Tag Archives: FTA TV

Chile to update TV audience measurement system and include on demand consumption in 2022

As reported by La Cuarta and other specialized websites in Chile, the country will change the way it measures TV programs audiences, and will leave behind the people meter system, which has been implemented in the country since 1991, starting in 2022. As part of the change, a tender will be opened in order to [...]

Caracol TV to produce premium TV contents in partnership with The Mediapro Studio

Colombian FTA TV channel Caracol TV has announced this Wednesday, January 27th, a partnership with the Spanish company The Mediapro Studio, with the aim of producing premium TV content for the international market. Although the companies did not detail the amount of content that makes up the agreement yet, they reported that the first title [...]

Sky launches premium offer for Copa do Nordeste in Brazil

According to information recently reported by several specialized websites in Brazil, the pay TV operator Sky (AT&T) acquired the rights to broadcast the 2021 edition of the Copa do Nordeste, a competition for which the DTH launched a premium package that can be hired both on a monthly basis to access some matches, for R$ [...]

Claro Box TV strengthens its line up with Globo channels in Brazil

The telecommunications company Claro Brazil (America Móvil) has strengthened the Claro Box TV catalog, its new STB launched in October 2020 in several cities of the country, and added Globo’s FTA TV and pay TV channels to its offer, which, up to now, were not available, as both groups had not initially ran an agreement. [...]

DirecTV GO now available in Brazil

Vrio Corp, AT&T unit that controls DirecTVs operations in Latin America and Sky in Brazil, has officially announced that the SVOD OTT DirecTV GO is available in Brazil from this Tuesday, December 1st. The platform is available by signing up at www.directvgo.com.br, without a physical contract or service installation.     DirecTV GO offers more than 90 [...]

‘La Jauria’ arrives at the US through HBO Max

HBO Max, new WarnerMedias SVOD OTT about to launch in Latin America, has recently announced that it will include the Chilean series La Jauria as part of its catalog in the US. The series is part of a plan announced earlier this year by Amazon Prime Video to produce original series in Argentina, Chile and [...]

ViacomCBS may be about to acquire Chilevision

After some rumors that started to place in August, the Diario Financiero de Chile reported on its website this past Sunday, November 22, that ViacomCBS would be closer to acquiring the free-to-air TV channel Chilevisión, owned by Turner (WarnerMedia; AT&T). According to the website, which cites “high sources” in the negotiations, ViacomCBS is about to [...]

Grupo Octubre buys Argentine FTA TV channel Canal 9

According to several local websites, the Argentine FTA TV channel Canal 9 is already part of Grupo Octubre, a media conglomerate headed by businessman Victor Santa Maria. Grupo Octubre (GO) has already completed Telearte S.A. (company led by Argentine Carlos Eduardo Lorefice Lynch, controller of Channel 9)s acquisition process, thus remaining as its operator, the [...]

Claro now offers its new STB in more Brazilian cities

According to several specialized websites in Brazil, the Brazilian telecommunications company Claro (America Móvil) launched Claro Box TV, its new STB, initially available for São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, in seven new Brazilian cities. With the expansion of the offer, the device is also available from now on in Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Campinas, Curitiba, [...]

AFA officially cancels agreement with Fox Sports and Turner may own all Argentine Football TV broadcasting rights

As reported by various specialized websites in Argentina, the Argentine Football Association (AFA), entity in charge of organizing and regulating official football leagues in the country, has officially announced its decision to cancel the agreement that was being ran with Fox Sports for the countrys Professional Football Leagues (LPF) TV broadcasting rights, which will officially [...]