Nearly a fifth of Latin America’s TV households will pay for an SVOD package by 2021, up from 10.9% by end-2016.
English Club TV will launch in the USA, Canada, and Latin America from September 1.
Latin American pay TV is dominated by DirecTV/Sky and Claro/America Movil, which will together account for nearly half the region’s pay TV subs by end-2016, according to a new report from Digital TV Research.
Netflix represented 35.2% of traffic on North America fixed networks, according to Sandvine’s Global Internet Phenomena Report: Latin America & North America.
OTT TV and video revenues in Latin America [for 18 countries] will reach $3.59 billion in 2021; up from $32 million recorded in 2010 and more than triple the $1.15 billion in 2015, according to the Latin America OTT TV & Video Forecasts report.
Pay-TV revenues [subscriptions and PPV] in Latin America will grow by only 9% (or up by $1.6 billion) between 2015 and 2021, according to the fifth edition of the Digital TV Latin America Forecasts report.
French state-owned international news channel, France 24, will launch a Spanish language channel in 2017.
Telefónica will launch video services – mostly VOD and linear TV channels – in seven new markets in Latin America in 2016.
OTT TV and video revenues in Latin America [for 13 countries] will reach $2.91 billion in 2020; up from only $37 million in 2010 and the $1.13 billion expected in 2015, according to a new report from Digital TV Research.
Latin America is poised to become a significant market for OTT video, with use especially prominent among younger adults, according to new research from TDG.