South America


Hispasat’s Amazonas 5 satellite successfully launched

Hispasat’s Amazonas 5 satellite has entered orbit after successfully launching on an International Launch Services (ILS) Proton rocket. The satellite was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, at 1.23am today local time, and separated into orbit roughly nine hours and 12 minutes after lift-off. Amazonas 5 will be located at 61° West and provide TV […]

Hungary’s MTVA targets overseas viewers for Duna World TV

Hungary’s public service media organisation, Media Service Support and Asset Management Fund (MTVA), is targeting viewers in Australia and the Americas through a new deal with RRsat Global Communications Network. Content management and distribution firm RRsat will distribute MTVA’s Duna World TV channel and radio station via its platforms on Optus D2, Galaxy 19 and Intelsat […]

Totalmovie goes white label with UUX, targets global expansion

Total Media Networks, the owner of South American OTT service Totalmovie, has merged with OTT Networks to launch a white label internet TV-as-a-service firm called UUX.  With the launch, Totalmovie will wind down its operations as a customer-facing service, with UUX aiming to instead sign deals with mobile and fixed line operators to power their […]

BT Media & Broadcast teams up with Aldea for OU

BT Media & Broadcast has teamed up with Canada-based media services provider Aldea Solutions to offer occasional use services worldwide. The pair will seek to combine Aldea’s strengths in North and South America with BT’s network and customer sites in EMEA and Asia, including the BT Tower. As part of the agreement, Aldea and BT […]

Rai World Premium goes global

The international arm of Italian state broadcaster Rai is in due to launch its new network Rai World Premium in Australia and is in talks to bring it to Central and South America.  Rai World, which presented the new channel at the MIPTV trade fair in Cannes this week, has already agreed signed a deal […]