Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Netflix announced five new original productions in Argentina

Netflix keeps launching new original productions for Latin America for the upcoming years. This time, the OTT announced that it will order five new productions in Argentina. These add to Edha, the first original series produced in the South American country that is already in post-production. “Latin America is the territory with the greatest growth [...]

OTT about anime was born in Chile

A new OTT platform focused on Japanese cartoons was launched in Chile a few weeks ago. It is called Código Animé and, for the moment, it is only available to be viewed in that country. The founder, Juan Pablo de la Hoz, told the local newspaper Las Últimas Noticias that only in the licensing of [...]

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. [...]

New Brazilian OTT Spcine Play starts on November 23

The debut of the new OTT platform Spcine Play of Brazil will be next November 23. The site www.spcineplay.com.br already allows user registration, which began on November 1. The service, announced in November 2016, will be transactional and will offer national production films. In its first phase, Spcine Play will offer only ten titles of [...]

Discovery Kids launched an educational mobile app in Latin America

Discovery Communications lunched a paid mobile application in Latin America through which kids can learn English by having fun with Doki, one of the most popular characters of its channel for children, Discovery Kids. It is available in Spanish and Portuguese. The app, called Fun English With Doki, is available for iOS and Adroid. This [...]

Netflix, Spotify and other digital services to pay 21% VAT in Argentina

Argentinas government presented a tax reform project that includes taxing digital services from foreign companies available in the country, such as Netflix and Spotify. If the bill goes ahead, these companies will have to pay 21% VAT (Value added tax). In a talk with journalists, Undersecretary of Public Revenue, Andrés Edelstein, confirmed that digital services [...]

Brazils Globo plans to launch new OTT platform

Brazilian media conglomerate Grupo Globo plans to launch next year a new video streaming platform that will include contents of its free-to-air channel and Globosat pay TV channels, as well as third-party productions, according to local media Teletime. The report said the service would be launched during the second half of 2018. It will represent [...]

Crackle launches on TigoUne’s One TV platform in Colombia

Sony Pictures Television Networks Latin America (SPTN Latin America) announced the launch of its authenticated SVOD service Crackle on TigoUne’s One TV platform, which combines linear TV and OTT. This way, triple play customers of One TV, as well as clients with One Elite, One and One Plus packages can subscribe to the platform through [...]