Category: OTT / VOD

Globoplay starts its international expansion and is already available in the US

Globoplay is already available in the US, since last Sunday, January 19th. This way, audience in the country is able to access the vast Globo programming, with over 500 titles available on demand and the content of the international Globo channel. The app is available to download it  via App Store, Google Play, on Samsung [...]

Flow series and movies are available on mobile phones without data consumption through Flow Pass

Personal and Flow introduced a new tool that allows access to Flow contents – such as series, miniseries, programs, movies, music and gaming-. The service works without the need for a Wi-Fi connection, and the megabytes consumed will not be deducted from the monthly data package. The benefit may be used by Personal customers with [...]

NBC Universal’s OTT Peacock already has its release date, prices and catalog confirmed

NBC Universal announced last week during an event with shareholders in New York new details about Peacock, the company’s new OTT. The platform will be launched on April 15th in the US for Xfinity TV customers (Comcast), and will arrive at the rest of that country on July 15th. As detailed, the OTT will have [...]

Movistar Play adds HBO content in Mexico

From this last Thursday, December 19th, Movistar Play, launched in Mexico in March this year, added HBO content. The OTT subscribers in that country can access it directly from the Movistar Play app. They can also enter HBO, HBO2, HBO Family, HBO Plus and HBO Signature. ‘The exclusive HBO programming is available for Movistar Play [...]

The Argentine Football Association launches its OTT

The Argentine Football Association (AFA) is launching its SVOD OTT AFA Play today, which will gather historical archives from the Argentine National Team, documentaries, sections related to female and male teams, exclusive interviews with current players and icons of the National Team, football players life stories and other exclusive contents. AFAs OTT platform will be [...]

DAZN adds new competition and reduces its monthly subscription in Brazil

The sports OTT DAZN announced this week that it will reduce its monthly subscription value by almost 50%. As detailed, it will go from R$ 37.90 (USD 9.35) to R $ 19.90 (USD 4.90). The platform, launched in Brazil this year, also announced that it will feature a new competition on its catalog, which is [...]

Peru moves forward on collecting taxes on digital platforms from 2020

Peru is looking for digital platforms such as Netflix and other global companies to pay taxes for the sales they make in the country, starting next year. Claudia Suarez, Head of the  Peruvian Customs and Tax Administration National Superintendence (SUNAT), told Reuters that the initiative could have the country’s Government approval, through an emergency decree. [...]

Brazilian Justice allows 2DC OTT Fox+ direct marketing

Fox is able to redistribute linear channels directly to consumers through the internet in Brazil, after the Brazilian Justice granted the request for suspensive effect on the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) request to the court order obtained by Fox to market the Fox + service. This way, the company can offer the service again, although [...]

El Tigre Veron, a Turner, El Trece, Cablevision and Pol-ka’s production, to have a second season next year

El Tigre Veron, the original Argentine TNT (Turner), El Trece and Cablevisión series produced by Pol-ka, will have an eight-episode second season, which will start its filming process at the end of January next year. The series tells the story of Miguel ‘El Tigre’ Verón, played by Argentine actor Julio Chavez, an experienced trade unionist [...]

iPlan to offer OTT options from 2020

Argentine telecom company iPlan announced an agreement with DirecTV to market the companys DirecTV GO OTT within its FTTH network, and is also negotiating with Movistar and Cablevision to do the same with Movistar Play and Flow. As reported by the Argentine newspaper La Nación, the company will offer DirecTV GO in 2020 and, during [...]