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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. [...]

Kanal D Drama strengthens itself in the US Hispanic market through Verizon

Thema America (Canal+ Group) has recently announced that Kanal D Drama is now available as part of US pay TV operator Verizon programming grid. According to what was reported, its subscribers are now able to access the TV channel through Verizons Fios TV Mundo and Mundo Total packages in HD, on channel 1.586.  Verizon is [...]

Comcast’s AVOD OTT Xumo launches three linear Spanish-language Telemundo channels

Xumo, Comcasts AVOD OTT, has announced the launch of three linear Spanish-language Telemundo channels as part of its catalog. The new channels are Telemundo al dia; Telemundo Realities and Telemundo Novelas. According to the information reported, the channels are part of a long-term partnership, which will offer more than 3 thousand hours of Telemundo content [...]

Telemundo to broadcast Chivas local football matches in the US

Telemundo Deportes officially announced a multi-year agreement that includes the exclusive rights for the US of the matches that the Club Deportivo Guadalajara, better known as Las Chivas, plays as the local team in the coming MX Football League. This way, Chivas joins NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises sports content catalog from the beginning of the Professional [...]

Fox Sports directs its sale in Mexico

As reported by the Mexican website Mediotiempo, Fox Sports would already have a buyer in Mexico. The channels sale  in the country is one of the requirements imposed on The Walt Disney Company by the Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) to approve Disney-Fox merger, which took place in March last year.  According to information given by [...]

Peacock early preview begins on Xfinity X1 and Flex in the US

As confirmed earlier this year, Comcast is launching today a preview of the premium tear of Peacock, NBCUniversals AVOD OTT, which will be available at not additional cost for Xfinity X1 and Flex customers in the US. Latin American launching date has not been reported yet. The preview will be followed by the national launch [...]

Universal Pictures to release films in movie theatres and OTT at the same time

Universal Pictures (Comcast) announced that due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it will release films in movie theatres and OTT at the same time. With the recommendations not to stay in public spaces to avoid the spread of the pandemic, movie theaters have either closed or else recorded an important drop in viewers. The specialized site [...]

Disney aims to launch Hulu internationally in 2021

Bob Iger, CEO at The Walt Disney Company, reported that the company is working on a plan to launch Hulu internationally, as announced two years ago. Iger expressed himself about Hulu at the last analyst conference recently held, where he gave about the Disney+ expansion  process and said the plan is to repeat it with [...]

NBC Universal’s OTT Peacock already has its release date, prices and catalog confirmed

NBC Universal announced last week during an event with shareholders in New York new details about Peacock, the company’s new OTT. The platform will be launched on April 15th in the US for Xfinity TV customers (Comcast), and will arrive at the rest of that country on July 15th. As detailed, the OTT will have [...]