RTVE, the public TV broadcaster from Spain, has partnered with Movistar Play to stream content in Latin America.
RTVE has announced more details about their aforementioned intention to close a deal with a Latin American OTT platform.
During the last meeting of the management board at RTVE, they announced Movistar Play will add three international channels from the Spanish broadcaster: TVE International, Star HD, and Clan.
The alliance with Movistar Play, available in Ecuador, Uruguay, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Panamá, Colombia, Perú, Nicaragua, Argentina, Chile, and Brasil, will allow RTVE to distribute their most recent international channel for children, Clan.
RTVE also announced that TVE will be a part of Claro and Movistar Argentina, even though the telecommunications company does not have a TV streaming operation there. The news channel “24 horas” will be broadcast in Mexico through satellite TV service Dish.
RTVE, the state-owned public corporation and the largest audiovisual group in Spain broadcasting in Spanish, has announced an OTT deal.
Spanish broadcast corporation RTVE has announced that three of their international channels will now be a part of a Latin American OTT platform. TVE International, Star HD, and Clan will be soon available in all Latin American countries. They have not yet disclosed the name of the platform, but some of the options include Movistar Play and Claro Video.
RTVE has also announced they are about to close distribution deals in Mexico and Argentina; in fact, they have already introduced their channel for children to Mexican TV operator Axtel.
They plan to reveal more details during the following weeks.
Spanish public broadcaster RTVE and Agencia Efe, Spain’s international news agency, agreed to consolidate operations in several locations abroad. Efe President Jose Antonio Vera and RTVE chief Leopoldo Gonzalez Echenique met in Madrid to sign the pact.
Efe will accommodate RTVE personnel at the news agency’s bureaus in Mexico City, Bogota and Moscow as well as in Rio de Janeiro, if the broadcaster decides to station a correspondent in the Brazilian city next year. The plan also calls for journalists at Efe bureaus in locations where RTVE is not represented to provide reporting for the broadcaster.
That arrangement will be tried first in Buenos Aires and, if all goes well, is to be extended to Havana, Tokyo, New Delhi and other foreign capitals where RTVE does not have a presence.
Efe is the world’s No. 4 news agency and the largest Spanish-language service, with more than 3,000 professionals working in 120 countries.