Category: OTT / VOD

Disney+ stops free trial period offering before launching in Latin America

Disney+, Disneys new SVOD OTT officially launched last November in the US, has changed its marketing strategy and stopped offering the free seven-day promotional trial period, as reported by the specialized website Variety. We continue to test and evaluate different marketing, offers and promotions to grow Disney+, reported a representative for the company in a [...]

HBO Max and Salma Hayek’s production company Ventanarosa lock two year first-look deal

HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s SVOD OTT recently launched in the US, announced last week a deal with Ventanarosa, production company led by Mexican actress Salma Hayek, founded in 1998. As part of the collaboration, Hayek will first bring projects to HBO Max for potential development during the next two years. Although the company has been mainly [...]

Globoplay now available on Samsung smart TVs in Brazil

Brazilian Globo Group announced it has ran an agreement with Samsung to integrate its OTT Globoplay on its new 2020 TVs line.  This way, the Globo platform continues to increase its distribution in smart TVs in Brazil, where it is already available on TLC, Sony and Panasonic devices. ‘The great innovation of this agreement with [...]

ViacomCBS strengthens CBS All Access catalog and prepares its international launch

Bob Bakish, CEO of ViacomCBS, announced plans to relaunch the CBS All Access platform with other 15 thousand hours of content from Viacom and CBS, with the aim of expanding it internationally in 2021. The most recent ViacomCBS OTT launches in Latin America are Pluto TV and Paramount+. During Credit Suisse’s Annual Virtual Communications Conference, [...]

Amazon Prime Video confirms second season for its original Brazilian reality ‘Soltos em Floripa’

Amazon Prime Video announced it will launch a second season for its original Brazilian reality show Soltos em Floripa, the first Amazon reality show produced in the country, Like the first, the second season will take place in Florianopolis and will bring together young people from all over Brazil. The reality show, produced by the [...]

Tubi officially launches in Mexico

AVOD OTT Tubi announced last January a partnership agreement with TV Azteca to launch in Mexico this year and, after having been officially acquired by Fox, confirmed its launch in the country through the VIDAA smart OS platform on Hisense TVs; iOS and Android mobile devices, via web and additional devices, which will be added [...]

Netflix launches its first Chilean original production

Netflix has released this last Tuesday the official trailer for Nadie sabe que estoy aqui, its first original production made in Chile, produced by Fabula, brothers Juan de Dios and Pablo Larrains production company. The release date is scheduled for next June 24th  As reported by the specialized website Produ, the original idea for Nadie [...]

Zapping TV strengths its content offering with four new channels

Chilean pay TV OTT continues strengthening its content offering in its catalog, with the announcement of the incorporation of NASA TV (owned by the US space agency); the French channel France 24; Russian channel RT and Arirang, from South Korea. The already mentioned channels are added into Zapping TV’s basic plan, which offers more than [...]

Netflix continues betting in Mexico and premiers new original production

Netflix officially announced that Oscuro Deseo, its new original production made in Mexico, will be released next July 15th. The series is produced by the Mexican producer Argos Comunicacion and its filming process had started in May 2019. The series focuses on a university college who falls in love with a man 15 years younger [...]