Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Globo launches direct-to-consumer services Telecine and Premiere

Globo announced that it has launched Telecine and Premiere as direct-to-consumer services. This way, users can access the content without a pay TV subscription. As part of this process, the group launched a new billing platform. Telecine is the network of Premium channels that Globo has in partnership with Disney, Fox and Universal. The SVOD [...]

Linear TV channel offering to reduce in the next 10 years, says Hulu CEO

Randy Freer, CEO of the streaming platform Hulu, said that the traditional pay TV offering that includes more than 300 linear channels is going to shrink dramatically over the next 10 years. The executive participated this week in the BI Ignition conference in New York. According to Freer, only cable networks “that have been able [...]

Oferta de canales lineales se reducirá en los próximos 10 años, según el CEO de Hulu

Randy Freer, CEO de la plataforma de streaming Hulu, afirmó que en la oferta tradicional de TV paga, de más de 300 canales, se reducirá drásticamente en la próxima década. El directivo participó esta semana en la conferencia BI Ignition en Nueva York. De acuerdo con Freer, sobrevivirán las redes de cable que han podido [...]

Kwesé iflix to offer epic movies and drama series for the festive season

Kwesé iflix, Africas live streaming and video-on-demand (VOD) service has launched an array of entertainment TV shows and movie series for this festive season. Viewers who wish to stream unlimited entertainment at their own convenience will have a great line-up of entertainment on Kwesé iflix. During the festive season, Kwesé iflix will offer the following [...]

StarTimes ON app now accessible in Kenya

StarTimes has officially launched its on demand mobile video streaming service in Kenya. The service, StarTimes ON, allows you to watch an array of content for free, but you need a subscription to view sporting content and as well as some premium content. The subscriptions start from 0.29 USD (Ksh 30), 1.17 USD (Ksh 120) [...]

Digital content platform ‘Otro’ launches with soccer stars

The new online service “Otro”, focused on the soccer universe, was recently announced globally. It is backed by some of the sport’s biggest stars. It is available in eight languages (including Spanish) and offers a free version with limited access, and a monthly subscription model. Among the soccer stars that support this initiative and participate [...]

Lanzan plataforma online con estrellas del fútbol

El nuevo servicio online Otro, centrado en el universo del fútbol, fue presentado recientemente y reúne contenido sobre los principales jugadores a nivel mundial. Está disponible en ocho idiomas (entre ellos español) y ofrece una versión gratuita con acceso limitado y un modelo de suscripción mensual. Entre los astros del fútbol que apoyan esta iniciativa [...]

Snapchat inks deal with 20 local media brands in MENA

Social media company Snapchat has inked new deals with 20 local media brands to publish its daily stories and shows in content channel known as Discover. The platform is boosting its presence in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region after opening an office earlier this year. The new collaborators include 7awi, Abu Dhabi [...]

Telecine Play lança serviço independente da TV por assinatura

O Telecine Play passa a estar disponível como serviço de streaming independente da TV paga. A plataforma traz mais de 1.800 filmes por uma assinatura mensal de R$ 37,90 por mês, segundo seu website. O conteúdo pode ser assistido através de computadores, smartphones, tablets, Smart TVs, Xbox One ou Chromecast, em até três telas simultâneas [...]