Tag Archives: Canada

Disney+ already records 10 million subscribers two days after its launch

Disney+, the long-awaited Disney OTT launched on Tuesday in the US, Canada and Holland, has already recorded 10 million subscribers. The figure is higher than expectations of both analysts and Disney, which expected to have around 8 million subscribers by the end of this year for its SVOD platform. Despite the figure, Disney+ offers a [...]

Disney+ launches in the US, Canada and Holland and releases original productions weekly

Today, Disney launched its long-awaited OTT Disney+ in the US, Canada and Holland. The platform’s debut included a catalog of almost 500 movies and 7,500 TV episodes from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and the company’s original productions. Its monthly subscription is valued at USD 6.99, and it is possible to bundle it [...]

Disney confirms new Disney+ international releases and prices

The Walt Disney Company confirmed today that its OTT Disney+, scheduled to be launched in the US on November 12th at USD 6.99 per month, will also arrive at Australia, Canada, the Netherlands and New Zealand. As the company had officially reported in April, after the US debut, Disney+ will expand rapidly globally, with plans [...]

Omnifilm Entertainment moves towards Latin America with Parade Media

British distributor Parade Media ran an agreement with Canadian production company Omnifilm Entertainment, which will allow the UK company to expand Omnifilm’s presence in Latin America. As stated in the agreement, Parade Media will exclusively represent the Canadian companys current and future productions rights in the Latin American market. Some of the titles involved in [...]

Televisa and Univision create new sports brand

Mexican TV channel Televisa announced it will run a strategic agreement between its sports divisions and Univisions to strengthen and increase its presence in Mexican, US and Canadian hispanic market. The new sports brand will be launched next June 9th and its arrival to 170 million people is one of its main aims to achieve. [...]

DAZN could buy Fox Sports Brazil

Sports OTT DAZN, soon to be launched in Brazil, could be one of the  possible candidates to buy Fox Sports in the country, according to Brazilian journalists Eduardo Ohata (Yahoo) and Mauricio Lima (Veja magazine). Fox Sports sale was an Economic Defense Administrative Councils (CADE) decision,  which approved the merger between Fox and Disney but [...]

DAZN arrives at Latin America with a new sponsorship model

DAZN Group announced significant changes in its structure.  In the Latin American Spanish market, where DAZN was not launched as an OTT yet, it created an innovative off-the-shelf network called DAZN +. In addition, the sports platform VOD ePlayer was renamed, and its new denomination is DAZN Player. This is a decisive moment for DAZN, [...]

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 [...]

GolTV Play arrives in Canada with the Portuguese league

GolTV, the company that owns the TV rights to the soccer leagues in Uruguay and Ecuador, has begun streaming live matches of the Portuguese first division soccer league -Liga NOS- in Canada, via its new streaming OTT service GolTV Play. The platform is offering five live weekly matches that include the top three teams – [...]