Tag Archives: Linear TV channels

StarTV starts operating in CDMX and continues to strengthen its catalog with linear TV channels and OTTs

Mexican DTH StarTV has officially announced that, since last March 1st, it has started operating in CDMX. As officially reported, the company is trying to find new distributors in that city and strengthen its presence in the metropolitan area. We are very happy to start operating in CDMX, where there are still many poorly connected [...]

Megacable launches Xview+ based on Android TV with Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, HBO GO and YouTube

Mexican holding company Megacable has officially announced this Tuesday, February 23rd, the launch of Xview+, its new interactive video platform based on Android TV, whose interface allows its subscribers to access Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, HBO GO and YouTube, as well as linear pay TV channels. Together with the Xview+ STBs, the company launched new [...]

Comcast’s AVOD OTT Xumo launches three linear Spanish-language Telemundo channels

Xumo, Comcasts AVOD OTT, has announced the launch of three linear Spanish-language Telemundo channels as part of its catalog. The new channels are Telemundo al dia; Telemundo Realities and Telemundo Novelas. According to the information reported, the channels are part of a long-term partnership, which will offer more than 3 thousand hours of Telemundo content [...]

FlixLatino strengthens its content catalog with two new linear TV channels

FlixLatino, SomosNexts SVOD OTT, subsidiary of SomosTV LLC and focused on the development and exploitation of paid distribution of online audiovisual content in Spanish, has added two new linear TV channels in Spanish to its catalog, which is available in the US and Puerto Rico. These are FlixLatino Live and Flix Kids, the latter one [...]

Claro launches new ‘Claro Box TV’ STB in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo

The telecommunications company Claro (America Movil) has recently launched  its new Claro Box TV STB in Brazil (Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo). The launch had been announced at the end of July by several specialized websites in Brazil, including Tecnoblog, which had access to the device handbook. According to the specialized website Telaviva, plans [...]

Movistar Play relaunches in Argentina with 100 linear TV channels

Movistar Argentina (Telefonica) announced that it began to offer a new plan called Pack Tele, with 100 linear TV channels in HD quality through its Movistar Play platform, launched in Argentina in 2019. Although the OTT already offered around 50 channels in pack format, both in basic and premium pay TV (HBO, the Football Pack [...]

Amazon plans to add linear and live TV channels to Prime Video

As reported by several specialized websites, Amazon is working on launching linear and live TV channels within its OTT Amazon Prime Video. In Latin America, the platform recently launched Amazon Prime Video Channels in Mexico, which allows access to different platforms and TV channels packages. As reported by the specialized website Protocol, the website reported [...]

Linear TV channel offering to reduce in the next 10 years, says Hulu CEO

Randy Freer, CEO of the streaming platform Hulu, said that the traditional pay TV offering that includes more than 300 linear channels is going to shrink dramatically over the next 10 years. The executive participated this week in the BI Ignition conference in New York. According to Freer, only cable networks “that have been able [...]