Tag Archives: US

Telefe Noticias arrives at the US with Pluto TV

ViacomCBS announced this Tuesday, May 11th, that its AVOD OTT Pluto TV is adding the Telefe Noticias channel, one of the most important Spanish-language news channels in Argentina, to its content offering in the US. The channel will be available on Pluto TV en Español, a new section for the platform’s Hispanic audiences. The channel [...]

Telemundo creates new studios to meet streaming demands of Latin audiences

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises has announced this last Wednesday, May 5th, that it has created Telemundo Streaming Studios, the first Hispanic media studio focused on satisfying and serving Latin streaming audiences in the US and other parts of the world. The new production unit launches with more than 35 titles in development and production stages, including [...]

Televisa merges its media, content and production assets with Univision and plans to launch new streaming platform

Mexican Group Televisa and the US company Univision announced this Tuesday, April 13th, an agreement whereby Televisa combines its content assets with Univisión, thus creating the largest Spanish-speaking media group in the world. The new company is called Televisa-Univision, and, according to the information reported, one of its first projects will be the launch of [...]

Netflix and Sony Pictures Entertainment sign licensing deal for feature films in the US from 2022

According to the information that Netflix has officially reported, the company and Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) have announced a multiyear, exclusive first pay window licensing deal in the US for theatrically released SPE feature films, beginning with their 2022 film slate. The new partnership will replace the one Netflix had run with Starz. In addition, [...]

AT&T sells part of DirecTV’s business in the US and looks for options to sell the DTH operations in Latin America

John Stankey, CEO at AT&T, has recently announced that the company is looking for options to sell DirecTV’s operations in Latin America. This is the first time that an AT&T executive expresses himself on this possibility. The announcement takes place at the same time as AT&T has sold a percentage of the DTH business in [...]

Before its relaunch in Latin America, ViacomCBS confirms catalog and distribution partners for Paramount+

ViacomCBS has officially reported this Thursday, February 25th, more details about the relaunch of Paramount+, which will take place next Thursday, March 4th in 18 countries in Latin America. As reported from the company, Paramount+ will be available through its official website, as well as on connected TV and mobile devices through the Paramount+ app, [...]

Fanatiz takes Central American football leagues to the US, Canada and Puerto Rico with CentroAmerica TV

The Fanatiz platform, which focuses its offer on sports content, has announced this Wednesday, February 24th, an agreement to add  CentroAmerica TVs TV channel offer to its catalog, and, this way, make available Central American football leagues -such as those in El Salvador, Honduras and Costa Rica- in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. The [...]

FlixLatino strengthens its content catalog with two new linear TV channels

FlixLatino, SomosNexts SVOD OTT, subsidiary of SomosTV LLC and focused on the development and exploitation of paid distribution of online audiovisual content in Spanish, has added two new linear TV channels in Spanish to its catalog, which is available in the US and Puerto Rico. These are FlixLatino Live and Flix Kids, the latter one [...]

Univision acquires Vix and strengthens itself on AVOD market

Univision Communications Inc. announced this last Monday, February 1st, it has acquired Vix, one of the leading AVOD OTT available for US Hispanics and Latin American audiences, recently launched in Brazil. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.  Vix acquisition by Univision takes place after the company has renewed its executive structure, having been [...]

Globoplay to be launched in Europe this year

As a way of going on with its international expansion process, Globoplay, Brazilian Globo Groups SVOD OTT, will be launched in Europe. As reported by Erick Bretas, Director of the Group, during an interview with the specialized website Deadline, the launch will take place before the end of the year, and there are plans for [...]