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Bruno Pruneda, General Manager at StarTV: ‘We are helding conversations to add another sports OTT, strengthen our SVOD Premium offer and add other platforms with Mexican content’

During an interview with Nextv News Latin America, Bruno Pruneda, General Manager at the Mexican DTH StarTV, expressed himself on the main challenges of the pandemic for the company and for pay TV consumption in Mexico; as well as the recent start of StarTVs operations in Mexico City (CDMX); the plan to continue strengthening the [...]

MGM’s SVOD OTT launches on Apple TV in Latin America

MGMs International Distribution and Acquisitions division announced that MGMs on-demand subscription service is now available to customers in selected countries in Latin America through Apple TV channels, with a seven-day free trial period included.  Apple TV app is available on several Apple devices, including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac, select Samsung, LG, Sony, [...]

Netflix and Sony Pictures Entertainment sign licensing deal for feature films in the US from 2022

According to the information that Netflix has officially reported, the company and Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) have announced a multiyear, exclusive first pay window licensing deal in the US for theatrically released SPE feature films, beginning with their 2022 film slate. The new partnership will replace the one Netflix had run with Starz. In addition, [...]

Netflix and Sony Pictures Entertainment sign licensing deal for feature films in the US from 2022

According to the information that Netflix has officially reported, the company and Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) have announced a multiyear, exclusive first pay window licensing deal in the US for theatrically released SPE feature films, beginning with their 2022 film slate. The new partnership will replace the one Netflix had run with Starz. In addition, [...]

ScreenHits TV to launch this year in Latin America

ScreenHits TV Limited, a free European super-aggregator that allows its customers to integrate and manage their subscriptions to TV and OTT services on tablets, as well as through its desktop version and soon on smart TVs, announced its launch in the US and the UK as a starting point for an international development plan in [...]

Zapping TV strengthens its presence in Chile and triples its subscriber base in 2020

In an interview with Nextv News Latin America, Gustavo Morande, CEO at Zapping TV, expressed himself on the main challenges that the platform had to face due to the pandemic period; the new features available on the platforms app; the new content available  on its catalog and the intentions to expand Zapping TV’s offer in [...]

ViacomCBS Networks International agrees with WarnerMedia to acquire Chilevision

After several rumors that took place during 2020, ViacomCBS has announced this last Monday, April 5th that ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) has agreed to acquire Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevisión from WarnerMedia (AT&T). As reported from ViacomCBS, Chilevisión will fall under the leadership of Juan JC Acosta, President of ViacomCBS International Studios and Networks Americas. [...]

ViacomCBS Networks International agrees with WarnerMedia to acquire Chilevision

After several rumors that took place during 2020, ViacomCBS has announced this last Monday, April 5th that ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) has agreed to acquire Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevisión from WarnerMedia (AT&T). As reported from ViacomCBS, Chilevisión will fall under the leadership of Juan JC Acosta, President of ViacomCBS International Studios and Networks Americas. [...]

Univision launches AVOD OTT PrendeTV with TV channels and VOD content in Spanish for US Hispanic audiences

Univision Communications Inc. announced that it has officially launched PrendeTV, originally announced last January. The platform offers channels and VOD content in Spanish for Hispanic audiences in the US, including titles from Univision, Televisa, RCN, Caracol and Globo, as well as movies from Disney, Lionsgate and MGM, which will be included soon. According to the [...]

NBCUniversal may launch new SVOD OTT internationally

US company NBCUniversal has begun talking about the international launch of a new SVOD OTT, in order to continue its expansion process outside the US. According to the information reported by the specialized website Business Insider, Jeff Shell, the companys CEO, has held conversations about the new streaming platform, which would be branded as Universal. [...]