Tag Archives: Latin America

Netflix establishes Latin American operations center in Mexico

Netflix chose Mexico as the headquarter for its Latin American operations . The company is developing more than 50 projects in that country, which include original content and co-productions for this year and 2020. Ted Sarandos, Netflixs Content Executive Director, said that Mexicos wealth of talent in front and behind cameras was the key for [...]

Illegal anime websites to close in Latin America

Two illegal anime websites were closed  in Latin America due to series and movies misuse. These are AnimeYT and AnimeMovil, where subscribers entered for free to watch their animated series. Although entity that demanded its final closures is unknown, eyes are on Crunchyroll, a US OTT that broadcasts animes and, in 2017, recorded one million [...]

Discovery Kids Media to launch in Latin America

Discovery International announced Discovery Kids Medias (DKM) launching for Latin America and others countries worldwide to develop, produce and distribute children content -both animated and live action- for linear and digital platforms. With a more than 20 years track in Latin American market, Discovery Kids still has a great success as a leader pay TV [...]

UMW takes Globo films to VOD platforms

Digital integrator Under the Milky Way (UMW) will distribute seven new Globo Filmes films in more than ten of the main global VOD download platforms (Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, Playstation Vue and Xbox, among others) in 70 english and spanish-speaking countries -including Latin America-, for which UMW acts as a catalog and programming provider. We [...]

Vemox adds Póngalo’s Latin American movies and soap operas

VOD platform Vemox will add Póngalo OTT catalog, with more than 14,000 hours of Latin  American, US and Spanish soap operas, series, special programming and films. In 2018, Póngalo streamed more than 1,500 million minutes of films and TV content to its audiences. As Spanish and English TV entertainment epicenter, Vemox is pleased to add [...]

UEFA to launch its OTT outside Europe and the US

UEFAs President, Aleksander Caferin, announced after being re-elected in Rome that the association will launch its OTT platform in the next six months. In a first step, it will only be available outside Europe and the US. Platform will be launched before 2019/2020 season. Caferin pointed that one of the main purposes of the coming [...]

Millicom reached 3.1 million cable subscribers

In the fourth quarter 2018 Millicom added 93 thousand organic HFC clients and another 368 thousand in Latin America for the operations acquired from Cable Onda in Panama, that is, 461 thousand cable customers to totalize 3.1 million in 2018. From the new organic customers, more than a third belongs to Une-Tigo, in Colombia, where [...]

Cisneros consolidates its Pay TV brands under VePlus

Entertainment company Cisneros Media announced it will begin its pay TV brands consolidating process throughout VePlus, starting next February 11st. VePlus is Cisneros Medias international subscription TV network, which is available in 19 Latin American countries and in Spain. With this new image and brand consolidation we want to capitalize on success that VePlus has [...]

Fox also suffered Latin American devaluations impact

In Foxs last quarter financial results report presentation, the company reported that its pay TV (Cable Network Programming) unit operating revenues growth was negatively impacted by 5% for foreign exchange fluctuations, primary in Latin America. US pay TV business revenues grew 7% related to the same month the previous year, led by fees increment for [...]