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STARZPLAY continues to expand in Latin America with Claro Video and DIRECTV Go

STARZPLAY, STARZ’s streaming service, continues to expand in Latin America after having reached two new agreements with operators in the region. First, DIRECTV integrated the OTT to its DIRECTV Go platform in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Mexico. But also, Claro incorporated the app into its Claro Video catalogue, available to the Mexican public. [...]

Starzplay launches five original Latin American series in Mexico

The streaming service Starzplay announced the launch of five new original productions made in Latin America, available to all subscribers in Mexico. Señorita 89, MalaYerba, Toda la Sangre, El Refugio and Express will arrive on the platform in 2022, expanding the OTT’s content offering in Spanish. During the presentation event, Superna Kalle, president of the [...]

Lionsgate Announces Possible Sale of Starz

Lionsgate vice president Michael Burns announced that the company sees significant potential in the sale of the Starz premium channels brand, and that it could be a possibility if investors evaluate its studio and television operations separately. If the transaction is completed, the change would also affect the content offer in Latin America, where the [...]

Disney agrees with Lionsgate and will pay almost USD 10 million to use the ‘Star’ and ‘Star+’ brands in Brazil

Brazilian website UOL has reported this last Monday, August 9th, that The Walt Disney Company and Lionsgate, owner of the SVOD OTT Starzplay and the premium TV network Starz, have finally run an agreement so that Disney can use the Star and Star+ brands in Brazil. Up to now, neither company has officially expressed itself [...]

Disney offers almost USD 10 million to use the ‘Star+’ brand in Brazil

According to the information reported on several specialized websites in Brazil, The Walt Disney Company has offered itself to pay R$ 50 million (about USD 9.6 million) to the premium TV network Starz (Lionsgate), with the aim of to solving the existing legal dispute between both companies for the use of the Star and Star+ [...]

Starz manages to ban Disney to use the ‘Star’ brand in Brazil

According to the information reported by several specialized websites in Brazil, the US company Lionsgate, owner of the SVOD OTT Starzplay, available in several Latin American markets, and the premium TV network Starz, got a new favorable verdict by the Brazilian Justice , which prevents Disney from using the Star and Star+ brands in the [...]

Starz sues Disney for using the ‘Star’ and ‘Star+’ brands in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico

According to the information reported by the US specialized website The Wrap, Lionsgate, focused on distributing films and TV content, and owner of the US premium TV network Starz and the SVOD OTT Starzplay, has filed this last Monday, June 7th trademark infringement lawsuits against The Walt Disney Company in the Argentine, Brazilian and Mexican [...]

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 [...]

Telefonica’s mobile customers in Brazil can now access Starzplay

Brazilian telecommunications company Vivo (Telefonica) has announced last week a partnership with Starzplay, through which Vivo’s mobile customers will be able to hire the Starz (Lionsgate) platform and pay the subscription directly from the  companys monthly invoice, without the need to use credit cards. Although the value of the original Starzplay subscription is valued at [...]

Starzplay now available as part of Dish’s offer in Mexico

Starz (Lionsgate) has officially announced this last Friday, February 12th, that its SVOD OTT premium Starzplay is now available for Dishs customers in Mexico. Up to now, the company has not reported details about the Dish packages in which the platform will be included, nor did it inform the value of the monthly subscription to [...]