Category: OTT / VOD

Liberty Puerto Rico officially launches new Hub TV platform

Liberty Puerto Rico has officially announced the launch of its new Hub TV service, developed in partnership with TiVo. The new offer is exclusively available for Liberty Puerto Ricos internet and video customers. Hub TV is an Android TV STB that uses Libertys internet connection and gives access to live TV, VOD content and apps [...]

Apple launches Apple One and bundles Apple TV+ with other of its offerings

Apple announced on Tuesday the launch of Apple One, the company’s new offer in which it guarantees access to all its subscription products in one only place. This way, its offers for streaming music, TV, news, video games, fitness and iCloud can be hired simultaneously, for packages valued at USD 15; 20 or 30 per [...]

DirecTV GO now available for non-DirecTV customers in Argentina

DirecTV (AT&T) has recently started to offer its OTT DirecTV GO in Argentina to customers who are not subscribed to its DTH offering, as it has previously done in other Latin American countries, such as Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay. This way, in Argentina, DirecTV GO is still available as a free TV Everywhere [...]

ViacomCBS relaunches Paramount+ in Latin America in 2021

ViacomCBS announced this Tuesday that the premium SVOD OTT that plans to launch in Latin America and the Nordic countries in 2021, as officially announced in August, will be called Paramount+, similar to the SVOD platform that the company launched in several Latin American countries throughout 2019. The new platform will be available from the [...]

DAZN reduces its operations in Brazil due to the Coronavirus pandemic

As reported by the specialized Brazilian website UOL, from DAZN, OTT that has been operating in Brazil for almost two years, they announced that these will be reduced, with the aim of reducing their costs worldwide after the financial impact that the Coronavirus pandemic caused on the platform. From DAZN, so far, they have not [...]

Movistar Chile and Altice launch internet plans with Netflix subscription included

Following a partnership line with Netflix that several operators in Latin America have developed, Movistar Chile and Altice announced the launch of new internet plans with the OTT subscription included. In the case of Movistar Chile, the new offer is called Pack Digital, and consists of three Internet packages by FTTH, with speeds of 200 [...]

Pluto TV launches on Hisense TVs in Mexico

ViacomCBS officially reported yesterday that the Pluto TV app, its AVOD OTT launched this year in Latin America, is now available on Hisense-brand TVs with VIDAA operating system in Mexico, as part of a previously announced international agreement. This way, through a direct access button located on the remote control, it will be possible to [...]

CuriosityStream confirms launch of three new original series between 2020 and 2021

The OTT CuriosityStream announced days ago three new original series that will premiere from the last quarter of this year and the beginning of 2021, which will be available to its audiences on VOD and pay TV globally, also in Latin America.  The announced titles are Nature through her eyes and My wild backyard, which [...]

TUDN to broadcast Female MX Football League in partnership with Facebook Watch

Televisa has officially announced last  September 10th that the sports pay TV channel TUDN (Televisa and Univision) has run a partnership agreement with Facebook to broadcast the Mexican Female Football League (called Guard1anes 2020) for free through Facebook Watch. As reported by Televisa, for this year it is planned to broadcast 14 matches, one for [...]

Anatel establishes that offering linear TV channels on the internet is not considered as pay TV

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) has officially established that linear TV channels offered via streaming is not considered a pay TV offer, but rather a value-added service. For this reason, they should be excluded from the rules established by the SeAC Law (N°. 12,485; 2011), which regulates Pay TV offers in Brazil. Linearity in content [...]