Monthly Archives: March 2019

Gobierno de Chile propone aumentar impuestos a OTTs e igualarlos con el IVA

El Ministro de Hacienda de Chile, Felipe Larraín, propuso aplicar un aumento de hasta un 19% a los impuestos de OTTs, en el marco del proyecto de modernización tributaria que impulsó el Gobierno. La iniciativa contemplaba inicialmente una suba del 10%, pero el Gobierno sugiere igualar la cifra con el valor del IVA. Netflix compite [...]

Chilean Government aims to increase taxes to OTTs and equaling them with VAT

Chilean Finance Minister, Felipe Larraín, proposed to apply an up to 19%  increasement to OTTs taxes, in the context of the tax modernization project promoted by the Government. The initiative contemplated a 10% raise at first, but the Government suggests equaling the figure with VATs value. Netflix competes with DirecTV, VTR, with all the other [...]

Movistar TV será el medio oficial de TV paga de los Juegos Panamericanos Lima 2019

Movistar TV transmitirá oficialmente  los Juegos Panamericanos 2019, que tendrán lugar en Lima, Perú. El convenio firmado por el Proyecto Especial para la Preparación y Desarrollo de los XVIII Juegos Panamericanos y Juegos Parapanamericanos de Lima 2019, y Media Networks Latin America S.A.C. otorga a Movistar TV  la transmisión de todas las disciplinas, la reproducción [...]

Movistar TV becomes the official Lima 2019 Pan-American Games pay TV broadcaster

Movistar TV will officially broadcast the Pan-American Games 2019, to take place in Lima, Peru. The agreement ran by the Special Project XVIII Lima 2019 Pan-American Games and Parapan American Games Preparation and Development, and Media Networks Latin America S.A.C. grants Movistar TV the authorization to  release all the disciplines, exclusive content reproduction and the [...]

Orange to roll out 4G in Guinea

Orange-Guinea has recently obtained a 4G operating license for the next ten years, in exchange for a check of 79.5 million euros signed to the Guinean authorities. Orange strengthens its offer against its two competitors in Guinea, MTN and Cellcom. For an amount of 90 million dollars (79.5 million euros), the Guinean subsidiary of the [...]

Insight TV introduces linear channel on Jawwy TV in MENA

The deal, managed by content producer and distributor SAWA Rights Management (SRM), will offer Insights programming to regional viewers 24 hours a day, through either the Jawwy set-top box or the Jawwy TV. Programmes from the entertainment, action sports and lifestyle channel to be available on Jawwy TV include Morbidelli Rising, THRU, Travel with a Goat, and [...]

The NBA partners with YouTube to offer its first African channel

The National Basketball Association has inked a deal with YouTube for an African channel to increase its visibility on the continent. The NBA is collaborating with Googles video-sharing unit to offer original content and bring NBA games live to African fans. The NBA Vice President and Managing Director for Africa, Amadou Gallo Fall said, The games will [...]

DAZN podría comprar Fox Sports Brasil

El OTT deportivo DAZN, próximo a ser lanzado en Brasil, podría ser uno de los candidatos para comprar las señales deportivas de Fox en el país, según los periodistas brasileños Eduardo Ohata (Yahoo) y  Mauricio Lima (revista Veja). La venta de Fox Sports fue una decisión del Consejo Administrativo de Defensa Económica (CADE), que aprobó [...]

DAZN could buy Fox Sports Brazil

Sports OTT DAZN, soon to be launched in Brazil, could be one of the  possible candidates to buy Fox Sports in the country, according to Brazilian journalists Eduardo Ohata (Yahoo) and Mauricio Lima (Veja magazine). Fox Sports sale was an Economic Defense Administrative Councils (CADE) decision,  which approved the merger between Fox and Disney but [...]

Ultravisión ofrece TV paga vía OTT en ciudades de México

El operador mexicano Ultravisión lanzó su servicio de TV paga vía OTT en las ciudades de Puebla y Atlixco a través de la plataforma Conax Go live, con la que ofrece contenidos lineales que incluyen deportes, noticias, entretenimiento y canales en HD con funciones de pausa, start over y catch TV, que estarán disponibles en [...]