Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Atresmedia and Televisa team up to launch telenovelas SVOD service

Atresmedia has signed an agreement with Televisa to launch Novelas Nova, a new subscription VOD service within Atresplayer that will include “the largest library of telenovelas in Spain,” according to a statement. The platform will initially offer 5,000 hours of content. Novels Nova will add series that have not been available in Spain, as well [...]

Atresmedia y Televisa se unen para lanzar servicio SVOD de telenovelas

El grupo Atresmedia concretó una alianza con Televisa para lanzar Novelas Nova, un nuevo servicio de suscripción dentro de Atresplayer que incluirá la mayor librería de telenovelas de España, según informaron en un comunicado. La plataforma tendrá en su inicio unas 5.000 horas de contenido. Novelas Nova irá sumando ficciones no retransmitidas en España, telenovelas [...]

News24 doccies to be relayed on Showmax

Two documentaries recorded by the News24 video team is now available on Showmax. According to Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath, head of video at 24.com, its incredibly rewarding to see these original documentaries available for viewing on the local video on demand (SVOD) service.  Commenting the development, Sukhdeo-Raath, declared, “They were created by a scrappy team of journalists who before this [...]

Conselho Superior do Cinema aprova modelo híbrido de cobrança de imposto sobre VOD

O Conselho Superior de Cinema (CSC) aprovou, na passada terça-feira (5), a proposta que prevê modelo híbrido de cobrança da Contribuição para o Desenvolvimento da Indústria Cinematográfica Nacional (Condecine) sobre o serviço de Vídeo Sob Demanda (VoD). Segundo um comunicado do Ministério da Cultura, o resultado é visto como um avanço na busca de um [...]

Record TV to launch streaming platform

Brazilian Grupo Record plans to launch a new streaming platform after the World Cup, called PlayPlus, which will include own and third-party content from companies such as ESPN and the SVOD service PlayKids, according to O Globo newspaper. The service will be available on PCs and apps for mobile devices and it will also include [...]

Record TV lanzará plataforma de streaming después del mundial

El Grupo Record tiene previsto lanzar una nueva plataforma de streaming después del mundial, llamada PlayPlus, que incluirá contenido propio y de otros proveedores como la cadena deportiva ESPN y el SVOD PlayKids, según adelantó el diario O Globo. Estará disponible en PCs y apps para dispositivos móviles, además incluirá una opción de descarga. La [...]

Brazil approves proposal to tax VOD services

The Superior Council of Cinema (CSC in Portuguese) unanimously approved the proposal that provides a hybrid model for the collection of the Contribution to the Development of the National Film Industry (Condecine in Portuguese) on VOD services. “The result is seen as an advance in the search for a balanced model that serves all sectors [...]

Brasil aprueba propuesta para impuesto a servicios VOD

El Consejo Superior del Cine (CSC) aprobó por unanimidad la propuesta que prevé un modelo híbrido para el cobro de la Contribución para el Desarrollo de la Industria Cinematográfica Nacional (Condecine en portugués) a los servicios de VOD. “El resultado es visto como un avance en la búsqueda de un modelo equilibrado que atienda a [...]

StarTimes launched its video streaming service in Nigeria

Africas digital TV operator StarTimes announced the launch of its App video streaming service in Nigeria. The first 40000 users will have the privilege to enjoy a very attractive pre-order offer for watching World Cup on StarTimes App to mark the launching of the new service. The OTT Operation Director of StarTimes, Tony Tuo commented [...]

Acorn TV launches in Latin America

North Americas streaming service Acorn TV, which offers British and international content, is now available in twelve Latin American countries through Roku devices and via acorn.tv. The monthly subscription costs USD 4.99 per month. The launch in Latin America includes Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, and Peru. [...]