Tag Archives: Latin America

Netflix records almost 30 million subscribers in Latin America

Netflix published its numbers and growth rate in the 2017-2019 period throughout the United States and Canada (UCAN); Latin America; Asia Pacific and EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). In Latin America, the OTT records 29.4 million subscribers, a 61% growth in relation to 2017, when it had 19.7 million active users. During 2019, into [...]

Vrio announces leadership changes

Vrio, an AT&T Latin America Company and a leading digital entertainment provider, today announced that Manuel De Abelleyra will move to a new role as external consultant and strategic advisor of Vrio and AT&T. He will focus on strategic matters for Vrio and AT&T, including external and regulatory affairs, piracy and other matters. Michael Bowling [...]

Telefonica’s President arrives at Latin America to boost the company’s new plan in the region

Telefónica launched its plan to decouple its operations in Latin America ( not including Brazil) and focus its business in Brazil, Spain, the United Kingdom and Germany. The company’s President, José María Álvarez-Pallete, visited Telefonica’s markets in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Peru and Venezuela this week to boost the process. At the meetings, the executive shared [...]

CuriosityStream to launch in nine Latin American countries

Non-fiction OTT platform Curiosity Stream, launched by John Hendricks, Discovery Channels founder, came to terms with Millicom to launch in nine Latin American Countries. CuriosityStream’s SVOD platform currently offers a menu of over 2,800 factual and non-fiction titles in genres ranging from science to history, wildlife, food and lifestyle. The platform is already available in [...]

Nickelodeon launches SpongeBob-based digital gameshow for Latin America

Nickelodeon Latin America announced the premiere of the Bob Esponja Pantalones Sabelotodo digital gameshow, a web series produced by Viacom Digital Studios International (VDSI) Americas. It will be available from this Saturday, November 30th through the SpongeBob YouTube channel in Spanish. We are very excited to bring this iconic Nickelodeon production to life through Bob [...]

BKS’s OTT Kinopop arrives at Brazil in December

Kinopop, the OTT platform created from an agreement between US companies and the BKS dubbing studio, announced its launch in Brazil, scheduled for the first week of December, with a R$15 (USD 3.57) monthly subscription, one of the cheapest offers in the Brazilian market. As reported, since its launch, Kinopop will be compatible with several [...]

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 [...]

Fox Sports App to be only available in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico from December

According to what was officially reported, Fox Sports app will no longer be available in Latin America from next December 5th, with the exception of Argentina, Brazil and Mexico. The company has previously announced that Fox Sports subscriptions from iTunes Store and Google Play are no renewing themselves since last October 11th in Latin America, [...]

HBO reports 10 million premium clients in Latin America

John Stankey, current CEO at WarnerMedia, said during the last WarnerMedia Day event that HBO reports 10 million premium clients in Latin America, including its pay TV and OTT operations in the region. We recently announced an agreement to acquire full control of our HBO assets in Spanish-speaking Latin America, where we have approximately 10 [...]