Category: OTT / VOD

Flow adds Paramount+ to its platform with a 12-month free access period for its clients

The Telecom Argentina and ViacomCBS companies have officially announced a new strategic partnership this Monday, August 2nd, through which Flow has added Paramount+ into its platform. As a result of the partnership, Flow customers can now access the Paramount+ Premium Pack for free for 12 months, and access all its titles from any device. At [...]

Univision strengthens its steaming executives team after launching its new OTT together with Televisa

Spanish-language and media content company Univision Holdings, Inc. has officially announced this last Friday, July 30th the addition of new leaders to its streaming leadership team, following the recent announcement of a new global streaming platform, which will feature both free ad-supported (AVOD) AND premium subscription (SVOD) based offerings, and whose launch is scheduled for [...]

Megacable reports more than 2 million Xview+ subscribers at the end of Q2, after launching it on Android TV

As part of its Q2 2021 financial results presentation, Mexican holding Megacable reported that its Xview+ subscribers, its recently relaunched SVOD OTT, based on Android TV, recorded the best quarter since its launch. The platform reported a 91.4% growth (984 thousand net additions) in relation to Q2 2020 and managed to get more than 2 [...]

Claro Brazil strengthens its pay-TV OTT offer in Now with Top Streaming

Telecommunications company Claro (America Movil) has announced this week the launch of Top Streaming in Brazil,  its new OTT offer, which brings together more than 100 linear TV channels and on demand content. Access to the new offer can be made through the Now platform, and is available to the companys customers. The information was [...]

Telecom, Claro and Telecentro are already featuring pay TV OTT offerings in Argentina

Argentine telecommunications companies Claro (America Movil), Telecom Argentina and Telecentro are featuring pay TV OTT offers, although they have not developed an open promotion of the initiative yet, as Movistar (Telefonica) and DirecTV (Grupo Werthein) do.  Likewise, Telecom and Telecentros offers can be hired as standalone products, while Claro’s one  is restricted to the company’s [...]

FTA broadcasters to give details on their OTTs evolution on the coming Nextv Series South America’s virtual edition

As part of what will be the coming Nextv Series South Americas virtual edition, the leading conference scheduled for September, Dataxis confirmed the holding of the Evolution of FTA broadcasters OTTs panel, which will take place next Wednesday, September 1st, at 12:00 PM (ART). Registration for the event is now open, and can be done [...]

Starz manages to ban Disney to use the ‘Star’ brand in Brazil

According to the information reported by several specialized websites in Brazil, the US company Lionsgate, owner of the SVOD OTT Starzplay, available in several Latin American markets, and the premium TV network Starz, got a new favorable verdict by the Brazilian Justice , which prevents Disney from using the Star and Star+ brands in the [...]

Netflix considers merging with other companies but does not confirm close plans

During its Q2 2021 results report presentation, Netflix has once again expressed itself on the possibility of acquiring other companies and joining the trend that is taking place in the market, such as Disney-Fox and others more recently announced, such as Amazon-MGM; Televisa-Univision and WarnerMedia-Discovery. Although Netflix reported that the option of a merger is [...]

Mercado Libre offers free Disney+ access for selected clients in Mexico

The e-commerce platform Mercado Libre has officially reported new benefits for its users in Mexico, this time with Disney+, Disney’s SVOD OTT, available in Latin America since November 2020, as the leading actor. According to the information reported, users of level 6 of Mercado Libre, the highest level of the platform’s customer loyalty program, will [...]

Netflix continues slowing its subscribers growth in Latin America and confirms plans to add gaming content on its catalog

As part of its Q2 2021 financial results presentation, Netflix reported a total of 38.6 million subscribers in Latin America. According to the information reported, the company achieved only 764 thousand net additions in relation to Q1, when it reported 37.8 million subscribers in the region; and 2.59 million new subscribers in relation to June [...]