Tag Archives: central america

Weather Channel OTT Spanish version to launch in 2020

US Entertainment Studios plans to launch the OTT The Weather Channel in Spanish in the first quarter 2020, with Spanish-speaking reporters who will forecast weather conditions in the US and other countries such as Puerto Rico, Mexico and others from Central America, according to what the company officially reported. OTT will use all The Weather [...]

Honduras gets ready for analogic blackout in 2020

Honduran analog blackout will take place next January 1st, 2020, as established by Telecommunications National Commision (Conatel), but Honduras has been working on it since October 2013, warning TV companies to begin TDT migration process. Currently, from the 431 Honduran broadcasters, 223 had made the migration, and the other 198 still have to complete it. [...]

America Movil acquires Telefonica Guatemala and El Salvador

America Movil announced that it has acquired 100% of Movistar Guatemala and has entered into an agreement to acquire 99.3% of Movistar El Salvador, including . The acquired companies provide mobile and fixed telecommunications, including voice, data and Pay TV, adding only 15,000 DTH subs both operators. Telefonica Guatemalas acquisition has been completed, while the [...]

Telefonica advances with Central American operations sale

Telefónica is holding negotiations to sell its businesses in Central America. The company’s subsidiaries in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama and Mexico are added to those of Guatemala and El Salvador, for which it had already begun conversations. According to the company’s official report, it is “in a negotiation process for its Central American assets sale, [...]

Several companies interested in Telefónica’s business in Central America

According to the Spanish newspaper El Economista, which cites sources familiar with the matter, Millicom, AT&T and Liberty Latin America are among the groups interested in acquiring Telefónica’s business in Central America. The report also mentions Chile’s Entel, but the company denied that information. Telefónica’s operation in Central America integrates Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, [...]

Telefónica considering sale of Mexico, Central America units: report

Telefónica is considering selling off some or all of its businesses in Mexico and Central America with the aim of reducing its debt, El Economista reported ,citing sources familiar with the matter. According to the report, the same sources said discussions are in advanced stages, and a possible agreement could be announced in the coming [...]

T-VOD platform Pantaflix launches in Central and South America

Pantaflix announced its launch in 23 countries in Central and South America. With this introduction, the service opens up access to 400 million Spanish-speaking people. Pantaflix is now available in 68 countries worldwide and in seven languages (English, German, Chinese, Turkish, Polish, French and Spanish). The platform also operates in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South [...]

Fox announces launch of Fox Sports Premium in Mexico and Central America

Fox Sports Latin America announced the launch in Mexico and Central America of Fox Sports Premium and a new Fox Sports streaming package. Fox Sports Premium is a new a-la-carte channel that will be added to the groups portfolio in January 2019. It will have an average monthly price of MX$ 139 in Mexico and [...]

Movistar Series expands in Central America

The new channel Movistar Series is now available in Guatemala and Costa Rica with a lineup that includes original productions such as “La Peste”, “La Zona”, “Felix” and ” Mira lo que has hecho”, among others. The TV channel is part of the offer of Movistar Play, the streaming service that allows access to content [...]

Facebook, Cisneros expand partnership in Latin America

Cisneros Interactive, a digital advertising division of Cisneros, announced that it has become the official reseller of Facebook in Central America, the Caribbean, and Uruguay, expanding their strategic alliance in Latin America. Under this new deal, Cisneros Interactive will start providing services to Facebook customers in Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Panama, Puerto Rico [...]