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Expanding its footprint in Latin America, Russia Today’s Spanish-language feed has been added to Movistar TV, Peru’s leading pay-TV platform.

russia today 12 apr 2018“The addition of RT en Español responds to our need to enhance our commercial offer of international channels, as well as to provide quality content which makes a difference to our customers,” said Luis Acuña, marketing director of Movistar. “With this channel, viewers get to be aware of what is going on around the globe.”

In addition to the Spanish-language channel, Movistar customers will be able to watch RT interactive channels and exclusive interviews and programmes about the host cities of the FIFA World Cup 2018 through Movistar Play, a multiscreen platform that offers video-on-demand (VOD) and live streaming content.

Through the agreement, Movistar Play will also offer for the first time 360° videos. The Estadios 360 series allows viewers to virtually visit the World Cup stadiums before the start of the championship.

Since it launched in 2009, RT en Español has significantly increased its presence in Latin America. Among other operators the signal is present on Cabletica, one of the market leaders in Costa Rica, Izzi Telecom and Totalplay in Mexico, and via TuVesHD in Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay and the Dominican Republic.