Tag Archives: SVOD

Disney strengthens its Brazilian original productions strategy and announces new premiere for 2022

Disney+, Disney’s new SVOD OTT launched in Latin America last November, has announced this last Wednesday, June 2nd, that it is working on the production of Disney Todo Igual, o No; new series produced by Disney+ Original Productions, developed in Brazil, which will be launched on the platform next year. According to the information officially [...]

Disney moves forward on its D2C strategy and plans to shut down 100 linear TV channels this year

Bob Chapek, CEO at The Walt Disney Company,  has recently announced that the company will shut down 100 of its linear TV channels on a global scale during the rest of 2021, with the aim of moving forward on its D2C strategy. In Latin America, Disney launched Disney+ in November 2020, and announced the launch [...]

ViacomCBS to add 19 original productions for Paramount+ in Latin America this year

ViacomCBS has announced days ago that its SVOD OTT Paramount+, launched in Latin America last March 4th, is adding 19 new original productions to its catalog, made especially for the region. All contents will be available on the platform from the third quarter of 2021. All announced titles are produced by Viacom International Studios (VIS), [...]

Amazon acquires MGM for USD 8.45 billion

Multinational company Amazon, focused on e-commerce and owner of the SVOD OTT Prime Video, has officially announced this last Wednesday, May 26th, that it will acquire US studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), for a total of USD 8.45 billion. The news confirms the rumors about a possible transaction, which had been launched days ago by several specialized [...]

DirecTV GO to offer free access to HBO Max and broadcast the Copa América and the Euro 2020 in some Latin American countries

DirecTV has announced this last Wednesday that its SVOD OTT DirecTV GO, available in several Latin American countries, will offer those who subscribe to the platform the possibility of accessing HBO Max for free for two years starting on June 29th, date on which WarnerMedia (AT&T and Discovery) announced the official arrival of the platform [...]

WarnerMedia to launch HBO Max in Latin America on June 29th

WarnerMedia (AT&T and Discovery) has announced this Wednesday, May 26th, that HBO Max, its new SVOD OTT, will be officially launched in Latin America on Tuesday, June 29th. The company confirmed that access to the platform in the region can be done from smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, compatible streaming devices, and through its web version. [...]

WarnerMedia to launch HBO Max AVOD version for USD 9.99 per month on the first week of June

WarnerMedia (AT&T) has officially confirmed this last Wednesday, May 19th, during its Upfront, that the HBO Max AVOD version  will be launched in the first week of June, for USD 9.99 per month. Up to now, WarnerMedia has not confirmed if the ad-supported version of the platform will be launched internationally,  but the new offer [...]

ViacomCBS and 1190 Sports take the Brasileirão to the US through Paramount+

1190 Sports, responsible for marketing the international rights to broadcast the Brazilian Football League (Brasileirão), and Paramount+, ViacomCBSs SVOD OTT, recently relaunched in Latin America, announced have this Tuesday, May 18th, an agreement to broadcast the Brazilian Football Leagues A Series matches in English in the US until 2023. According to the terms of the [...]

WarnerMedia and Discovery merge and create new standalone company

AT&T and Discovery Inc. have officially announced this Monday, May 17th a definitive agreement between Discovery and WarnerMedia to create a new standalone global entertainment company, which will be led by David Zaskav, Discoverys President & CEO. The Board of Director of both AT&T and Discovery have approved the transaction, which is anticipated to close [...]

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 [...]