Tag Archives: NexTV CEO Latin America

“The market tends to concentrate, small operators must create alliances”

José Luis Jacquet Matillon, CEO of El Cuatro, a pay TV operator from Jujuy, in northern Argentina, participated in the recent edition of NexTV CEO Latin America, where he offered his vision on new opportunities in pay TV and stressed the need to partner with other small operators to face the high costs and new [...]

Viacom bets on original short-form content, expands Noggin in Latin America

Ezequiel Fonseca Zas, SVP Multiplatform Digital Strategy & Marketing of Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Americas, spoke to NexTV News Latam about the plans for 2019, which include the expansion of the Noggin app, which will shortly announce an important agreement, and the production of original short-form content for social media. The executive will [...]

Acorn TV expands its presence in Mexico

Acorn TV, the SVOD platform focused on British and international content, is available in Mexico for a monthly subscription of MX$ 96 (the official price is USD 4.99). The service is offered via website and Roku streaming players, but according to the company it will soon expand into more devices including iOS (iPad/iPhone), Android and [...]

“The region remains relatively untapped but the potential for OTT growth is tremendous”

Jossi Fresco, Regional Director Latin America of Verizon Digital Media Services, spoke in an interview with NexTV News Latam about the agreement that the company recently signed with Grupo Clarín, Argentinas largest media conglomerate, and offered key recommendations for the deployment of OTT platforms in Latin America. Fresco will participate in the next edition of [...]

Viacom launches streaming channel with classic Nickelodeon shows

Viacom announced the launch of NickSplat, a new streaming channel available on VRV service in the United States, which includes about 30 classic shows of Nickelodeon. The slate of the network’s 1990s classics includes CatDog, AAAHH!!! Real Monsters, The Wild Thornberrys and The Angry Beavers, among others. VRV service is available in the United States [...]

Zee Mundo launches OTT service

Zee Mundo, the HD movie channel that offers Bollywood cinema, dubbed in Spanish, announced the launch of the new ZEE Mundo Play service, which provides access to content from this film industry, for a monthly subscription of USD 2.99. The platform includes live streaming of the linear channel, as well as seven days catch-up and [...]

Our Hispanic networks have continued to grow subscribers organically

In an interview prior to his participation in the next edition of NexTV CEO Latin America, Alan Sokol, President & CEO of Hemisphere Media Group, spoke with NexTV News Latam about the importance of the US Hispanic market and the company’s strategy for the region. What characteristics do you see in the US Hispanic audience [...]

NexTV CEO, the leading conference on the future of TV and OTT, comes to Miami

The fourth edition of NexTV CEO Latin America, the leading conference on the future of TV, will begin tomorrow in Miami. The event will gather the leading pay TV, free-to-air, OTT and TV networks executives. The conference, organized by Dataxis, will be held at The Biltmore Hotel on November 2 & 3 and will feature [...]

Caracol expands its digital strategy

In an interview prior to his participation in the next editions of NexTV CEO Latin America and NexTV Series Colombia & Andean, Caracol Television’s digital Vice President, Marcelo Liberini, spoke about the company’s online strategy, the generation of original content and the future of Caracol Play SVOD platform. -How is Caracol’s digital strategy? We have [...]