Tag Archives: Blim

Blim relaunches as Blim TV and adds 30 live channels to its catalog

Blim, Televisa SVOD platform, announced its relaunch as Blim TV, and adds more than 30 live channels to its catalog, which includes more than 32 thousand episodes and movies, as Televisa officially reported. Contents will be available on any device, with the possibility of enjoying them for free for a seven-day period. New channels available [...]

Blim adds Televisa Group’s channels to its content catalog

The OTT Blim announced it will include 25 Televisa Groups TV channels to the platforms subscribers offer. Blims website will show a TV guide, in which the entire TV channels programming will be available, together with each programs name and the corresponding day and time they are scheduled to be broadcast. Televisa Groups offer will [...]

Izzitv includes Netflix app in Mexico

Mexican telecommunications company Izzi announced Netflixs app will be available for all clients who have hired Izzitv. The company clarified that none of its products includes its integrated subscription to Netflix and, to get access to its content, clients must be subscribed to the OTT. According to Netflix, it is an application similar to the [...]

Multimedios would end its alliance with Chivas

After Mexican football team Guadalajara – better known as Las Chivas – announced its return to FTA through three TV networks in that country since 2019, Multimedios, one of them which obtained local Chivas football matches broadcasting rights would be concluding its commercial relationship with the club. According to Mexican sports newspaper Record website, Multimedios [...]

Televisa denies alliance with Netflix

After launching its own OTT Blim, in February 2016, Televisa announced it will join Netflix again and, according to what was reported, it ordered to vacate two of its TV studios so that, in the coming weeks, several producers will start filming some of the new productions that Netflix announced for 2019 and 2020. Televisa [...]

Mexico wants 30% local content quota for OTT services

The Mexican Chamber of Deputies will ask streaming platforms such as Netflix, Claro Video and Blim to include 30% of national productions in their content library. “We intend that, in the case of cinema, platforms such as Blim, Claro Video and Netflix establish a 30% national productions quota. Platforms like Netflix are worth 80 billion [...]

Televisa’s Blim close to deal with Totalplay

Vanessa Rosas Molina, New Business & Alliances Director of Blim, Televisas OTT service, said during NexTV Series Mexico & Central America that the company is close to sign a deal with IPTV operator Totalplay (Salinas group). “We are talking with other carriers and cable companies, there are different business models; with Izzi we have video [...]

Millennials prefer OTT services in Mexico

According to data from the Tercera Encuesta 2017 de Usuarios de Servicios de Telecomunicaciones, carried out by Mexican regulator IFT, OTT consumption prevails among users aged 18-34. Behind this group is the people aged 35-55 and then people over 56 years. The study reveals that 24.6% of participants between 18-34 subscribe to an OTT platform. [...]

IFT: Less than 20% of pay TV customers subscribe to OTT services

According to data from Primera Encuesta 2017, Usuarios de Servicios de Telecomunicaciones survey, conducted by Mexican regulator IFT, less than 20% of pay TV users also subscribe to OTT services such as Netflix, Blim or Claro Video. According to the data, published by El Financiero, millennials are the group that most subscribe to these services. [...]

NexTV Series Mexico: Technology leaders discussed changing TV consumption

NexTV Mexico & Central America, the leading conference held on October 3 & 4 at the Presidente Intercontinental hotel in Mexico City, gathered key technology executives to discuss new trends in TV and OTT consumption. Dish CTO, Carlos Miranda said that with the access to the online content the experience is now centered in the [...]