Tag Archives: Latin America

TNT unveils new look and feel in Latin America

Turners main brand TNT renewed its image on and off air for the Latin American markets. Under the concept “Entretenimiento a lo grande”, the new look & feel enhances the diverse properties that position the brand as an inclusive and familiar entertainment space. In a press release, the company said the new visual aims to [...]

Insight TV launches in Latin America with SES

Insight TV, the 4K broadcaster and producer of native UHD HDR content covering action sports, entertainment, and lifestyle, announced its foray into Latin America through SES Latin American Ultra HD platform. Insight TV is available on a 24/7 basis in English, Spanish and Portuguese to all cable, IPTV and DTH providers who are working with [...]

Movistar launches eSports channel in Latin America

Movistar Play has launched in Latin America Movistar eSports, a new channel focused on the gaming universe with live and on demand League of Legends (LoL) professional tournaments. It is initially available in Colombia, Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua and El Salvador. Soon, it will reach Mexico, Argentina and Uruguay, the company [...]

DirecTV announces viewership results of “Todo por el Juego”

DirecTV Latin America announced that its original series “Todo por el Juego”, produced in partnership with Grupo Mediapro, has achieved outstanding audience results. It was aired on OnDirecTV and via streaming on DirecTV Play. The first season was available from July 15 to September 3. According to the operator, in July “Todo por el Juego” [...]

DirecTV secures UEFA national team rights

Pay TV operator DirecTV has signed an agreement with European soccer’s governing body UEFA to broadcast in Latin America the competitions of UEFAs national teams during the period 2018-2022. Under the deal, the operator will broadcast the European qualifiers for UEFA Euro 2020 and the 2022 FIFA World Cup, as well as the first two [...]

SES-14 goes operational

SES announced that the high-powered SES-14 satellite is now serving Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as North America, North Atlantic and West Africa. It is positioned at 47.5 degrees West, replacing and augmenting services currently provided on NSS-806. The new satellite has both C- and Ku-band wide-beam coverage and Ku-band high throughput spot [...]

“The region remains relatively untapped but the potential for OTT growth is tremendous”

Jossi Fresco, Regional Director Latin America of Verizon Digital Media Services, spoke in an interview with NexTV News Latam about the agreement that the company recently signed with Grupo Clarín, Argentinas largest media conglomerate, and offered key recommendations for the deployment of OTT platforms in Latin America. Fresco will participate in the next edition of [...]

GINX Esports TV launches in Latin America with Zapping TV

GINX Esports TV is now available in Latin America. The international channel has signed a distribution deal with over-the-top platform Zapping TV. Coverage begins in Chile and will then expand to other countries in the region. GINX Esports TV operates in more than 40 countries, including France, Italy, UK and South Africa, and reaches more [...]

Nat Geo Wild renews its image

Starting in September, Nat Geo Wild will change its brand to National Geographic Wild and will introduce a new image, which includes the redesign of its logo, “as well as a more modern, sophisticated and energetic graphic approach,” the company said in a statement. With a more dynamic narrative, “the new image puts nature in [...]

New short film channel launches on DirecTV Latin America

Shorts International, the entertainment company behind ShortsTV, announced the launch of TVCortos, the new HD channel dedicated to short-form content, exclusively on DirecTV in Latin America (channel 1521). TVCortos has a library with more than 5,000 titles, including award -winning content and fictions with renowned actors, as well as animated short films and documentaries. TVCortos [...]