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US Democrat congressmen spokes against WarnerMedia-Discovery merger

A group of more than 30 members of the United States Congress spoke out against the merger process between WarnerMedia and Discovery, and requested through a letter that the approval of the transaction, valued at USD 43 billion, must be carried out more rigorously by regulatory entities. “In particular, the merger threatens to increase the [...]

Claro Brasil declares against Disney for removing content from its linear channels

Claro Brasil, the largest pay TV operator in the region, criticized The Walt Disney Company’s decision to have removed content from its linear channels to strengthen the exclusivity of the offer of its Disney + and Star + OTTs. “This measure makes the service more expensive for the subscriber and makes everything more expensive“, the [...]

OTT Discovery + arrives in Brazil on November 9th

Discovery finally confirmed the launch of its OTT Discovery + in Brazil for November 9th, after having postponed the premiere that was originally scheduled for September. To the agreement that had already been announced with Globoplay, a contract with Claro was now incorporated to include the platform in its Claro box tv service, in addition [...]

Discovery delays launch of Discovery + in Brazil

Discovery Inc. decided to postpone the date for the launch of its new streaming platform, Discovery +, in Brazil, scheduled for September 2021, according to the Brazilian portal UOL. Although the reasons are unknown, it was stated that the OTT is expected to arrive in the country before the end of the year. In the [...]

Discovery hits 18 million OTT subscribers and gets ready to launch Discovery+ in Latin America

As part of its Q2 2021 financial results presentation, Discovery Inc reported that, gathering  all its streaming platforms, it features 18 million subscribers. The figure includes the entire portfolio of the company, including the international D2C products, and also Discovery+, which is about to arrive in Latin America. The platform was officially launched last January [...]

Discovery+ to be launched in Brazil in September

Discovery has announced this last Thursday, June 24th, that it will launch Discovery+, its new SVOD OTT, in Brazil next September. This way, the platform, whose launch originally took place in the US and Europe at the beginning of this year, confirms its international expansion plans towards Latin America. The launch date and other news [...]

AT&T to launch a streaming platform for CNN

AT&Ts CEO, John Stankey, confirmed last week during the The Economic Club of Washington D.Cs forum the launch of a streaming platform for CNN, which will be called CNN Plus. Up to now, it has not been confirmed if the platform will only be available in the US, or if there are plans to launch [...]