Roku to Resume Sales of Devices in Mexico

by Andrew Fenn

Roku will resume sales of its devices in Mexico in the coming weeks, following a favourable ruling from the 11th Collegiate Court in Mexico City. Roku General Counsel Stephen Kay commented: “Today’s decision is …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LATAM| Roku| Vol 25 - Issue 40

SmartVOD Expands in Latin America in Partnership with LG

by Andrew Fenn

Vonetize is expanding the distribution of its SmartVOD Premium movie service to seven countries in Latin America — Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Panama — in partnership with LG. SmartVOD is a …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LATAM| LG Electronics (LGE)| Mobile Display Monitor| Smart TV| Vol 25 - Issue 39

Access and Foxxum Announce Collaboration on Smart TV UIs

by Andrew Fenn

Access and Foxxum are collaborating on the development of user interfaces for multi-platform services based on Linux for the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). The joint solution will enable operators in emerging markets to …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LATAM| Operating Systems| Smart TV| Vol 25 - Issue 35

Digital TV Research: Latin America OTT Revenues to Climb by $4 Billion

by Andrew Fenn

Revenues from OTT TV episodes and movies for 19 Latin American countries will grow by $4 billion to $6.43 billion in 2023, up from the $2.47 billion recorded in 2017, according to Digital TV …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LATAM| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| Vol 25 - Issue 31

LG Names New Distribution Partner for LatAm and Caribbean

by Andrew Fenn

LG Business Solutions has selected Almo Professional A/V as master distributor for its information display products. Almo will distribute these products to partners in Latin America and the Caribbean, the company said. Account manager …

Tags:Distribution| Large Display Monitor| LATAM| LG Electronics (LGE)| Vol 25 - Issue 30

Pay TV Subscribers in Latin America Reached 71.4 Million in 2018 Q1

by Andrew Fenn

According to Dataxis, pay TV in Latin America reached 71.4 million subscribers in the first quarter of 2018, which represents a drop of around 0.1% compared to the end of 2017. Venezuela, Brazil and …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LATAM| Market Data| Pay TV| Vol 25 - Issue 28

Skardin and ALi Give Update on NOCS-Certified STB Performance

by Andrew Fenn

ALi Corporation, a set-top box chipset provider, and Skardin, an STB manufacturer, have announced “record-high” shipments of Nagra-on-chip Security-certified STBs to South American operators in 2018. ALi has established a long-term partnership with Nagra, …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LATAM| STBs| Vol 25 - Issue 27

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Samsung Outdoor LED Signage Installed at Mall in South America

by Andrew Fenn

The Plaza Norte shopping mall in Lima, Peru is now home to LED signage from Samsung. The company’s engineers decided that the ideal LED screen product for the mall would be its XA160F outdoor …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LATAM| LED| Outdoor Displays| Samsung| Vol 25 - Issue 26

Pay TV Subscribers in LatAm Expected to Grow to 79.3 million in 2023

by Andrew Fenn

According to Dataxis, pay TV in Latin America (LatAm) is forecast to reach 79.3 million homes in 2023. Analysts predict that 8.5 million new pay TV customers will be added compared to 2017, although …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LATAM| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 23

Megacable Adds 61,000 Video Subscribers in 2018 Q1

by Andrew Fenn

Megacable has announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2018. At the close of the quarter, the video segment reached 3,101,244 subscribers, a 6.6% growth or 193 thousand net adds year-on-year, continuing …

Tags:Broadcast| Large Display Monitor| LATAM| Vol 25 - Issue 17

Cinionic and Bardan Power Cineplanet and Cacinesa Multiplexes

by Andrew Fenn

Barco cinema joint venture Cinionic and digital cinema integrator Bardan Cinema, both long-term supporters of Cineplanet, have teamed up to outfit the exhibitor’s Costanera Center multiplex in Santiago, Chile exclusively with Barco laser projectors. …

Tags:Back Panel| Barco| Cinema| Large Display Monitor| Laser Projectors| LATAM| Vol 25 - Issue 16

Dataxis: LatAm Finished 2017 with 18.2 Million SVOD Subscribers

by Andrew Fenn

According to Dataxis, Latin America reached 18.2 million active, paid SVoD subscribers by the end of 2017, an annual increase of 29.8%. This volume of subscribers is equal to 25.2% of total fixed broadband …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LATAM| Mobile Display Monitor| SVOD| Vol 25 - Issue 15