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Fox News starts its international launch as OTT in Mexico

Fox News, Fox unit that was not acquired by Disney after the merger, announced plans to launch an OTT internationally for its Fox News TV channel. As officially reported, the new platform will be called Fox News International, and will be launched in Mexico next Thursday, August 20th, where it will begin its international expansion. [...]

Dataxis helds new virtual panel on OTT combined monetization models

Dataxis developed yesterday a new virtual panel, based on OTT combined monetization models: subscription and advertising, sponsored by Brightcove. The speaker’s panel was made up of important industry executives, such as Adrian Garelik, CEO at Flixxo; Cristian Andres Hernandez Rodriguez, Digital Media Manager at Canal 13 (Chile); Jose Fernando Hernandez Garcia, Digital Manager at America [...]

Telefonica increases IPTV accesses despite losing pay TV subscribers in Latin America

As reported by Telefonica on its January-June 2020 balance sheet, officially published at the end of July, the Spanish company ended the first half of the year with increases in its IPTV client base in Latin America, including Brazil, despite the fall in pay TV subscribers it experienced in the region. In Latin America, including [...]

Dataxis to debate on how FTA TV faces the main challenges in front of OTTs monetization models

Tomorrow, at 1:00 PM (ART), Dataxis will held a new virtual panel, entitled OTT combined monetization models: subscription and advertising. The virtual event will be sponsored by Brightcove, and will feature different experts in the industry, such as Adrian Garelik, CEO at Flixxo; Cristian Andres Hernandez Rodriguez, Digital Media Manager at Canal 13 (Chile); Jose [...]

ViacomCBS to launch new premium SVOD OTT in Latin America in 2021

During its Q2 2020 quarterly results presentation, ViacomCBS announced the launch of a new premium SVOD OTT, scheduled for early 2021. As confirmed by ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI), its international expansion will begin in Australia, and then reach Latin America. and the Nordic Countries, and will be developed together with distribution partners with whom VCNI [...]

Disney+ to be launched in November in Latin America

During its Q2 2020 financial results presentation, The Walt Disney Company announced that its new SVOD OTT Disney+, officially launched in the US last year, will arrive at Latin America in November this year. The news was confirmed by Bob Chapek, the company’s CEO, and strengthens Disneys forecasts that the platform would be available in [...]

Flow records 126 million viewed content and 5 million connected devices during the pandemic period

Cablevision Flow, Telecom Argentinas OTT, reported its content consumption performance during the quarantine period, between March 20th and July 1st. During the period, the amount of content viewed on the platform amounted to 126 million titles, 35% more compared to the first three months of the year, that is, the period of the year  before [...]

ViacomCBS could buy Chilevision to Turner

According to what several Chilean websites have reported, ViacomCBS is about to buy Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevision. As reported by El Mostrador website, negotiations are in very advanced talks with Turner, the company that owns the TV channel.  El Mostrador also reported that the transaction would be valued at between USD 14 million and [...]

Claro launches new ‘Claro Streaming’ OTT in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay

Telecommunications company Claro (America Móvil) announced the launch of Claro Streaming in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. As officially reported from the company, the OTT is offered for free and from any device, and its catalog includes musical shows, events, content from the gaming world, freestyle productions, and others. Some of the main attractions available on [...]

Telefonica sells its Costa Rican operations to Liberty Latin America

The Spanish company Telefonica announced on Thursday an agreement to sell its operations in Costa Rica with Liberty Latin America, valued at USD 500 million. The agreement took place after the frustrated negotiation with Millicom, which ended in a lawsuit made Telefónica against the company that operates under the Tigo brand in Latin America for [...]