Monthly Archives: October 2020

Starzplay launches in Argentina and Chile as D2C

Starz (Lionsgate) has announced this Wednesday, October 29th, the launch of the StarzPlay app direct to the consumer in Argentina and Chile, including plans for new launches in more countries during the rest of the year. After first launching the Starzplay app internationally last year, we are excited to expand our direct-to-consumer app in Argentina [...]

Telefónica proyecta finalizar el 2020 con 16 millones de FTTH HPs y 268 ciudades en su red FTTH en Brasil

Como parte de la presentación de resultados trimestrales del Q3 2020, Telefónica Brasil -donde opera bajo la marca Vivo-, registró un total de 855 mil accesos de TV paga vía IPTV, y 14,6 millones de FTTH HPs al 30 de septiembre. Según reporta Vivo en su informe, la compañía proyecta finalizar el 2020 con alrededor [...]

Telefonica forecasts to end 2020 with 16 million FTTH HPs and 268 cities on its FTTH network in Brazil

As part of its Q3 2020 quarterly results report presentation, Telefonica Brazil -where it operates under the Vivo brand-, recorded a total of 855 thousand Pay TV accesses via IPTV, and 14.6 million FTTH HPs as of September 30th.  According to Vivos report, the company plans to end 2020 with around 16 million FTTH HPs [...]

Pablo Monti: ‘Introducing esports on the pay TV market will be successful in the future’

Another of the panels that made up the agenda of Sportv Series Latin America, the first virtual event developed by Dataxis last October 6th, was titled How to introduce the esports ‘boom’ in pay TV? The panel was starred by Damian Szafirsztein, Owner & Commercial Director at Gillette Infinity Esports Latam; Leonardo De Biase, Founder [...]

Argentine Government confirms it is interested in broadcasting local football matches on TV Publica

As recently reported by several Argentine websites, Matias Lammens, Argentine Tourism and Sports Minister, confirmed the countrys Government is interested in local Professional Football Leagues matches to be broadcasted on TV Publica, the States FTA TV channel.  The initiative takes place days after the Argentine Football Association (AFA) officially confirmed the return of the countrys [...]

Fanatiz to premiere ‘United States of LaLiga’ in the US and Puerto Rico

Last Saturday, October 24th, just in time to celebrate, one of the most anticipated matches on earth, El Clasico, Fanatiz, the exclusive sponsor of Spains LaLiga for their 2020-21 season, has premiered a LaLiga-produced documentary entitled United States of LaLiga, which shows how passion for LaLiga is lived through avid fans in the US. According [...]

FIH launches web version of Watch.Hockey

With the continuing return of the FIH Hockey Pro League featuring a series of 14 matches between October 27th and November 15th, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) and Nagra are providing hockey fans with even greater access to the sport with the launch of the website version of Watch.Hockey (https://Watch.Hockey).    In addition to the Watch.Hockey [...]

Jawwy TV starts airing new show ‘Shofna Chef’ in MENA

Intigral, a provider of digital entertainment and sports in MENA, has launched its latest Original production Shofna Chef which started airing on Jawwy TV from October 22. The new productions first season includes seven episodes. The new lifestyle show highlights Saudi chef Noor on her journey to discover new cuisines and flavor secrets from around the world, [...]

StarzPlay to provide free subscriptions to Jumia loyalty members in Africa

StarzPlay has inked a strategic partnership with e-commerce platform Jumia in Africa. As part of the collaboration, Jumia Prime members in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia can now enjoy free StarzPlay subscriptions for three, six and 12 months, in addition to free shipping and additional discounts and rewards when shopping with Jumia. Introduced in June 2019, Jumia [...]

The new CANAL+ Original series ‘Hantés’ to be available soon in Africa

The CANAL+ Group is showing its commitment to African creation and production with a new TV series of a new genre, never produced before in Africa, Hantés. Hantés is the first African series highlighting paranormal and fantastic thriller of 8 episodes of 45 minutes which will be broadcasted as from November 2, 2020 at 8:30 [...]