Category: OTT / VOD

Globoplay adds Deezer as new partner in Brazil and offers free access to Deezer Premium for 12 months

Brazilian SVOD OTT Globoplay (Grupo Globo) and the Deezer platform, whose catalog focuses on music streaming, have announced days ago an agreement through which, as of April 15th, Globoplay subscribers will be able to access the Deezer Premium plan for free for a 12-month period. According to the information officially reported by Grupo Globo, the [...]

Win Sports to broadcast Colombian Professional Basketball League between April and June

Colombian pay TV channel Win Sports, whose programming focuses on sports content, has officially announced this Thursday, April 22nd, that it will broadcast the Colombian Professional Basketball League. According to the information that was officially reported from the company, from next Tuesday, April 27th, until June 10th, Win Sports will broadcast the 74 matches of [...]

Canela.TV starts its international expansion process and is now available in Mexico

US company Canela Media has recently announced that its AVOD OTT Canela.TV, officially launched in the US and Puerto Rico in 2020 and aimed at Hispanic audiences, is starting  its international expansion process and has been introduced in the Mexican market. Access to the platform is free, and those who wish to enter must log [...]

Netflix slows its global subscribers base growth and adds 357 thousand clients in Latin America during Q1 2021

As part of its Q1 2021 results report presentation, Netflix reported a total of 37,894 million subscribers in Latin America. According to the information reported, the platform has only added 357 thousand subscribers in the region during the first three months of the year. In turn, compared to the 34,318 million subscribers reported as of [...]

Netflix plans to launch its first Chilean original series with Fabula

Netflix has announced through its official Twitter account for Latin America that it will soon launch its first original production made in Chile, which is called 42 dias en la oscuridad. According to the information reported, the project will be produced by Fabula, owned by Chilean brothers Pedro and Juan de Dios Larrain. The announcement [...]

Univision: ‘We are helding conversations to add Vix and PrendeTV into pay TV operators STBs in the US and Latin America’

Rafael Urbina, General Manager & EVP AVOD, Streaming at Univision Communications Inc. was interviewed by Nextv News Latin America regarding the company’s aims for this year and the impact of the pandemic on the industry. In addition, the executive reported that they are in talks to integrate AVOD OTTs Vix and PrendeTV apps to pay [...]

New OTT era of pay TV operators to open first Nextv Series Andean virtual edition

Dataxis will be holding the first Nextv Series Andean virtual edition this coming Tuesday, April 20th and Wednesday, April 21st, whose start time is scheduled for 9:00 AM (ART) on both days. Free registration for operators can be done here. As an expanded version of the prestigious Nextv Colombia event, Nextv Series Andean will bring [...]

Netflix to launch new Brazilian original productions and pans to double its investments in the country

Netflix has recently announced seven new Brazilian original productions that will be released soon as part of its catalog. News took place this last Wednesday, April 14th, during an event that the company held for journalists. In addition, the platform reported that it is planning to double its investments in Brazilian productions in 2022, compared [...]

Disney+ adds a new distribution partner in Latin America and is now available for Telecentro’s customers

Argentine pay TV operator Telecentro has announced this last Friday, April 16th, that it has added Disney+ to its offer, so that its customers can access its catalog through their compatible STBs. In addition, since last April 1st, Telecentros customers who have an active service from the company, or with a 60 MB or more [...]

Grêmio also joins the streaming market with ‘Grêmio Play’

Brazilian football club Grêmio de Porto Alegre announced on Tuesday the launch of its new SVOD OTT, which it called Grêmio Play. According to the information officially reported from the Brazilian club, the platform will bring together sports content entirely focused on the football club, although it will also offer a catalog of around 5 [...]