Tag Archives: Viacom

CBS and Viacom to combine and create ViacomCBS Inc

Viacom and CBS today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in an all-stock merger, creating a combined company with more than USD 28 billion in revenue. The new company will be led by Bob Bakish as President and CEO. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. [...]

Paramount+ launches in Mexico on August 8th through Claro Video

Viacom International Media Networks Americas (VIMNA) announced that its OTT Paramount+ will arrive at Mexico next August 8th through Claro Video. The platform was recently launched in Latin America, where it is already available through the Brazilian operator Net, apart from other international markets such as Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Norway, Poland and Sweden. Subscribers from [...]

Disney+ to be available as a Hulu add on

During his opening remarks to the Television Critics Association, Hulus SVP of Originals, Craig Erwich, said that the OTT Disney+, whose launch date is scheduled for November in the US, will soon be included as an add on in the platform, together with others as HBO and CBS All Access, already available.  Essentially, what that [...]

Viacom’s production in Argentina continues its international expansion

Cien días para enamorarse (One hundred days to fall in love), Argentine comedy of Viacom International Studios (VIS) Americas, which was premiered in 2018 on Argentina FTA TV channel Telefe, will be adapted in English for Showtime Networks, in the US. The new version is in charge of VIS and Paramount TV, and is added [...]

Pluto TV launches its Latin version in the US

The OTT Pluto TV officially launched the Pluto TV Latino AVOD platform, which offers a variety of channels in Spanish and Portuguese focused on the US Hispanic market. News had been confirmed days ago by Bob Bakish, Viacoms Executive President, who also informed that the platform will arrive at Latin America at the beginning of [...]

Oi updates its OTT Oi Play with more content customization features

The Brazilian company Oi presented new features in its Oi Play VOD platform, available for iOS and Android devices. The application now has the ‘Pra Trocar’ update, which allows subscribers to choose which OTT content they want to add to their plan. The system works through virtual currencies called plays, and lasts for 30 days. [...]

Pluto TV to arrive at Latin America in 2020

After formalizing the launch of Paramount + in Latin America, Viacom Executive Chairman Bob Bakish announced that the Latin version of  the OTT AVOD Pluto TV will be officially launched next July 1st, with Spanish-speaking channels. The platform was acquired by Viacom in January, for USD 340 million. The launch will initially take place in [...]

OTTs offer a new alternative model to pay TV

During the first Nextv Series Argentinas day, the conference that took place on May 14th and 15th at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires, the OTT Pay TV: skinny bundles and add-on channels panel was developed, in which Federico Llano (Viacom), Gustavo Castro (Movistar), Gustavo Morandé (Zapping TV) and Jose Luiz Ribeiro (Alpha Networks) took [...]