Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Viu to roll out Original productions for Ramadan

Viu, a pan-regional OTT video service from PCCW Media Group, will launch six Viu Original productions on its platform for Ramadan this year.  The line-up comprises of Sultanet El Moez, Shahed Ayan, Gama Salem, El Khawabi and Reyah El Somoum, and will be streamed only on Viu during Ramadan, with one episode being released each day of the month. The 35-minute episodes will be full of action, [...]

Netflix introduces new parental control features

With a change in the streaming pattern of its audiences, Netflix has introduced new parental controls that let users see what their kids are watching. Individual series or films can be blocked by title, so they wont show up on the kids profile. These changes take effect for customers in all 190 countries where the [...]

Netflix brings two Nigerian TV series on its streaming platform

After years of acquiring Nigerian movies, Netflix is now offering Nigerian TV shows on its streaming platform. These latest additions join Obi Emelonyes “Crazy, Lovely, Cool” and Ebonylife Films “Sons of Caliphate.” Netflix has picked up two Nigerian TV shows Fifty and Castle & Castle. The series Fifty is set in Lagos, the TV show follows four women at [...]

CNN Brasil tendrá plataforma de TV Everywhere

CNN Brasil anunció a través de una publicación en sus redes sociales oficiales que contará con una plataforma de TV Everywhere, denominada CNN Brasil GO. El canal de noticias será lanzado en el país el 9 de marzo próximo y,  desde el anuncio de su lanzamiento, se anticipó que la señal sería un canal de [...]

Esporte Interativo Plus entra para o catálogo da Guigo TV

Guigo TV e Turner assinaram uma parceria para que, a partir de fevereiro, a programação dos produtos digitais da Turner passem a fazer parte dos pacotes disponíveis para os usuários da plataforma de TV por assinatura via internet. Estes poderão desfrutar conteúdos do Esporte Interativo Plus (EI Plus) como os jogos da Champions League, jogos [...]

Thebe invest in Discover Digital platform in South Africa

Thebe Investment Corporation, one of SAs oldest black asset managers, has bought a controlling stake in video streaming company Discover Digital. Discover Digital provides digital media services such as video-on-demand (VOD) and television content. It also offers business-to-business services such as multimedia software development and IT support, and has a fintech division that offers payment [...]

CuriosityStream se expande hacia América Latina con Totalplay

Totalplay, empresa del Grupo Salinas y líder en el mercado de las telecomunicaciones en México, anunció que integrará a partir de hoy la plataforma CuriosityStream, lanzada por John Hendricks, fundador de Discovery Channel, a su catálogo de contenidos. La oferta del OTT incluye una de las más completas colecciones de entretenimiento de no ficción, con [...]

YouTube rolls out music streaming service in MENA

YouTube has introduced its music streaming services in the Middle East and North Africa market. The YouTube music streaming services will firstly be accessible in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Lebanon and Oman. The company is providing two services YouTube Music offers a music streaming application from 5.44 USD (Dh19.99) per month and [...]

Huya busca expandirse de China a Latinoamérica

La plataforma china Huya, especializada en transmisiones de diferentes juegos en vivo, se encuentra en planes de expansión internacional, con especial foco en Latinoamérica, Asia y Estados Unidos. La compañía también está realizando inversiones para conformar su propio equipo de e-sports. Huya se encuentra en expansión global desde hace más de un año, pero primeramente [...]