Tag Archives: OTT

Slow Horses, the first international Apple TV+ series

Apple TV+, Apple’s new OTT launched last November 1st, announced the launch of Slow Horses, its first international series, starring English actor Gary Oldman. This is a new British spy drama, produced by See Saw Films. The number of episodes and the release date were not announced yet. The show follows a team of British [...]

Samsung adds Movistar Play to its smart TVs apps portfolio

Samsung Electronics and Telefonica announced the OTT Movistar Play will be added to the apps portfolio available on Samsung smart TVs interface. The app will be available on all models made from 2016. Movistar Play offers various live TV channels and a VOD content catalog with more than 10 thousand titles, including movies, series, documentaries [...]

Amazon Prime Video is now available for Tigo’s fixed and mobile clients in Colombia

Tigo became the first operator in Colombia to make Amazon Prime Videos offer available to its Home user base. The companys customers will be able to access the platform from different devices, including computer, tablets, smart TVs, video game consoles and mobile phones. Amazon Prime Video offers its customers access to its movies and series [...]

Pierluigi Gazzolo to lead OTT and VIS and Juan Acosta to be VIMN Americas President

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) appointed Pierluigi Gazzolo as new President of the companys  OTT International division and Viacom International Studios (VIS), while Juan JC Acosta, the company’s Executive VP and COO, will serve as President at VIMN Americas. New job positions will be valid from January 3rd, 2020, and both executives will report to [...]

Telmex could add Netflix to its content offer for new clients

Telefonos de Mexico (Telmex) plans to add Netflix to its packages for new customers. According to what was reported by Mexican newspaper El Economista, both companies are still analyzing the details on the agreement, but the deal is near to be ran and Telmex will keep Clarovideo as its on demand content platform, according to [...]

Netflix releases two new series produced in Colombia in 2020

Netflix continues its commitment for the original content production in Colombia and announced it will launch El robo del siglo, produced by Dynamo, and the Chichipatos comedy, by Caracol TV. Both contents will be officially released in 2020.  El robo del siglo will be based on the historic heist to the Valledupar Bank, which took [...]

Megacable asks for pay TV and OTTs regulatory equality in Mexico

Enrique Yamuni, CEO at Megacable, said that regulations applied to pay TV and audiovisual contents on the internet must be the same. To his view, there is no equality in our competitors, because digital platforms do not pay taxes. His statements took place during the fifth edition of the Challenges of competition in the digital [...]

Nextv Series 7th edition arrives at Brazil to discuss about the future of TV and OTTs

The executives of the main TV, video and OTT companies will meet again in the seventh edition of  Nextv Series Brazil, a leading conference organized by Dataxis, which will be held next Wednesday, December 4th at the Maksoud Plaza Hotel, in São Paulo. Executives of pay TV, FTA TV companies and residential telcos can participate [...]