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Reveiz named Moonbug LatAm head of distribution

Moonbug Entertainment, a part of Candle Media, has announced the appointment of Manuel Reveiz as the company’s new head of distribution and partnerships, Latin America. Reveiz will be responsible for building Moonbug’s presence and long-term growth in Latin American countries, connecting hit Moonbug shows like CoComelon, Blippi and Little Angel to more families in the […]

May 9, 2024

Lost Eutelsat craft stabilised

On February 2nd, Eutelsat’s 113 West A LatAm satellite unexpectedly suffered an orbital malfunction which left it tumbling uncontrolled in space. Eutelsat promptly shifted its clients to near-by satellites. Reports from ground-based observers said that the satellite has been at least stabilised, and is no longer tumbling. “It appears that the attitude control is at […]

March 8, 2024

Max goes live in LatAm, Caribbean

Streaming service Max is now available in Latin America and the Caribbean.  The offering from Warner Bros Discovery offers content across a variety of genres and formats from its family of brands including HBO, Warner Bros., the DC universe, Discovery, Discovery Home & Health, ID, Cartoon Network, Discovery Kids, Cartoonito,and adult swim. “The launch of […]

February 28, 2024

Eutelsat loses LatAm satellite

Eutelsat’s Latino satellite, Eutelsat 113 West A, suffered a major malfunction on January 31st and was declared a total loss on February 2nd. The satellite was reportedly earning Eutelsat about €3 million a year in carriage contracts. Many, if not all of its existing clients, will be shifted to nearby satellites operated by Eutelsat in […]

February 5, 2024By Chris Forrester

OTT Atresplayer expands in LatAm

Atresmedia-owned OTT platform Atresplayer is extending its presence in Latin America with its launch in Uruguay through local operators. The company has reached distribution agreements with public operator Antel and cable companies Montecable and TCC to distribute Atresplayer at a monthly price of €4.70. These deals are added to the existing ones with Claro Video […]

January 31, 2024From David Del Valle in Madrid

Thema America, SPI International LatAm distribution deal

Thema America, a Canal+ group company, has reached a strategic agreement with SPI International for representation and distribution of its channels in Latin America. The agreement is part of Canal+’s global expansion plans and comes as a result of the purchase and definitive acquisition of SPI International in 2023. The alliance will allow Thema America […]

January 23, 2024

Vevo appoints US Media as LatAm ad sales partner

US Media, a specialist in media solutions in Latin America, and Vevo, the music video network, have announced an advertising sales partnership. Under this agreement, US Media will be the Latin American sales representative for Vevo’s ad inventory in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile and Peru. US Media will also sell on behalf of Vevo […]

January 22, 2024

Cirion, Qwilt LatAm partnership

Cirion Technologies and Qwilt has announced their partnership which will expand Qwilt’s ecosystem of service providers to bring a more efficient and scalable content delivery network in Latin America. The companies say this “transformative partnership means higher quality live streaming, VoD and all other forms of media delivery for over 600 million consumers across all of Latin […]

January 17, 2024

Extreme E extends ESPN LatAm deal

Extreme E, the electric off-road racing series, has confirmed an extension of its broadcast deal with ESPN in Latin America.ESPN will air live racing action as well as highlights, magazine, preview and review shows across Latin American countries including Mexico, Argentina, Brazil and Chile in English, Spanish or Portuguese.The championship held its most recent title […]

December 14, 2023

CinecolorSat chooses KenCast

Cinema-goers in seven of Latin America’s largest economies will watch cinema content exclusively received and processed by technology from KenCast on a hybrid satellite-terrestrial network. CinecolorSat, the cinema distribution division for the Chilefilms group, has agreed to a multiyear agreement through 2028 to extend its collaboration with KenCast for delivering feature films and live events […]

December 8, 2023