Tag Archives: Mexico

Fox Sports Mexico to continue with its same brand name after being acquired by Grupo Lauman

After, at the end of May, the media conglomerate Grupo Lauman, chaired by businessman Manuel Arroyo, acquired Fox Sports operations in Mexico, Arroyo, CEO of the company, was interviewed by Mexican website Expansion, where he gave details about the Group’s ideas for Fox’s sports business in the country, which will keep the same name after [...]

ICAB and Netflix open new applications to their found to support professionals in the Brazilian audiovisual industry affected by the pandemic

The Instituto de Contenidos Audiovisuales Brasileños (ICAB) and Netflix officially announced this last Tuesday, June 15th, the renewal of the partnership that they started last year to financially help audiovisual industry professionals in the country. According to the information reported by the entity, the new donation will be valued at R$ 3 million (around USD [...]

Televisa expands Izzi’s reach and launches it in Guadalajara

Mexican Grupo Televisa has officially announced this last Wednesday, June 16th, the expansion of the telecommunications company izzis offer to the Mexican city of Guadalajara. Izzi announces its arrival in one of the main cities in the country, Guadalajara, fulfilling its commitment to offer attractive high-speed internet packages, unlimited calls and the best entertainment to [...]

Telmex could start offering pay TV in Mexico ‘in at least 30 days’

According to the information reported last Monday, June 14th in the Mexican newspaper El Economistas web version,the telecommunications company Telmex (America Movil) could start offering pay TV in the country in at least 30 days . The news means the strengthening of Telmex’s offer, which includes internet, telephony and, in terms of video, internet packages [...]

Megacable improves its Xview+ platform with Broadpeak’s CDN Multicast ABR solutions

Provider of CDN and video streaming solutions for content providers and pay TV operators Broadpeak has officially announced this last Thursday, June 10th with Mexican holding Megacable, through which the Mexican company has optimized the delivery of its Xview+ streaming platform with Broadpeak solutions. As reported by Broadpeak, Using the companys CDN and nanoCDN multicast [...]

WarnerMedia launches TNT Sports in Mexico

WarnerMedia (AT&T) has announced this Friday, June 10th, the launch of its sports channel TNT Sports in Mexico. With the announcement, the channel became available in four Latin American markets, as Mexico joins Argentina, Brazil and Chile. However, and according to the information reported on several specialized websites, in Mexico TNT Sports will not feature [...]

Starz sues Disney for using the ‘Star’ and ‘Star+’ brands in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico

According to the information reported by the US specialized website The Wrap, Lionsgate, focused on distributing films and TV content, and owner of the US premium TV network Starz and the SVOD OTT Starzplay, has filed this last Monday, June 7th trademark infringement lawsuits against The Walt Disney Company in the Argentine, Brazilian and Mexican [...]

IFT allows Grupo Lauman to acquire Fox Sport’s business in Mexico

The Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT), entity that regulates the telecommunications market in Mexico, has officially announced this last Tuesday, June 8th, that it has allowed the Lauman Group to acquire Fox Sports Mexico, which belonged to The Walt Disney Company. Up to now, the Group has not expressed itself on the plans it has [...]

Isabel Rafferty, CEO at Canela Media: ‘After launching Canela.TV in the US, Puerto Rico and Mexico, we will go forward to the rest of Latin America’

Isabel Rafferty, CEO & Founder at Canela Media, was interviewed by Nextv News Latin America and gave details about what will be the launch of Canela.TV, the companys AVOD OTT, in the region, after its launch in Mexico, the US and Puerto Rico. In addition, the executive reported that the company plans to launch another [...]

Grupo Lauman confirms Fox Sports acquisition in Mexico

Mexican media company Grupo Lauman, chaired by businessman Manuel Arroyo and owner of the telecommunications company Comtelsat and the newspaper El Financiero, confirmed on Friday, May 21st the acquisition of Fox Sports Mexico. However, according to the information reported by El Financiero, the transaction is required to be authorized by Mexican regulators. The sale of [...]