Category Archives: TV channels / Content

FIFA launches official channel in YouTubeFIFA lanzó canal oficial en YouTube

With the purpose of being in contact with soccer fans, the International Football Fedration (FIFA) has launched its official channel in YouTube (www.youtube.com/fifatv), which shows videos of the main world cup games, interviews, backstage, profiles and documentals, among others. New content is expected to be included in the platform, such as live press events and [...]

Mexico tries to improve TV Pública content México busca mejorar los contenidos de TV pública

Mexican President Felipe Calderón has announced the launching of channel 30 for the metropolitan area of Cuidad de Mexico and TV Pública coverage increase, aimed at relying on an educating and cultural free offer. Over the course of such event, the chief of state highlighted the importance of “improving contents and being able to attract [...]

DLA adds Caracol soap operas to its VOD catalogDLA suma telenovelas de Caracol a su catálogo VOD

The digital content aggregator and integrator DLA (América Móvil) has closed an agreement with Caracol Televisión for the inclussion of popular Colombian soap operas like “Tierra de Cantores”, “Yo no te Pido la Luna”, “La Magia de Sofía y Bermudez”, among others. Complete versions of said soap operas will be available soon for DLA’s VOD [...]

Sony launches its free online video platform in BraziSony lanzó en Brasil su plataforma gratuita de videos online

Sony has announced the launching of its so-called “Crackle” online free content platform, which offers a catalog of up to 150 titles, between movies and series, supported by advertising. The company is expected to take its second step and to extend its proposal over the rest of Latin American countries, as it has already been [...]

Lynch is released on TV and online successfullyAuspicioso estreno de Lynch en TV y online

Moviecity’s first 100% original series, Lynch, has become the best performing series in its release in the channel’s history. According to a press release, the show was broadcasted first – on March 16 – in Moviecity Play platform, where it produced a 40% viewer increase as compared with the previous week, and a 25% increase [...]

Moviecity ponders exclusive series for its online platform Moviecity estudia lanzar series exclusivas para su plataforma online

Over the course of the presentation of the series “Lynch”, the channel’s first 100% original production, Moviecity CEO and President Edgar Spielmann told NexTV Content that the company was evaluating several original production projects, among them, exclusive series for Moviecity Play, the online content portal of the Premium channel in Latin America. “We are always [...]

Main Colombian operators lose soccer rightsPrincipales operadores de Colombia se quedan sin fútbol

Colombian operators Telmex, Une and Telefónica have not managed to reach an agreement with Dimayor -entity that administers tournaments- for local soccer rights. “Last week, we held the last meeting and we did not reach any agreement”, Dimayor President Ramón Jesurún confirmed RCN Radio. At present, RCN Televisión, DirecTV, SuperCable and Pay-TV community systems hold [...]

Slim launches online TV channel Slim lanza canal de TV online

In 2012, the entrepreneur Carlos Slim, owner of América Móvil, will launch his so-called “Ora.tv” online TV network, whose one of its celebrities will be the popular interviewer Larry King – also cofounder of this initiative. The network headquarters will be located in New York, United States. The company is holding conversations with possible distributors [...]

Sony incorporates children content to its Connected TV sets Sony incorporó contenido infantil en sus TVs conectadas

This March, Sony Brazil has added new children content to its Bravia Internet Video platform, present in TV sets, Blu-ray players and Home-theaters with Internet access. It is the channel Clube DX TV, owned by the distributer Log On Multimidia, which is targeted to 4-to-11-year-old children. The catalog includes animated series like “Moranguinho”, “Angelina Ballerina”, [...]