Tag Archives: OTT

Argentina launches OTT platform with linear TV and VOD

Argentinas Federal System of Public Media and Content launched Contar, a new free access OTT platform that integrates live streaming of channels such as TV Pública, Paka Paka, DeporTV and Encuentro, as well as VOD content. The new iniciative was presented during NexTV Series Argentina 2018. Fernanda Rotondaro, Content Director of the Public Content Secretariat [...]

Broadband leads in Latin America, pay TV goes through a new stage

During NexTV Series Argentina, Carlos Blanco, Research director at Dataxis, offered an overview of the pay TV and OTT market in Latin America. According to the analysis, pay TV is going through a new phase and operators are focused on connectivity and content aggregation through multi-screens. In this context, in Q417 broadband took the lead [...]

Discovery sees room for growth in the OTT space

Discovery CEO David Zaslav said the company could create OTT offers with its brand portfolio, as standalone service or in partnership with other players, to serve consumers who are not focused on sports or film and series platforms. According to the executive, the offerings for prices around USD 10 – USD 15 are Netflix, HBO, [...]

NexTV Series Argentina: Technology leaders to analyze the future of TV

Key technology executives will gather in the next edition of NexTV Series Argentina, on May 16 and 17 in Buenos Aires, to discuss the new emerging technology trends that will mark the future of the industry. The new video consumption habits require new strategies to meet the increase demand on multiple screens. NexTV Series Argentina [...]

Comcast to bundle Netflix into cable packages

Comcast announced an expansion of its partnership with Netflix. The US largest pay TV operator will start offering a Netflix subscription in new and existing Xfinity packages. As part of the deal, Comcast will launch a variety of initial offers this month that include a Netflix subscription. Netflix-related billing will be handled directly by Comcast, [...]

Telefónica selects NPAW to monitor IPTV and OTT networks

Telefónica has selected NPAW, a specialist in video business intelligence and predictive analytics, to develop a tailored solution to monitor Telefónicas IPTV network in Latin America, which will complement NPAWs existing Youbora analytics technology for OTTs. With this project, NPAW ensures Telefónica full coverage of its users across devices and networks to support their expansion [...]

ESPN+ OTT service to launch April 12 in the U.S

ESPN announced that it will launch its new direct-to-consumer OTT service, ESPN+, on April 12 in the United States, with a subscription price of USD4.99 per month. It will include live sports, original content and a library of on-demand programming. The services live sports lineup includes games of MLB, NHL, MLS Games, top rank boxing, [...]

NexTV Series Argentina: Operators to debate the new pay TV competition

The countrys leading operators will participate in the next edition of NexTV Series Argentina, on May 16 and 17 in Buenos Aires, to discuss the new strategies and challenges they will face with the arrival of new competition. Starting this year, Argentina moved towards the convergence of services and this allows telecommunications companies to enter [...]

Conax delivers Montecable’s OTT service in Uruguay

Content security specialist Conax (Kudelski Group) announced the first Latin-American deployment of Conax GO Live secure OTT multiscreen solution by Uruguay leading pay TV operator Montecable. Since December 2017, the operator is offering MCGoLive, a multiscreen OTT service enabling its subscribers to watch live TV channels and play services on their iOS or Android mobile [...]