Tag Archives: 2021

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 [...]

Luis Arvizu: ‘We are going to turn Blim TV into one of the platforms with the highests video reproduction in Latin America very soon’

Luis Arvizu, CEO at Blim TV (Televisa), was interviewed by Nextv News Latin America due to the launch of an AVOD version for the OTT platform, scheduled for 2021. The executive gave details about the scope it will have in the region; the content differences that it will have with the SVOD version, already available; [...]

Mundo moves forward on its FTTH deployment plan in Chile for 2021

Chilean Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel) reported earlier this month its latest statistics on connectivity, in which it reported that the percentage of  FTTH technology participation in total fixed connections in Chile had an 7.7% annual increment, reaching 32.8% in the first half this  year. This way, Enrique Coulembier, CEO at Mundo, which has recently announced [...]

Blim TV to feature AVOD version in 2021

Televisa announced that it will launch an AVOD version of its OTT Blim TV in 2021, apart from the platforms SVOD version, already available. The announcement was made by Luis Arvizu, CEO at Blim TV, although he did not clarify whether the AVOD version will be available only in Mexico, or also in other Latin [...]

Mundo aims to accelerate FTTH deployment in Chile from next year

As recently reported by several specialized websites in Chile, Chilean triple play operator Mundo Pacifico -recently rebranded as Mundo-, plans to be the second company with the largest FTTH deployment in the country by next year. To achieve this goal, the company will use a new technology in FTTH.  With this technology, we hope to [...]

Sony to stop producing and selling TVs in Brazil from mid-2021

The Japanese multinational company Sony has officially announced last September 15th its decision to close its subsidiary in Manaus, Brazil, after almost 50 years operating in the country. The company reported that production activities will end in March next year, and that by mid-2021 will stop sales of TVs, cameras, audio devices and other products [...]