in home delivery of products, announced it is expanding its business model with the launch of Rappi Entertainment, an entertainment alternatives portfolio, covering video games, music, live events and online shopping within its app. The company is currently operating in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Costa [...]

SportsMax powers live sports streaming with Harmonic

US company Harmonic announced that SportsMax, leading sports channel in the Caribbean an a subsidiary of the Digicel Group, is using Harmonics VOS 360  live streaming platform for the recently launched SportsMax app. SportsMax app broadcasts several sports competitions, such as the English Premier League; NBA (US basketball league); tournaments developed in the Caribbean, like [...]

SADAIC to collect new tax on musical events streaming broadcasts in Argentina

The Argentine  Authors and Composers Company (SADAIC) announced on its website that it will start charging a tax for intellectual property rights in that country to broadcasts of gigs and music festivals, a modality that became widespread due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The tax will be equivalent to 12% of the total income to the [...]

ViacomCBS Networks International promotes Ezequiel Fonseca Zas to General Manager of streaming services and mobile

ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) announced yesterday that Ezequiel Fonseca Zas, formerly Senior Vice President of Emerging Business for VCNI Americas, has been promoted to General Manager of Streaming and Mobile for International. According to what VCNI has officially reported, for his streaming responsibilities, Fonseca Zas will report to Pierluigi Gazzolo, VCNIs President for Streaming and [...]

Telecine partners with MediaMelon to optimize its streaming offer

MediaMelon, a company based in San Francisco and focused on content-aware streaming, announced that Brazils Telecine SVOD OTT has deployed its SmartPlay OTT streaming optimization platform to deliver a better video Quality of Experience (QoE) with lower content delivery costs despite an unprecedented surge in new subscribers and viewing hours that the Brazilian platform is [...]

CDF starts broadcasting all its live TV programs on streaming

The Chilean premium channel CDF began this Monday to broadcast all its live programming  via streaming, becoming the first Chilean TV channel to implement this way to air its contents. Although the measure began to be implemented this week, previously, and in line with the sanitary recommendations due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the channel had [...]

TCC to develop new device with Android TV

With the aim of continuing strengthening its strategic model for generating its own technology platforms for content distribution, Uruguayan pay TV operator TCC announced that it will launch an Android TV device, which will combine cable content with streaming and VOD. According to what TCC has officially reported, its new solution will allow it to [...]

50 ISPs launch IPTV through new Cabase content hub

The Argentine Internet Chamber (Cabase) is launching a content and entertainment hub for its members, ISPs from all over the country, for them to provide TV via IPTV to complete their original offer and be able to offer double, triple and quadruple play. There are 50 companies that are launching, in 13 different provinces, said [...]