Televisa’s izzi adds NBA TV and NBA League Pass

Televisa’s Mexican streaming service izzi has added the NBA TV basketball channe and the NBA League Pass to its HD line-up. The group said tha the move strengthed its alliance with the NBA, enabling its viewers to watch NBA league games and other exclusive content. NBA TV offers games including same-day doubleheaders every week, along […]

New AI-infused streamer Sky+ launches in Mexico

Mexican pay TV provider Sky México, majority-owned by Televisa, has launched Sky+, an AI-infused streaming service that the company says will deliver a personalised experience to users. The subscription streaming service is delivered via Android devices and incorporates content from pay TV service Sky TV and aother streaming platforms on a single device. Content is […]

Mexico’s Izzi expands reach with Zacatecas launch

Televisa-owned Mexican service provider Izzi has extended its reach by launching pay TV, broadband and fixed and mobile telephony services in the city of Zacatecas, its second city launch this year. Izzi said that it was marketing services through four branch offices and 13 points of sale in the city, targeting over 100,000 new households […]

Televisa and Fox Sports Mexico sign new deals with Eutelsat

Satellite operator Eutelsat has struck a couple of new agreements with Latin American content providers, including a deal to bring Televisa content to Europe. Grupo Televisa has chosen Eutelsat to further expand the reach of its video services in Europe. The Mexican media giant will tap Eutelsat’s  coverage over the European continent via the Eutelsat […]

Televisa’s izzi turns to Mirada and Broadpeak for TV upgrade

User experience technology provider Mirada has teamed up with video streaming technology provider Broadpeak to renew the TV offering of Televisa-owned Mexcian service provider izzi Telecom. The partnership sees both companies working together to replace izzitv’s origin servers and take upgrade the service’s content delivery with a bespoke on-premises solution for its video platform. Mirada’s […]

Megacable rejects Televisa offer

Mexican service provider Megacable has rejected the offer from Televisa to combine the pair’s cable operations. “Megacable has fully analysed the offer of December 8, and has unanimously resolved to reject it, given that the current business plan approved by the Megacable board offers better prospects over the long term for Megacable and its investors, […]

Televisa reportedly looking to combine Izzi with Megacable

Mexican media giant Televisa has made an offer to combine its cable and broadband subsidiary Izzi with rival pay TV service provider Megacable, according to Reuters, citing an offer document it has seen. According to Reuters, Megacable has yet to accept the offer. The all-stock proposal would see Megacable’s shareholders own about 45% of the […]

TelevisaUnivision launches ViX streamer with ‘world’s largest offering of Spanish-language’ content

TelevisaUnivision has launched its new streaming service ViX in the US and Latin America. Announced last month following the completed US$4.8 billion merger of Televisa and Univision, ViX initially launches as a free-to-view AVOD service that offers “the world’s largest offering of Spanish-language entertainment, news and sports content.” This will include broadcasting the FIFA World […]

TelevisaUnivision unveils ViX streamer

TelevisaUnivision, fresh from its $4.8bn merger last month, has launched what it hopes will become the globally dominant Spanish-language streaming service, offering 50,000 hours of shows, originals with the likes of Salma Hayek, a free AVOD tier and live programming. ViX is being targeted at the 600 million Spanish speakers around the world and will launch in […]

Televisa and Univision to create TelevisaUnivision in US$4.8bn merger

Mexico-based media giant Televisa has completed its $4.8bn merger with US-based Univision, creating a company that aims to “deliver the most comprehensive Spanish-language content offering” in the world. The deal, which first emerged last year, will see Televisa’s media, content and production assets combined with Univision, the US Hispanic network in which it already holds a […]