Tag Archives: US

WarnerMedia bolsters HBO Max launch with seven new distribution partners

Few days before launching its new SVOD OTT, HBO Max, WarnerMedia announced seven new distribution partners for the platform, including Altice USA, Cox Communications, Microsoft Corp, National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC), Samsung, Sony Interactive Entertainment and Verizon. Communications. The OTT will be officially launched this May 27th in the US. Up to now, the official [...]

AT&T closes DirecTV operations in Venezuela

This Tuesday, AT&T  announced that it has closed its DirecTV Latin America operations in Venezuela, effective immediately. In an official statement, the company reported that the US governments sanctions on Venezuela have prohibited the broadcast of Globovision and PDVSAs TV channels, both of which are required under DirecTVs license to provide pay TV service in [...]

FlixLatino extends its free trial period until May 31st

Grupo Somos announced that as part of its efforts to support home entertainment during the Coronavirus pandemic, the FlixLatino SVOD OTT will extend its free trial period to 30 days. Available in the US and Puerto Rico, the platform offers an in-Spanish series, films, documentaries and animes  catalog. To access the 30-day free trial,  the [...]

WarnerMedia to launch HBO Max in the US on May 27th

WarnerMedia announced May 27th as the official launch date for HBO Max, its new SVOD OTT. The platform will be launched in the US with a USD 14.95 monthly subscription. Up to now, the company no details were given about the companys plans to launch the platform outside the US, although HBO Max is expected [...]

WarnerMedia and Charter Communications announce distribution agreement for HBO Max

WarnerMedia (AT&T) announced a multiyear distribution agreement with the US telco Charter Communications, that will make HBO Max, WarnerMedias SVOD OTT, available to Charters customers when it launches, next month. Through the agreement, all of Charters existing HBO subscribers, including subscribers in is Spectrum Silver and Gold packages, will automatically be given access to HBO [...]

Peacock early preview begins on Xfinity X1 and Flex in the US

As confirmed earlier this year, Comcast is launching today a preview of the premium tear of Peacock, NBCUniversals AVOD OTT, which will be available at not additional cost for Xfinity X1 and Flex customers in the US. Latin American launching date has not been reported yet. The preview will be followed by the national launch [...]

Zapping TV gets ready for its international expansion and looks for strategic investors

Chilean pay TV OTT Zapping TV announced that it is preparing its international expansion with its arrival at Colombia and Peru, and is looking for  strategic investors for this expansion phase. We are working on adding new TV channels and  launching new features within the platform, but we are focused on the arrival at Colombia [...]

Quibi reports 300 thousand downloads after its launch

According to the analysis firm Sensor Tower, the Quibi app recorded around 300 thousand downloads during the first day of operations. The OTT was officially launched this Monday, April 6th in the US, and offers content adapted for mobile devices, which lasts at least 10 minutes, and with the possibility of watching them vertically or [...]

Quibi, SVOD OTT focused in short content, makes its debut in the US

The SVOD OTT Quibi, (short for Quick Bites), focused on short content for mobile phones, launched today in the US. All its content will be distributed in  10-minute maximum episodes, and it will have a version with advertisements for a USD 5 monthly subscription, and another without advertising, valued at USD 8 per month. The [...]

Roku to launch Roku Voice In Mexico and the US

Roku today announced the launch of Roku Voice in Mexico and the US. In Mexico, the launch is scheduled for early May, and will allow users to find their favourite entertainment options and control their streaming experience on Roku using voice commands in Spanish. The release is part of Roku OS 9.3, a free, automatic [...]