Tag Archives: Latin America

TiVo survey shows differences between loyal pay TV subs and OTT cord cutters

TiVo has released findings from its 2017 survey of pay TV and over-the-top (OTT) service subscribers across the U.S., Europe and Latin America, including Brazil, Mexico, and Colombia. The study revealed that one in four consumers who have had pay TV services for less than 12 months are extremely likely to cord cut or cord [...]

OTT, TV Everywhere and apps see growth in Latam, according to Pay TV Innovation Forum

The research programme developed by Nagra – which includes 233 operators from around the world has revealed its 2017 study in which it reported that Latin America has increased the offer of standalone OTT (+ 5%, to reach 22%, offers like DirecTV Now), where it still lags behind the rest of the global offering; [...]

Ultra-broadband to account for 75% of total Latam connections in 2022

Following Dataxis recent research, ultra-broadband subscribers (fiber, high-speed cable and VDSL) will take an increasing share on the total connections in Latin America in the upcoming years. Dataxis expects 25.6 million next generation broadband connections by the end of this year, which will represent 36% of the total access. Furthermore, this share will continue to [...]

Sportflix misses launch date, triggers question marks about its future

Sports streaming platform Sportflix has missed its launched date, set for August 30, as it was previously announced. The company said in a brief statement posted on its website that “before offering a service in exchange for a subscription, the platform must go through the processes necessary to provide the best quality” Meanwhile, in social [...]

Amazon Prime Video now available on PlayStation

Sony announced that the Amazon Prime Video app is now available for PS3 and PS4 consoles in Latin America. This way, users can access to award-winning Amazon Originals series, movies and other contents. To use the platform, users have to download the app from the Playstation Store. Among the titles offered are Amazon Originals like [...]

Amazonas 5 satellite gets ready to expand 4K offer in Latin America

HIspasat announced that The Amazonas 5 satellite has arrived at the International Launch Services (ILS) launch site in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, where  the last series of test will be run before its launch, scheduled for September. The satellite will provide DTH services over Central and South America. In addition, it will enable broadcasting 500 new TV [...]

Netflix expands investments and orders new original series in Latin America

Netflixs Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos announced new investments in original productions from Latin America, “the most important and dynamic region behind the United States,” the executive said during the “Vive Netflix” event held in Mexico City. Sarandos announced the new original series Diablero, set to film entirely in Mexico, as well as stand-up comedy specials, [...]