Category Archives: Interview LATAM

Bruno Pruneda, General Manager at StarTV: ‘We are helding conversations to add another sports OTT, strengthen our SVOD Premium offer and add other platforms with Mexican content’

During an interview with Nextv News Latin America, Bruno Pruneda, General Manager at the Mexican DTH StarTV, expressed himself on the main challenges of the pandemic for the company and for pay TV consumption in Mexico; as well as the recent start of StarTVs operations in Mexico City (CDMX); the plan to continue strengthening the [...]

Zapping TV strengthens its presence in Chile and triples its subscriber base in 2020

In an interview with Nextv News Latin America, Gustavo Morande, CEO at Zapping TV, expressed himself on the main challenges that the platform had to face due to the pandemic period; the new features available on the platforms app; the new content available  on its catalog and the intentions to expand Zapping TV’s offer in [...]

JC Acosta: ‘Our aim with Pluto TV is to become the undisputed AVOD leaders in Latin America’

JC Acosta, President at ViacomCBS International Studios & ViacomCBS Networks Americas, was interviewed by Nextv News Latin America, and gave details about Pluto TV’s performance in the region; the goals set for the AVOD OTT in Latin America; its launch in Brazil, which will take place in December, and the boom of AVOD platforms that [...]

Luis Arvizu: “Muy pronto vamos a convertir a Blim TV en una de las plataformas de mayor reproducción de video en Latinoamérica”

Luis Arvizu, CEO de Blim TV (Televisa), dialogó con Nextv News Latin America sobre el lanzamiento de una versión AVOD para la plataforma, previsto para 2021. El ejecutivo dio detalles en torno al alcance que tendrá en la región; las diferencias de contenido que tendrá con el modelo SVOD ya disponible; las oportunidades que les [...]

Luis Arvizu: ‘We are going to turn Blim TV into one of the platforms with the highests video reproduction in Latin America very soon’

Luis Arvizu, CEO at Blim TV (Televisa), was interviewed by Nextv News Latin America due to the launch of an AVOD version for the OTT platform, scheduled for 2021. The executive gave details about the scope it will have in the region; the content differences that it will have with the SVOD version, already available; [...]

“The economic and exchange crisis in Argentina is encouraging cord-cutting”

Hugo Cosentino, general manager of San Luis CTV, said that operators must reinvent themselves and invest more in technology to offer value-added services in order to prevent subscriber losses, given the current scenario in Argentina. The executive participated in the panel ” How OTT Pay TV Will Change Pay TV Business” during the first day [...]

Viacom bets on original short-form content, expands Noggin in Latin America

Ezequiel Fonseca Zas, SVP Multiplatform Digital Strategy & Marketing of Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Americas, spoke to NexTV News Latam about the plans for 2019, which include the expansion of the Noggin app, which will shortly announce an important agreement, and the production of original short-form content for social media. The executive will [...]

StarTV to add OTT services to TV offer in 2019

Mexican DTH operator StarTV is working on partnerships with OTTs services to complement its content offering. In 2019, it will offer well known platforms, said in an interview with NexTV News Latam the companys general director, Bruno Pruneda. Meanwhile, the company moves forward with its ‘double play’ package that integrates pay TV with satellite Internet. [...]

“Brands want to advertise on TV like they do on Facebook and Google”

Prior to his participation in NexTV Series Mexico & Central America, Cyprien Grau, COO & Co-founder of Decidata, spoke in an interview with NexTV News Latam about the companys solutions and new projects, and offered his vision on programmatic TV and the advertising market in the region. Founded in 2016, Decidata is a Mexican technology [...]