Tag Archives: Latin America

Latam Pay TV subscriptions fall for sixth consecutive quarter

According to Dataxis, as at Q1 2018 Pay TV in Latin America reached 71.4 million subscribers, which represents a drop of around 0.1% compared to the end of 2017. Venezuela, Brazil and Mexico were the markets that recorded the highest loss of subscribers. This way, the regional pay TV sector registered its sixth straight quarterly [...]

Latin America to reach 91.1 million fixed broadband accesses in 2023

Dataxis latest research revealed that almost 20 million new fixed broadband accesses will be added within the next five years. Consequently, the penetration of the service in 2023 will reach 46% of households. Dataxis notes that very high-speed broadband options have already gained critical mass. In 2017 they represented 36% of the accesses and it [...]

Nat Geo Kids strengthens its presence in Latin America

Children’s channel Nat Geo Kids celebrates, during July, its first year in Latin America with a programming dedicated to its main series. Since its launch, the channel has been growing in distribution and has gained a foothold in the digital area. The official account on YouTube registered more than 135 million views and 16.5 million [...]

HBO announces first Colombian fiction TV series

HBO Latin America announced the production of its new fiction series, “Mil Colmillos”, together with Rhayuela Films. It will be directed by Jaime Osorio (“El Páramo”, “Siete Cabezas”). The company said in a statement that it decided to further invest in original local productions after the success of its Colombian documentary, Guerras Ajenas. The series [...]

Telefónica to accelerate FTTH deployment in Latin America

In a meeting with investors and analysts in London this week, Telefónica confirmed its intention to accelerate the deployment of FTTH in several Latin American markets. The companys Global Network Manager Enrique Blanco said that Telefónica will accelerate the deployment of FTTH in Latin American countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Peru and Colombia, replicating the [...]

Acorn TV launches in Latin America

North Americas streaming service Acorn TV, which offers British and international content, is now available in twelve Latin American countries through Roku devices and via acorn.tv. The monthly subscription costs USD 4.99 per month. The launch in Latin America includes Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, and Peru. [...]

Turner leads Latam audience

Turner Latin America announced that its portfolio of brands ranked number 1 in audience among all pay TV groups in the region during the first four months of the year, according to data from Kantar Ibope Media. The company said that it has three brands -Cartoon Network, TNT and Space- among the 10 most watched [...]

Fox Sports acquires Club Monterrey rights

Fox Sports Latin America announced that it has acquired the global multiplatform rights to Club Rayados Monterrey. The five-year deal will come into effect in July with the beginning of 2018 Apertura tournament. In this way, Fox Sports will broadcast live and exclusive in Mexico and Latin America all home matches played by Monterrey in [...]

Purga grows in Latam, prepares to expand to Brazil

The SVOD platform Purga, which was launched in August last year and is dedicated to horror movies, has already reached 8,000 paid users in Latin America, said in an interview with NexTV News Latam Sergio Mandelbaum, the company’s general manager. In this way, the service continues its expansion in the region while is preparing new [...]