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AT&T sells part of DirecTV’s business in the US and looks for options to sell the DTH operations in Latin America

John Stankey, CEO at AT&T, has recently announced that the company is looking for options to sell DirecTV’s operations in Latin America. This is the first time that an AT&T executive expresses himself on this possibility. The announcement takes place at the same time as AT&T has sold a percentage of the DTH business in [...]

Before its relaunch in Latin America, ViacomCBS confirms catalog and distribution partners for Paramount+

ViacomCBS has officially reported this Thursday, February 25th, more details about the relaunch of Paramount+, which will take place next Thursday, March 4th in 18 countries in Latin America. As reported from the company, Paramount+ will be available through its official website, as well as on connected TV and mobile devices through the Paramount+ app, [...]

Fanatiz takes Central American football leagues to the US, Canada and Puerto Rico with CentroAmerica TV

The Fanatiz platform, which focuses its offer on sports content, has announced this Wednesday, February 24th, an agreement to add  CentroAmerica TVs TV channel offer to its catalog, and, this way, make available Central American football leagues -such as those in El Salvador, Honduras and Costa Rica- in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. The [...]

FlixLatino strengthens its content catalog with two new linear TV channels

FlixLatino, SomosNexts SVOD OTT, subsidiary of SomosTV LLC and focused on the development and exploitation of paid distribution of online audiovisual content in Spanish, has added two new linear TV channels in Spanish to its catalog, which is available in the US and Puerto Rico. These are FlixLatino Live and Flix Kids, the latter one [...]

Univision acquires Vix and strengthens itself on AVOD market

Univision Communications Inc. announced this last Monday, February 1st, it has acquired Vix, one of the leading AVOD OTT available for US Hispanics and Latin American audiences, recently launched in Brazil. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.  Vix acquisition by Univision takes place after the company has renewed its executive structure, having been [...]

Globoplay to be launched in Europe this year

As a way of going on with its international expansion process, Globoplay, Brazilian Globo Groups SVOD OTT, will be launched in Europe. As reported by Erick Bretas, Director of the Group, during an interview with the specialized website Deadline, the launch will take place before the end of the year, and there are plans for [...]

ViacomCBS to launch Paramount+ in the US and Latin America on March 4th

ViacomCBS announced yesterday that it will launch its SVOD OTT Paramount+ in the US and Latin America on March 4th. The company will also extend the launch of the platform to the Nordic countries, on March 25th, and to Australia in mid-2021, while in Canada it will rebrand the OTT CBS All Access as Paramount+, [...]

Discovery+ launches in the US and Europe before arriving at Latin America

Discovery Inc. has officially launched Discovery +, its new SVOD OTT, on January 4th, now available in the US as a D2C product, and in Europe. The international launch of the platform, which will include Latin American countries, including Brazil, is scheduled for 2021 and 2022. The official launch of Discovery+ in the US took [...]

AT&T expects to get better offers for DirecTV sale

As reported by The New York Post on December 20th, the telecommunications company AT&T is disappointed with the offers it received for the sale of DirecTV. According to the web version of the US newspaper, at the beginning of this month, AT&T pushed back a deadline for final bids for DirecTV into January, and told [...]

Warner Bros to release all its films in the US in 2021 in movie theaters and HBO Max

The US film company Warner Bros has announced last Thursday that all the films scheduled to be released in 2021 in the US will be launched at the same time in movie theaters and on HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s (AT&T) new SVOD OTT launched in May in the US, with plans to arrive at Latin America [...]