Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Telecine Play se lanza como OTT independiente en Brasil

Durante NexTV Series Brasil 2018, el director general de Globoplay, João Mesquita, dijo que “en menos de una semana” la plataforma Telecine Play estará disponible como OTT independiente, es decir, sin necesidad de contratar TV paga. Se trata de un proyecto que la empresa planea desde hace varios años. Actualmente, Telecine Play opera como plataforma [...]

Kwesé TV goes above and beyond with New Digital focus

Kwesé has taken a bold approach to go beyond TV and focus its business towards a digital future. The broadcaster is adopting a multi-platform approach by enabling a huge approach to broadcasting via its mobile platforms. Moving forward, Kwesé will now strengthen its VOD and OTT services via Kwesé iflix and Kwesé Play product offering. [...]

Mexican film industry calls for taxes on OTT platforms

The Mexican Academy of Film Arts and Sciences (AMACC) requested that OTT services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video pay taxes in the country and that these resources are destined for national production. Specifically, the entity proposes that these platforms to be subject to Mexican copyright law and to pay taxes in country. The [...]

Industria del cine pide impuestos a plataformas OTT en México

La Academia Mexicana de Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas (AMACC) quiere que los servicios OTT como Netflix y Amazon Prime Video paguen impuestos en el país y que esos recursos sean destinados a la producción nacional. Concretamente, la entidad propone que estas plataformas estén sujetas a la legislación mexicana de derechos de autor y sean obligadas [...]

StarTimes begins online video streaming service

StarTimes, has launched online video streaming service called StarTimes ON for its OTT business. According to a statement announcing the new service on Monday, they provide ultimate entertainment and enriched experience. The original StarTimes App had been upgraded to StarTimes ON, the brand will provide Live TV, Video On Demand and short videos that covered [...]

Cinépolis asks to delay release of “Roma” on Netflix

Cinépolis, the Mexican movie theater chain, which also owns the OTT Cinépolis Klic, issued a statement in which it asks Netflix to postpone the release of “Roma” -the movie directed by Alfonso Cuarón- and “respect the traditional theatrical window”, to be able to premiere it in cinemas on November 29. “Roma” has its premiere scheduled [...]

Cinépolis pide retrasar lanzamiento de “Roma” en Netflix

Cinépolis, la red mexicana de cines, que posee además el OTT Cinépolis Klic, emitió un comunicado en el que pide a Netflix retrasar la fecha de estreno de la película “Roma”, de Alfonso Cuarón, “para respetar la ventana tradicional de exhibición” y poder estrenarla en sus cines el 29 de noviembre. Roma tiene su estreno [...]

Deezer to focus on Arabic content in MENA

The French streaming firm Deezer partnered with the Arab world’s largest record label Rotana in August to offer users a wide selection of Arabic hits. Deezer will focus on local Arabic content in the MENA region to compete from other music rivals according to CEO Hans-Holger Albrecht. Deezer and Spotifys MENA launches took place just [...]

Associação brasileira de OTT defende urgência na criação da Autoridade Nacional de Proteção de Dados

A Associação brasileira de OTT Abotts defende que o atual governo e a nova administração que tomará posse em janeiro intensifiquem as conversas para a criação da Autoridade Nacional de Proteção de Dados para se garantir a aplicação da Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados (LGPD). A entidade acredita que a criação da autoridade poderá [...]