Tag Archives: Latin America

AT&T nears deal with TPG Capital to sell DirecTV in the US

As reported on the specialized website CNBC, AT&T is about to run an agreement to sell a stake in DirecTV (DTH), U-Verse (IPTV) and AT&T TV Now (pay TV OTT) to the US investment fund TPG Capital, with whom it had already been holding talks to acquire a stake in the DTH. However, as confirmed [...]

Discovery+ features 11 million subscribers before starting its international expansion into Latin America

As part of its Q4 2020 financial results presentation, Discovery reported that Discovery+, its new OTT, recently launched in the US and Europe, already features more than 11 million subscribers. The platform was officially launched on January 4th, and it plans to start its global expansion throughout this year, which will include Latin American countries. [...]

Particular Crowd, Warner Media Latin America’s new films brand, launches more than 100 of its own films during its first year

Particular Crowd, WarnerMedia Latin America’s new original films brand,  has announced that it has launched more than 100 of its own films during its first year of operations. The initiative was launched last year, as part of WarnerMedia Latin America’s expansion towards the production of original and exclusive content for its brands in the region. [...]

After announcing investments in Mexico, Netflix confirms new original series filmed in the country

Netflix has released on Thursday, February 18th, the official trailer for ¿Quien mato a Sara?, a new original series filmed in Mexico, which will become part of the platform’s catalog on March 24th. With this launch, Netflix continues betting on the Mexican market, since during January it announced plans to film original titles in the [...]

Netflix continues to bet on Argentina with new original productions

Netflix has announced this Thursday, February 19th, that it is working on the production of new Argentine content to be included as part of its catalog soon. This way, the OTT continues to bet on Argentine productions after, in February 2020, Reed Hastings, CEO at the company, held a meeting with the country’s President, Alberto [...]

Crunchyroll expands its catalog in Latin America with VIZ Media

The Crunchyroll platform, whose portfolio is focused on the anime universe, has recently announced a new partnership with VIZ Media, a US anime distribution and entertainment company based in San Francisco, California. As reported by Crunchyroll, the aim of the partnership is to expand the platform’s catalog in Latin America, and add almost 600 titles. [...]

Disney+ reports almost 95 million subscribers globally one year after its original launch

As part of its financial results presentation for the first fiscal quarter (from October to December 2020), The Walt Disney Company reported that, just over a year after the official launch of Disney+ – which took place in the US on November 12th, 2019-, its SVOD OTT currently reports 94.9 million subscribers globally. The figure [...]

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 [...]

Mimyuni Media Entertainment launches new package with its sports channels

The Mimyuni Media Entertainment programmer has announced this last Tuesday, February 9th, that it will launch a new content package, in which it made the decision to gather its sports channels offering to market it to pay TV operators. As officially reported by Mimyuni Media Entertainment, the first channel package that the company will launch [...]

FlixLatino strengthens its content catalog with two new linear TV channels

FlixLatino, SomosNexts SVOD OTT, subsidiary of SomosTV LLC and focused on the development and exploitation of paid distribution of online audiovisual content in Spanish, has added two new linear TV channels in Spanish to its catalog, which is available in the US and Puerto Rico. These are FlixLatino Live and Flix Kids, the latter one [...]