Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Latin America fosters BBC World News growth Latinoamérica impulsa crecimiento de BBC World News

International news network BBC World News has already reached worldwide distribution of 330 million households, as a result of its 40-million-household increase in past year. In a press release, the company highlighted its performance in Latin America, where it’s present in 10.25 million homes. Panama was the country with the highest growth rates in the [...]

Mexican cable operators call for content market regulations Cableros mexicanos exigen que se regule el mercado de contenidos

Regional cable TV operators – gathered by the Mexican Telecommunications Network Association – have requested the Federal Competition Commission to set fixed prices for the content market. Accordingly, cable operators denounced that they were suffering from “disloyal competition and market displacement” caused by Televisa Group and its Pay-TV companies. Jesús Villaseñor, President of the aforementioned [...]

Movistar Peru strengthens HD leadershipMovistar Perú refuerza su liderazgo en HD

Movistar Peru has widened its HD sport offer with the inclusion of ESPN 3 HD, which is already available through frequency 752. Therefore, the operator has increased its platform to 31 high definition channels, thus enabling the company to strengthen its leadership in the segment. In the country, Claro’s digital cable system relies on 12 [...]

MundoFox looks to gain ground against Univision and TelemundoMundoFox quiere ganar terreno entre Univision y Telemundo

The new free-to-air TV channel, MundoFox, which resulted from the alliance between Fox International Channels and the Colombian RCN, will be launched in the United States this year with 100% Spanish programming and the clear objective to produce noise in a market that has been lead by Univision and Telemundo since years. To such ends, [...]

Globosat´s soccer channel widens HD, launches TV Everywhere Canal de fútbol de Globosat amplía HD y va a TV Everywhere

Premiere FC sport channel, owned by the Brazilian programmer Globosat, has announced that it will rely on a greater HD offer for the new season of Campeonato Brasileiro. In turn, that soccer tournament live games will be available under TV Everywhere modality through ‘PremiereFC.com’ site. The company will give priority to regional classical games and [...]

Univision launches online content platformUnivision lanza plataforma de contenidos online

Over the course of Upfront 2012, the Hispanic network, Univision, announced the launching of UVideos, an online platform that offers Univision TV networks’ content and will be accessed to through different devices. To such ends, three web-soap-operas will also be produced. At present, UVideos is in beta phase and will be released this summer (Southern [...]

BBC Worldwide inks deals in Latam BBC Worldwide concreta acuerdos en Latam

BBC Worldwide Sales & Distribution has announced the sale of music programming to Turner, Globosat Brazil and A&E Latin America. The company has informed that the agreement with Turner is one of the most important ones as it includes 44 fiction, music and reality hours, such as the ‘Brit Awards’, among others. The agreement with [...]

Sky Brazil hits 42 HD channels Sky Brasil llegó a 42 canales HD

Sky Brazil has added Bio HD (The Biography Channel) to its channel lineup, thus reaching a total of 42 channels under such technology – “the greatest number and variety in high definition in Latin America”, as disclosed by the company. Bio HD offers documentaries, series and reality shows on celebrities from different environments. According to [...]

DLA widens sport offerDLA aumenta su oferta deportiva

DLA (América Móvil Group) has closed an agreement with Red Bull Media House beverage company that will enable the Latin American integrator to offer main extreme sport events and series through Rush HD channel and its VOD service in the region. Rush HD is DLA’s extreme-and-adventure-sport-fans-targeted channel. The agreement with Red Bull Media House will [...]