Tag Archives: Movistar Play

Foreign OTTs could include Colombian local titles special section from 2020

With the aim of encouraging national audiovisual production content in Colombia, the National Development Plan could make foreign OTTs such as Netflix, Movistar Play or Amazon Prime Video, and others, compulsorily to include a section with only Colombian titles, starting in 2020. The initial proposal was to establish a minimum screen fee of 10% to [...]

Telefonica asks to avoid double taxes payment in Mexico

Finance and Public Credit Ministrys (SHCP) proposal to impose a tax to OTTs in Mexico from 2020 would also apply for Movistar Play, recently launched in the country. Telefonica wants to intervene in order to avoid being charged a double taxation for these services, because the company already pays a tax for its telephony offer. [...]

Telefonica to produce original series in Latin America

Telefonica announced it will produce original fiction series in Latin America. According to the company, the first three are being pre produced  in Colombia and Peru, and the first releases will be made during the second half of the year. The content will be available on Movistar Series, Movistar TV and Movistar Play. The offer [...]

Argentina holds local OTTs meeting

Buenos Aires Web Fest (BAWebFest), the first international web series festival in South America that brings together local and international projects marketed over the internet, had its 2019 edition in Argentina. One of the most outstanding sessions of the day was starred by Felipe Becerra (content manager of Telecom), Gustavo Castro (chief of contents of [...]

Movistar to launch Movistar Play in Argentina

Movistar launched its OTT multi-device Movistar Play in Argentina. The offer is available to  customers who have internet in their homes or postpaid mobile plans, and will allow them to access videos, TV channels and movies – live and on demand – that will be accessible on cell phones, computers, notebooks , tablets and Smart [...]

Movistar Play reaches 242 thousand Chilean accesses in 2018

According to data published in Telefonica Chiles financial results report up to December 2018, the OTT Movistar Play recorded 242 thousand subscribers. The offer includes access to the OTT from any device, with availability of up to 75 live channels that can be paused, moved back or reproduced from the beginning. Movistar Play also includes [...]

Movistar Chile recorded 27 thousand subscribers to Netflix in 2018

Movistar Chile announced that since October 27th, 2018, fixed and mobile customers can subscribe and pay Netflix from their monthly invoices. The company became the first telecommunications business in the country and the first Telefonica Groups  operation in Latin America to include this benefit in its offer, which recorded 27 thousand subscribers to the OTT [...]

Telefonica reaches 20 thousand quadruple play subscribers in Peru

Movistar Total, offer that puts together mobile and fixed telephony services, internet and TV services for all its clients, reached 20 thousand subscribers in Peru two months after it was launched. Movistars convergent experience is available for residential customers with any offer from the company in their homes. We are revolutionizing the market and telecommunications [...]

Movistar Play to be launched in Mexico

According to Telefónica Mexico, Movistar Play will be launched in that country on March 21st. Its offer will include its own production series, films, exclusive TV channels, sports, children’s content, documentaries and access to Netflix, with whom Telefónica has a global alliance for offering content. The company also reported that customers can watch all offers [...]

Netflix can be paid with Movistar invoice in Colombia

As part of a global agreement between Telefonica and Netflix, from March Colombian Movistar customers will be able to pay their subscriptions to the OTT platform and Movistar Play plans in a single invoice. The possibility is available for customers with Movistar Homes contract and  mobile postpaid, with Movistar Play included. Those customers who wants [...]