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NBCUniversal sets 45-day wait to launch streaming premieres

NBCUniversal announced a new rule for streaming premieres of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG) titles, which will take effect from 2022. As explained by the company, 45 days must elapse from the film’s release in theaters in the United States to arrive in Peacock, the brand’s PVOD platform thats only available in North America. “Prioritizing [...]

NBCUniversal transforms its production brand to Universal International Studios

Entertainment company NBCUniversal announced the rebranding of its international production brand, NBCUniversal International Studios, to be “aligned” with the rest of its studios. From now on, the division will be called Universal International Studios, and will continue to include production companies Carnival Films, Monkey Kingdom, Working Title Television and Lark Productions. After the transformation, the [...]

NBCUniversal launches premium channels package for DirecTV in Latin America and Sky Mexico

NBCUniversal International Networks launched its own premium package with five channels of the brand, available to users of DirecTV Latin America, DirecTV Go and Sky Mexico. As detailed by the company, subscribers of these services will be able to access thousands of hours of exclusive lineal content, also available to watch in VoD, without advertising [...]

NBCUniversal may launch new SVOD OTT internationally

US company NBCUniversal has begun talking about the international launch of a new SVOD OTT, in order to continue its expansion process outside the US. According to the information reported by the specialized website Business Insider, Jeff Shell, the companys CEO, has held conversations about the new streaming platform, which would be branded as Universal. [...]

Sky Brazil announces new prepaid plan with news in programming

Brazilian pay-TV operator Sky announced a new prepaid plan for its subscribers, called Comforto. In it, clients have the possibility of acquiring a set of antennas and a STB to access 24 months of basic programming. As with other prepaid plans of the company, customers can also access additional content through top-ups. The offer is [...]