Tag Archives: SVOD

Apple launches Apple One and bundles Apple TV+ with other of its offerings

Apple announced on Tuesday the launch of Apple One, the company’s new offer in which it guarantees access to all its subscription products in one only place. This way, its offers for streaming music, TV, news, video games, fitness and iCloud can be hired simultaneously, for packages valued at USD 15; 20 or 30 per [...]

ViacomCBS relaunches Paramount+ in Latin America in 2021

ViacomCBS announced this Tuesday that the premium SVOD OTT that plans to launch in Latin America and the Nordic countries in 2021, as officially announced in August, will be called Paramount+, similar to the SVOD platform that the company launched in several Latin American countries throughout 2019. The new platform will be available from the [...]

Reed Hastings examines Netflix performance during and post the pandemic period

Reed Hastings, CEO at Netflix, gave an interview to the specialized website Variety due to the launch of his new book No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention. In it, the executive analyzed various topics related to Netflix and the industry, such as the impact of the pandemic, the production of Netflix original [...]

Amazon launches Prime Video Channels also in Brazil

Amazon announced last week the launch of Amazon Prime Video Channels in Brazil. The feature was already available in Latin America, as it was launched in Mexico last year, and allows Prime Video customers in Brazil to subscribe to other platforms, but accessing from Amazon’s OTT. Up to now, Prime Video users in Brazil can [...]

Red de Salas de Cine launches its own OTT due to the closure of movie theatres in Chile

Chilean Red de Salas de Cine de Chile, made up of independent cinemas in that country, launched its own OTT, with a catalog that already includes around 50 titles between series, short films and feature films, and others. Contents can be watched  for free, through a SVOD version (for CH $ 3,000; USD4), TVOD (for [...]

‘Mulan’ to be free for Disney+ subscribers as of December

Last August 5th, during its Q2 2020 quarterly results report presentation, Disney confirmed that Disney+, its new SVOD OTT, will be launched in Latin America in November. That same day, the company announced the premiere of the movie Mulan in PVOD format on the platform. The film will be released today in the US, for [...]

AMCNI-LA to be Acorn TV’s trade representative in Latin America

AMC Networks International Latin America (AMCNI-LA) announced this Wednesday that, from now on, the company’s Affiliate Sales team will be the trade representative of Acorn TV, SVOD OTT of AMC Networks, which offers a catalog of British and international series on demand, in Latin America. The addition of Acorn TV as part of the AMCNI-LA [...]

Disney titles not to be longer available on Netflix and will be accessed exclusively on Disney+

As reported by specialized websites, as of this Tuesday, September 1st, several of the Disney titles will no longer be available on Netflix and will become part of Disney+, where they will be available exclusively. Disney’s new SVOD OTT will officially launch in Latin America right next November 17th. As of November 17th (the date [...]

AT&T again exploring a deal for DirecTV

As reported by The Wall Street Journal (TWSJ) this last Friday, August 28th, AT&T is evaluating different options for DirecTV, including a possible sale. According to information from TWSJ, AT&T  and its advisers at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. have been in talks with private-equity suitors about the satellite TV unit, some of the people familiar [...]

Apple plans to add augmented reality content on Apple TV+ catalog

As reported by Bloomberg and other specialized websites in recent days, Apple is planning to add augmented reality content to the Apple TV+ catalog, the company’s SVOD OTT, officially launched in the US in November 2019, which still has no arrival date confirmed in Latin America.  According to the information reported by Bloomberg, Apples initiative [...]