Category Archives: TVE / multiscreen

Megacable launches multi-platform service with linear TV, VOD

Mexican pay TV operator Megacable has launched Xview, a video platform that combines on-demand content with linear TV, available through multiple devices. The service has an additional cost of MX$ 50 (USD 2.8) for current clients. The company expects to end its first year with 500,000 subscribers. Xview is initially available in Guadalajara, Puebla, Veracruz [...]

Net promotes multiscreen strategy with bundled offer for broadband subscribers

Brazil’s main MSO, Net, announced new pay TV and broadband offerings, along with a new advertising campaign focused on the multiscreen concept. The operator’s fixed broadband users could already access the VOD platform called ‘Now Online’ with a catalog of 15,000 of Claro Video titles. Now, Net announced an option for these customers to have [...]

Cablevisión to launch Flow app for Smart TVs

During NexTV Series South America, the leading conference organized by Dataxis, Gonzalo Hita, COO of Cablevisión, said they are working with the country’s top TV set brands to incorporate Flow app. The world of the apps opens the possibility of being available in all devices,  the executive added. Currently, 300,000 customers are using the Flow [...]

ESPN expands online video offering in Brazil

ESPN announced an expansion of its multiplatform strategy in Brazil. The sports channel will launch a new online video service that will be offered in partnership with broadband operators. The new initiative will operate under the brand ESPN Play and will include content from the TV Everywhere service WatchESPN, which is available to pay TV [...]

Esporte Interativo launches eSports tournament

Brazilian sports channel Esporte Interativo (Turner) will launch the EI Games Cup on June 5. The competition will have 15 episodes with the participation of Youtubers and the best professional players of FIFA 17 in Brazil. It will be available on TV, YouTube, Facebook, and the OTT platform Esporte Interativo Plus. The competition will begin [...]

HBO GO adds Chromecast support

HBO Latin America announced that the digital entertainment platform HBO GO is now available with Chromecast, which  brings online content to the TV screens. With the addition of Chromecast, we are providing more flexibility to HBO subscribers so that they can enjoy our content anytime, anywhere, said Francisco Smith, EVP of Distribution and Content Development [...]

Box Brazil launches TV Everywhere platform

Brazilian programmer Box Brazil announced during NexTV Series Brazil 2017 the launch of the TV Everywhere platform Box Brazil Play, which is already available in beta for selected users. It will officially launch in May for pay TV subscribers. This is the first TV Everywhere platform among independent Brazilian channels. It will offer a catalogue [...]

SKY Mexico delivers live OTT service with Elemental

Elemental Technologies announced that SKY Mexico has deployed Elementals software-based video solutions as the processing engine for its streaming service Blue To Go Video Everywhere. SKY Mexico launched Blue To Go in 2014 with Elemental at the core of its live streaming workflow and has scaled up with Elemental solutions as its viewership and content [...]

Lollapalooza coverage on VTR surpasses 2 million viewers

Chilean operator VTR announced that the transmission of Lollapalooza Festival 2017 surpassed 2 million viewers in all its content platforms. VTR said that all platforms improved their results compared to the previous year. 1.89 million viewers watched the event on TV, up 89% from previous year. The streaming platform reached 223,000 unique users, with a peak [...]

Toolbox signs new deals with pay TV operators in Latin America

The technology solutions company Toolbox, oriented to the integration between the traditional TV service and the online world, registered a positive first quarter and signed agreements with several pay TV operators, expanding its presence in Latin America. Toolbox said to NexTV News Latam that it has closed deals with Dish and Megacable in Mexico; Cable [...]