Tag Archives: YouTube

Netflix, YouTube, Globo, Facebook and Instagram decrease their video quality in Latin America

With the worldwide expansion of Covid-19 (Coronavirus), in recent days Netflix and YouTube announced that they have decreased their quality in Europe, in order to improve connectivity during compulsory social reclusion in countries affected by the epidemic. The move recently moved to Latin America, where Netflix, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Globo applied the same measure. [...]

Claro offers YouTube and video games for free on its ‘Packs Ya’ platform

Through its Packs Ya platform, Claro Argentina offers new benefits for customers with pre and postpaid service. Among them, the company’s customers will be able to access YouTube videos without discounting gigas from their plans, and, through the Juga Ya site, it will be possible to choose from more than 800 video games to download [...]

YouTube billed more than USD 15 million in advertising and 20 million YouTube Premium subscribers in 2019

Alphabet, Googles parent company, published its Q4 2019 financial results report, where it reported that YouTube billed USD 15.1 billion during 2019, for advertising revenues. The figure is the highest in the last three years, since, according to Alphabet, in 2017 YouTube recorded advertising revenues valued at USD 8.150 million, and USD 11.150 million in [...]

Nickelodeon launches SpongeBob-based digital gameshow for Latin America

Nickelodeon Latin America announced the premiere of the Bob Esponja Pantalones Sabelotodo digital gameshow, a web series produced by Viacom Digital Studios International (VDSI) Americas. It will be available from this Saturday, November 30th through the SpongeBob YouTube channel in Spanish. We are very excited to bring this iconic Nickelodeon production to life through Bob [...]

SBT Videos, Brazil’s SBT OTT, already has its web version

Brazilian Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão (SBT) launched SBT Videos, its own OTT platform, a content aggregator that makes videos from SBT hosted on YouTube. At present, only the OTT web version is available for free, with no need to pay any subscription. The platforms offer also includes live SBT programming.  Some of the contents available [...]

Marca Claro and YouTube develop free Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games broadcast for Latin America

As officially reported on the Marca Claro website, part of the America Movil Group, all Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games activities will be available for free for the first time  on the Marca Claro official YouTube account. The offer will be valid in 17 Latin American countries, including Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican [...]

The YouTube Masthead ads hit TV app

The homepage on YouTubes TV app is about to feature a major disruption that will be familiar to people who use the main site: a giant advertisement at the top of the page. The large ad is referred to as the YouTube Masthead, and its considered a prime advertisement slot. According to a Google press [...]

Telefe launches new webseries in partnership with MTV Latin America

The Argentine FTA TV channel Telefe is premiering the webseries LifeHackers, its first co-production with MTV Latin America, on its digital platforms. Starred ny Argentine youtuber Barbi Martínez and Mexican actor and influencer Kevin Rogers, the new webserie follows Vicky (Barbi) and Neto (Kevin), who decided to move together  for the first time and must [...]

Televisa makes exclusive La reina soy yo digital premiere

Before its premiere, scheduled for next August 26th on the Mexican Canal de las Estrellas, Televisa announced that its soap opera La reina soy yo will premiere its first five episodes today on its official website and on the Las Estrellas app. Televisa also reported that the series first 10 episodes will be available on [...]

Original YouTube’s productions to be available for free from September

YouTube announced that YouTube Original content, now exclusive only for YouTube Premium subscribers, will be offered for free and with ads for all the platforms users, starting next September 24th. According to what Google -the video  platform owner- officially reported, from that date, its series, movies and live events can be accessed for free, with [...]