Tag Archives: 2020

Netflix plans to invest about USD 87 million in Brazilian productions in 2020

Netflix will invest R$ 350 million (USD 87 million) in Brazilian productions during 2020 and will launch up to 30 new titles for that market. Greg Peters, Chief Product Officer at Netflix, said the investment will focus on new series and seasons of existing titles. The announcement was made during Futurecom, a telecommunications and technology [...]

RTVE to launch new OTT in Americas in 2020

At the end of 2018, Radio Television Española (RTVE) had announced the launch of its RTVE Play OTT in Latin America, Canada and the US, scheduled for this year, but the platforms premiere was delayed for reasons that were not reported. But, as published by several media in Spain, Maria Jesus Perez Gomez, International Sales [...]

Telecom Argentina appoints Roberto Nobile as new CEO since January 2020

The Telecom Group announced that Carlos Moltini will leave his responsibilities as Telecom Argentinas CEO next December 31st. The position will be taken by Roberto Nobile. However, Moltini will remain at the company, where he will work in areas related to its strategic plans. Moltinis position will be taken by Roberto Nobile, who is now [...]

AMCNI-LA to premiere third The Walking Dead universe series for Latin America

AMC Networks International Latin America (AMCNI-LA) announced the acquisition of the third The Walking Dead universe series, which will be released exclusively in Latin America in 2020, by the AMC channel. Produced and distributed by AMC Studios, the 10-episode series is now being produced  in Virginia, US. The successful The Walking Dead universe mythology  has [...]

Panama moves forward in the analog blackout’s implementation

The Panamanian National Public Services Authority (ASEP) announced yesterday that the analog blackouts phase I will be fully implemented next October 1st, 2020 in Panama, Panama Oeste and Colon provinces. According to the entity, the TDT migrations phase I provinces have an up to 23 fully digital contents offer already available. With this partial analog [...]

Disney+ to be launched in Latin America in 2020

During the last D23 Expo 2019, organized by Disney, the company announced that Disney+, its new OTT platform, will be available in Latin America in 2020. In the US and other recently announced countries, the date chosen is next November 12th. In terms of prices, the company has already confirmed that in the US, the [...]

Paraguay plans how to implement the analog blackout, scheduled for 2020

According to what the Paraguayan National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) officially reported, and, with the aim of planning the analog blackout implementation, scheduled for next year in the country, an important meeting took place this Tuesday at the regulators auditorium between the entitys senior officials and representatives from the Paraguayan TV Broadcasters Chamber (Catelpar) and the [...]

Warner Media’s SVOD OTT to be called HBO Max and launched in 2020

Warner Media has officially announced that its SVOD OTT platform will be called HBO Max and will include an original productions catalog, HBO series, Cinemax content and original Warner Bros movies. Friends, Netflix’s second most popular show, will also be part of the content. The platform will be launched next year, and its monthly subscription [...]

Globo is launching Globoplay in the US next year

From 2020, Brazilians living in the US will have the option of accessing the Globo Group’s TV programming through Globoplay. The Group informed that, from next year, it will be focused on expanding its strategy with its audience outside Brazil, and will make its platform available in the North American country. The information was released [...]

Foreign OTTs could include Colombian local titles special section from 2020

With the aim of encouraging national audiovisual production content in Colombia, the National Development Plan could make foreign OTTs such as Netflix, Movistar Play or Amazon Prime Video, and others, compulsorily to include a section with only Colombian titles, starting in 2020. The initial proposal was to establish a minimum screen fee of 10% to [...]