Category: OTT / VOD

Netflix records almost 30 million subscribers in Latin America

Netflix published its numbers and growth rate in the 2017-2019 period throughout the United States and Canada (UCAN); Latin America; Asia Pacific and EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). In Latin America, the OTT records 29.4 million subscribers, a 61% growth in relation to 2017, when it had 19.7 million active users. During 2019, into [...]

DAZN and Globo negotiate Copa do Brasil and Copa Sudamericana broadcasting rights

Grupo Globo (Brazil) and the sports OTT DAZN would be going through an advanced negotiations process which, this time, involves the Copa do Brasil and Copa Sudamericana broadcasting rights from 2020, as reported by Observatório da Televisão ( UOL). According to the website, Globo would give DAZN some of the Copa do Brasil matches, and [...]

AT&T TV launches in the US in February 2020

AT&T CEO Jeff McElfresh, speaking at Barclays Global TMT Conference, said that AT&T TV will officially launch in February 2020 and that it, along with HBO Max, will spearhead a market reorientation at AT&T. Our growth agenda is on fiber, in our entertainment group , and on AT&T TV, said McElfresh. He also said that [...]

Amazon Prime Video features Flamengo’s content at the FIFA Club World Cup 2019

Ancelmo Gois, a Globo Groups journalist, reported that the Brazilian football club Flamengo will have an exclusive documentary available on Amazon Prime Video, about its participation in this  FIFA Club World Cup edition. The content will feature behind the scenes images of the clubs participation in the competition, which is held in Qatar. Recently, Flamengo [...]

CuriosityStream to launch in nine Latin American countries

Non-fiction OTT platform Curiosity Stream, launched by John Hendricks, Discovery Channels founder, came to terms with Millicom to launch in nine Latin American Countries. CuriosityStream’s SVOD platform currently offers a menu of over 2,800 factual and non-fiction titles in genres ranging from science to history, wildlife, food and lifestyle. The platform is already available in [...]

ETC TV, focused on gamer culture, is available on Zapping TV

Chilean OTT pay TV Zapping TV announced that it has added the Chilean channel ETC TV to its catalog, focused on anime and gamer culture in the country. As officially reported, the channel will be available in HD and via streaming and with improvements in image and sound quality. ETC TV is also available on [...]

TiVo adds Amazon Prime Video app for pay TV customers in the US

TiVo introduced the Amazon Prime Video app on some TiVo devices for its pay TV operators customers in the US. The integration means that pay TV subscribers with Amazon Prime membership can stream content via the Prime Video app, or select TiVo devices and use the TiVo voice remote. Customers can also use OnePass, a [...]

Telecine Play reduces its monthly subscription and adds the Harry Potter saga

To commemorate the end of the year, the  Brazilian SVOD OTT Telecine Play, Telecine platform, the Globo Groups premium channels network, launched a new offer that allows the OTT subscribers to pay a 50% less of their monthly subscription. According to the measure, the platforms basic plan will cost R$ 11,90 (USD 2.88) per month [...]

Netflix premieres new Mexican film focused on Pedro Infante

Netflix announced it will premiere Como caido del cielo, a new original Mexican film to be officially launched next December 24th, focused on Mexican actor and singer Pedro Infantes life, and starred by actors Omar Chaparro and Ana Claudia Talancon. In the film, Mexican actor Omar Chaparro is Pedro Guadalupe Ramos, an Infantes imitator. The [...]