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Brazil’s Vivo adds Netflix to mobile offer

| Anabelia Horbuz | January 19th, 2018
Brazilian mobile operator Vivo (Telefónica) announced the addition of Netflix to its "Double Play" offer, the data bonus for exclusive use in selected music and video applications. Through "Double Play", customers automatically get extra data to use selected apps such as Spotify, YouTube, Vivo Música, NBA, and now Netflix. For example, customers with 10 GB automatically get an additional 10 GB to use these apps without consuming their monthly data. In a press release, the company said that ...

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| January 18th, 2018

HBO Latin America launches distribution unit for international markets

HBO Latin America has launched its own international sales and distribution operation, which has a catalogue with some of the most praised TV series from the region, Variety reported. The company i...
| January 17th, 2018

WWE to offer virtual reality experiences

WWE announced a new partnership with NextVR to bring fans unique experiences in virtual reality, featuring highlights from select 2018 WWE special events. The virtual reality experiences will be a...
| January 16th, 2018

Telefónica’s Wayra invests in Zapping TV app

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| January 15th, 2018

Disney reveals details of its new streaming service

During CES 2018, the president of the Disney-ABC TV Group, Ben Sherwood, said that his division will be the largest contributor to Disney’s new streaming service, which is planned for 2019 in the U...

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| Jan 18th, 2018
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| Jan 17th, 2018
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| Jan 17th, 2018
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| Jan 17th, 2018
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| Jan 16th, 2018
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| Jan 16th, 2018
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| Jan 16th, 2018
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| Jan 15th, 2018
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| Jan 15th, 2018
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| Jan 15th, 2018
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| Jan 12th, 2018
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| Jan 12th, 2018
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| Jan 12th, 2018
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| Jan 11th, 2018
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| Jan 11th, 2018
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| Jan 11th, 2018
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| Jan 10th, 2018
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| Jan 10th, 2018
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| Jan 10th, 2018
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| Jan 9th, 2018
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| Jan 8th, 2018
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| Jan 8th, 2018
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| Jan 8th, 2018
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| Jan 5th, 2018
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| Jan 5th, 2018
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| Jan 5th, 2018
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| Jan 4th, 2018
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| Jan 4th, 2018
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| Jan 3rd, 2018
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| Jan 3rd, 2018
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| Dec 12th, 2017
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| Dec 7th, 2017
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