Tag Archives: D2C

Mercado Libre to focus on OTT and D2C selling

Mercado Libres Product & Technology Chief Operating Officer (COO), Daniel Ravinobich, reported during an entrepreneurs meeting of the Innova Network in Buenos Aires, that the largest company in Argentina, and also the largest e-commerce business in Latin America, will focus on the content streaming products aggregation. During his presentation, which took place in Lobos, Buenos [...]

HBO Max to be launched in Latin America in June this year

WarnerMedia (AT&T) has confirmed this Thursday, February 11th, that HBO Max, its new SVOD OTT, will finally be launched in 39 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean at the end of June. With its arrival at Latin America, HBO Max begins its international expansion, after having been officially launched in the US,  in late [...]

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 [...]

Starzplay launches as D2C in Colombia

Starz (Lionsgate) has announced on Thursday, December 10th, the official launch of the new international direct-to-consumer Starzplay application in Colombia, with plans to continue with future releases in other countries soon. Colombia joins Chile and Argentina, where Starzplay has been recently launched also as a D2C platform. We are very excited to continue expanding our [...]

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. [...]

Starzplay launches in Argentina and Chile as D2C

Starz (Lionsgate) has announced this Wednesday, October 29th, the launch of the StarzPlay app direct to the consumer in Argentina and Chile, including plans for new launches in more countries during the rest of the year. After first launching the Starzplay app internationally last year, we are excited to expand our direct-to-consumer app in Argentina [...]

Anatel establishes that offering linear TV channels on the internet is not considered as pay TV

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) has officially established that linear TV channels offered via streaming is not considered a pay TV offer, but rather a value-added service. For this reason, they should be excluded from the rules established by the SeAC Law (N°. 12,485; 2011), which regulates Pay TV offers in Brazil. Linearity in content [...]

Starz launches direct to consumer Starzplay app in Mexico and Brazil

Starz (Lionsgate) announced it has launched of the all-new international Starzplay app in Brazil, France, Germany, Mexico and the UK with plans to launch an additional 20 countries in 2020. Expanding our D2C product into the global arena with the launch of the Starzplay app gives subscribers seamless entry to our platform and premium content [...]

Fox+ and Fox Premium D2C offer is also cancelled in Google Play and iTunes Store in Brazil

One day after the Disney+ launch in the US, Fox announced that its Fox+ and Fox Premium SVOD platforms will no longer be available 2DC in Google Play and iTunes Store in Brazil, starting today. The measure is added to the one announced in Mexico last week, where the company, owned by Disney since March, [...]

Brazil bans OTT D2C Fox+

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) issued a precautionary measure in which it request Fox to restrict Fox+, its direct to final consumer OTT. The Brazilian regulator gave Foz a 30-day period to obey the measure and, in case of not responding to it, the channel will be forced to pay a daily USD 25,800 fine, [...]