Tag Archives: 2021

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Discovery+ launches in the US and Europe before arriving at Latin America

Discovery Inc. has officially launched Discovery +, its new SVOD OTT, on January 4th, now available in the US as a D2C product, and in Europe. The international launch of the platform, which will include Latin American countries, including Brazil, is scheduled for 2021 and 2022. The official launch of Discovery+ in the US took [...]

Panama puts analog blackout off for 2021

As recently reported by several specialized websites, the Autoridad Nacional de Servicios Publicos de Panama (ASEP) has ordered to postpone the analog blackout in Panama, whose first phase was originally scheduled for October 2020. According to the information reported, the new date will take place in June next year.  Mobility problems caused due to the [...]

Disney to launch Star+ as standalone OTT in Latin America in 2021

During the Investor Day that The Walt Disney Company held this last Thursday, December 10th, the company announced that it will launch a new SVOD OTT in Latin America.  After the official launch of Disney+ in the region, which took place on November 17th, Disney will now launch Srar+, scheduled for June 2021. As reported [...]

HBO Max to be launched in Europe and Latin America in mid-2021

After announcing last week that, from 2021, all Warner Bros films will be released at the same time in movie theaters and on HBO Max, WarnerMedia (AT&T) has finally confirmed that its new SVOD OTT, officially launched last May in the US, is expected to be available in Europe and Latin America in mid-2021. Also, [...]

Warner Bros to release all its films in the US in 2021 in movie theaters and HBO Max

The US film company Warner Bros has announced last Thursday that all the films scheduled to be released in 2021 in the US will be launched at the same time in movie theaters and on HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s (AT&T) new SVOD OTT launched in May in the US, with plans to arrive at Latin America [...]

Discovery+ to start its international expansion in the US and plans to arrive at Latin America in 2021

As announced in September, and as reported on several specialized websites, Discovery has announced this Wednesday, December 2nd, that it will launch Discovery +, its new D2C OTT, in the US. As detailed, the SVOD OTT will be launched in the North American country on January 4th, and globally throughout 2021, including Latin American countries. [...]

Netflix to launch 10 new Latin American original productions between 2020 and 2021

Days after presenting its Q3 2020 results report, Netflix announced the next 10 original productions that it will launch in Latin America for the 2020/2021 season. Titles include documentary series, fiction series and films, and entertainment content; and they come from Argentina, Colombia, the US Hispanic and Mexico. This last October 27th, Netflix premiered the [...]