Category: OTT / VOD

AMC Networks launches Machinima in Mexico

AMC Networks International Latin America officially announced the launch in Mexico of Machinima, the first SVOD channel in the country focused on eSports and video games. It will be available from June 30 via website and iOS/Android apps. The monthly subscription costs MX$ 19 (USD 1). AMC Networks has already launched the SVOD channel in [...]

Consolidated Communicatons to launch Vemox

Independent media company Olympusat announced that U.S operator Consolidated Communications will roll out the Vemox platform to deliver its new Spanish-language OTT TV Everywhere service. Consolidated customers will now have access to top-rated Spanish-language content with the addition of 70+ live channels and thousands of on demand movies and shows. Content available on Vemox comprises [...]

Bolívar TV expects to reach 45,000 paid users in four years

OTT service Bolivar TV, which was launched in May and offers the matches of the Bolivian soccer team, wants to reach 5,000 paid users this year, and expects to reach 45,000 in four years, Fernando Ibargüen, Bolívars General Manager, told NexTV News Latam during the course of the conference NexTV Series South America in Buenos [...]

Grey Juice Lab provides content for Telefónicas T-VOD service in Peru

Grey Juice Lab has announced that it was selected by Telefónica to provide T-VOD content and services for its Movistar Play VOD platform in Peru. The streaming service, which was already offering movies via subscription and catch up, has worked with Grey Juice Lab to launch a transactional model. The new service will feature a [...]

Telefónicas On Video reaches 150,000 customers in Argentina

During the conference NexTV Series South America 2017, Gustavo Castro, Marketing and Content of Telefónicas streaming service On Video, said that the platform currently has around 150,000 customers in Argentina. On Video was launched in early 2011, “when Netflix was not yet operating” in the region and is available for the companys broadband subscribers.  Castro said [...]

Crackle launches in Panama with Cable Onda

Sony Pictures Television Networks announced that its streaming service Crackle will be available to Cable Onda subscribers starting on July 15. Crackle will be part of the operator’s Super Familiar and Favorito packages so clients with these two options can access at no additional cost. In this way, Cable Onda becomes the first pay TV [...]

Netflix launches interactive shows

Netflix announced the launch of Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale, the first interactive show of the streaming service where members are in control of how the stories unfold. In addition, Netflix said that two other productions with this format will arrive at the service: “Buddy Thunderstruck: The Maybe Pile”, which will be [...]

Roku device sales blocked in Mexico

A Mexican court has order to stop selling Roku devices following a complaint from Cablevision (Televisa), according to a Milenio report. The Superior Court of Justice of the City of Mexico, through file 436/2017, has ordered local retailers such as Liverpool, El Palacio de Hierro, Sears and Amazon to stop importing and selling the media [...]

Qubit TV expands its service in Latin America

OTT service Qubit TV plans to launch its platform in Peru at the end of the month, said during NexTV Series South America the CEO of the company, Facundo de la Iglesia. With the launch in Peru, Qubit will be operating in eight markets (Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile and Peru). The service’s [...]