Tag Archives: Movistar Play

Movistar eSports adds Ubeat content in Latin America

Telefonica and Mediapro agreed to develop the Movistar Esports Ubeat channel together in Latin America, focused on promoting electronic sports, which is already available at the OTT Movistar Play. Initially, the proposal is available in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay. Movistar eSports Ubeat will have more than ten original formats focused on [...]

Movistar makes the Copa America 2019 available in Movistar Play Argentina

Until next July 7th, all Movistar Argentina customers who have access to Movistar Play, OTT recently launched in the country, will be able to watch all Copa América Brazil 2019 matches for free through the pay TV channel TyC Sports . The offer is available for customers with a mobile plan or internet at home. [...]

Movistar Play increases subscribers and expands its content catalog in Chile

In the Q1 2019 financial results report presentacion, Movistar announced that the OTT Movistar Play recorded  277 thousand subscribers, that is, 35 thousand more than those recorded in December 2018, when the OTT had 242 thousand. In addition, the company reported new features on the platform. Some of them are the launch of Movistar Play [...]

Telefonica Chile loses DTH and adds IPTV customers in Q1 2019

Telefonica Chile presented its Q1 2019 financial results report and informed that its TV segment revenues fell by 8.1% due to a lower impact of DTH operating customers (they had a 13% inter-annual fell), balanced by a 44% growth on IPTV, in line with the fiber optic growth recorded. According to official information delivered by [...]

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 [...]