Category Archives: Pay TV

Boomerang launches Brazilian series WeeBoom in Latin America

The pay TV channel Boomerang announced it will premiere the Brazilian series WeeBoom, a co-production between Turner and Split Studio developed especially for the channel, which will be broadcast this Friday, July 5th.  The project will last 26 episodes of seven minutes each. The first 13 will be available throughout Latin America, in Portuguese and [...]

Colombian pay TV faces the arrival of OTTs and ISPs to the market

As part of the 2019 edition of the Nextv Series Colombia event, the leading conference that took place last June 27th at the JW Marriott Hotel in Bogota, the panel “The new era for cable operators” featured Sergio Restrepo, CEO of Cable Mio – Tevecom, Gabriel Ferrer, General Manager at Codisert, Bruno Magalhães, Director of [...]

Mega and Mega Plus unify their newscasts under the Meganoticias brand

Mega Plus, a new pay-TV channel owned by Chilean holding company Megamedia and launched earlier this year, premiered three new newscasts under the Meganoticias brand. The announcement is part of a project that aims to unify the companys newscasts under a single name. The first step of this renovation process began this Monday, when Mega [...]

Caracol International arrives at the US with Fios

Colombian pay TV channel Caracol International is joining Fios TVs programming grid, Verizonons IPTV offering in the US. As reported, the Colombian channel will be located on channel 1706, in the Mundo, Mundo Total or Spanish Language packages. For Caracol Internacional it is a great honor and a great satisfaction to work with Verizon, said [...]

Pay TV recorded 16.82 million homes in Brazil and continues losing subscribers

As reported by the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), Brazil recorded 16.82 million households with access to pay TV in May, which represents a 1.4 million subscribers decrease (-6.7%) in the last 12 months. The entity also reported that Claro granted pay TV service to 8.29 million customers, and concentrated 49.26% of the market, followed by [...]

Showmax to stream live South African team in action for AFCON games

MultiChoices streaming platform Showmax will be streaming live all Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) football matches of the South African national team. Also known as Bafana Bafana, South Africa will begin their AFCON competition in Group D with Morocco, Ivory Coast and Namibia. Their first match, against Ivory Coast, will be on 26 June at [...]

Edgar Welker enters to the TV sports rights market in Uruguay

Edgar Welker, former President of the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) bought last December 2018 the rights to broadcast  several football competitions for Uruguay on cable TV, FTA, radio and streaming, such as the South American Sub 17 and Sub 20 tournaments (both competitions already disputed) and the Copa America, through the company Dexary. Welker sold [...]

VTR starts conversations to add removed TV channels to its programming grid

As requested by Chlean Supreme Court of Justice, the pay TV operator VTR began talks with the TVI / Fimocentro Group for a maximum period of three months to reincorporate the TV channels Vía X, Zona Latina, ARTV and Vía X HD to its programming grid. This process could involve modifications in the current list [...]

Telenova series ‘Asintado’ available on StarTimes Nigeria

Asintado, the telenovela series is airing on StarTimes Novela E Plus, Channel 128 and 057. The new telenovela series, Asintado is broadcasted every Friday to Sunday at 6:50 pm African Time and offers an amazing, interesting and a one of a kind watching experience. According to StarTimes Content Manager, Abosede Adewara, the series is based [...]