Tag Archives: Latin America

Univision strengthens its steaming executives team after launching its new OTT together with Televisa

Spanish-language and media content company Univision Holdings, Inc. has officially announced this last Friday, July 30th the addition of new leaders to its streaming leadership team, following the recent announcement of a new global streaming platform, which will feature both free ad-supported (AVOD) AND premium subscription (SVOD) based offerings, and whose launch is scheduled for [...]

Mercado Libre offers free Disney+ access for selected clients in Mexico

The e-commerce platform Mercado Libre has officially reported new benefits for its users in Mexico, this time with Disney+, Disney’s SVOD OTT, available in Latin America since November 2020, as the leading actor. According to the information reported, users of level 6 of Mercado Libre, the highest level of the platform’s customer loyalty program, will [...]

Netflix continues slowing its subscribers growth in Latin America and confirms plans to add gaming content on its catalog

As part of its Q2 2021 financial results presentation, Netflix reported a total of 38.6 million subscribers in Latin America. According to the information reported, the company achieved only 764 thousand net additions in relation to Q1, when it reported 37.8 million subscribers in the region; and 2.59 million new subscribers in relation to June [...]

Hemisphere Media Group explores a possible sale

US media conglomerate Hemisphere Media Group, focused on Spanish-speaking audiences and owner of several TV and streaming products available in Latin America, is exploring options that include a potential sale. The information was reported by Reuters this last Thursday, July 22nd, who quoted people familiar with the matter. News are coming after several agreements that [...]

Claro Sports strengthens 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games coverage in Latin America with Applicaster

Pay TV channel Claro Sports (America Movil) announced that it has launched apps for Apple TV and Android TV devices, with the aim of strengthening its Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games coverage in Latin America. For this initiative, Claro Sports chose the Applicaster‘s app management technology, in order to extend the events distribution in the region, [...]

JustWatch strengthens its Latin American expansion and launches in Bolivia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and Paraguay

The international streaming content browser JustWatch is strengthening its expansion in Latin America, and announced it is now available in Bolivia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and Paraguay. It is a guide that allows access to new streaming platforms launches; search for the most popular content; access content to buy or rent on a daily basis; [...]

ESPN to be available via streaming in Latin America through Star+

The Walt Disney Company Latin America has officially announced this last Thursday, July 15th, the full Star+ catalog, its new SVOD OTT, which will be launched in Latin America on August 31st. The platform will bring together general entertainment and sports content aimed at adult audiences, with live sports produced by ESPN, as well as [...]

Edye features more than 1 million subscribers in the US and Latin America

US Spanish-speaking broadcaster Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network (HITN) announced that its SVOD OTT Edye, with premium content in Spanish for preschool-age audiences, now features more than one million subscribers in the US and Latin America. The platform has been developing a distribution plan through other OTTs and pay TV operators in Latin America, including [...]

CuriosityStream now available on PlayStation 4 consoles in the US, Canada and Latin America

The SVOD OTT CuriosityStream has announced that its entire lineup of original films, films, series and shows is now available to be watched on PlayStation 4 (PS4) consoles in the US, Canada and Latin America, giving gamers access to CuriosityStreams more than 3 thousand titles based on nature, science and history, technology, adventures, travel, space [...]

TV Plus, Samsung’s AVOD OTT, launches web version in the US and begins to make its offer available for the company’s non-customers

According to information recently reported on the specialized website Protocol, the South Korean multinational company Samsung launched the web version of its AVOD OTT Samsung TV Plus, thus expanding the ways to access the platform, which, at first, was only available for the companys clients. The new feature is available only in the US, and, [...]