Category: OTT / VOD

Disney to broadcast Disney+ content on its pay TV channels in Latin America before launching the platform in Latin America

A few days before Disney+ is launched in Latin America, The Walt Disney Company announced that, between November 11th and 16th, some content that will be exclusively available on the platform will be broadcast through Fox Channel, FX, Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior and National Geographic. A few days before the launch of Disney [...]

Megacable loses Xview subscribers and records 5 million STBs distributed in Q3 2020

As part of its Q3 2020 quarterly results report presentation, the Mexican holding company Megacable reported a total of 1,053,604 Xview subscribers at the end of the period. Although the figure shows a 47.1% growth (or 337 thousand net additions) to its platform in relation to Q3 2019; the OTT made a drop in subscribers [...]

Dataxis to debate on the evolution, challenges and opportunities of OTT services with Teatrix

This coming Wednesday, October 28th at 1:00 PM (ART), Dataxis will hold a new virtual panel, entitled Teatrix boom in Latin America. The panel will feature several topics focused on the evolution, challenges and opportunities for OTT platforms, and will be sponsored by Verizon Media. Registration can be done for free through this link.  Industry [...]

Looke launches new plan in Brazil with children content

Brazilian OTT Looke (Encripta) confirmed it has just launched a new plan focused on children’s content, which it called Looke Kids. Access to its catalog will be available for a R$ 9.90 (USD 1.76) monthly subscription, and is offered independently of the traditional subscription of the platform. As reported by various Brazilian websites, the Looke [...]

Televisa to add Disney+ to Izzi’s catalog in Mexico

As reported from Televisa, Disney+, Disneys SVOD OTT, which will be officially launched in Latin America on November 17th, will be offered as an additional service for Izzi subscribers, with the aim of enhancing the pay TV offer available at Televisa’s operator. During the last analyst conference due to Televisas Q3 quarterly results report presentation, [...]

Quibi to shut down ‘on or around December 1st’

After The Wall Street Journal and other websites reported that the SVOD OTT Quibi will shut down, the company reported that the end of the platform’s operations will take place on or around December 1st. Quibi, with a content catalog of short content for mobile devices, had been officially launched in April. With the news, [...]

Luis Arvizu: ‘We are going to turn Blim TV into one of the platforms with the highests video reproduction in Latin America very soon’

Luis Arvizu, CEO at Blim TV (Televisa), was interviewed by Nextv News Latin America due to the launch of an AVOD version for the OTT platform, scheduled for 2021. The executive gave details about the scope it will have in the region; the content differences that it will have with the SVOD version, already available; [...]

California Filmes and Sofa Digital launch ‘Adrenalina Pura’ in Latin America through Apple TV

Brazilian Sofa Digital, owner of the streaming content search website Filmelier, in partnership with film distributor California Filmes, launched this month the SVOD OTT ‘Adrenalina Pura’, with a catalog of action, adventure, horror and suspense content, available in Latin America through Apple TV. Officially premiered last October 9th on Apple TV, the OTT brings together [...]

ViacomCBS to bring Nickelodeon’s series to Twitch in Latin America

ViacomCBS Networks Americas (VCNA) announced that it has ran an agreement with Twitch allowing the co-streaming of Nickelodeons animated series, Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra on theplatform.     From October 26th to October 29th, Twitch will stream Nickelodeons Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra in Latin America, allowing Twitch [...]

Quibi to shut down seven months after its launch

As officially reported by The Wall Street Journal and other specialized websites, Quibi, SVOD OTT focused on short content for mobile devices, officially launched this year, is considering shutting down seven months after it was officially introduced to the OTT market, last April. With this news, the platform will not be available in Latin America.  [...]