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Uruguay records new illegal IPTV distribution case

Two people were condemned in Florida, Uruguay  for illegal distribution of audiovisual content via IPTV. As officially reported by the Uruguayan newspaper El Pais on its web version, the sentence is six months of probation, under certain conditions, for crimes linked to TV networks  interception without the authorization of their owners. The sentence is for [...]

TV Ciudad now available in Argentina and Chile through DirecTV

After announcing a partnership agreement with DirecTV to join the DTH offer in Uruguay, Federico Dalmaud, General Manager of the Uruguayan channel TV Ciudad, owned by the Montevideo Intendence, confirmed that the channel will now be available on the DirecTV grid in Argentina and Chile. ‘TV Ciudad is now regional and that makes us very [...]

Montecable bets on eSports and broadcasts new Counter Strike competition

Uruguayan pay TV operator Montecable continues betting on eSports and announced it will initially broadcast until July La Liga Pro, the Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) competition, developed by Temporada de Juegos and AMC Networks International Latin America. Until now, the tournament was only available on the official Temporada de Juegos YouTube, Facebook and [...]

Antel launches new STB for TVs in Uruguay

Uruguayan telco Antel began marketing a new STB, which it named Antel Box. It is a 4K streaming player, which has Netflix, YouTube and Vera TV apps pre-installed. The device is available in Uruguay at UYU 2,990 (USD 69). Antel Box is a device that allows you to access a wide variety of content and [...]

Pay TV falls 3.8% in Uruguay and ends 2019 with 677 thousand subscribers

According to the last report published by the Uruguayan Communications Services Regulatory Unit (URSEC), the country ended 2019 with 677,290 pay TV subscribers, a 26,912 subscribers loss in relation to December 2018, which means a 3.8% less subscribers. At the same time, the country recorded 10,867 fewer clients compared to June 2019. The pay TV [...]

Uruguay resumes audiovisual productions recordings

The Uruguayan newspaper El País reported that the Latin American country will resume  its audiovisual productions filming processes, that were cancelled since the arrival of the Coronavirus pandemic in Latin America. According to the newspaper, in Uruguay the recording of 20 productions, including movies, advertising and series, was stopped since March 13th. El Pais highlights [...]

FTA TV channels ask to cancel the new pay TV channels concession in Uruguay

Canal U, Eutopia TV and TV Libre, the three channels that won the tender made by the Uruguayan Government to join the pay TV operators programming grids in the country, were notified that their concession is in danger, because the FTA TV channels 4, 10 and 12 and its cable TV branches in the country [...]

Montecable dabbles in eSports with FIFA eNations StayAndPlay eFriendlies

Uruguayan pay TV operator Montecable broadcast this weekend (April 24th and 25th) the FIFA eNations StayAndPlay eFriendlies eSports event, exclusively for the country, through its HD Events channel and its MCGoLive platform, recently released on Android TV. The event consisted of a live online football world cup, organized by FIFA, in which 43 football teams [...]

Flow content consumption increases 94% during quarantine in Uruguay

Days after reporting its content consumption data in Argentina during the first month of the quarantine period due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Flow, Cablevisions pay TV operator OTT, released their numbers in Uruguay during the period, in which the platform recorded 85 million views, a figure that shows a 72% increment compared to the previous [...]

2BeNamed to distribute Spi content in Latin America

2BeNamed, a company created by former Fox Edgard Spielman, and Spi / Filmbox, announced a strategic partnership agreement through which the latter’s contents will be distributed by 2BeNamed in Latin America, focusing on VOD packages and linear channels in Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay. The agreement includes three SVOD packages with on-demand content from [...]