Tag Archives: YouTube

Telefonica Brazil adds Amazon Prime Video on Vivo Play

The pay TV operator Vivo (brand under which Telefonica operates in Brazil) announced that, since this June 29th, it has integrated the Amazon Prime Video app on its Vivo Play platform, being the first Brazilian operator to offer this alternative. This way, Vivo TV subscribers in Brazil can access the Amazon Prime Video catalog from [...]

Cablevision to add Amazon Prime Video to Flow STBs

As reported by the specialized website TAVI Latam, the Argentine pay TV operator Cablevision is working to integrate the OTT Amazon Prime Video into its Flow platform. TAVI Latam reported that there is no confirmed launch date up to now, and that the information was reported by Roberto Nobile, Telecom Argentinas new CEO, in a [...]

YouTube Originals launches new Mexican production

YouTube Originals premiered Aislados, un documental en cuarentena, a new Mexican production produced in partnership with DW Entertainment & Media. The content is a documentary series that will last four episodes, and was produced during the confinement that is taking place due to the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic globally. Starring youtubers Luisito Comunica and [...]

Movistar Chile renews its IPTV offer

Movistar Chile announced it is renewing its IPTV offer starting this Friday, May 29th. As announced, the company will transform its interface and TV experience by FTTH into a 4K quality entertainment center, which will be available in an integrated way on the Movistar TV STB. The offer will include direct access to apps and [...]

Antel launches new STB for TVs in Uruguay

Uruguayan telco Antel began marketing a new STB, which it named Antel Box. It is a 4K streaming player, which has Netflix, YouTube and Vera TV apps pre-installed. The device is available in Uruguay at UYU 2,990 (USD 69). Antel Box is a device that allows you to access a wide variety of content and [...]

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 [...]