Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Sling TV adds new Spanish-language regional package

Sling TV, the live and on-demand streaming TV service, expanded its Spanish-language offering with the introduction of “Centroamérica,” a new regional package including networks from Central American countries, such as El Salvador, Guatemala and Costa Rica, among others. Centroamérica is available for USD 10 per month when purchased on a standalone basis, or USD 5 [...]

Crackle launches on Tigo Bolivia

Sony Pictures Television Networks announced the launch of its SVOD service Crackle on Tigos platform in Bolivia, one of the most important telecommunications operators in the country. Crackle will be available for a $25 (USD 3.5) monthly fee for Tigo subscribers of any internet package, as well as for Triple Play clients with more than [...]

HITN launches new video on demand service

Spanish-language network HITN announced the launch of Avanza, a service that gives HITN subscribers free access to all of the network’s content. The new service also offers access to Avanza Kids, the first SVOD service in the United States providing premium children’s content, the company explained in a press release. Avanza is a free service [...]

Crackle expands presence in Argentina

Sony Pictures Television Networks Latin America (SPTN Latin America) announced the launch of Crackle, its authenticated SVOD service, on Telered platform. The operators customers will be able to subscribe to Crackle for a monthly fee of AR$ 60 (USD 3.4). For new clients, Telered will offer a promotion with one free month + 2 months [...]

HBO GO to expand presence in Brazil

HBO GO standalone service prepares its expansion in Brazil. In a statement sent to the local news site IDG Now!, the press area of the company stated that “HBO Latin America is working on a new way to offer HBO GO in the Brazilian market. We will soon reveal details of the service.” Meanwhile, the [...]

AWS announces family of five AWS Media Services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced five AWS Elemental Media Services, an integrated suite of services that make it easy for video providers of all kinds to create reliable, flexible, and scalable video offerings in the cloud. Based on AWS Elemental video solutions, these five new cloud services let customers build end-to-end workflows for both live [...]

Studiocanal strikes deal with Hulu

Studiocanal has signed its first licensing deal with Hulu. The streaming service has acquired exclusive U.S. SVOD rights to 20 hours of premium drama content. The deal includes three dramas: Below the Surface, an eight-part drama centered on a hostage situation aboard a subway train beneath the Danish capital Copenhagen; Midnight Sun, a thriller in [...]

New OTT service to launch in Mexico

The new OTT platform GCFlix will launch in Mexico on December 8 with a catalog including independent content and original productions. The site is currently available in beta. The monthly subscription will cost MX$ 69 (USD 4). The library will have short films, movies and original content. According to the company, at least 70 titles [...]

Cine.Ar Play launches internationally

Argentinas free access OTT service Cine.Ar Play, developed by the National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA) and the telecommunications company Arsat, will launch a catalog with national films, which will be available globally. The announcement was made by the president of INCAA, Ralph Haiek and the president of Arsat, Rodrigo de Loredo, during [...]