Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Netflix anuncia nova série original brasileira

A Netflix anunciou, na quarta-feira (21), o lançamento da nova série original brasileira Onisciente com estreia global prevista para 2020. A atração tem roteiro de Pedro Aguilera e produção da Boutique Filmes responsáveis pelo sucesso de 3%. O show é ambientado em um futuro próximo, onde cada cidadão é seguido constantemente por um pequeno [...]

Huge changes coming to streaming platform DSTV Now

MultiChoice plans big changes to its video-on-demand by providing a new design to DStv Now, through its streaming version of its satellite service, and new local content for its stand-alone VOD platform Showmax. According to MultiChoice Africa Groups Connected Video unit, Niclas Ekdahl, who spoke to TechCentral on Friday, Ekdahl said MultiChoice is working to [...]

Kwesé to launch new original series on Kwesé iflix

Kwesé iflix announced a slate of original programming marking its first foray into original content in a region with a large youth population and fast-growing Internet and smartphone penetration. With Africas diversity but also the challenge of developing content, the original series comes from Kenya, Tanzania and Nigeria.  Kwesé iflixs CEO Mayur Patel said that [...]

Guigo chega ao Brasil

A Guigo, um OTT focado em streaming de conteúdos ao vivo, será lançado nesta semana, disponível para todo o Brasil. A plataforma terá ofertas que incluem canais abertos, fechados e além de canais internacionais inéditos no Brasil. O serviço vai estar disponível na web e em smartphones e tablets nos sistemas iOS e Android. A [...]

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 [...]