Tag Archives: Latin America

Sportv Series Latin America & US Hispanic consolidates itself as the annual meeting of the sports business on TV and OTT

Sportv Series Latin America & US Hispanic, on its second edition, will aim to give an explanation to the growing interest in the convergence of TV technology and the sports business development in the region. The virtual conference will be held next Tuesday, October 6th and will focus on how new technologies are changing the [...]

Castalia Communications launches Europa+ in Latin America and the Caribbean

Castalia Communications Corporations launched the SVOD OTT Europa+, focused on European content, in Latin American and Caribbean countries, in partnership with the Mexican investment fund Innokap. As detailed, it is possible to access the platform’s catalog for a USD 5.99 monthly subscription. Europa+ content catalog is available without advertising, and offers more than 1,500 hours [...]

Disney catalog not to be available on Amazon Prime Video as of October

As reported by various specialized websites, due to the confirmation of Disney+ arrival at Latin America, scheduled for next November 17th, the Disney catalog will be removed from Amazon Prime Video on September 30th. As reported by Diego Lerner, President of The Walt Disney Company Latin America, upon confirming the full Disney+ catalog in Latin [...]

Yooy TV is now available in Chile and plans its Latin American expansion

In a new commitment to new TV consumption ways, Chilean TV presenter Martin Carcamo launched the OTT Yooy TV. It is a free platform already available in Chile, and with expansion plans in Latin America, with Argentina as the starting point, thanks to a partnership with the businessman and also Argentine TV presenter, Marcelo Tinelli. [...]

Discovery to launch new OTT globally soon

David Zaslav, CEO at Discovery, has confirmed days ago that the company will join the OTT universe with a new platform, which will soon be launched globally, including Latin America. The executive made the announcement last week at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia shareholders conference. The company had already reported to be working on a new [...]

Claro Sports to broadcast the Bundesliga in Latin America

Claro (America Movil) announced it has acquired the rights to broadcast the Bundesliga (football league soon to start in Germany) for Latin America, not including Brazil, where the rights belong to Band and the sports news and statistics app OneFootball. According to what Claro officially reported, from last September 20th, the company started to broadcast [...]

Dataxis debates on piracy impact on live sports broadcasts in Latin America

Dataxis held last Thursday, September 17th a new virtual panel, focused on the online piracy impact on live sports in Latin America. With this focus, the company brought together Matias Rivera, CEO at Fanatiz; Gustavo Lerner, Regional Channel Manager for Latam at Verimatrix; and Pedro Freire, Head of Programming for TyC Sports, who participated in [...]

Dataxis debates on new sports piracy threats in Latin America

Dataxis held a new virtual panel yesterday, focused on the online piracy impact on live sports in Latin America. With this focus, the company brought together Matias Rivera, CEO at Fanatiz; Gustavo Lerner, Regional Channel Manager for Latam at Verimatrix; and Pedro Freire, Head of Programming for TyC Sports, who participated in the panel New [...]

Claro Sports to broadcast the Bundesliga in Latin America

Claro (America Movil) announced it has acquired the rights to broadcast the Bundesliga (football league soon to start in Germany) for Latin America, not including Brazil, where the rights belong to Band and the sports news and statistics app OneFootball. According to what Claro officially reported, from next September 20th, the company will broadcast the [...]

AT&T continues searching buyers for Vrio

As reported by Bloomberg last September 9th, AT&T is failing to attract potential buyer interest for Vrio, the company’s unit that controls DirecTV’s operations in Latin America and Sky in Brazil, and has been involved in the process for about four months. Similarly, and as reported by The Wall Street Journal last August 28th, the [...]