Category: OTT / VOD

Pay TV operators and content aggregation to star the coming Dataxis virtual panel

Dataxis, through its Nextv Series Latin America Virtual Panel area, is helding a new virtual panel this coming Wednesday, October 21st, entitled Pay TV operators as super aggregators: keeping the consumer for any content. The event is scheduled to start at 1:00 PM (ART) and will be held in English, sponsored by Metrological. Registration is [...]

ViacomCBS confirms Pluto TV’s channels lineup for Brazil

ViacomCBS announced today the Pluto TV catalog, its AVOD OTT already launched in Latin America, in its Brazilian version. As reported by the company, the platform will arrive at Brazil in December and will be available through its web version, mobile, and connected TV streaming devices with a catalog of 24 curated channels. Regarding the [...]

AVOD OTT Vix, with free and in-Spanish content, strengthens itself in Mexico

As reported by several specialized websites, the Comscore firm reported that the social distancing period caused by the Coronavirus pandemic increased the use of streaming platforms up to four times, consolidating Mexico and Latin America as the regions with the highest demand. This way, the AVOD OTT VIX – Cine & TV, doubled its users [...]

Blim TV to feature AVOD version in 2021

Televisa announced that it will launch an AVOD version of its OTT Blim TV in 2021, apart from the platforms SVOD version, already available. The announcement was made by Luis Arvizu, CEO at Blim TV, although he did not clarify whether the AVOD version will be available only in Mexico, or also in other Latin [...]

Disney to premiere ‘Soul’ on Disney + in PVOD format

The Walt Disney Company has recently announced that Soul, a new original film from Pixar Animation Studios, will be released on December 25th on Disney+, its SVOD OTT, soon to be released in Latin America. This is the second Disney film that skips movie theaters and is released on an OTT, in PVOD format, after [...]

Claro launches new ‘Claro Box TV’ STB in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo

The telecommunications company Claro (America Movil) has recently launched  its new Claro Box TV STB in Brazil (Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo). The launch had been announced at the end of July by several specialized websites in Brazil, including Tecnoblog, which had access to the device handbook. According to the specialized website Telaviva, plans [...]

Endemol Shine Boomdog to develop content for Enchufe.tv, Touche Film’s YouTube channel

Endemol Shine Boomdog announced a partnership with the digital media production company Touche Films, to develop content together with Enchufe.tv, a sketch channel in Spanish founded in 2011, available in several Latin American countries. Endemol Shine Boomdog and Touche Films are currently developing several projects together, which will be available on TVs and streaming markets [...]

FreeTV strengthens itself in the Latin American market through Roku

Olympusat has recently announced that Free TV, its new AVOD OTT recently launched in Latin America, is now strengthening itself in the region through Roku, where it is now available, after being launched in Puerto Rico earlier this month.  We are incredibly excited to announce this new partnership. Free TVs availability on Rokus line of [...]

CNTV joins the streaming market with CNTV Play

Chile’s Consejo Nacional de Television (CNTV) is also joining the streaming market with its new OTT, which it called CNTV Play. Although some specialized websites in Chile reported that the official launch will be in November and will be offered for free, there is already a web version of the OTT available. In dialogue with [...]

Disney creates new structure to boost its streaming business

The Walt Disney Company announced a new organizational structure, which it called Media and Entertainment Distribution, whose purpose is to enhance the company’s streaming business and place it as a central point of Disney’s strategy. The announcement took place just over a month after the launch of Disney+, the company’s new SVOD OTT, in Latin [...]