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Cablevisión Flow app reaches 400,000 users in Argentina

Argentinas largest pay TV operator, Cablevisión, announced that the app of its Flow multi-screen service has reached 400,000 users, while 140,000 clients access the service through set-top boxes. Recently, the company launched the product in Uruguay, as NexTV News Latam had already reported. The platform integrates linear TV channels, On Demand content and new features [...]

Tigo to deploy One TV platform in Latin America

Millicom confirmed, through a press release, that it plans to gradually deploy its next generation TV service, Tigo One TV, to all of its Latin American markets. The platform is currently available in Colombia, where it was launched a few days ago. The service is the result of a partnership between Millicom and TiVo. Tigo [...]

US broadcast-only TV households grow 41% in five years

US broadcaster ION Media commissioned a study that revealed that the number of broadcast-only television households has risen 41% to 15.8 million over the past five years. The study, made by Nielsen, shows that broadcast-only homes have a higher percentage of young viewers (median age 34.5) than total TV households (39.6). Additionally, 39% of broadcast-only [...]

New Premium soccer bundle adds subscribers in Argentina

After one month of the beginning of the local tournament, the new premium soccer bundle called Pack Fútbol, which includes the FOX Sports Premium and TNT Sports channels, continues to add subscribers in Argentinas largest pay TV operators. Cablevision, the main MSO in the country, said El Cronista that about 230,000 customers have already subscribed [...]

Conax secures multiple new pay TV and multi-DRM deployments in Argentina

Conax announced that it has signed two new agreements in Argentina with regional pay TV operators CableVideo and Colsecor, which have all selected technology and services from Conax and regional partner, BOLD MSS, to drive expansion in Pay TV and multi-DRM content offerings. CableVideo is deploying pay TV and OTT advanced consumer offerings based on [...]

TiVo survey shows differences between loyal pay TV subs and OTT cord cutters

TiVo has released findings from its 2017 survey of pay TV and over-the-top (OTT) service subscribers across the U.S., Europe and Latin America, including Brazil, Mexico, and Colombia. The study revealed that one in four consumers who have had pay TV services for less than 12 months are extremely likely to cord cut or cord [...]

Hulu becomes first streaming service to win an Emmy for Outstanding Drama

“The Handmaids Tale” won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series, making Hulu the first streaming service to win an award in this category, beating Netflix and Amazon. Hulu, which had never won an Emmy for its original content, received ten awards: eight for “The Handmaids Tale”, including Outstanding Lead Actress (Elisabeth Moss, her first Emmy), [...]

FOX App adds Chromecast support

FOX Networks Group Latin America announced that it has updated its streaming app to enable support for Google Chromecast. Now users can watch movies, series and live sports on TV screens. FOX App is currently available for smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, game consoles, as well as through browsers in computer and laptops, and in set [...]

Televisa extends distribution deal with Intelsat

Satellite operator Intelsat announced that Mexican multimedia company Grupo Televisa will distribute its premium, over-the-air television networks via Intelsats Galaxy satellites to Digital Terrestrial Television stations. Under a new, multi-year and multi-transponder agreement, Televisa will use C-band services on Intelsats Galaxy 16 (located at 99° west) and Galaxy 19 (located at 97° west) satellites to [...]