Category Archives: Connected TV

Amazon launches Fire TV Stick in Brazil and Mexico

Amazon has launched its Fire TV Stick Basic Edition in Brazil, which turns the TV into a connected-TV and gives access to OTT applications such as Amazon Prime Video. The device will also arrive in Mexico on November 29. Last year, we made Amazon Prime Video available to customers globally, and were building on that momentum [...]

Smart TV penetration grows in Peru

According to a survey carried out by the Peruvian telecom regulator Osiptel, the penetration of smart TVs has tripled over the last two years, growing from 13,3% in 2014 to 36.9% in 2016. “The vast possibilities of consumption of digital entertainment in the home have been triggered by the appearance of Smart TVs or televisions [...]

Roku expands its presence in Latin America

Roku announced the launch of its streaming players in Argentina, Central America, Chile, Colombia and Peru. The company unveiled two players that will come to market in the coming weeks -the Roku Express+ and the Roku Streaming Stick+.  Roku sales director for Latin America, Alex Dalesio, will discuss the connected TV business in the region [...]

Cine.Ar Plat app now available on Samsung Smart TVs

Argentinas free access OTT service Cine.Ar Play announced the launch of its app on Samsung Smart TVs produced from 2015 onwards and running the Tizen operating system. This new option extends the access to the platform, which in addition to the website, already offers mobile apps for iOS and Android. Cine.Ar Play is the VOD [...]

Claro Video now available on Hisense smart TVs

Chinese electronics manufacturer Hisense announced the launch of Claro Video on its Smart TVs, through a pre-installed application offering series and movies of the streaming service. In a statement, the Chinese company said that this alliance is focused on the Latin American audience and will allow enjoying content through a simple platform with pre-installed applications that [...]

Amazon Prime Video to launch on Apple TV

Amazon Prime Video app will be available on Apple TV streaming box later this year, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced at the companys developer conference on Monday. This way, Apple confirmed the rumors about the agreement that have been circulating since last month.  The app will let users to access original hits like Transparent, Bosch, [...]

Gol alcanzó 200 mil accesos de Wi-Fi a bordo

La aerolínea brasileña Gol anunció que registró más de 200 mil accesos a su sistema de Wi-Fi a bordo, a siete meses del lanzamiento del primer vuelo comercial con conexión. Luego de un período de prueba gratuito, la empresa comenzó la semana pasada a cobrar por el servicio. La oferta incluye varios paquetes con un [...]

Claro Peru offers free data usage for streaming platform Claro Video

Telecommunications company Claro Peru (America Movil) is providing data-free access to streaming service Claro Video for customers with Claro Max postpaid mobile plan, in 4G LTE coverage areas nationwide. The promotion is available until June 30. Mobile subscribers of the company also gain free access to Claro videos SVOD catalogue during 24 consecutive months. In [...]

Claro Perú ofrece acceso a Claro Video sin consumo de datos

El operador de telecomunicaciones Claro Perú (América Móvil) está ofreciendo a sus clientes móviles con planes pospagos Claro Max acceso a Claro Video sin consumir megas en zonas de cobertura 4G LTE a nivel nacional. La promoción está disponible hasta el 30 de junio. A su vez, los usuarios móviles de Claro pueden acceder al [...]