Tag Archives: Televisa

Televisa denies a possible merger with Univision

After several informations reporting a possible merger between Grupo Televisa and Univision Communications, the Mexican firm informed through a press release that the information is wrong. As reported by Televisa, the company is aware of certain press reports about a possible operation with Univision, although it pointed out that these are not true. We are [...]

Univision acquires rights to broadcast 2021 Copa America in Spanish on TUDN

Pay TV channel TUDN (Televisa and Univision), focused on sports content and originally launched in July 2019,  has announced it has acquired the rights to broadcast the 2021 Copa America in Spanish, in Mexico and in the US. According to the information that Univision has officially reported, The deal gives TUDN access to the 28 [...]

Canal 1 to broadcast Televisa productions in Colombia

Colombian FTA TV channel Canal 1 announced this week an agreement with Televisa, with the aim of strengthening its content catalog and airing productions of the Mexican company in Colombia. The first title announced as part of the partnership is the series La rosa de Guadalupe, although, as reported by the Colombian channel, the agreement [...]

Blim TV adds ViacomCBS titles to its catalog

ViacomCBS International Studios (VIS) announced this Thursday, January 27th that it has run a partnership agreement with Televisas OTT Blim TV, in order  to add some of its titles into the platform’s catalog. As a result of the partnership, Blim TV will make various titles from the VIS catalog and ViacomCBS brands available to its [...]

Univision to launch new AVOD OTT for US Hispanic audiences

After announcing its sale on December 29th, shared between Televisa and investment funds SearchLight and ForgeLight, Univision Communications Inc. reported that it plans to launch a new AVOD OTT created exclusively for the Hispanic audience in the US. The platform will be called PrendeTV and will include around 10 thousand hours of free programming in [...]

Izzi to complete Axtel’s FTTH client migration process on December 10th

Mexican telecommunications company Izzi (Televisa Group) has recently announced that it plans to successfully complete the migration of Axtel customers this coming Thursday, December 10th, with Monterrey being the last place in the migration process. The Izzi announcement, officially made on November 27th, takes place after, on December 17th, 2018, Axtel announced it had ran [...]

Mirada integrates Disney+ into its Iris multi screen solution

Mirada, a leading provider of integrated software solutions for digital TV operators and broadcasters, announced yesterday the integration of Disney+ into its Iris multiscreen product, and its successful deployment across Televisas izzi pay TV platform. This integration is the result of a collaboration between izzi, Disney and Mirada, enabling the arrival of Disney+ in Mexico [...]

Mirada empowers Izzi with custom launcher for Android TV Operator Tier

Mirada, provider of products and services for digital TV operators and broadcasters, has officially announced this last October 26th the commercial launch of its Android TV Operator Tier with custom launcher for Mexican operator Izzi (Televisa). Android TV-based STBs with Miradas software will be commercialized by Izzi Telecom as a new premium product, branded as [...]

Televisa to add Disney+ to Izzi’s catalog in Mexico

As reported from Televisa, Disney+, Disneys SVOD OTT, which will be officially launched in Latin America on November 17th, will be offered as an additional service for Izzi subscribers, with the aim of enhancing the pay TV offer available at Televisa’s operator. During the last analyst conference due to Televisas Q3 quarterly results report presentation, [...]

Luis Arvizu: ‘We are going to turn Blim TV into one of the platforms with the highests video reproduction in Latin America very soon’

Luis Arvizu, CEO at Blim TV (Televisa), was interviewed by Nextv News Latin America due to the launch of an AVOD version for the OTT platform, scheduled for 2021. The executive gave details about the scope it will have in the region; the content differences that it will have with the SVOD version, already available; [...]