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Cable losses narrowed in the first quarter, but there are plenty of challenges that could prevent big growth for pay-TV in the US.

Pay-TV is finally on the up in Spain, and is leading the growth in advertising together with mobile platforms among all media formats during 2015, with latest predictions that the industry will grow by 9.5% through to December.

With the Latin American boom cooling down, the big pay-TV markets seem to be reaching saturation point, while countries such as Ecuador, Guatemala, Peru and Costa Rica, will see more growth opportunities in the near future.

The second series of the award winning preschool series Daniel Tiger's Neighbourhood has been licensed to Disney Junior Latin America by 9 Story Media Group.

Following a three-year agreement with FOX Sports Latin America, ESPN is to broadcast the Bundesliga German football first division throughout Latin America and select countries across the Caribbean through 2017/18.

According to the latest forecast by consultancy firm Dataxis, over 91% of pay-TV subscribers in Latin America will be digital by the end of 2018, a notable increase on the current 79.5%.

DirectTV has launched the Kids App, a TV everywhere play that showcases age-appropriate content at no extra charge via mobile devices.

TNT Latin America has inked a deal with Entidad de Gestión de Derechos de los Productores Audiovisuales (EGEDA), the association for audiovisual producers of Spain, Portugal and LATAM, to cover the second edition of the Premios Platino cinema awards for the Ibero-American community.

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