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Disney’s linear channels to be removed from PlayPlus in Brazil

According to the information reported on several specialized websites in Brazil, the SVOD OTT PlayPlus (Grupo Record) will remove Disneys linear TV channels from its catalog as of next May 31st. The platform is reporting its subscribers through an email that Disney channels (Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Jr) and ESPNs (ESPN, ESPN Brasil, [...]

IFT denies new deadline for Disney to sell Fox Sports in Mexico and final term is today

Mexican Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT) has officially announced this last Thursday that it denied having granted The Walt Disney Company an additional term to sell Fox Sports operations in the country, a necessary requirement to allow the Disney-Fox merger, which took place in March 2019. Taking into account this decision, and according to what [...]

Pluto TV adds Stingray’s channels to its catalog in Latin America, excluding Brazil

ViacomCBS has officially announced this week its decision to add channels from the Canadian company Stingray to Pluto TV’s catalog in Latin America, not including Brazil. As a result of the agreement between both companies, since this last Tuesday, May 4th, the AVOD OTT catalog already includesStingray iConcerts and Stingray Karaoke, the first two music [...]

Paulistão Play adds Betsul and DirecTV GO as commercial partners

Mauro Silva, Vice President at the Paulista Football Federation, starred in the one-on-one session Football in the new era of OTT and social networks during the second Nextv Sport Latin Americas virtual edition, in which he informed that the SVOD OTT  Paulistão Play, recently launched by the entity, has added the Betsul sports betting website [...]

Brazil loses almost 200 thousand pay TV subscribers and reports the biggest customers drop so far this year

According to figures reported by the Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Anatel) in Brazil, and quoted by the specialized website Telaviva, the pay TV market in that country ended March with just over 14.3 million subscribers. According to the entity, the country lost 198.5 thousand clients during the month, which was the most significant drop so [...]

Globoplay strengthens its content offering with access to Apple TV+ catalog from May

Brazilian Grupo Globo has officially announced this last Friday, April 30th it has run a new strategic partnership with Apple, through which it will offer selected Globoplay subscribers access to the Apple TV+ catalog, the companys new SVOD OTT, originally launched in November 2019. According to the terms of the agreement, Globoplays annual plan and [...]

Telefonica’s mobile customers in Brazil can now access Starzplay

Brazilian telecommunications company Vivo (Telefonica) has announced last week a partnership with Starzplay, through which Vivo’s mobile customers will be able to hire the Starz (Lionsgate) platform and pay the subscription directly from the  companys monthly invoice, without the need to use credit cards. Although the value of the original Starzplay subscription is valued at [...]

America Movil to launch Claro Box TV in all Latin American countries where the company is now operating

During the conference with analysts that took place due to America Movils Q1 2021 results report presentation, Daniel Haikk, CEO of the company, informed that the streaming device Claro Box TV, now only available in Brazil, will also be launched in the rest of the countries in which the company is currently operating. The device [...]

Globo plans to premiere 75 original productions on Globoplay between 2021 and 2022

Erick Bretas, Director de Productos Digitales del Grupo Globo de Brasil dio a conocer algunos de los proyectos a corto plazo para Globoplay, el SVOD OTT de la compañía. Según reportó el ejecutivo, Globo tiene actualmente 102 proyectos en desarrollo y producción para ser estrenados en Globoplay, de los cuales 75 harán su debut en [...]

Band and Claro develop first sports broadcast with 5G in Brazil

Brazilian FTA TV channel Rede Bandeirantes (Band), owned by Grupo Bandeirantes de Comunicação, and the telecommunications company Claro Brasil (America Movil), have made this last Sunday, April 25th, the first sports broadcast using 5G technology in Brazil. According to the information reported by UOL and other specialized websites in the country, it took place during [...]