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NBC Universal announces Peacock as the name of its OTT and unveils initial content catalog

NBCUniversal today announced Peacock as the name for its new OTT platform, scheduled to be launched in April 2020 with over 15 thousand hours of content. NBCUniversal also reported that Peacock will be both advertising (AVOD) and subscription (SVOD) supported. Details on pricing and distribution will be announced closer to launch. As NBC Universal officially [...]

NBC Universal nombra Peacock a su nuevo OTT y anuncia producciones originales

NBC Universal anunció hoy que su OTT será denominado Peacock y será lanzado en abril de 2020, con más de 15 mil horas de contenidos. NBC Universal también informó que la plataforma tendrá un modelo mixto, que combinará AVOD y SVOD. Los detalles referidos a precios y distribución serán anunciados en fechas más cercanas al [...]

Apple would launch its OTT in November at USD 9.99 per month

After The Walt Disney Company announced its OTT Disney+ arrival in Australia, Canada, the Netherlands and New Zealand, Bloomberg reported that Apple will also make a global launch of its OTT in November, as it has confirmed last March. According to Bloomberg, Apple TV+ will cost USD 9.99 per month and offer a free trial. [...]

Disney+ to be available as a Hulu add on

During his opening remarks to the Television Critics Association, Hulus SVP of Originals, Craig Erwich, said that the OTT Disney+, whose launch date is scheduled for November in the US, will soon be included as an add on in the platform, together with others as HBO and CBS All Access, already available.  Essentially, what that [...]

NBC Universal to launch its OTT in April 2020

Steve Burke, CEO at NBC Universal, gave more details on its new streaming platform, which launching date is planned for April 2020. Its model will be based on advertising, and its catalog will feature mostly acquired content, led by The Office, which will return once the available agreement that links it to Netflix until the [...]

Liberty Puerto Rico broadcast contents from Telemundo and other channels again

Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico and NBC Universal finally came to terms with Telemundo (Channel 2), NBC Puerto Rico, Point 2 and 12 more channels to restart broadcasting its contents. According to Liberty, Telemundo and NBC Puerto Rico proposed an increase that would double the rate for the company for the rights to rebroadcast its [...]

Dori Media sells “El Marginal” to NBC Universal in Latin America

Dori Media Group announced that it has signed an agreement with NBCUniversal International Latin America for the 2017 Martin Fierro Awards winning crime drama “El Marginal”. The series is a co-production from Underground Producciones and TV Publica, and will become the first Spanish series ever aired on Universal Channel in Latin America. It is expected [...]

Nat Geo Kids acquires NBC Universal series

Nat Geo Kids acquired for the first time two new animated series of NBC Universal: ” Buzzu en la escuela Intergaláctica and Zafari, the company announced in a press release. The first one will be released on January 15, while “Zafari” will be available in February. “Both are high quality productions that we are proud [...]