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WarnerMedia takes DirecTV advertising sales over in Argentina and Uruguay

DirecTV and WarnerMedia have recently announced an agreement  through which WarnerMedia will be in charge of  DirecTVs advertising sales in Argentina and Uruguay. The agreement will be effective as of January 1st, 2021. This way, both companies further enhance their advertising capabilities and expand multiplatform opportunities for advertisers and brands from 2021, they reported. DirecTV’s [...]

Telecom Argentina to increase investments in Uruguay and could acquire Movistar’s local subsidiary in the country

As reported by the Uruguayan website Busqueda last week, the telecommunications company Telecom Argentina expressed its intentions to considerably increase its investments in Uruguay, and reported that one of its purposes is to acquire the local subsidiary of Movistar (Telefonica) in the country. In Uruguay, Telecom provides pay TV services through the Cablevision brand; while [...]

Uruguayan pay TV operators to be able to offer broadband using private networks

The Uruguayan Government has recently announced that changes in the Media Law available in the country (Law N° 19,307; 2014) will be implemented. The most relevant ones are focused on the possibility that pay TV operators can offer services using private networks, and not only those provided by the Uruguayan telco Antel, as currently established [...]

Antel stops broadcasting Uruguayan National Team’s Qualifying matches via streaming

At the beginning of October, and due to the Uruguayan National Teams debut in the current Qualifiers (which took place that same day against the Chilean National Team), different specialized websites in the country reported that the only way to watch the football match was through a pay TV operator, unlike in happened in previous [...]

Disney launches Disney+ pre-sale offer in 10 Latin American countries

14 days after the official launch of Disney+ in Latin America, scheduled for next November 17th, The Walt Disney Company launched a pre-sale offer of the SVOD OTT, available in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Uruguay. The pre-launch offer is only available through the official Disney+ website, and is [...]

OneFootball acquires rights to broadcast the Bundesliga in South America

OneFootballs app and website, focused on sports news and results monitoring, announced on September 30th it has acquired the rights to broadcast the German Football League (Bundesliga) in several South American countries for free. The company made the announcement days after acquiring the rights also for Brazil. With the news, the Bundesliga matches are available [...]

Uruguayan telco Antel’s President rejects to make original productions for Vera+

According to specialized websites in Uruguay, Gabriel Gurmendez, President at the Uruguayan telco Antel, reported that the company will not venture into producing its own content for the Vera+ platform and the Vera TV channel. The executive’s statements, as reported by Uruguayan websites, were made in the Primera Mañana radio program,  broadcast by Radio El [...]

Claro now available in the esports market through 9z Team

The professional esports company 9z Team announced days ago an agreement with Claro (America Movil) for the telecommunications company to become the main sponsor of the team and, thus, enter the esports industry. As part of the agreement, 9z Team fans will be able to find on Claro Streaming, Claro’s new platform recently launched in [...]

TCC launches into ecommerce with ‘Tienda Hogar’

Uruguayan pay TV operator TCC announced this month the launch of Tienda Hogar, an online product store through which it aims to offer market products. As reported by the operator, it is an ecommerce platform that offers technology, TV and audio products, as well as a wider range, which includes household appliances, and products for [...]