Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Google launched YouTube Premium in Peru, Chile and Colombia

The international company Google expanded its OTT YouTube Premium service to Peru, Chile and Colombia these last November 13 th . Previously, the already mentioned service was available in Latin America, but only in Brazil and Mexico. Simultaneously, the service YouTube Music was also enabled. The YouTube Premium monthly subscription is charged in local currency, [...]

OTT Amazon Prime Video adds local content in Latin America in society with Viacom

OTT service Amazon Prime Video from American electronic company Amazon got to a deal for the distribution in Latin America of two non-release series from Viacom productions. Those are two latin American productions named ¿Homens? and ¿Dani Who?. The first one was created by Brazilian YouTube channel Porta dos Fundos (from Viacom) and its schedule [...]

MTN acquires Simfy Africa

MTN has announced that it has acquired Simfy Africa, a local music streaming company. Simfy Africa and the 42 million titles in its catalog would allow MTN to launch in the coming weeks a music streaming service in Africa. Nevertheless, the telecom operator does not want to impose its image on the activity of Simfy [...]

Spotify is now accessible in MENA

Spotify, the paid music streaming service has officially rolled out in the Middle East and North Africa. The company declared services would now be accessible in 13 Arab markets, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Morocco but not Libya, Iraq, Syria, or Yemen. For several years, Spotify has been accessible in the [...]

Adult Swim soon available on Showmax

A new partnership between Turner and Showmax will offer an extensive catalogue of Adult Swim with weirdly wonderful, eclectic, surprising, quirky and surreal content for the first time in South Africa This features multi-award-winning animated series Samurai Jack, Robot Chicken, and Rick and Morty, along with fan favourites Aqua Teen Hunger Force, The Jellies, and live [...]

Brasil lidera oferta de serviços SVOD OTT

De acordo com a Dataxis, o Brasil tem a maior número de serviços SVOD OTT na América Latina: total de 29 plataformas no final do segundo trimestre, seguido por México (22) e Argentina (17). Apesar do crescimento do mercado de OTT, a TV por assinatura continua diminuindo. O setor registrou 17,79 milhões de contratos ativos [...]

Disney plans to launch the OTT Hulu internationally

The north American company Disney announced that it will increase the contents inversion for the OTT Hulu, and it will also offer it internationally, because, at present, it is only available in the US and Japan. The news was spread by Bob Iger, CEO of the corporation. These guidelines would be put into practice once [...]