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Turner consolidates content production strategy

Turner Latin America has already produced more than 9,500 hours of content for its entertainment brands, its free-to-air TV channel Chilevisión, and for third-party players, just one year after opening its integral production department. Some of the titles are “Privet Russia” for TNT Sports and “Un pequeño gran viaje” for TNT. Among the titles of [...]

Algar expands FTTH network

Brazilian telecommunication company Algar is expanding its FTTH network. By the end of 2019, the plan is to cover close to 70% of the homes of the 87 municipalities in its concession area. In some cities, coverage will reach 98% in the urban area. “The technology allows us to offer plans with speeds of up [...]

Argentina launches National Plan of Telecommunications and Connectivity

The government of Argentina announced the National Telecommunications and Connectivity Plan, which seeks to promote the development of new fixed broadband networks and 4G technology. The announcements were made by President Mauricio Macri and Deputy Chief of Staff Andrés Ibarra. “Reducing poverty is the most important goal of our government, which is why it is [...]

TNT premieres second season of “Un Gallo para Esculapio”

The second season of the multi-award-winning Argentine original series “Un Gallo para Esculapio” will premiere on TNT on Tuesday, October 16. The next day, all episodes will be available in Cablevisión Flow and Channel 1 of Cablevisión HD. This year, TNT will be the only channel airing the series. The first season was also available [...]

ESPN to air ‘Injustice 2’ regional finals in Mexico

In order to meet the growing demand for eSports content, Warner Bros. Games will broadcast the regional final of the Latin League “Injustice 2”, Season 2, in partnership with Gamelta and ESPN in Mexico. The event will be held at the CDMX and will be broadcast exclusively on TV on Thursday, October 11 at 9:00 [...]

Netflix produces six original series in Colombia

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said during an event held in Bogotá, Colombia, that the company is producing six original series in the country. The executive also confirmed that Mexican original “La Casa de las Flores” will have another two seasons. In total, 70 original contents are being filmed in Latin America. To the already announced [...]

Discovery Kids launches live-action original show “Big Top Academy”

Discovery Kids and Cirque du Soleil Images, the multimedia production division of Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, announced the premiere of “Big Top Academy”, an original live-action kids series, which will have Argentinian director and composer Cris Morena as executive producer and songwriter. The series is produced by Apartment 11 Productions in association with TVOkids. [...]

Crackle launches on Claro Video in Colombia

Claro Video announced that it has added Crackle, Sony Pictures Televisions digital platform, to its entertainment offer in Colombia. Users can subscribe Crackle for CO$ 10,000 per month (USD 3.3), after a free-month trial. “Claro Video’s offer continues to grow steadily, with the addition of Crackle to the platform in Colombia, we have the possibility [...]