Tag Archives: Latin America

AT&T expects to get better offers for DirecTV sale

As reported by The New York Post on December 20th, the telecommunications company AT&T is disappointed with the offers it received for the sale of DirecTV. According to the web version of the US newspaper, at the beginning of this month, AT&T pushed back a deadline for final bids for DirecTV into January, and told [...]

Nordija to launch new IPTV / OTT platform in partnership with Pontis Technologies

Scandinavian IPTV and OTT platform provider Nordija has announced this last Monday, December 21st a partnership agreement with Pontis Technologies, leading integration IP television deployment based in Argentina, to offer a complete end-to-end IPTV / OTT platform, aiming to meet the current needs and requirements of the Latin American market. According to what was officially [...]

Fox News International continues its Latin American expansion and is now available in Chile and Panama

The US company Fox Corp announced last week the expansion of its SVOD OTT Fox News International, recently launched in Mexico, to various countries, including Latin American ones,  such as Chile and Panama, where it is now available. At first, the platform was launched in Mexico in August, and gradually added new countries. As reported [...]

NBCUniversal to represent OneFootball in Latin America

NBCUniversal International Networks Latin America announced that, from now on, it will represent OneFootball for Latin American countries, including Brazil, in commercial terms. It is a platform that allows access to PPV and FTA football matches, as well as highlights of the matches and different competitions, including the Copa América, the Football World Cup, the [...]

Liberty Latin America could acquire Telefonica’s operations in Colombia and Ecuador

As reported by several specialized websites, including Bloomberg and the Spanish newspaper Cinco Dias on its web version, after having acquired Telefónica’s operations in Costa Rica this year – where, as in the rest of Latin America, excluding Brazil, it operates under the Movistar brand-, Liberty Latin America is now considering an acquisition of Telefonicas [...]

TV Azteca’s original content now available on Huawei Video

TV Azteca has announced this last Monday, December 14th, that it has made several of its original content available on Huawei Video, a platform that the Chinese technology giant has recently launched in Chile, Colombia and Mexico and allows to rent series and movies for a period of up to 48 hours, and other features. [...]

Amazon Prime Video launches first comedy show in Latin America

Amazon Prime Video has recently announced the launch of its first comedy show  in Latin America, which is titled Ivan Marin, ¿Por que carajos?, and will be officially released on December 25th with the renowned Colombian comedian. ¿Por que carajos? is the first Amazon Exclusive stand.up show in Latin America, recorded by a Latin American [...]

Netflix bets on Argentine music in 2021 with ‘Rocanrol Cowboys’

Netflix has announced this last Friday, December 11th, that it is about to release Rocanrol Cowboys, a new original documentary focused on the Argentine band Ratones Paranoicos, which will be based on the history of the band, originally created in 1983. Based entirely on archive footage, and reported by musicians from the band and artists [...]

Disney to launch Star+ as standalone OTT in Latin America in 2021

During the Investor Day that The Walt Disney Company held this last Thursday, December 10th, the company announced that it will launch a new SVOD OTT in Latin America.  After the official launch of Disney+ in the region, which took place on November 17th, Disney will now launch Srar+, scheduled for June 2021. As reported [...]