Tag Archives: SVOD

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 [...]

Disney to launch Star+ in Latin America on August 31st

Disney announced this last Friday, May 14th, that it will launch Star+, its new SVOD OTT, on August 31st in Latin America. In original terms, the platforms launch was planned for June, but the company did not explain the reasons that led it to put it off. Star+ will arrive at Latin America after, at [...]

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 [...]

Disney’s linear channels to be removed from PlayPlus in Brazil

According to the information reported on several specialized websites in Brazil, the SVOD OTT PlayPlus (Grupo Record) will remove Disneys linear TV channels from its catalog as of next May 31st. The platform is reporting its subscribers through an email that Disney channels (Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Jr) and ESPNs (ESPN, ESPN Brasil, [...]

Telemundo creates new studios to meet streaming demands of Latin audiences

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises has announced this last Wednesday, May 5th, that it has created Telemundo Streaming Studios, the first Hispanic media studio focused on satisfying and serving Latin streaming audiences in the US and other parts of the world. The new production unit launches with more than 35 titles in development and production stages, including [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Globoplay strengthens its content offering with access to Apple TV+ catalog from May

Brazilian Grupo Globo has officially announced this last Friday, April 30th it has run a new strategic partnership with Apple, through which it will offer selected Globoplay subscribers access to the Apple TV+ catalog, the companys new SVOD OTT, originally launched in November 2019. According to the terms of the agreement, Globoplays annual plan and [...]

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 [...]

WarnerMedia to produce 100 original titles in two years in Latin America for HBO Max

WarnerMedia Latin America (AT&T) has officially announced this Thursday, April 29th, that it plans to launch more than 100 original productions in the next two years, of which 33 are already being produced. The premiere of all these titles will take place at the SVOD OTT HBO Max, which will be launched in June in [...]