Tag Archives: SVOD

Crackle launches SVOD service with Totalplay

Video streaming platform Crackle (Sony Pictures Television Networks Latin America) is now available as an authenticated SVOD service for Mexico’s Totalplay subscribers. Sony plans to extend this business model to other pay TV operators in Latin America.   Initially, Crackle was launched in Latin America as free, ad-supported service. Now, it is only available to [...]

Kids’ SVOD app Toca TV launches worldwide

Global kids app developer Toca Boca launched last week its video streaming service for kids, Toca TV, in more than 150 countries. The app is targeted at kids ages 5 to 9 and is globally available for iPad and iPhone on the App Store for a USD 4.99 monthly subscription.   This marks the companys [...]

Cox prepares to launch Hispanic-focused SVOD service in the US

  US cable operator Cox Communications confirmed that is preparing a new Spanish-language subscription platform called Glosi. The website of the service is already online. It is expected to launch in pilot mode this August.   The launch of the service was first reported by The Donohue Report site. Cox later confirmed the information. Through [...]

Claro Video gains traction in the Mexican TVOD space

  The OTT platform Claro Video (América Móvil) is strengthening its TVOD strategy in Mexico. The service releases today Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, the production distributed by Warner Bros, that is one of the highest grossing films of 2016. In this way, Claro Video bet on movie blockbusters to compete with Netflix, which is [...]

Chivas TV surpasses 10,000 subscriber mark in one week

SVOD platform Chivas TV, which belongs to Club Deportivo Guadalajara from Mexico, has surpassed the 10,000-customer mark just in one week. José Luis Higuera, CEO of Grupo Omnilife Chivas, confirmed the subscriber number in an interview with ESPN.   Higuera belives that people still need to test the platform”. Chivas TV was officially launched in [...]

New anime-focused SVOD service is launched in Brazil

  The distributor Sato Company has launched in Brazil the OTT platform Wow! Play. The service seeks to meet the geek public demand with an Asian- focused catalog, including anime, films and tokusatsu series.   New users have a 15-days trial period. Then, the monthly subscription costs R$ 14.90 (USD 4.5) for three months, and [...]

Turner adds to the independent SVOD platform trend

  US programmer Turner Broadcasting Systems (TBS, of Time Warner) announced that it will add to the trend by launching Video On Demand by Subscription (SVOD) platforms independent of Pay-TV operators, the company’s CEO, John Martin, has said.   As a start, the platforms would be released in the United States but it is expected [...]

OTTs overpass the 10 million paid accounts mark in Latin America according to Dataxis

  The Over-the-Top (OTT) Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) market in Latin America reached 10.2 million paid accounts in 2015, which means a 60% annual growth rate, according to a new study published by Dataxis. The market investigation company estimates the OTT/SVOD category generated USD 640 million in revenues during the past year.   The [...]