Tag Archives: Discovery

Discovery to launch new OTT globally soon

David Zaslav, CEO at Discovery, has confirmed days ago that the company will join the OTT universe with a new platform, which will soon be launched globally, including Latin America. The executive made the announcement last week at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia shareholders conference. The company had already reported to be working on a new [...]

Multimedios strengthens its TV programming grid with contents from Discovery

Mexican FTA TV channel Multimedios (Canal 6) officially announced this last Monday a partnership agreement with Discovery México to include some of the most relevant content from the international company into its programming grid. This way, Multimedios offers, since the second week of September, Discovery Home and Health programs from Monday to Saturday; and Investigation [...]

Zapping TV strengths its content offering with four new channels

Chilean pay TV OTT continues strengthening its content offering in its catalog, with the announcement of the incorporation of NASA TV (owned by the US space agency); the French channel France 24; Russian channel RT and Arirang, from South Korea. The already mentioned channels are added into Zapping TV’s basic plan, which offers more than [...]

Zapping TV adds Discovery channels to its catalog

Chilean pay TV OTT Zapping TV announced it is adding three new Discovery channels to its content catalog. Discovery Theater (based on science and culture content); Discovery World (with series and documentaries) and Discovery Science (with programming that covers topics related to science), are now available on the platform. We launched these channels at a [...]

Discovery acquires Golf Channel Latin America

Discovery announced the acquisition of Latin American Golf, which operates Golf Channel Latin America, its pay-TV channel, to Simple Networks LLC and Fornaluz Productions, an  Inversiones Bahía affiliate. The incorporation of Golf Channel Latin America will expand Discovery’s global media business related to golf in Latin America, adding a growing multiplatform with more than 10 [...]

Alianza restructures itself and creates executive board to advance in combating content piracy

In an effort to more closely align with priorities for future consolidated strategies against piracy, the organization Alianza (Contra Pirateria de Television Paga) announced its restructuring with the creation of an executive board of officers. The executive board will be comprised of members from DirecTV, Discovery, ESPN, FOX and Turner, a group of content providers, [...]

The D2C model, between traditional methodology and new content platforms

As part of the 2019 edition of the Nextv Series Colombia event, the leading conference that took place on June 27th at the JW Marriott Hotel in Bogotá, the D2C and new platforms for content panel was developed. Ernesto Carreño, Head of Marketing at DirecTV Colombia, José Luiz Ribeiro, Regional Sales Director Latam at Alpha [...]

Oi updates its OTT Oi Play with more content customization features

The Brazilian company Oi presented new features in its Oi Play VOD platform, available for iOS and Android devices. The application now has the ‘Pra Trocar’ update, which allows subscribers to choose which OTT content they want to add to their plan. The system works through virtual currencies called plays, and lasts for 30 days. [...]

Discovery takes Food Network to Colombia through Movistar TV

The Discovery channel announced an agreement with Movistar to make Food Network, focused on the food markets content, available in Colombia through Movistar TVs channel 851 (HD) The channel will be available in Movistars Zaphire Plus plan. Increasing our entertainment content catalog is one of Movistar Colombias aims. Our customers demand quality and different content, [...]

Discovery and BBC launch new OTT in 2020

Discovery and BBC Studios announced they will launch a new OTT SVOD worldwide, scheduled for 2020. Both business ran a 10 year-agreement valued at USD 400 million, in which Discovery acquired an extensive list of contents from the British company. The acquisition includes the BBCs franchise rights – such as Planet Earth and Blue Planet [...]