Category: OTT / VOD

Torneos and GSRM acquire Argentine Football League’s international distribution rights

As officially reported by the Argentine production company Torneos during the last days of 2020, the company partnered with the Global Sports Rights Management (GSRM) firm in order to market the Argentine Football League broadcasting rights for a six-year period, starting in 2021. As a result of the partnership, the Argentina Football Distribution (AFD) entity [...]

DirecTV GO now available on LG devices in Latin America

As officially reported by DirecTV (AT&T), since December 2020, the SVOD OTT DirecTV GO, recently launched in Brazil and relaunched in Argentina, is available for download on LG devices in those two countries, in addition to Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay. LG devices enabled to download DirecTV GO are LG OLED and LG [...]

Watch Brazil now features HBO GO’s content catalog

As reported by the Brazilian website Telaviva this last Tuesday, January 19th, the Watch Brazil platform has recently ran an agreement with HBO, so that Watch can offer the complete SVOD OTT HBO GO catalog to its clients. This way, all HBO films, documentaries and original series can be accessed for a monthly subscription of [...]

Netflix ends 2020 with 37.5 million subscribers in Latin America and forecast to feature 209 million globally by Q1 2021

As part of its Q4 2020 results report presentation, which took place this last Tuesday, January 19th, Netflix reported a total of 37.5 million subscribers in Latin America. The figure shows that the platform has added 1.2 million subscribers in the region between September 30th and December 31st, 2020, a period in which it had [...]

Oxxo launches new platform with live events in Mexico

Mexican stores network Oxxo has recently announced the launch of Oxxo Live, a new streaming platform whose catalog is made up of  several live events. As reported on its official web version, access to events can be done through computers, as well as from iOS, Android and BlackBerry devices. Oxxo Live is compatible with Microsoft [...]

ViacomCBS to launch Paramount+ in the US and Latin America on March 4th

ViacomCBS announced yesterday that it will launch its SVOD OTT Paramount+ in the US and Latin America on March 4th. The company will also extend the launch of the platform to the Nordic countries, on March 25th, and to Australia in mid-2021, while in Canada it will rebrand the OTT CBS All Access as Paramount+, [...]

Netflix to release movies every week throughout 2021

Through a recently launched promotional video, Netflix announced a new initiative that it will implement during 2021, which consists of releasing new movies weekly throughout the year. As reported, the platform plans to launch more than 70 titles, between original productions and acquisitions, which will have Netflix as the first exhibition window. Some of the [...]

WarnerMedia Latin America centralizes its sports business under the ‘TNT Sports’ brand

After announcing its new leadership team and structure for the region last week, WarnerMedia Latin America reported that, from now on, TNT Sports will be its new sports content brand throughout the region, and will be led by Gustavo Minaker and Fabio Medeiros. As reported, in this new stage, WarnerMedia’s sports division intends to renew [...]

Globo acquires original eOne titles for Globoplay in Brazil

The Canadian studio Entertainment One (eOne) has recently announced an SVOD license agreement with Globo, in order to broadcast Canadian titles Nurses; Burden of Truth and Mary Kills People in Brazil. The agreement establishes that the three eOne Originals will be exclusively released on Globoplay, and was negotiated by David Hanono, Vice President of International [...]

Univision to launch new AVOD OTT for US Hispanic audiences

After announcing its sale on December 29th, shared between Televisa and investment funds SearchLight and ForgeLight, Univision Communications Inc. reported that it plans to launch a new AVOD OTT created exclusively for the Hispanic audience in the US. The platform will be called PrendeTV and will include around 10 thousand hours of free programming in [...]