Tag Archives: Turner

Anatel establishes that offering linear TV channels on the internet is not considered as pay TV

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) has officially established that linear TV channels offered via streaming is not considered a pay TV offer, but rather a value-added service. For this reason, they should be excluded from the rules established by the SeAC Law (N°. 12,485; 2011), which regulates Pay TV offers in Brazil. Linearity in content [...]

Turner resumes Professional Football League’s broadcasts in Chile

Chilean National Professional Football Association (ANFP) confirmed days ago the return of Professional Football in the country for this coming Saturday, August 29th, after being canceled in March due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The entity also published the schedule of pending matches canceled because of the pandemic, as well as those of the ninth fixture [...]

ViacomCBS could buy Chilevision to Turner

According to what several Chilean websites have reported, ViacomCBS is about to buy Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevision. As reported by El Mostrador website, negotiations are in very advanced talks with Turner, the company that owns the TV channel.  El Mostrador also reported that the transaction would be valued at between USD 14 million and [...]

Globo warns Turner on Brasileirão’s TV broadcasting rights

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) published the schedule for the first 10 fixture dates of the Brasileirão, name under which the Brazilian Professional Football League is known, together with the days, times and channels that will broadcast each match of the competition. That same day, Globo sent a notification to Turner, where it reports that [...]

Turner bets on E-Sports on CDF again through Mortal Kombat tournament

During July, the Chilean pay TV channel Canal de Futbol (CDF, Turner), is broadcasting a new E-Sports competition, which it called Torneo LG Mortal Kombat 11. The tournament is being broadcast on different digital platforms, such as Estadio CDF, Facebook, YouTube and Twitch, and on TV through CDF HD, Premium and Basic, and is being [...]

Claro and Oi would launch linear pay TV offers if the Brazilian Telecommunications Law were modified

Executives from Claro (America Movil) and Oi reported that they would consider launching linear pay TV offers via OTT in case the Seac Law, which regulates linear pay TV offers in Brazil, were modified to also include OTT platforms. According to the specialized website TAVI Latam, the initiatives were reported by Claro and Ois Marketing [...]

Claro requests regulatory changes between pay TV and OTTs again in Brazil

Claro Brazil requested to make regulatory changes on the Conditional Access Service Law (SeAC Law), available in the country since 2011, in order to correct regulatory asymmetries between pay TV and OTTs. Fábio Andrade, Institutional Affairs VP at Claro Brazil, has recently took part of The future of pay TV regulation, conference developed by Brazilian [...]

Brazilian Government changes football TV broadcasting rules

Brazilian Government announced changes in the rules to apply the rights to broadcast sports events. Through the Provisional Measure (PM) N ° 984 (2020), Jair Bolsonaros Government will make changes on Law N° 9.615 (1998), known as the Pele Law, which establishes that, in football events, both clubs should have agreements with the same company [...]

Turner bets on eSports on CDF again to replace professional football broadcasts in the country

As a way of replacing professional football broadcasts due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Chilean Football Channel (CDF) announced that it will broadcast the second Entel eSports 2020 edition, an eSports competition that will bring together football and entertainment icons from the country through the FIFA 2020 video game. The tournament will be developed from [...]

Cartoon Network renews its OTT strategy with Cartoon Network App

Children’s TV channel Cartoon Network (Turner) announced the launch of a new OTT, which it called the Cartoon Network App, and brings together the brand’s best content in one place. As reported by the company through a promotional video, the platform brings together contents from CN GO and CN Ya (which operates in Brazil as [...]