Tag Archives: Latin America

Movistar Chile recorded 27 thousand subscribers to Netflix in 2018

Movistar Chile announced that since October 27th, 2018, fixed and mobile customers can subscribe and pay Netflix from their monthly invoices. The company became the first telecommunications business in the country and the first Telefonica Groups  operation in Latin America to include this benefit in its offer, which recorded 27 thousand subscribers to the OTT [...]

Netflix to increase its subscription prices in Mexico and Brazil

Netflix informed that it will modify its monthly subscriptions rate to all its clients in Mexico and Brazil. Both countries had not been affected by increases in the OTT subscriptions that were announced in more than 40  Latin American countries and the United States. New prices are ruled from Thursday, March 14th. According to what [...]

DAZN arrives at Latin America with a new sponsorship model

DAZN Group announced significant changes in its structure.  In the Latin American Spanish market, where DAZN was not launched as an OTT yet, it created an innovative off-the-shelf network called DAZN +. In addition, the sports platform VOD ePlayer was renamed, and its new denomination is DAZN Player. This is a decisive moment for DAZN, [...]

Rakuten TV develops its international expansion

Rakuten TV, OTT platform based in Spain that includes films and TV series in its offer, announced its expansion to more than 30 European countries, which could also include Asian and Latin American markets. The platform produced its first own film in 2018 and is available under free TVOD and SVOD models. Jacinto Roca, CEO [...]

Netflix plans series on ‘One hundred years of solitude’

One hundred years of solitude, Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez literary work, will be available on Netflix. The OTT acquired its rights to develop the novel in an original series, which will feature Rodrigo Garcia and Gonzalo Garcia Barcha, the writers sons, as executive producers of the project. Both came to terms with Netflix to [...]

Viacom develops 58 productions in Latin America

Darío Turovelzky, Global Content Director at  Viacom / Telefe, said that at present the company is working on 58 productions in pre and post production stages throughout Latin America, and has 11 studios and 14 production centers in Miami, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina, which allows it to produce content  for any region and platform, [...]

Netflix establishes Latin American operations center in Mexico

Netflix chose Mexico as the headquarter for its Latin American operations . The company is developing more than 50 projects in that country, which include original content and co-productions for this year and 2020. Ted Sarandos, Netflixs Content Executive Director, said that Mexicos wealth of talent in front and behind cameras was the key for [...]

Illegal anime websites to close in Latin America

Two illegal anime websites were closed  in Latin America due to series and movies misuse. These are AnimeYT and AnimeMovil, where subscribers entered for free to watch their animated series. Although entity that demanded its final closures is unknown, eyes are on Crunchyroll, a US OTT that broadcasts animes and, in 2017, recorded one million [...]

Discovery Kids Media to launch in Latin America

Discovery International announced Discovery Kids Medias (DKM) launching for Latin America and others countries worldwide to develop, produce and distribute children content -both animated and live action- for linear and digital platforms. With a more than 20 years track in Latin American market, Discovery Kids still has a great success as a leader pay TV [...]