Tag Archives: AVOD

Comcast CEO touts NBCUniversal’s Peacock as AVOD service

Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts touted  NBC Universals upcoming OTT platform Peacock as mainly an ad-supported, direct-to-consumer offering (AVOD). The OTT launch is scheduled for April 2020. During the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference in New York City, he said NBCUniversals Peacock would be offered to Comcasts existing customers for free, especially in the traditional [...]

NBC Universal announces Peacock as the name of its OTT and unveils initial content catalog

NBCUniversal today announced Peacock as the name for its new OTT platform, scheduled to be launched in April 2020 with over 15 thousand hours of content. NBCUniversal also reported that Peacock will be both advertising (AVOD) and subscription (SVOD) supported. Details on pricing and distribution will be announced closer to launch. As NBC Universal officially [...]

NBC Universal nombra Peacock a su nuevo OTT y anuncia producciones originales

NBC Universal anunció hoy que su OTT será denominado Peacock y será lanzado en abril de 2020, con más de 15 mil horas de contenidos. NBC Universal también informó que la plataforma tendrá un modelo mixto, que combinará AVOD y SVOD. Los detalles referidos a precios y distribución serán anunciados en fechas más cercanas al [...]

VIX acquires AVOD OTT Pongalo

VIX, which controls the largest multi-platform Latino digital media audience in the world, announced today that it has acquired Pongalo, whose Latino-focused advertising video on demand (AVOD) streaming services Pongalo NovelaClub, Pongalo TV and Moovimex just surpassed one billion minutes watched so far this year. The specific value of the deal was not disclosed.   Pongalo [...]

Pluto TV launches its Latin version in the US

The OTT Pluto TV officially launched the Pluto TV Latino AVOD platform, which offers a variety of channels in Spanish and Portuguese focused on the US Hispanic market. News had been confirmed days ago by Bob Bakish, Viacoms Executive President, who also informed that the platform will arrive at Latin America at the beginning of [...]

Pluto TV to arrive at Latin America in 2020

After formalizing the launch of Paramount + in Latin America, Viacom Executive Chairman Bob Bakish announced that the Latin version of  the OTT AVOD Pluto TV will be officially launched next July 1st, with Spanish-speaking channels. The platform was acquired by Viacom in January, for USD 340 million. The launch will initially take place in [...]

Popcornflix’s owners buy Crackle

Sony Pictures Television announced the sale of its majority Crackles stake to the US company Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (CSSE). The companies relaunched the OTT as Crackle Plus, AVOD streaming platform, which will include in its offer all Crackle and Sonys content, and 6 CSSEs AVOD services: Popcornflix; Truli; Popcornflix Kids; Popcornflix Comedy; [...]

Tubi, the largest North American A-VOD, expands internationally

Tubi will be launched in additional international territories this year, and the first is expected to be announced in the first quarter. It is currently available in the US and Canada. Streaming platform was profitable in the fourth quarter of 2018 and will invest its profits in content acquisition this year. As reported, it will [...]