Tag Archives: Latin America

Yooy TV is now available in Chile and plans its Latin American expansion

In a new commitment to new TV consumption ways, Chilean TV presenter Martin Carcamo launched the OTT Yooy TV. It is a free platform already available in Chile, and with expansion plans in Latin America, with Argentina as the starting point, thanks to a partnership with the businessman and also Argentine TV presenter, Marcelo Tinelli. [...]

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 [...]

Dataxis debates on new sports piracy threats in Latin America

Dataxis held a new virtual panel yesterday, focused on the online piracy impact on live sports in Latin America. With this focus, the company brought together Matias Rivera, CEO at Fanatiz; Gustavo Lerner, Regional Channel Manager for Latam at Verimatrix; and Pedro Freire, Head of Programming for TyC Sports, who participated in the panel New [...]

Claro Sports to broadcast the Bundesliga in Latin America

Claro (America Movil) announced it has acquired the rights to broadcast the Bundesliga (football league soon to start in Germany) for Latin America, not including Brazil, where the rights belong to Band and the sports news and statistics app OneFootball. According to what Claro officially reported, from next September 20th, the company will broadcast the [...]

AT&T continues searching buyers for Vrio

As reported by Bloomberg last September 9th, AT&T is failing to attract potential buyer interest for Vrio, the company’s unit that controls DirecTV’s operations in Latin America and Sky in Brazil, and has been involved in the process for about four months. Similarly, and as reported by The Wall Street Journal last August 28th, the [...]

Pluto TV launches on Hisense TVs in Mexico

ViacomCBS officially reported yesterday that the Pluto TV app, its AVOD OTT launched this year in Latin America, is now available on Hisense-brand TVs with VIDAA operating system in Mexico, as part of a previously announced international agreement. This way, through a direct access button located on the remote control, it will be possible to [...]

CuriosityStream confirms launch of three new original series between 2020 and 2021

The OTT CuriosityStream announced days ago three new original series that will premiere from the last quarter of this year and the beginning of 2021, which will be available to its audiences on VOD and pay TV globally, also in Latin America.  The announced titles are Nature through her eyes and My wild backyard, which [...]

Netflix launches new YouTube channel focused on anime content

As announced by Netflix through the Netflix Japan Anime official Twitter account   , the platform will launch a new YouTube channel with anime content globally, also in Latin America, on September 30th. Although up to now the company has not reported several details about the channel’s content catalog, through the Twitter account, it alerted [...]

ViacomCBS launches NickMusic in Latin America

Days ago, ViacomCBS announced changes on the music channels catalog it offers in Latin America, through which, as of last August 31st, the VH1 Mega Hits channel was no longer available in the region, and was replaced by NickMusic, defined by the company as the new music space created and curated for children. Nick Music [...]

Anime Onegai gets ready to launch in Latin America

After the Anime FLV streaming platform announced that it will start to develop a business model in support of legal anime, several media specialized in anime reported a possible alliance between AnimeFLV and AnimeYT to launch a new legal anime platform in Latin America, which would be called Anime Onegai. As reported on its web [...]