Tag Archives: Quibi

After having acquired Quibi’s catalog, Roku plans to produce original content

According to information reported by the specialized website Protocol and others, Roku plans to produce its own original content. The initiative takes place months after the company announced the acquisition of the full Quibi catalog globally, after the platform has ended its operations, seven months after its launch. While no Roku executive has expressed himself [...]

Quibi to shut down ‘on or around December 1st’

After The Wall Street Journal and other websites reported that the SVOD OTT Quibi will shut down, the company reported that the end of the platform’s operations will take place on or around December 1st. Quibi, with a content catalog of short content for mobile devices, had been officially launched in April. With the news, [...]

Quibi to shut down seven months after its launch

As officially reported by The Wall Street Journal and other specialized websites, Quibi, SVOD OTT focused on short content for mobile devices, officially launched this year, is considering shutting down seven months after it was officially introduced to the OTT market, last April. With this news, the platform will not be available in Latin America.  [...]

Quibi explores a possible sale a few months after its launch

As officially reported by The Wall Street Journal this last Monday, September 21st, according to sources close to Quibi, three possible stages for the new platform, recently launched, are being evaluated. The main reason focuses on the poor results that it has been recording since its launch, to which Jeffrey Katzenberg, Co-founder, attributed the Coronavirus [...]

Quibi reports 1.3 million active users

Quibi, the platform that bets on short content for mobile devices, reported 1.3 million active users a month and a half after its launch on April 6th and, up to now, it has been downloaded 3.5 million times. Launched during the confinement for the Coronavirus pandemic, the reported figures are not very encouraging, according to [...]

Quibi records 1.7 million downloads in its first week

Officially launched last April 6th with a 90-day free trial period, the OTT Quibi, with short content and adapted to mobile devices, recorded 1.7 million downloads during its first week on the market. With all its content distributed in 10-minute maximum episodes, Quibis first week downloads surpassed the companys expectations, as reported by Meg Whitman, [...]

Quibi reports 300 thousand downloads after its launch

According to the analysis firm Sensor Tower, the Quibi app recorded around 300 thousand downloads during the first day of operations. The OTT was officially launched this Monday, April 6th in the US, and offers content adapted for mobile devices, which lasts at least 10 minutes, and with the possibility of watching them vertically or [...]

Quibi, SVOD OTT focused in short content, makes its debut in the US

The SVOD OTT Quibi, (short for Quick Bites), focused on short content for mobile phones, launched today in the US. All its content will be distributed in  10-minute maximum episodes, and it will have a version with advertisements for a USD 5 monthly subscription, and another without advertising, valued at USD 8 per month. The [...]

Quibi, HBO Max and Peacock stick with initial launch plans despite global Coronavirus disruption

Quibi, HBO Max and Peacock, new OTTs soon to launch, confirmed that they will keep the originally stipulated release dates despite the impacts that Covid-19 (Coronavirus) is making on the industry globally. As reported by the specialized website Multichannel, a Quibi spokesperson said that our plans for the app launch have not changed, and confirmed [...]