Tag Archives: Netflix

Netflix to cancel free trial month in Latin American, Caribbean and European countries

Netflix ended its one-month free offer for new subscribers in several Latin American, Caribbean and European countries  Those affected by the measure are Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba,  Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela, according to the official Netflix help page. The OTT did not make this modification in [...]

Netflix not to be included in Apple’s OTT

Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix, confirmed that its catalog will not be included in the one that Apple will release. Days ago, the company invited media from around the world to an event that will take place next March 25th at the Steve Jobs Theatre in the US, where Apple is expected to launch its [...]

Chilean Government aims to increase taxes to OTTs and equaling them with VAT

Chilean Finance Minister, Felipe Larraín, proposed to apply an up to 19%  increasement to OTTs taxes, in the context of the tax modernization project promoted by the Government. The initiative contemplated a 10% raise at first, but the Government suggests equaling the figure with VATs value. Netflix competes with DirecTV, VTR, with all the other [...]

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 [...]

Disney and Fox present arguments to the FNE for not selling Fox Sports Chile

Chilean National Economic Prosecutor’s Office (FNE) could decide in the coming days on the sale of Fox Sports in the country. On August 31st, 2018, Disney -represented by lawyer Claudio Lizana, and Fox by lawyer Ignacio Larraín-, provided information to the entity, suggesting that the operation does not represent risks to make free market competition [...]

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 [...]

Netflix to increase its subscription prices in Mexico and Brazil

Netflix informed that it will modify its monthly subscriptions rate to all its clients in Mexico and Brazil. Both countries had not been affected by increases in the OTT subscriptions that were announced in more than 40  Latin American countries and the United States. New prices are ruled from Thursday, March 14th. According to what [...]

Izzitv includes Netflix app in Mexico

Mexican telecommunications company Izzi announced Netflixs app will be available for all clients who have hired Izzitv. The company clarified that none of its products includes its integrated subscription to Netflix and, to get access to its content, clients must be subscribed to the OTT. According to Netflix, it is an application similar to the [...]

Vivo Brazil to integrate Netflix’s app with MediaKind

MediaKind announced it will integrate Netflixs application to the Mediaroom TV platform, used by Vivo Brasil, to offer OTTs to all its fiber subscribers. The integrated Mediaroom solution allows more than 350 thousand subscribers throughout San Pablo state to access Netflix through the Telefonica Brazil Live IPTV fiber service. The deployment offers direct access to [...]

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 [...]