ViacomCBS announced that its AVOD OTT Pluto TV is now available in 17 Latin American countries. The platform has been launched in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Paraguay, El Salvador, Uruguay and Venezuela. In Brazil, the OTT will be launched at the end of the year.
The platform has 24 exclusive channels with series, movies and other diverse content, such as anime, reality shows, lifestyle, competitions, nature, police and children’s content. The AVOD OTT catalog meets more than 12 thousand hours and content and has productions from various suppliers. In addition, new channels will be added progressively, with the aim of reaching 70 in the next 12 months. Access to the platform can be done through its web version, or through Apple TV, Android TV and mobile devices with iOS and Android systems.
‘As Pluto TV experiences a rapid expansion worldwide, I am pleased to announce that Pluto TV is now available in Latin America, one of the most important and largest markets in the world’, said Juan Carlos Acosta, President at ViacomCBS Networks Americas. ‘This innovative project is a great complement to our OTT products available in the market, and allows us to continue bringing entertainment to all audiences and work with our partners to bring this never before seen free streaming TV proposal to Latin American audiences’, he added.
Tom Ryan, CEO and co-founder of Pluto TV, has also expressed himself on the launch of the AVOD OTT in Latin America, and said that the platform was launched six years ago, ‘with the aim of entertaining the planet, and the vision of becoming the world leader in free streaming TV’. The executive also reported that, today, Pluto TV “is the leading free streaming platform in the US, and we are growing rapidly in Europe. In addition, with the launch in Latin America, Ryan stated that ‘today we are taking a great step in our mission, and we are excited to be able to offer people in Latin America, one of the largest markets in the world, our popular free streaming TV service’.