Tag Archives: Spotify

Spotify to expand across Africa

Spotify has announced its expansion across Africa, in more than 80 countries including Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra [...]

Suscriptores a Netflix y otros OTTs pagarán nuevo impuesto en Buenos Aires a partir de abril

Según reportan varios websites especializados en Argentina, a partir de abril, el Gobierno de la Provincia de Buenos Aires anunció que será cobrado un nuevo impuesto a las plataformas de streaming, que implicará un aumento del 2% en las facturas de Netflix y Spotify, entre otros OTTs que se verán afectados por la medida. Se [...]

Subscribers to Netflix and other OTTs to pay new tax in Buenos Aires from April

As reported on several specialized websites in Argentina, as of April, Buenos Aires Provices  Government announced that a new tax will be charged on streaming platforms monthly subscription, which will mean a 2% increase on Netflix and Spotify bills, and other OTTs that will be affected by the measure. The new tax is based on [...]

Spotify to launch in 40 additional African countries

The streaming platform was previously accessible in only 5 African countries and is now set to launch into 40 additional countries including Kenya, Angola, Benin, Zimbabwe, Nigeria and more. Spotify will be expanding into 85 new markets across Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa. The announcement was made on its online event titled “Stream [...]

Liberty Puerto Rico lanza Hub TV para sus clientes de internet y video

Liberty Puerto Rico anunció oficialmente el lanzamiento de la plataforma Hub TV, disponible exclusivamente para sus clientes de internet y video, y desarrollada junto a TiVo. Hub TV es un STB para Android TV, que garantiza el acceso a TV en vivo, contenidos on demand y aplicaciones a las que se puede acceder dentro de [...]

Liberty Puerto Rico officially launches new Hub TV platform

Liberty Puerto Rico has officially announced the launch of its new Hub TV service, developed in partnership with TiVo. The new offer is exclusively available for Liberty Puerto Ricos internet and video customers. Hub TV is an Android TV STB that uses Libertys internet connection and gives access to live TV, VOD content and apps [...]

Tencent to launch its music streaming app Joox in other African countries

Tencent Holdings Ltd will roll out its paid music app Joox to some of Africas most populous countries after the streaming service proved a hit in South-East Asia. Tencent is a profitable company, especially successful with digital music where most of this success is localized to Asian countries. They are shareholders in many successful companies like Spotify [...]

Shahid collaborates with Spotify for exclusive TV and music package in MENA

After rolling out a new version of its OTT platform Shahid in January, MBC Group has collaborated with Spotify to offer Shahid VIP subscribers with six months of Spotify Premium for free (subject to Spotifys eligibility criteria). The offer is available across all markets in MENA where Spotify is accessible. The new version of Shahid [...]

Roku chega ao Brasil

A Roku, maior plataforma de streaming de TV dos Estados Unidos, anunciou nesta semana sua chegada ao Brasil, baseada no sistema operacional Roku OS. No país, os primeiros equipamentos da Roku serão TVs produzidos em parceria com a AOC. As primeiras Roku TVs são modelos HD com wifi integrado e telas de 32 e 43 [...]