Tag Archives: TV

Millicom to invest USD 250 million to expand its TV and internet offerings in Panama

Millicom International Cellular, whose operations in Latin America are known under the Tigo brand, announced a USD 250 million investment, with the aim of expanding its fixed and mobile internet services in Panama, where it also plans to create a Fintech Hub, according to the information that the company has officially reported this week. The [...]

Claro launches new Android TV STB in Colombia

Telecommunications company Claro (America Movil)  has recently announced the launch of a new Android TV STB in Colombia. According to the information officially reported by the company, the offer has been available in Bogota since last May 3rd, and will be launched in other cities of the country soon. As pay TV service leaders in [...]

Bold MSS launches its new app for STBs and TVs with Android TV

Uruguayan company Bold MSS, focused on providing solutions for content distribution, has officially announced this Wednesday, April 21st, that it will be providing operators with a new app, which will work on any STB or TV with Android TV operating system. This  will allow operators to distribute their own custom devices based on the Android [...]

Univision: ‘We are helding conversations to add Vix and PrendeTV into pay TV operators STBs in the US and Latin America’

Rafael Urbina, General Manager & EVP AVOD, Streaming at Univision Communications Inc. was interviewed by Nextv News Latin America regarding the company’s aims for this year and the impact of the pandemic on the industry. In addition, the executive reported that they are in talks to integrate AVOD OTTs Vix and PrendeTV apps to pay [...]

Grêmio also joins the streaming market with ‘Grêmio Play’

Brazilian football club Grêmio de Porto Alegre announced on Tuesday the launch of its new SVOD OTT, which it called Grêmio Play. According to the information officially reported from the Brazilian club, the platform will bring together sports content entirely focused on the football club, although it will also offer a catalog of around 5 [...]

Jovem Pan plans to launch new news TV channel in May

According to the information reported on several specialized websites in Brazil, Brazilian Group Jovem Pan, which owns several radio stations in Brazil, announced its plans to launch a new TV channel in May, which will be called 24: News Jovem Pan , and will be focused on news content. As reported by Antônio Augusto Amaral [...]

ScreenHits TV to launch this year in Latin America

ScreenHits TV Limited, a free European super-aggregator that allows its customers to integrate and manage their subscriptions to TV and OTT services on tablets, as well as through its desktop version and soon on smart TVs, announced its launch in the US and the UK as a starting point for an international development plan in [...]

Nokia and TV Azteca compete first 5G connectivity trial for TV broadcasting in Latin America

Finnish multinational company Nokia has officially announced on March 23rd that it has completed the first 5G connectivity trial for TV broadcasting in Latin America, together with TV Azteca (Grupo Salinas). The trial was conducted at TV Aztecas premises in Mexico City. As officially reported from Nokia, trials consisted on HD/4K video images transmission directly [...]

Grupo Salinas launches Azteca Estudios to boost resources for original productions in Mexico

Mexican group Grupo Salinas has officially announced last Tuesday, February 16th, the birth of a new business unit, which it called Azteca Estudios. The studios were opened in 2012, and provide comprehensive production services for the audiovisual industry, with the aim of serving activities involving filming, TV, advertising, entertainment or live events productions. The new [...]

Caracol TV to produce premium TV contents in partnership with The Mediapro Studio

Colombian FTA TV channel Caracol TV has announced this Wednesday, January 27th, a partnership with the Spanish company The Mediapro Studio, with the aim of producing premium TV content for the international market. Although the companies did not detail the amount of content that makes up the agreement yet, they reported that the first title [...]