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AT&T wants to manage Sky and other Brazilian pay TV channels

We follow Brazilian Law at 100%, said Michael Hartman, AT&T senior vice president to Paulist newspaper Estado, related to the decision that Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) and National Film Agency (Ancine) must make, in which they will define whether AT&T will be able to continue providing satellite content to Sky and other channels such [...]

America Movil confirmed it requested a pay TV license in Mexico through Telcel

Daniel Hajj, America Movil General Director, pointed that to give pay TV, we have already sent our request. It is under review at the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT), as reported on Wednesday in a conference call with analysts. Mobile subsidiary Telcel -through its legal name, Radiomóvil Dipsa-, has already started procedures to avoid the prohibition [...]

tvgo, Peruvian America TV OTT, now available in Roku

tvgo, Peruvian America TV OTT, is now available in Roku and allows its subscribers to access live programming and a catalog with the best Peruvian productions through multiple devices, including PCs, laptops, mobile phones, tablets and Smart TVs. Jose Hernandez, America Digital Manager, said that agreement with Roku allow us to extend our contents reach [...]

Warner follows Disney and launches its OTT in 2020 with Turner and HBO

Kevin Reilly, Turner Entertainments Chief Creative Officer said in a TV Critics Association event in Pasadena that WarnerMedia will launch its OTT SVOD in 2020, with content from HBO, Turner and the Warner Bros movie library. Warners new OTT, as reported by Reilly -who is also TNT and TBS President- aims to reach a wide [...]

DAZN moves Corinthians from Globo to Rede TV

Sports OTT DAZN gave Rede TV Corinthians broadcasting rights in the South American Cup in FTA for free, after more than 20 years in which Globo broadcasted them.  Rede TV will broadcast one match of each South American Cup round, in which Corinthians will make its debut this Thursday. This is an important and strategic [...]

Millicom reached 3.1 million cable subscribers

In the fourth quarter 2018 Millicom added 93 thousand organic HFC clients and another 368 thousand in Latin America for the operations acquired from Cable Onda in Panama, that is, 461 thousand cable customers to totalize 3.1 million in 2018. From the new organic customers, more than a third belongs to Une-Tigo, in Colombia, where [...]

Movistar will bring addressable TV advertising to Latin America

Movistar+ started its new Addressable TV project in Spain, and it wants to bring it to Latin America this year. Initiative -carried out together with Procter & Gamble- segmented watchers it three-type households. Each home, in its linear TV consuming, will only see those campaigns in which it is target audience. This way, it will [...]

Facebook starts to broadcast Libertadores Cup matches exclusively

From March, Facebook will broadcast exclusively matches from  Libertadores Cup through Facebook Watch, a VOD platform run by Facebook, which arrived at Latin America in August 2018 after being launched in the US a year before. Totally, 27 matches will be broadcasted on the digital platform on Thursdays, and the remaining 19 will do it [...]

Viacom will launch Pluto TV in Spanish for Latin America

In its first quarter 2019 presentation to analysts, which ended last December for Viacom, the company announced that new free linear OTT Pluto TV -which will buy for USD 340 million- offers a near-term Spanish language opportunity, both in the U.S. and Latin America. According to Viacom, Pluto TV is currently the largest free streaming [...]