Monthly Archives: December 2021

Deloitte expects 150 million canceled SVOD subscriptions by 2022

Consulting firm Deloitte announced that by next year, it projects that at least 150 million SVOD subscriptions will be canceled globally, representing a 30% increase by market in cancellation rates. However, in its report “2022 TMT Predictions“, the company also assured that the number of new accounts will be greater than the number of suspended [...]

Globo cierra canales en Europa y se centra en su OTT Globoplay

La compañía brasileña Globo anunció que el próximo 31 de diciembre de 2021 cerrará todos sus canales internacionales en Europa, con el objetivo de enfocarse 100% en su servicio de streaming, Globoplay. Según detalló la empresa, durante el cambio de año suspenderá las señales de 43 países del continente, con la excepción de Portugal, donde [...]

YouTube launched fund for short-form video creation in MENA

YouTube has launched a YouTube Shorts Fund in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Algeria, Iraq, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon and Morocco. The Shorts Creator Fund is one additional way through which creators and artists can monetise their content on YouTube from advertising to Paid Digital Goods, merchandise branded content and more. This shorts feature [...]

SBA partners with Art Format Lab for new game show ‘Eish El Tahdi’

Saudi Broadcasting Authority (SBA) has launched a brand-new game show titled Eish El Tahdi (Live the Challenge) on SBC channel. The show, commissioned by SBA to ART Format Lab, is the first of several original productions intended to woo young Saudi audiences to linear TV. The hour-long episodes will see 16 teams of six players [...]

Netflix to release South African-produced animated movie “Seal Team”

Netflix announced its lineup of movies for the month of December with the inclusion of the South African-produced animated movie Seal Team which will be arriving globally on December 31st, 2021. Other Netflix regions will also likely receive Seal Team although it will vary region-to-region. The animated movie which is directed by Greig Cameron and [...]

Megacable will expand its FTTH network and double its reach with a national presence

Megacable announced that during the next few years it will begin an expansion plan through the extension of its FTTH network in Mexico, in order to expand its service offering for both the mass and corporate public. According to the company, the project will guarantee a national presence and will double its audience. To achieve [...]