Tag Archives: Latin America

Facebook y Cisneros Interactive firman alianza para Latinoamérica

Cisneros Interactive, división de publicidad digital de Cisneros, anunció la firma de un acuerdo con Facebook para convertirse en su reseller oficial en Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay y Venezuela. Cisneros Interactive dispondrá de equipos locales dedicados exclusivamente a la atención de Facebook en esos países. La red social cuenta con 27 millones de usuarios en esos [...]

The Walking Dead Season 7 breaks ratings records in Latin America

“The Walking Dead” season 7 once again is capturing the audience in Latin America. The rating of the first episode grew an average of 17% in total audience in six Latin American key markets in both FOX Premium and FOX basic, compared to the first episode of season 6, according to data provided by FOX [...]

Twitter looking to stream live sports in Latin America

Twitter is in talks with several Latin American content providers in order to stream live sports from the region, said to the Argentine newspaper La Nacion, Pitter Rodriguez, Director of Development of Sports Content Alliances for Twitter Latin America. According to the executive, the focus is on agreements in Argentina, Mexico and Brazil. Rodríguez said [...]

Telefonica ends Q3 with 4.68 million pay TV subs in Latin America

Telefonica ended Q316 with 4.68 million pay TV accesses in Latin America (including Brazil).  In Hispanoamérica (which includes pay TV operations in Chile, Peru, Colombia and Venezuela), the subscriber base reached 2.92 million, up 6.6% compared to Q315.   Brazil is Telefonicas main pay TV operation in terms of subscribers. At the end of Q316, [...]

Turner acquires Latam rights to Sony Pictures Television’s sitcom “Kevin Can Wait”

Turner Latin America acquired broadcast rights to Sony Pictures Television’s sitcom Kevin Can Wait for 20 countries across the region.   In the U.S, the series airs on CBS and its premiere, on September 19, attracted over 13.2 million viewers. Now in its fourth week, the show is the number two comedy with adults 25-54, [...]

Telemundo, Netflix sign Latam distribution deal

Telemundo and Netflix announced a  new SVOD content deal that will allow the US OTT service to premiere exclusively in Latin America Telemundos Super Series, including El Chema, Sin Senos Sí Hay Paraíso and Guerra de Idolos.   The deal includes multi-territory rights for library series of Telemundo such as La Reina del Sur and [...]

Fox offers free access to Premium channels for four days

Fox Latin America announced that for four days from October 20 to 23- will offer free access to its Premium channels. This way, digital clients will have access to the season premiere of The Walking Dead, among other attractions.   Foxs Premium pack includes seven channels: Fox1, Fox Action, Fox Comedy, Fox Family, Fox Movies, [...]

Mexicos pay TV grows 15% and now leads in Latin America

The Federal Telecommunications Institute of Mexico (IFT) reported that the pay TV market in the country reached 19.5 million subscribers in Q216, up 15% compared to Q215, maintaining its upward trend. This way, Mexico became the largest market in Latin America in number of subscribers while Brazil is still falling.   According to IFT data, [...]

Irdeto banks on OTT growth in Latin America

Digital platform security provider Irdeto sees OTT as “a niche market to explore” in Latin America, said to NexTV News Latam Gabriel Hahmann, Sales Director, Brazil and Southern Cone of the company.   “There is a growth of niche OTT platforms such as Playkids in Brazil, which was the first service of this type to use [...]

WhereverTV Latino prepares to launch in Latin America

Subscription streaming platform WhereverTV Latino, offering linear entertainment and multi-cultural channels, will launch in Latin America between October and November this year, said  NexTV News Latam Jack Feldman, General Director for Latin America.   WhereverTV Latino is the version for Latin America of the platform founded in 2007, called Wherever TV. It is an OTT [...]