Tag Archives: Amazon

Hollywood studios and OTT services score victory in piracy case

TickBox TV, a manufacturer of streaming TV devices, agreed to pay USD 25 million to settle a lawsuit from major Hollywood studios and OTT services, which accused the company of facilitate copyright infringement. TickBox also agreed to stop providing software that allows users to access pirated content, and to disable any such software within 24 [...]

Estudios de Hollywood y servicios OTT ganan batalla legal contra la piratería

TickBox TV, fabricante de dispositivos de TV por streaming, accedió a pagar USD 25 millones para resolver una batalla legal impulsada por los principales OTTs y estudios de Hollywood, que lo acusaron de facilitar la piratería online. La compañía acordó además dejar de ofrecer el software que permite a los usuarios acceder a contenido protegido [...]

Amazon reportedly working on a streaming service for Fire TV devices

Amazon is planning to launch a free, ad-supported video service for users of its Fire TV streaming devices, people familiar with the situation told The Information. The service could be called Free Dive and will operate independently of Amazon Prime Video, the company´s SVOD platform, which is also available in Latin America. According to The [...]

Amazon prepara servicio de streaming para Fire TV

Amazon planea lanzar un servicio gratuito, basado en publicidad, para los usuarios de su dispositivo de streaming Fire TV, según dijeron personas familiarizadas con el tema a The Information. El servicio tendría el nombre de Free Dive y sería totalmente independiente de Amazon Prime Video, la plataforma por suscripción de la empresa, que también está [...]

Amazon seeks deals with Sony and Paramount

Amazon has held talks with executives of Sony and Paramount about options that could include co-financing movies in exchange for certain online rights, reported Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter. With this strategy, Amazon is looking to attract viewers to its streaming service, which is also available in Latin America. One of the sources [...]

Amazon quiere películas de Sony y Paramount para su OTT

Amazon mantiene conversaciones con directivos de los estudios Sony y Paramount sobre opciones que podrían incluir la financiación conjunta de películas a cambio de determinados derechos online, dijeron personas familiarizadas con el tema a Bloomberg. Amazon buscaría de esta manera atraer suscriptores a su plataforma OTT, que también está disponible en Latinoamérica. De acuerdo a [...]

MUTV extends channel distribution to Amazon, Apple, Roku and Xbox in Africa

Premier League club Manchester United have extended TV channel distribution platforms to streaming services Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku and Xbox. The club last season introduced MUTV on iOS, Android and on the web at MUTV.com.   The additional internet platforms mean that MUTV will be accessible to viewers without a cable or satellite [...]

Chile plans to tax digital platforms

The finance minister, Felipe Larraín, said that the Chilean government plans to incorporate in the tax reform the payment of VAT (Value Added Tax) on commercial transactions of digital platforms such as Spotify, Netflix and Amazon, among others. “We have decided to include the taxation of the digital economy in our tax modernization,” said the [...]

Chile anuncia impuesto a plataformas digitales

El ministro de Hacienda, Felipe Larraín, dijo que el gobierno chileno tiene previsto incorporar en la reforma tributaria el pago del IVA (Impuesto al valor agregado) a las transacciones comerciales de plataformas digitales como Spotify, Netflix y Amazon, entre otras. Hemos decidido incluir la tributación de la economía digital en nuestra modernización tributaria, dijo el [...]

Pay TV operators face difficulties in Colombia

The president of the Association of Operators of Information Technology and Communications of Colombia (Asotic), Galé Mallol, said that the industry has been “affected by new technologies” and the emergence of “new competition in not traditional TV”. In an interview with Portafolio, the executive said that the community TV is a “direct competition” and “do [...]