Tag Archives: Nextv Series

Globo launches direct-to-consumer services Telecine and Premiere

Globo announced that it has launched Telecine and Premiere as direct-to-consumer services. This way, users can access the content without a pay TV subscription. As part of this process, the group launched a new billing platform. Telecine is the network of Premium channels that Globo has in partnership with Disney, Fox and Universal. The SVOD [...]

Mexico’s Totalplay partners with Google for targeted advertising on pay TV

Mexican operator Totalplay (Grupo Salinas) has signed an agreement with Google to offer targeted advertising to its pay TV subscribers. The tests began in November and the solution it is expected to be available to all customers in February next year, Expansión reported. In this way, the company will be able to substitute a linear [...]

Fox Sports launches SVOD app in Brazil

Fox Sports has launched in Brazil a new app including all the programming lineup of the group’s sports channels. It is available for download in App Store and Google Play, for a monthly subscription of R$ 19.90 (USD 5.4) after a three-day trial. In this way, it is possible to access the offer without having [...]

Brazilian operators demonstrate 8k video streaming over 5G technology

Brazilian operators Claro and Net (both part of the América Móvil group), together with the Chinese company Huawei, are conducting the first live demonstration in the country of Ultra HD 8K video streaming over a 5G experimental network. Contents are provided by TV Globo. For this initiative, work began in July this year, reaching a [...]

Ultravision prepares to launch new multiscreen service

Mexican operator Ultravision is preparing to launch a new multiscreen TV service before the end of this year. For this initiative, the company has selected Broadpeak solutions. Ultravision will rely on Broadpeaks BkM100 video delivery manager, BkS400 HTTP video cache servers, and BkS350 origin packager. By monitoring live and on-demand content, and then caching popular [...]

NexTV Series: Mexican operators call for OTT regulation

During NexTV Series Mexico & Central America, pay TV operators called for a regulation of OTT services, so they start paying taxes in the country. Megacables Marketing director Gerardo Seifert was one of the executives who referred to this issue. “OTT services and their income must be regulated, and that they pay taxes for what [...]

Televisa’s Blim close to deal with Totalplay

Vanessa Rosas Molina, New Business & Alliances Director of Blim, Televisas OTT service, said during NexTV Series Mexico & Central America that the company is close to sign a deal with IPTV operator Totalplay (Salinas group). “We are talking with other carriers and cable companies, there are different business models; with Izzi we have video [...]

Telefónica to launch Movistar Play in Mexico

María Ángeles Callejo, Deputy Director Digital Services B2C at Telefónica México, said the company is preparing to launch Movistar Play OTT service in the country, which will arrive in 2019. The announcement was made during NexTV Series Mexico & Central America, the leading conference organized by Dataxis. According to the executive, the company is currently [...]

The leading conference on the TV and OTT business comes to Colombia

The main executive of the TV and OTT markets will gather again in the sixth edition of NexTV Series Colombia, the conference organized by Dataxis, which will be held on Thursday, June 7, at the Convention Center of Tequendama Hotel in Bogotá, with the participation of leading companies of the country. The event will address [...]

Movistar Play offers 39 live channels in Colombia

Movistar announced that it is offering a new package with 39 live channels through the Movistar Play app. The service costs Co$ 29,900 (USD 10.3) per months for clients, and Co$ 35,900 (USD 12.4) for non-clients. The package includes ESPN, Fox Sports, TNT, Fox, Disney, Cartoon Network, Cablenoticias, El Tiempo, CNN and the exclusive Movistar [...]