Tag Archives: OTT

Luis Miguel, la serie, arrives in April at Colombia through RCN

The Colombian channel RCN announced that it will premiere in April the first season of Luis Miguel, la serie, the successful biographical series of the Mexican musician. With its arrival at RCN, the production adds a new FTA TV screen in the region, after its broadcasts in the US Hispanic, Chile, Mexico and Peru. Produced [...]

Estudiantes Play offers free content due to the Coronavirus pandemic

The Argentine football club Estudiantes de La Plata announced that, due to the spread of Covid-19 (Coronavirus), and to help with the mandatory  measures to stay at home required to stop the pandemic, it will release content from Estudiantes Play, the sports institution’s OTT , recently launched. As officially reported by the club, Estudiantes Play [...]

Claro Sports and Marca Claro to have next Olympic Games edition pay TV and digital platforms broadcasting rights

After the decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Japanese Government to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games for next year, Claro Sports and Marca Claro announced that they will have, without any change, the event pay TV and digital platforms broadcasting rights on the new date determined to celebrate them. The coverage [...]

OTTs must offer 30% of Mexican productions

For the second time, the Mexican Senate approved a measure that establishes that OTT platforms must have 30% of content made in the country. As reported by the local newspaper El Universal, the measure had already been approved last week, although the  Senate decided that the issue be submitted to a second discussion in Commissions. [...]

ViacomCBS channels are added to DirecTV GO in Mexico

ViacomCBS Networks Americas announced that its global channels MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr, Comedy Central and Paramount Channel are already part of the DirecTV GOs content catalog in Mexico, where it was launched on Tuesday, March 24th. Apart from the already mentioned  linear TV channels, DirecTV GO subscribers in Mexico will also have a VOD catalog, [...]

Netflix, YouTube, Globo, Facebook and Instagram decrease their video quality in Latin America

With the worldwide expansion of Covid-19 (Coronavirus), in recent days Netflix and YouTube announced that they have decreased their quality in Europe, in order to improve connectivity during compulsory social reclusion in countries affected by the epidemic. The move recently moved to Latin America, where Netflix, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Globo applied the same measure. [...]

DirecTV GO arrives at Mexico

DirecTV GO, the platform that combines the best of live TV and on-demand content, arrives in Mexico to delight local customers with the best premieres, series, documentaries, movies, sports and an extensive premium offer. Starting on March 24th, users will be able to subscribe without a contract or service installation, simply requires an internet connection. [...]

AFA Play is available for free for a 60-day period

The Argentine Football Association (AFA) announced that AFA Play, its SVOD OTT launched in late 2019, is now available for free for a 60-day period, due to the global context linked to Covid-19 (Coronavirus) . The sports platform is available on its web version, and it is possible to download the app from Google Play [...]

Universal Pictures to release films in movie theatres and OTT at the same time

Universal Pictures (Comcast) announced that due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it will release films in movie theatres and OTT at the same time. With the recommendations not to stay in public spaces to avoid the spread of the pandemic, movie theaters have either closed or else recorded an important drop in viewers. The specialized site [...]