Monthly Archives: November 2019

Disney+ already records 10 million subscribers two days after its launch

Disney+, the long-awaited Disney OTT launched on Tuesday in the US, Canada and Holland, has already recorded 10 million subscribers. The figure is higher than expectations of both analysts and Disney, which expected to have around 8 million subscribers by the end of this year for its SVOD platform. Despite the figure, Disney+ offers a [...]

Javier Perea: ‘Content democratization led to a piracy increasement’

Javier Perea, CEO at Smart Protection, was one of the speakers who participated in Nextv CEO Latin America, leading conference organized by Dataxis, which was held last week at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Miami. In a one-on-one session entitled As digital piracy continues to evolve, is technology the best way to fight back?, [...]

Megacable launches its own mobile telephony and offers quadruple play in Mexico

The Mexican operator Megacable began operating its own mobile phone service, called Megamovil 4.5G LTE. Through it, Megacable becomes the first company in launching a quadruple play offer in Mexico. According to what the company has officially reported, the offer is nationwide and operates through the Red Compartida, operated by Altan Redes, which works in [...]

Fox-Disney merger to be examined again in Brazil

Brazilian Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) announced it will examine Disney-Fox merger, completed in March this year and approved in the country in February, one more time. The only condition ordered for the operation was to sell Fox Sports in the country. After the initial term imposed for the sale has expired, CADE decided to [...]

Fox Sports App to be only available in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico from December

According to what was officially reported, Fox Sports app will no longer be available in Latin America from next December 5th, with the exception of Argentina, Brazil and Mexico. The company has previously announced that Fox Sports subscriptions from iTunes Store and Google Play are no renewing themselves since last October 11th in Latin America, [...]

Telefonica depoys FTTH in Brazil with American Tower

Telefónica Brazil ran an agreement with the US American Tower to promote its FTTH network deployment in the country. Under the agreement, American Tower will build and operate the infrastructure, while Telefónica will manage connectivity and commercialization with clients, through the Vivo Fibra brand.  In addition, Telefonica presented a franchise model for fiber deployment under [...]

Flow adds all Netflix content into its browser

From today on, Netflix series, films and documentaries will be available on the Flow browser, the Argentine pay TV operator Cablevisions multi-screen platform. Due to this integrated search solution, the OTT titles such as Money Heist, Stranger Things, Apache and others can be directly accessed through the Flow browser. This way, Flow keeps trying to [...]

Zapping TV adds ESPN and Disney TV channels to its offer

Chilean OTT pay TV Zapping TV announced it is adding seven new ESPN and Disney TV channels to its content offer. ESPN, ESPN 2, ESPN 3, ESPN+, Disney Channel Disney XD and Disney Jr are already available for accessing them, without changing the OTT monthly subscription cost. Being able to offer these TV channels confirms [...]

The NBA TV channel is launched via OTT

The NBA added another service to its OTT universe. NBA TV, the league’s 24-hour cable channel, which was available until now only via a cable subscription, will be offered independently via OTT. Basketball fans can subscribe directly to the new service, which offers more than 100 live games per season, in addition to original programming [...]

Content integration and the fight to get subscribers attention in the OTT market

During the first day at Nextv CEO Latin America, leading conference organized by Dataxis, which took place last November 5th and 6th at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Miami, Jesus Luzardo, VP & Head of Global Growth at Vindicia, starred in a one-on-one session called  The War on Content Distribution, is the consumer in [...]