Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Mexicos Axtel launches streaming service

Mexican telecommunications company Axtel announced the launch of its OTT platform Axtel Play, which allows access to subscription services HBO GO, FOX Premium and Crackle. The new platform is available to any Internet user, through connected devices, without the need to subscribe Axtel pay TV or other service. Prices vary depending on the service selected. [...]

FOX to expand OTT service reach

OTT platform FOX Premium App will begin to be marketed directly to the consumer starting in October, said to ttvnews site Federico Alamán González, SVP and General Manager in Mexico of FOX Networks Group (FNG) Latin America. Last May, FOX took a first step by launching its SVOD platform through Claro Video in Mexico, which [...]

Claro Video to stop offering Chivas matches

Mexico’s Club Deportivo Guadalajara – Chivas – announced in a statement posted on social media that the matches will no longer be available on Claro Video OTT platform (América Móvil). “Fans, we inform you that the matches of Chivas will no longer be transmitted by @ClaroVideo. We appreciate the support during the CL17”, said Chivas’ official Twitter [...]

Caracol Internacional signs deal with Tubi TV

Caracol Internacional announced that it has signed an agreement with Tubi for the distribution of its content on TubiTV, the ad-supported streaming platform. The first productions that will be part of this agreement include Laura, una Vida Extraordinaria” (Laura, An Extraordinary Life), “Los Hombres También Lloran” (Men Cry Too) and “El Cartel (The Cartel). Laura, [...]

Middle East VOD Starz Play raised $125m funding to boost content

Starz Play, the Middle East Video-on-demand service provider raised $125 million that will be used primarily to boost its content library. The two-year old company, which has attracted 700000 paying subscribers to date across Middle East North Africa. The funds raised from two new investors in the shape of the Boston-based State Street Global Advisors [...]

Crackle launches on Tigo in Guatemala and Costa Rica

Sony Pictures Television Networks Latin America announced the expansion of the authenticated SVOD service Crackle into Guatemala and Costa Rica, as part of the agreement with Tigo (Millicom). At the end of June, Sony launched Crackle in Honduras in partnership with Tigo and said that the platform will reach soon the other markets where the [...]

Starz adds Spanish-language programming

The Starz app, which has more than 1 million subscribers, has increase its content offering by more than 125% to 5,500 titles over the past 14 months. Much of the content increase has been accomplished with the acquisition of nearly 300 Spanish-language movies and telenovela episodes. Some of the titles are the Colombian production El [...]

Cine.Ar Play launches app for iOS

Argentina’s free access OTT platform Cine.Ar Play announced the launch of its new mobile application for iOS devices. The service has already launched its Android app in October last year. In a statement, the company said it will soon announce new developments for new devices and Smart TVs of different international brands, something that had [...]

Vubiquity adds African content with Iroko tie-up

Premium content surveyor, Vubiquity, signed a two-year licensing deal with online content distributor IROKO across Africa. The deal covers over 1,000 movies titles spanning across a range of genres, including comedy, action, thriller, and drama which have been produced during the last three years. Customers of Vubiquity, across Africa, will have access to the movies [...]