Tag Archives: Latin America

Telefonica expands FTTH and focuses on IPTV

In its third quarter report, Telefónica highlighted the growth of its FTTH network in markets such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Colombia, where the strategy is to continue with the fiber deployment for Ultra Broadband and IPTV/OTT services. The total pay TV base in Latin America reached 4.8 million. In Argentina, retail broadband accesses decreased [...]

Movistar reinforces its content strategy with simultaneous premiere in Latam and Spain

“Arde Madrid” will become the first Movistar+ original series to be premiered simultaneously in Spain and Latin America, reaching a potential audience of 100 million people, the company said in a release. It will be available starting on November 8 for clients in 11 countries. In Latin America, Telefónica will air the series on Movistar [...]

DirecTV loses 73,000 subscribers in Q3

AT&T announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2018. In the report, the group reported that Vrio, the unit that comprises DirecTV businesses in Latin America, registered net losses of 73,000 subscribers during the period (even with gains in Brazil), “due to the completion of the World Cup”. The company ended the quarter [...]

Fox Sports announces anti-piracy summit

Fox Sports Latin America announced that it will organize its first international anti-piracy summit, focused on sports, to be held in Mexico on February 20 & 21. The event will gather clubs, associations, sports federations, TV networks, pay TV operators and regulators to discuss practices to stop the theft of sports content, boost the industry [...]

Mediapro, Vice Studios ink co-production deal for Latin America

Audiovisual group Mediapro and Vice Studios have signed an agreement to co-develop and co-produce original scripted TV series. The alliance begins with Border Republic. This series is set on the border between U.S. and Mexico, in Matamoros and Brownsville cities. In the context of the construction of the U.S.-Mexico wall, the series will show the [...]

MGE and SBS sign distribution deal

Mega Global Entertainment (MGE), the independent distributor led by Esperanza Garay, announced an agreement with the Korean network SBS to distribute content in Asia. At the same time, MGE will exclusively represent the drama catalog of the channel throughout Latin America. The fantastic thriller “El regalo de Dios: 14 días”, which was aired as a [...]

Facebook signs deal to stream Copa Libertadores matches

Facebook has acquired the rights to live stream the 2019-2022 Copa Libertadores matches, the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) said on Friday. The social media will broadcast 46 games a year, 27 of them exclusively. Facebook, which recently launched its Watch platform globally, acquired the exclusive rights to transmit Thursday night matches, which will be [...]

TV Peru Internacional expands reach in Latin America

The international channel of TV Peru is now available throughout the American continent. Since October 1, it is hosted on Intelsat 11 satellite, which allows it to expand its coverage. This was announced on social networks by Hugo Coya, Chairman of State-run National Institute of Radio and Television of Peru (IRTP). “I am pleased to [...]