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Univision strengthens itself in Latin America with DirecTV

According to information reported on various specialized websites, the DTH operator DirecTV (AT&T) has added the US Hispanic channel Univision as part of its programming grid, since last May 3rd. The offer is available to the pay TV operators prepaid and postpaid customers in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay. With the announcement of [...]

Grupo Olmos hires former Telefonica Spain’s President and aims to acquire Movistar’s operations in Uruguay

According to the information reported this Tuesday, May 12th by Infobae and other specialized websites in Argentina, the Argentine holding company Grupo Olmos, owner of the pay TV channel Cronica TV, the economic newspaper BAE, Radio FMQ, and others, hired Luis Miguel Gilperez, former Telefonica Spains President, with the aim of acquiring Telefónica’s operations in [...]

Televisa Networks and Claxson extend their distribution agreement to Chile

Claxson, a media company focused on producing and distributing entertainment content for multiple platforms in Latin America and Iberia, announced its decision to extend the Televisa Networks channels distribution agreement in Argentina and Uruguay, originally run in 2019, to the Chilean market. The agreement became effective last March 1st, and was possible due to a [...]

TCC goes live with next-gen hybrid Android TV service for Uruguay and beyond powered by SDMC STBs and 3SS

3 Screen Solutions (3SS), provider of software solutions FOR STBs and multiscreen entertainment, and SDMC, a professional Google-certified company for Android TV smart STBs, together announced that Uruguayan cable and OTT service provider TCC has gone live with its next-generation hybrid TV platform, based on Android TV OS Operator Tier. The new service is enabled [...]

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 [...]

Telecom Argentina expects to expand its business to Uruguay according to changes in the country’s telecommunications regulations

Telecommunications company Telecom Argentina aims to expand its business in Uruguay, although it expects to do so if changes are implemented in the countrys  telecommunications regulations. The information, as reported in several specialized websites, was reported by Telecoms CEO, Roberto Nobile, during the last conference on the companys Q4 2020 results. The idea of expanding [...]

Cablevision adds Disney+ into Flow STBs in Uruguay

Pay TV operator Cablevision Uruguay (Telecom) has officially announced through its website that it has added Disney+, Disney’s new SVOD OTT, launched in Latin America on November 17th, with a promotion that allows its customers to access the platform for free for an initial period of up to 90 days. Access to Disney+ can be [...]

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 [...]