Latin America


Pluto TV continues LATAM expansion with six new channels

ViacomCBS ad-supported streamer Pluto TV has announced six new channels to launch in Latin America.  The AVOD, which launched in 17 Latin American countries earlier last month, will expand with the inclusion of new channels Pluto TV Anime Acción, Pluto TV Animales, Los Archivos del FBI, Pluto TV Cine Romance, Pluto TV Cine Suspenso, and […]

WarnerMedia set for HBO Max Lat Am launch after buying out local partners

US media giant WarnerMedia is set to roll out new streamer HBO Max into Latin America after completing a deal to take full control of all HBO-branded services in the region. WarnerMedia has acquired local multimedia company Ole Communications’ minority stakes in HBO Ole Partners and HBO Brasil Partners, handing the US operator 100% ownership […]

Olympusat launches AVOD app for Latin America

Spanish-language content provider and distributor Olympusat has launched AVOD app Free TV in the Latin-American market including Mexico, through Google Play Store, Apple Store, the web at freetv.com, and mobile apps for iOS and Android. The on-demand content available on Free TV includes between 800 and 1,000 hours per month dubbed into Spanish combined with […]

Pluto TV Latin America adds single-series binge channels

ViacomCBS-owned AVOD service Pluto TV Latin America has added six new channels available via the web, Apple TV, Android TV and mobile device apps for download in iOS and Android in 17 Latin American countries. New channels were added to existing categories Entretenimiento and Estilo de vida, as well as a new category dedicated for […]

SVOD subscriptions in Latin America to double by 2025

The number of paid subscriptions to OTT services in the Latin American market is set to almost double by the mid-point of the decade. According to Digital TV Research, the region will see subscriber numbers skyrocket from 42 million at the end of 2019, to 81 million by 2025. More impressive is the fact that […]

VCNI expands AVOD Pluto TV to Latin America

ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) has announced the launch of AVOD Pluto TV in Latin America with a wide range of content in Spanish and Portuguese.  The free-to-view service will be made available in the region at the end of March, the company has confirmed. Users will be able to view the service via cable operator […]

Latin American pay TV operators optimistic about OTT and sports streaming

Latin America pay TV executive are more optimistic about the impact of the shift to OTT TV on their businesses than the global average, with a large majority expecting moderate to strong growth in new sports streaming services, according to technology outfit Nagra and research outfit MTM’s latest Pay TV Innovation Forum report. According to […]

Telefónica kicks off original series in Latin America

Telefónica has used MIPTV to announce that it is kicking off production of original fiction series in Latin America. Pre-production of the first three series has already begun in Colombia and Peru and the first releases will be taking place beginning the second half of this year on Telefónica’s different video platforms. The effort will […]

Lat-Am SVOD growing fast, Netflix to maintain lead

Latin American SVOD subscriptions are forecast to reach 51.1 million by 2024, according to new forecasts from Digital TV Research. This figure is almost double the 27.12 million recorded at close of 2018 and sees Netflix continue as market leader. According to DTVR, six regional platforms will account for 85% of the region’s paying SVOD […]

Latin America to add just five million pay TV subscribers by 2024

Latin America is expected to add around five million pay TV subscribers between 2018 and 2024, bringing the total to 77 million, according to Digital TV Research. The report estimates that pay TV penetration in the region will not climb beyond the current 44% of TV households and that revenues will fall by 2.1%, some […]

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