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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. [...]

AT&T sells Crunchyroll to Sony

After several months of negotiations, AT&T  has finally confirmed an agreement for the sale of Crunchyroll to Funimation, a joint-venture between Sony Pictures Entertainment in the US and the Japanese Aniplex, the latter subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment. The transaction was valued at USD 1,175 million in cash. In order to reduce its debt load, [...]

Disney+ is now available on Roku, LG, Sony, Samsung and Amazon devices in Latin America

After the official launch of Disney+ in Latin America, which took place last Tuesday, November 17th, companies such as Roku, LG, Sony, Samsung and Amazon announced that they are already integrating Disney’s SVOD OTT on their devices. The first of these companies to officially announce the integration of the platform on its smart TVs was [...]

Discovery to represent Sony’s advertising sales in Brazil and Mexico

Discovery Latin America & US Hispanic (DLA / USH – Discovery Inc), has recently announced an agreement with Sony Pictures Television (SPT) through which DLA / USH will become SPTs advertising sales representative in Brazil and Mexico, and pan regional sales from Florida, US. Under the terms of the agreement, DLA / USH will represent [...]

Sony would be close to acquiring Crunchyroll

As reported by several specialized websites, Sony would have entered into final negotiations to acquire the US OTT Crunchyroll. The transaction would be valued at around USD 957 million. In mid-August, the specialized website The Information had reported that, originally, AT&T requested USD 1.5 billion for the platform and Sony was interested in the acquisition, [...]

Sony to stop producing and selling TVs in Brazil from mid-2021

The Japanese multinational company Sony has officially announced last September 15th its decision to close its subsidiary in Manaus, Brazil, after almost 50 years operating in the country. The company reported that production activities will end in March next year, and that by mid-2021 will stop sales of TVs, cameras, audio devices and other products [...]

The Cable to distribute HBO in St. Kitts

Beginning this month, subscribers of The Cable in St. Kitts will be able to enjoy HBOs award-winning content as part of their offering of channels. The Cable subscribers will now have direct access to thousands of HBO titles, including the eight seasons of the most acclaimed series of all-time Game of Thrones, hit series such [...]

Tim adds Looke to its content catalog in Brazil

After the agreement to include Netflix, the Brazilian company Tim announced that its customers already have the Looke platform contents available, which includes a more that eight thousand titles with movies, series, music shows, documentaries, childrens programming, and others.   The Tim Black plan customers, in their Tim Postpaid D Plus, Tim Postpaid E Plus and [...]

Apple launches its OTT in more than 100 countries this year

Apple confirmed the launching of its OTT ‘Apple TV +’, which will soon be available in more than 100 countries around the world, in all Apple devices, which will include Macs, Samsung, LG, Sony and Vizio Smart TVs , in addition to Roku and Amazon Fire TV. The company did not give details about the [...]

Apple launches its OTT in more than 100 countries this year

Apple confirmed the launching of its OTT ‘Apple TV +’, which will soon be available in more than 100 countries around the world, in all Apple devices, which will include Macs, Samsung, LG, Sony and Vizio Smart TVs , in addition to Roku and Amazon Fire TV. The company did not give details about the [...]