Tag Archives: Pay-TV

Accused of pay TV piracy are condemned with preventive detention in Argentina

Argentine Instruction Court N°3 from Corrientes City ordered the prosecution with preventive detention for people accused of piraced channels broadcasts. They are three people close to Caa Catí Cable Visión and the owner of Itati Cable Color. The complaint made to the first company is linked to the last raid, in August 2017, where three [...]

Smithsonian Channel arrives at Brazil in Net’s programming

Brazilian Bandeirantes Communication Group officially announced the arrival of the pay TV Smithsonian Channel, available from next April 26th in HD and will offer its linear programming for subscribers, in Nets channel 590. With the Brazilian arrival, Smithsonian can be watched in 37 countries worldwide. Its offer includes non-fiction,travel,science, space exploration and nature contents, and [...]

SBT, Record and Rede TV to invest in Brazilian films realizations

Simba Content, a joint venture that brings together Brazilian pay TV channels Rede TV, Record and SBT, together with the Paris Entertainment production company and Paris Films distributor, ran an agreement to develop film productions, and they promise to make at least 11 this year. According to Renata Rezende, Paris Entertainments Executive Director, the aim [...]

DAZN buys Brazilian Football Championship’s Serie C

The sports OTT DAZN acquired the rights to broadcast the Brazillian Football Championships Serie C, the third tier of the Brazilian football league system, in an agreement between DAZN and the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) ran last week. Owning these rights allows the OTT to broadcast the tournament on Free-to.air (FTA), pay TV and online. [...]

Real Madrid TV is available in Mexico through Izzi

Mexican pay TV operator Izzi informed that it already has the official Real Madrid channel available to its subscribers. The network is called Real Madrid TV, and it is on the operators 504 (SD) and 899 (HD) channels from last Friday, April 12th, with a 24-hour programming and without any subscription cost. Into its most [...]

Personal launches Flow in Paraguay

Pay-TV operator Personal (Telecom) launched Flow in Paraguay, an IPTV service with new features that allow subscribers to watch live TV, series, movies and premieres from any device and anywhere. It is an OTT that includes more than a hundred channels and more than 90 in HD, and above 6,500 on demand content. Into the [...]

Uruguayan pay TV operators are digitized with Nagra and Bold

Eight Uruguayan pay TV operators, associated with the Uruguayan Television Chamber for Subscribers (CUTA), started their pay TV digital operations with Conax Contego, Nagras security platform, and Bold MSS as technical support supplier. Pay TV operators are Consorcio Libertad Digital SRL, Telecable La Paz, Cable Rocha, Cable Melo TV, Cable Lux TV, CablePlus, Carmelo Cable [...]

LaLiga advances against audiovisual piracy in Peru

Six Peruvian websites that broadcast matches from LaLiga Santander and other audiovisual content were blocked by the  Competition Defense and Intellectual Property Protection National Institute (INDECOPI), which granted five precautionary measures in favour of the highest football championships category from Spain. According to what LaLiga reported, the blocked websites were some of the most visited [...]

America Movil requests license in Mexico with Claro TV

Newspaper El Economista reported that América Móvil asked the Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) for a pay TV license in Mexico through a new subsidiary called Claro TV S.A. de C.V. -same brand that it uses in the region- and not through its mobile subsidiary Telcel (Radiomovil Dipsa), as it had previously transcended The IFT had [...]

Procon notifies Brazilian pay TV operators about football broadcasts in PPV

Consumer Protection and Defense Foundation (Procon), based in San Pablo, Brazil, notified Pay TV operators Claro, Sky, Vivo, Oi and Tim to clarify their subscribers modalities under which they will offer Brazilian Football Championship  broadcastings packages on pay-per-view (PPV). These content generated a USD 27 billion profit in 2018. Procon questioned Brazilian operators about the [...]