Tag Archives: Venezuela

Conatel takes control of DirecTV facilities in Venezuela

The Venezuelan Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) requested that countrys National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) to take immediate control of all movable and immovable property, commercial offices, administrative headquarters, operations and broadcasts center, antennas and any other type of facilities intended to provide DirecTV Venezuelas subscription service (AT&T), together with the Bolivarian National Armed Forces. The [...]

AT&T closes DirecTV operations in Venezuela

This Tuesday, AT&T  announced that it has closed its DirecTV Latin America operations in Venezuela, effective immediately. In an official statement, the company reported that the US governments sanctions on Venezuela have prohibited the broadcast of Globovision and PDVSAs TV channels, both of which are required under DirecTVs license to provide pay TV service in [...]

Pluto TV is now available in Latin America

ViacomCBS announced that its AVOD OTT Pluto TV is now available in 17 Latin American countries. The platform has been launched in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Paraguay, El Salvador, Uruguay and Venezuela. In Brazil, the OTT will be launched at the end of [...]

Venezuelan Government confirms that the Venesat-1 satellite stops providing telecommunications services

The Venezuelan Government has officially confirmed that the Venesat-1 satellite, on which the CANTVs DTH operations were developed, will not provide telecommunications services anymore due to a failure.  Made by the Chinese company Great Wall Industry Corp and launched in 2008 from the Asian country, Venesat 1 had a useful life of 15 years, with [...]

CDF takes the Female Copa Libertadores from Ecuador to Chile

This month, the Chilean Football Channel (CDF) added the Female Copa Libertadores to its programming grid, tournament which is taking place this year in Ecuador between October 11th and 27th. Including the Female Copa Libertadores matches with our commitment to go along with Chilean football teams in international cups and to add new content to [...]

Marca Claro and YouTube develop free Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games broadcast for Latin America

As officially reported on the Marca Claro website, part of the America Movil Group, all Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games activities will be available for free for the first time  on the Marca Claro official YouTube account. The offer will be valid in 17 Latin American countries, including Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican [...]

Venezuela launches new FTTH plan with Cantv

Venezuelan President, Nicolas Maduro, announced a new FTTH plan to be implemented in the countrys municipalities, and aims that, by November this year, 80% of the countrys municipalities will be connected. It will be developed by Cantv and will be implemented in the Capital District and in Miranda and Zulia states at first, to later [...]

DirecTV and ESPN develops US Open expanded coverage for Latin America

DTH DirecTV announced it is suggesting a new way of living the US Open, fourth and final 2019 seasons Grand Slam. From next Monday, August 26th, and during the first five days, DirecTV and ESPN are presenting US Open Mix, which will offer an extended coverage of what happens at the Flushing Meadows Park courts, [...]

ESPN acquires Premier League’s broadcasting rights in several South American countries

A few days after the beginning of football activities in England, ESPN announced it has acquired the exclusive rights to broadcast the next Premier Leagues three seasons. The agreement with DAZN, which has the rights for all Spanish-speaking Latin American countries, includes the 2019/2020; 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 seasons and covers pay TV and digital platforms [...]