Category Archives: Interview LATAM

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 [...]

“The region remains relatively untapped but the potential for OTT growth is tremendous”

Jossi Fresco, Regional Director Latin America of Verizon Digital Media Services, spoke in an interview with NexTV News Latam about the agreement that the company recently signed with Grupo Clarín, Argentinas largest media conglomerate, and offered key recommendations for the deployment of OTT platforms in Latin America. Fresco will participate in the next edition of [...]