Tag Archives: méxico

MercadoLibre strengthens its OTT and D2C sales strategy with Paramount+ in Mexico

The e-commerce platform MercadoLibre and Paramount+, ViacomCBSs SVOD OTT, relaunched in Latin America last March 4th, announced on May 13th a new partnership, through which MercadoLibre and MercadoPago users will be able to have discounts of up to 40% on the OTT subscription. As a result of the agreement, it will be possible to access [...]

Mubi to open its first physical cinema in Mexico City

The streaming platform Mubi announced on its official Instagram account that it will open its first physical cinema in Mexico City. Up to now, the date on which the venue will be officially opened was not reported, although the company reported that it is an exploratory step in the transition from streaming to a physical [...]

Totalplay increases its pay TV subscribers base and adds 200 thousand new FTTH HPs at the end of Q1 2021

As part of its Q1 2021 results report presentation, the Mexican pay TV operator Totalplay (Grupo Salinas) reported a total of 1,796 million pay TV subscribers, an area in which the company made a 55% growth compared to Q1 2020. In addition , the reported figure is also higher than the number of pay TV [...]

IFT denies new deadline for Disney to sell Fox Sports in Mexico and final term is today

Mexican Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT) has officially announced this last Thursday that it denied having granted The Walt Disney Company an additional term to sell Fox Sports operations in the country, a necessary requirement to allow the Disney-Fox merger, which took place in March 2019. Taking into account this decision, and according to what [...]

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 [...]

Tubi confirms its plans to develop original productions this year

The AVOD OTT Tubi, officially acquired by Fox last year, and available in Mexico in partnership with TV Azteca, confirmed its plans to produce and release original content this year, including content produced by Fox Entertainment. The platform will give more details on the new releases and will hold a presentation for advertisers next week. [...]

Fanatiz launches in Mexico in partnership with Fox Sports

The streaming platform Fanatiz, whose catalog is focused on sports content, has officially  announced on Monday, May 3rd, its launch in Mexico, where it has also reported that it will add Fox Sports channels to its content portfolio. As a result of this partnership, Fanatiz subscribers will be able to access various leagues in Latin [...]

Megacable starts 2021 with 1.4 million Xview subscribers and more internet than video clients

As part of its Q1 2021 results report presentation, Mexican holding Megacable reported a total of 1.4 million subscribers to Xview, its SVOD OTT. According to the figures managed by the company, the platform featured a  530 thousand net additions growth (60.6%) regarding  Q1 2020, while, in comparison with the last three months last year, [...]

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 [...]

Televisa merges its media, content and production assets with Univision and plans to launch new streaming platform

Mexican Group Televisa and the US company Univision announced this Tuesday, April 13th, an agreement whereby Televisa combines its content assets with Univisión, thus creating the largest Spanish-speaking media group in the world. The new company is called Televisa-Univision, and, according to the information reported, one of its first projects will be the launch of [...]