Latin America

TV Azteca in FAST deal with Pluto TV Latin America

Mexican broadcaster and Latin American pay TV provider TV Azteca has struck a deal with Paramount’s FAST platform Pluto TV to make five FAST services available on the offering in 18 countries in Latin America. From February 1, Pluto TV in Latin America will add: Azteca Deportes Network, which includes in its offering the Saudi […]

Qwilt and Cirion partner to deliver content delivery services in Latin America

US video delivery outfit, Qwilt, has partnered with South American digital infrastructure and tech provider, Cirion Technologies, to deliver an enhanced content delivery network across Latin America. This new partnership will leverage Qwilt’s Open Caching technology to deliver higher quality live streaming, video-on-demand (VoD) and all other forms of media delivery for over 600 million consumers […]

Amazon to launch MGM+ in Latin America following Lionsgate deal

Amazon is to launch streamer MGM+ in Latin America early next year after striking a new content licensing deal with studio Lionsgate. News of the rollout of MGM+ follows Lionsgate’s decision last year to pull its Lionsgate+ streamer from the Latin American market (as well as the UK market). The studio’s boss Jon Feltheimer said […]

Extreme E extends coverage in Latin America in renewed ESPN deal

Electric off-road racing series Extreme E has extended its broadcast agreement with Disney-owned ESPN in Latin America. ESPN will broadcast live races as well as highlights, magazine, preview and review shows across Latin American countries. This includes live coverage in in English, Spanish or Portuguese language across Mexico, Argentina, Brazil and Chile. Extreme E debuted […]

CINDIE taps MuxIP for FAST channels launch

Ad-supported streaming technology provider, MuxIP, has signed an agreement with Latin American digital streaming platform, CINDIE, to launch FAST channels for its content worldwide. MuxIP’s OTT platform, FASTHub, will deliver CINDIE’s film and TV content across leading outlets, such as Samsung TV+ and VIdaa sets, as well as to many of the company’s traditional cable, […]

Canela Media names Eric Tourtel president of Latin America

US hispanic tech outfit and OTT Provider Canela Media has appointed Eric Tourtel as president of Latin America. In his new role, Tourtel will oversee advertising sales strategy, commercial operations and B2B Marketing for the company in the region. The chief who has a career spanning 25 years of industry, joins from Teads Latin America […]

Movistar Peru adds Disney+ & Star+ to TV offering

 Telefonica’s Movistar Peru has announced it has struck a deal with with The Walt Disney Company Latin America to include the streaming services Disney+ and Star+ to its TV offering in Peru at no extra cost. The deal will give Movistar customers will have access to Disney+ and Star+ original content in 4K across the […]

Simply.TV launches in Australia, New Zealand and Latin America

Metadata specialist Simply.TV has launched in the Australian, New Zealand, and Latin American markets. The expansion follows growth in Europe where it says it has signed up over 100 TV operators and broadcasters to serve EPG, super-aggregation of streaming catalogues and sports metadata. Simply.TV appointed Ernest Ng as the SVP for the ANZ markets, effective […]

Millicom and Apollo end discussions

Latin American service provider Millicom has ended discussions about a potential sale of the company to Apollo Global Management. The company originally confirmed it was in talks with Apollo in January. Las November, French media entrepreneur Xavier Niel, owner of the Free platform in France via his Iliad Telecom group, which also owns operators in […]

Paramount+ introduces mobile plan in LATAM

Paramount+ is to launch its first-ever mobile-only streaming subscription plan in Latin America to promote subscription growth. The Basic Plan will be available to customers in Brazil and Mexico from 18 April which provides subscribers access to Paramount+ content on one mobile device or tablet at a time, uninterrupted and without ads. The move comes […]

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