Tag Archives: Latin America

Disney to launch Star+ in Latin America on August 31st

Disney announced this last Friday, May 14th, that it will launch Star+, its new SVOD OTT, on August 31st in Latin America. In original terms, the platforms launch was planned for June, but the company did not explain the reasons that led it to put it off. Star+ will arrive at Latin America after, at [...]

Pluto TV adds Stingray’s channels to its catalog in Latin America, excluding Brazil

ViacomCBS has officially announced this week its decision to add channels from the Canadian company Stingray to Pluto TV’s catalog in Latin America, not including Brazil. As a result of the agreement between both companies, since this last Tuesday, May 4th, the AVOD OTT catalog already includesStingray iConcerts and Stingray Karaoke, the first two music [...]

Telemundo creates new studios to meet streaming demands of Latin audiences

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises has announced this last Wednesday, May 5th, that it has created Telemundo Streaming Studios, the first Hispanic media studio focused on satisfying and serving Latin streaming audiences in the US and other parts of the world. The new production unit launches with more than 35 titles in development and production stages, including [...]

Starzplay shoots its first Latin American original production in Mexico

The SVOD OTT Starzplay (Lionsgate) has announced last week that it is shooting Señorita 89, its first Latin American original production, which is taking place in different Mexican cities, and will be available in Spanish, with local actors. The series, an original production from Starzplay and Pantaya, will last eight episodes and is co-produced by [...]

Hispasat to take over Telefonica Media Network’s management and audiovisual network transport business in Latin America

The Spanish satellite telecommunications company Hispasat (Red Electrica Group) has officially announced this last Thursday, April 29th, that, from that date, it started to take over Telefonica Media Networks management and audiovisual network transport business in Latin America. The terms of the agreement between Hispasat and Telefonica were not reported. As reported by the company, [...]

America Movil to launch Claro Box TV in all Latin American countries where the company is now operating

During the conference with analysts that took place due to America Movils Q1 2021 results report presentation, Daniel Haikk, CEO of the company, informed that the streaming device Claro Box TV, now only available in Brazil, will also be launched in the rest of the countries in which the company is currently operating. The device [...]

WarnerMedia to produce 100 original titles in two years in Latin America for HBO Max

WarnerMedia Latin America (AT&T) has officially announced this Thursday, April 29th, that it plans to launch more than 100 original productions in the next two years, of which 33 are already being produced. The premiere of all these titles will take place at the SVOD OTT HBO Max, which will be launched in June in [...]

Cable Onda becomes Tigo and plans to invest USD 100 million in the next 24 months to improve its internet offer in Panama

Telecommunications company Millicom has officially announced this week its decision to remove the Cable Onda brand in Panama, used by the company to market its fixed service offer (pay TV, telephony and internet) in the country, and replace it with Tigo , name under which Millicom’s operations are known in the Latin American markets in [...]

Vrio reports 10.56 million subscribers in Latin America and slows down its clients base in the region at the end of Q1 2021

As part of its Q1 2021 results report presentation, Vrio, AT&Ts unit that controls DirecTV’s operations in Latin America and Skys in Brazil, reported a total of 10.559 million subscribers. The figure shows a 383 thousand customers drop in relation to the 10,942 million that the company had reported at the end of Q4 2020, [...]

Canela.TV starts its international expansion process and is now available in Mexico

US company Canela Media has recently announced that its AVOD OTT Canela.TV, officially launched in the US and Puerto Rico in 2020 and aimed at Hispanic audiences, is starting  its international expansion process and has been introduced in the Mexican market. Access to the platform is free, and those who wish to enter must log [...]