Tag Archives: Latin America

DirecTV expands its free channels offer until April 15th

DirecTV reported that, due to the global health crisis related to the Covid-19 pandemic (Coronavirus), it will allow free access to a greater number of channels until April 15th in Latin America. The benefit includes more than 91 channels of various genres depending on the plan of each client and the country where they offer [...]

Univision now available in Latin America

As reported last January, Televisa and Univision have officially announced a distribution agreement for the Univision linear channel, which, since March 30th, is available in all Latin American countries, except from Brazil.  As detailed in the announcement, the Latin American version of the US Hispanic channel is distributed in the region by Televisa Networks and [...]

Claro Sports and Marca Claro to have next Olympic Games edition pay TV and digital platforms broadcasting rights

After the decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Japanese Government to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games for next year, Claro Sports and Marca Claro announced that they will have, without any change, the event pay TV and digital platforms broadcasting rights on the new date determined to celebrate them. The coverage [...]

Claro Sports and Marca Claro to have next Olympic Games edition pay TV and digital platforms broadcasting rights

After the decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Japanese Government to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games for next year, Claro Sports and Marca Claro announced that they will have, without any change, the event pay TV and digital platforms broadcasting rights on the new date determined to celebrate them. The coverage [...]

Netflix, YouTube, Globo, Facebook and Instagram decrease their video quality in Latin America

With the worldwide expansion of Covid-19 (Coronavirus), in recent days Netflix and YouTube announced that they have decreased their quality in Europe, in order to improve connectivity during compulsory social reclusion in countries affected by the epidemic. The move recently moved to Latin America, where Netflix, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Globo applied the same measure. [...]

Netflix creates USD 100 million fund to assist the industry due to Coronavirus

Netflix has created a USD 100 million relief fund to help members of the creative community who have been left unemployed and without a way to earn an income during the coronavirus crisis. The streaming giant said the bulk of the funds will go toward supporting laid-off crew members. The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis is devastating [...]

Discovery Kids offers access to Discovery Kids app for free in Latin America

For reasons related to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) spread, Discovery Kids announced that it will offer Discovery Kids Plus content in the region for free, for a 30-day period. Some of the main contents available include the main characters and shows of the brand, such as Mini Beat Power Rockers, Peppa Pig, Pat the dog, Zu’s [...]

Quibi, HBO Max y Peacock mantienen sus fechas de lanzamiento pese al Coronavirus

Quibi, HBO Max y Peacock, nuevos OTTs próximos a lanzarse, confirmaron que mantendrán las fechas de lanzamiento originalmente estipuladas a pesar de los impactos que el Covid-19 (Coronavirus) está produciendo en la industria a nivel global.  Según reportó el sitio web especializado Multichannel, desde Quibi aseguraron que nuestros planes para el lanzamiento de la aplicación [...]

Quibi, HBO Max and Peacock stick with initial launch plans despite global Coronavirus disruption

Quibi, HBO Max and Peacock, new OTTs soon to launch, confirmed that they will keep the originally stipulated release dates despite the impacts that Covid-19 (Coronavirus) is making on the industry globally. As reported by the specialized website Multichannel, a Quibi spokesperson said that our plans for the app launch have not changed, and confirmed [...]

DirecTV ables up to 91 TV channels in Latin America due to Coronavirus

Following the evolution of the Coronavirus (Covid 19), DirecTV announced it is making up to 91 channels of various genres available for a large part of its subscribers in Latin America. As officially reported by the company, starting today, and gradually, up to 91 channels will be released at no additional cost. They vary according [...]