Tag Archives: video

Google launched YouTube Premium in Peru, Chile and Colombia

The international company Google expanded its OTT YouTube Premium service to Peru, Chile and Colombia these last November 13 th . Previously, the already mentioned service was available in Latin America, but only in Brazil and Mexico. Simultaneously, the service YouTube Music was also enabled. The YouTube Premium monthly subscription is charged in local currency, [...]

Mexico to discuss the future of video advertising

The next edition of NexTV Series Mexico & Central America, to be held on September 25 and 26 in Mexico City, will have this year a new thematic segment – called Future Ad Track – that will analyze the future of TV and video advertising with executives of the main companies in the market. In [...]

Permira will repurchase Cisco’s video software business

The private equity firm Permira announced that it will repurchase the video software unit from the technology company Cisco, six years after selling it for USD 5 billion. Abe Peled, former CEO of the business, was named as President of the division. Ciscos clients in Latin America are pay TV operators, such as Claro in [...]

The YouTube Kids app to improve parental controls

Googles YouTube Kids mobile app introduced new parental control options for America, Asia and Europe to improve security. These improvements arrive after several complaints by users who claimed that a faulty algorithm was letting content not suitable for children to slip in. Collections are one of the new features. They have content purged by Google [...]

The OTT Amazon Primes adds more live sports contents

Amazon Prime Video is broadcasting live the matches of the Next Generation ATP Finals tennis tournament. This content is available for subscribers in more than 200 countries, including all Latin America. This is the second time that the OTT broadcasts live sporting events, as it is also broadcasting Thursday Night Football games of the NFL. [...]

Facebook to spend up to USD 1 billion on original TV content

According to The Wall Street Journal, Facebook could spend next year as much as USD 1 billion on original content for its new video platform Watch, according to people familiar with matter. The figure, could fluctuate based on the success of Facebooks programming, said the report. A few weeks ago, the US newspaper also reported [...]

Opera TV expands Claro Video reach in Latin America

Opera TV has announced a strategic alliance with streaming platform Claro Video (America Movil) in order to deliver the service to a wider reach of devices, thanks to the Opera TV certification program and the Opera TV Store. The announcement was made during the NexTV CEO Latin America summit in Miami. Through this partnership with [...]

Facebook exceeds its projections for Q316 but warns that revenue growth will begin to deaccelerate

Facebook has exceeded the expectations by netting revenues for U$D 2.380 million during Q316, 166% growth compared to the U$D 896 million in revenues from the previous year. Revenue growth for the quarter was 56%, up to U$D 7.011 million, higher than the expected U$D 6.930 million. Facebook CFO, David Wehner warned that the revenue [...]