Dori creating paid-for online telenovela service

Dori Media is teaming with Microsoft to create a subscription and on-demand service that will give users access to a range of its telenovelas. The UK-listed producer and distributor of telenovelas will launch the service on Microsoft’s MSN portal within months.

The on-demand and subscription service will roll out over the next six months. Dori has invested millions of dollars in its digital business, which it expects to turn a profit in 2012. It launched in 2008 with the debut of digital telenovela Amanda O. Pricing details for the on-demand and subscription services have not been revealed.

Novebox CEO Ehud Levy said: “This cooperation combines the distribution leadership of the MSN network in the Spanish-speaking markets with the unique and captivating content offered by”

Dori CEO Nadav Palti said: “We are certain that in the coming year, will become the leading online VOD library for Latin series and movies around the world and this cooperation is definitely a step in embracing new media opportunities.”