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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 [...]

Telecom records more than 3.5 million cable subscribers and strengthens Flow’s offer

On itsQ4 2019 quarterly results report presentation, Telecom Argentina reported to have more than 3.5 million cable TV subscribers. The figure covers almost 3.3 million customers in Argentina; 142 thousand in Uruguay and 81 thousand in Paraguay. In addition, the ARPU on cable TV at Q4 2019  was valued at AR$ 1,165.4 (USD 18.62), 11% [...]

Eutopia TV, TV Libre and Canal U are added to pay TV operator grids in Uruguay

Uruguays Government announced the winners of the tender for the three TV channels that must be included in the countrys pay TV operators grids. The channels, chosen from a resolution of the Industry, Energy and Mining Ministry, were Eutopía TV, TV Libre and Canal U, while Cardinal TV, belonging to the Uruguayan Pay TV Chamber [...]

Movistar shows advances of its first original Colombian series

After the launch of its Peruvian productions El dia de mi suerte and Un dia eres joven, part of the plan to produce series in several Latin American countries announced last year, Movistar showed some advances of Ruido Capital, its first series produced in Colombia, soon to be released, in two videos with the first [...]

New Uruguay Government prepares changes in the telecommunications area

New Uruguays President, Luis Lacalle Pou, presented a new project to be applied from next March 1st, when starting his presidential term. Titled Uruguay seguro, transparente y de oportunidades, the initiative suggest to make changes in the current telecommunications legislation and other areas, and consists of 10 sections and more than 400 articles.  The initiative [...]

AUF gets offers from Telefonica and Servisky for Uruguay’s National Team Qualifiers for the next World Cup

With two offers from Telefonica (Movistar) and Ecuadorian Servisky, who owns the Ecuadorian Football Channel, the deadline that the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) had set for the aspiring companies to bid for the broadcasting rights of the nine matches that the Uruguayan National Team will play as local during the Qualifiers for the next World [...]

Montecable launches OTT MCGOLive on Android TV

Uruguayan Pay TV operator Montecable today launched its OTT MCGoLive on Android TV. As the company officially reported, the content platform will be available on all TV sets  with this operating system, and the app can be downloaded from the App Store. In case clients does not have this system available, the company will deliver [...]

Uruguay calls for public tender to add channels to pay TV operators

The Uruguayan Communications Services Regulatory Unit (URSEC) has made a call for a public tender to determine three pay-TV channels that must be included in all pay TV operators programming grids in that country. Cardinal TV, Eutopía TV, TV Libre (RTV) and Canal U were notified as the contest finalists and must be submitted this [...]

VAR technology to be available in Uruguayan football

VAR (Video Assistant Referee) technology, which has recently started its implementation in Paraguayan football, will also make its debut in Uruguay tomorrow, in the Uruguayan Football Leagues Final that will be played between  Peñarol and Nacional at the Centenario Stadium, in Montevideo. The system was already used in previous Copa Sudamericana and Copa Libertadores matches, [...]

Fox Sports to stop broadcasting from Uruguay

As reported by the Uruguayan newspaper El Observador and other media in the country, the Uruguayan version of Fox Sports will stop broadcasting in the country after five years. According to the newspaper, the decision is due to a change in business strategy, following the acquisition of the international TV network by the Disney company [...]