Tag Archives: OTT

Disney plans to launch the OTT Hulu internationally

The north American company Disney announced that it will increase the contents inversion for the OTT Hulu, and it will also offer it internationally, because, at present, it is only available in the US and Japan. The news was spread by Bob Iger, CEO of the corporation. These guidelines would be put into practice once [...]

Atresmedia expands OTT platform

Atresmedia announced the global launch of its OTT platform, Atresplayer, with a subscription model (after a free-month trial) and without commercial breaks. In its international version, the service presents a renewed design and provides access to live content from its linear channels, as well as a library with TV series and news and entertainment shows. [...]

“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 [...]

“The economic and exchange crisis in Argentina is encouraging cord-cutting”

Hugo Cosentino, general manager of San Luis CTV, said that operators must reinvent themselves and invest more in technology to offer value-added services in order to prevent subscriber losses, given the current scenario in Argentina. The executive participated in the panel ” How OTT Pay TV Will Change Pay TV Business” during the first day [...]

Telefonica expands FTTH and focuses on IPTV

In its third quarter report, Telefónica highlighted the growth of its FTTH network in markets such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Colombia, where the strategy is to continue with the fiber deployment for Ultra Broadband and IPTV/OTT services. The total pay TV base in Latin America reached 4.8 million. In Argentina, retail broadband accesses decreased [...]

StarTV to add OTT services to TV offer in 2019

Mexican DTH operator StarTV is working on partnerships with OTTs services to complement its content offering. In 2019, it will offer well known platforms, said in an interview with NexTV News Latam the companys general director, Bruno Pruneda. Meanwhile, the company moves forward with its ‘double play’ package that integrates pay TV with satellite Internet. [...]

Mediapro to launch eSports OTT platform

Mediapro prepares to launch, before the end of this year, a Spanish-speaking OTT service dedicated to eSports, according to Expansión. It will be available globally but with special focus on Spain and Latin American markets. According to the report, the group expects to reach five million users within five years. The service will initially be [...]

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 [...]