Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Netflix launches 30-second previews on mobile app

Netflix has launched a new feature that allows users to watch 30-second previews of TV shows and movies in the companys mobile app, in Snapchat-style. Each preview is presented in a vertical format, so users can watch them without turning their phones. Currently, it is available for iOS devices and, according to the company, is [...]

Netflix lanza previews de contenidos en la app móvil

Netflix lanzó una nueva función en su aplicación móvil, que permite ver un adelanto de 30 segundos de un contenido, en un formato similar a las historias de Instagram o Snapchat. Los videos se reproducen de manera vertical para que el usuario no tenga que girar su teléfono. Actualmente, está disponible para equipos iOS y [...]

Music + streaming service Nigeria lands deal with Sony Music

In Nigeria, Music +, the music streaming service of telecommunications operator MTN, has entered into a partnership with Sony Music Entertainment to distribute on its platform in the Federal Republic the content of the label’s catalog. The agreement between Music + and Sony Music Entertainment, which together with Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group, [...]

Netflix doubles original productions from Europe, Middle East and Africa

From a supernatural drama set in Jordan to a Turkish series called The Protector, Netflix is nearly doubling its film production in Europe, the Middle East and Africa with over 100 projects originating in the region in 2018. The US-headquartered company said regional film production now spans 16 countries including Lebanon, Turkey and [...]

Brazil’s TIM introduces FTTH broadband plans with access to video services

Brazilian telecommunications operator TIM (Telecom Italia) reformulated its fixed broadband offer, which it markets under the TIM Live brand, with the launch of new FTTH packages that include online content from partners such as Fox+, Cartoon Network, Looke and Esporte Interativo. The new offer is initially available in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, but [...]

TIM lanza planes de banda ancha con oferta de video

El operador brasileño de telecomunicaciones TIM (Telecom Italia) reformuló su oferta de banda ancha fija, que comercializa bajo la marca TIM Live, con el lanzamiento de nuevos paquetes a través de su red FTTH, que incluyen contenidos online de proveedores como Fox+, Cartoon Network, Looke y Esporte Interativo. Los planes están inicialmente disponibles en Rio [...]

Netflix reached 125 million subscribers in Q118

Netflix added 7.4 million subscribers in Q118 (including courtesy accounts), more than the 6.3 million expected by analysts. The service reached 125 million members worldwide (118.9 million are paid accounts). In the United States, Netflix added 1.9 million members and reached 56.7 million (55.1 million paid accounts). In the international market, it added 5.5 million [...]

Netflix alcanzó 125 millones de usuarios en el Q1

Netflix sumó 7,4 millones de nuevos miembros en el Q118 (incluyendo cuentas de cortesía), cifra superior a los 6,3 millones esperado por los analistas. El servicio alcanzó un total de 125 millones de usuarios a nivel global (118,9 millones de cuentas pagas). En los Estados Unidos, Netflix adicionó 1,9 millones de miembros y alcanzó un [...]