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Disney plans to launch the OTT Hulu internationally

The north American company Disney announced that it will increase the contents inversion for the OTT Hulu, and it will also offer it internationally, because, at present, it is only available in the US and Japan. The news was spread by Bob Iger, CEO of the corporation. These guidelines would be put into practice once [...]

Personal and Cablevisión customers can watch the Copa Libertadores final without using data

Clients of the mobile phone company Personal and pay TV operator Cablevisión in Argentina will be able to watch the games of the Copa Libertadores final on multiplatform service Flow, without consuming data, as well as the Personal Fest music festival. The first match of the Copa Libertadores final between Boca and River will be [...]

Telefónica goes to Court over Cablevisión-Telecom merger

Telefónica Argentina appeared before the Civil and Commercial Justice to challenge the resolution that approved the merger between Cablevisión and Telecom, according to Página 12. The company went to court after receiving no response on the formal protest presented to the National Commission for the Defense of Competition (CNDC), the Commerce Secretariat and the Ministry [...]

Mexico’s Totalplay partners with Google for targeted advertising on pay TV

Mexican operator Totalplay (Grupo Salinas) has signed an agreement with Google to offer targeted advertising to its pay TV subscribers. The tests began in November and the solution it is expected to be available to all customers in February next year, Expansión reported. In this way, the company will be able to substitute a linear [...]

Fox Sports launches SVOD app in Brazil

Fox Sports has launched in Brazil a new app including all the programming lineup of the group’s sports channels. It is available for download in App Store and Google Play, for a monthly subscription of R$ 19.90 (USD 5.4) after a three-day trial. In this way, it is possible to access the offer without having [...]

Telecentro launches voice remote

Argentine triple play operator Telecentro has launched a voice remote that let users to access channels, applications and contents. It is available for customers with Smart HD or 4K Ultra HD set-top boxes. In this way, it becomes the first company in Argentina and Latin America to offer this option, said Telecentro in a release. [...]

“The economic and exchange crisis in Argentina is encouraging cord-cutting”

Hugo Cosentino, general manager of San Luis CTV, said that operators must reinvent themselves and invest more in technology to offer value-added services in order to prevent subscriber losses, given the current scenario in Argentina. The executive participated in the panel ” How OTT Pay TV Will Change Pay TV Business” during the first day [...]

Argentine soccer league launches eSports tournament

The Superliga Argentina de Fútbol (SAF) announced the launch of eSuperliga Red Bull, an official FIFA 19 competition, which will have representatives of the First Division teams of the country. It will be launched at the end of November. The new initiative is a partnership between SAF, EA Sports and Red Bull. The companies decided [...]