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HBO Max rolls out in LatAm, Caribbean

WarnerMedia’s HBO Max has rolled out in 39 territories in Latin America and the Caribbean, marking the streaming platform’s first launch outside of the US and kicking off its global expansion. HBO Max has made a commitment to produce 100 local originals in Latin America over the next two years, in addition to offering subscribers […]

June 30, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Palantir, Grupo Globo extend digital transformation partnership

Palantir Technologies and Grupo Globo have extended their partnership for two more years. In its journey toward becoming a mediatech company, Globo teamed up with Palantir in 2019 to use its Foundry software, which transforms the way organizations operate by creating a central operating system for their data, leading to better decisions across the enterprise. […]

June 30, 2021

Analysis: 5G uptake builds momentum

The state of the race for 5G subscriber adoption has tightened up significantly, as global wireless 5G connections for Q1 2021 have been adjusted to 298 million, according to 5G Americas, the wireless industry trade association and voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas. Last quarter, 5G Americas reported that data provided by research […]

June 25, 2021

Whip Media and EGA partnership

Whip Media, the leading enterprise software platform and data provider to the world’s largest entertainment organizations, and The Entertainment Globalization Association (EGA) have announced a partnership facilitating the first effort to provide a new data report for the entertainment industry with cross-platform insights on global streaming across multiple countries. The new bi-monthly report, called the […]

June 24, 2021

Riivi chooses Norigin Media

Riivi, the OTT streaming service provider in Latin America, has chosen Norigin Media’s Smart TV applications. The Chilean based TV streaming apps that are currently accessible on web browsers and mobile devices, will soon launch on several connected TV devices. The on-demand TV streaming service provider offers a catalogue of over 200 titles from the […]

June 15, 2021

Setplex and VIVOplay announce LatAm joint venture

Setplex, a provider of flexible, end-to-end solutions for OTT service providers, has entered into a joint venture with VIVOplay, a virtual multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD), to deliver the Setplex end-to-end OTT platform capabilities with VIVOplay channels to Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the Latin American region. Setplex and VIVOplay will initially roll out their […]

June 8, 2021

HBO Max launches in LatAm on June 29

HBO Max, the WarnerMedia SVoD platform, will launch in 39 territories in Latin America and the Caribbean starting June 29th, with a collection of curated titles from across WarnerMedia’s catalogue and slate of original series and movies, Max Originals, plus live sports in Brazil and Mexico later this year. “Our launch in Latin America and […]

May 27, 2021

Disney delays LatAm Star+ launch

Disney has announced that Star+ will launch in Latin America on August 31st, having previously been slated for a June roll out. Star+ will be a standalone streaming service in Latin America, unlike other countries such as the UK, Canada, Australia where it’s included as part of Disney+, offering a full slate of ESPN content, […]

May 17, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Formula E: LatAm, India deals

All-electric single-seater racing series Formula E has agreed two new media partnerships that will bring coverage of the 2020/21 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship to viewers in Latin America and the Indian subcontinent. In Latin America, very race and qualifying session will be live across Claro Sport, Claro Video and, with three highlights […]

April 23, 2021By Colin Mann

Analyst: LatAm to top 100m SVoD subscriptions

Latin America will have 100.35 million SVoD subscriptions by 2025, more than double the 42.15 million recorded at end-2019, according to the Latin America SVoD Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. “Latin America will enjoy a wave of US-based platform launches over the next year,” advises Simon Murray, Principal Analyst at Digital TV […]

September 1, 2020