Tag Archives: Coronavirus

VTR’s on-demand content consumption increases 125% during the pandemic period

Chilean telecommunications company VTR reported a 125% increase on its VTR VOD content consumption between March and August, that is, during the social distancing period due to the Coronavirus pandemic. VTR reported this information days after announcing a new version of its platform, where it also made HBO movies and series available. As reported by [...]

Red de Salas de Cine launches its own OTT due to the closure of movie theatres in Chile

Chilean Red de Salas de Cine de Chile, made up of independent cinemas in that country, launched its own OTT, with a catalog that already includes around 50 titles between series, short films and feature films, and others. Contents can be watched  for free, through a SVOD version (for CH $ 3,000; USD4), TVOD (for [...]

Argentina approves protocol for filming and audiovisual recordings during the pandemic period

After declaring telephony, internet and pay TV as essential services, the Argentine Government presented the General Protocol for the prevention of Covid-19 in fiction filming and / or recordings for cinema, TV and content for audiovisual platforms, a recommendations guideline for a gradual incorporation to work in the audiovisual production industry in the country. The [...]

Globo to premiere new series produced during quarantine period in September

Adding itself to the multiple series that emerged in the region during the Coronavirus pandemic, Globo announced that it will premiere Amor e Sorte in September, with four episodes that will be premiered on TV Globo. As detailed by the company, each episode is based on issues related to the quarantine period. In the first [...]

Argentine film premieres directly on Netflix due to the Coronavirus pandemic

Netflix announced this Thursday the launch of the official trailer for Corazon Loco, a new Argentine comedy film, which will be available on the platform from next Wednesday, September 9th. The film had plans to be released in movie theaters, but it did not work due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Corazon loco is starred by [...]

Globo and DAZN decide to finish TV broadcasting rights agreements with Conmebol in Brazil for Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana

The Brazilian group Globo and the OTT DAZN, which began its operations in Brazil in May last year and is currently working on its expansion plans to more countries in Latin America and the rest of the world, decided to finish the TV broadcasting rights agreements they had available with the South American Football Confederation [...]

Warner Bros launches films directly on OTTs in Latin America

The film company Warner Bros is starting to develop its strategy of premiering  movies directly on OTT platforms in Latin America, without releasing them in cinemas, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The company had already implemented this strategy in the US and in several countries around the world, and in Latin America it will release [...]

Flow records 126 million viewed content and 5 million connected devices during the pandemic period

Cablevision Flow, Telecom Argentinas OTT, reported its content consumption performance during the quarantine period, between March 20th and July 1st. During the period, the amount of content viewed on the platform amounted to 126 million titles, 35% more compared to the first three months of the year, that is, the period of the year  before [...]

Mexico takes schools to TV with Televisa, TV Azteca, Grupo Imagen and Grupo Multimedios

With the aim of offering distance education to Mexican students during the Coronavirus pandemic, the Mexican Government announced an agreement with Televisa, TV Azteca, Grupo Imagen and Grupo Multimedios to broadcast classes to more than 30 million classmates. Mexico will resume classes remotely from next August 24th. We are convinced that, despite adversity, it is [...]

Pay TV loses 67 thousand subscribers in June and continues to drop during the pandemic in Brazil

The Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) reported the figures for pay TV in the country during June. According to the entity’s report, Brazil ended the sixth month of the year with 15.18 million subscribers, 67 thousand less than those it had in May. Although the pay TV subscriber base in Brazil continues to drp during [...]