Chile launches free OTT platform to boost local production

Thursday 15 June 2017 | 11:31 CET | News
Chile's National Council of Culture and the Arts (CNCA) has launched a free OTT platform designed to promote local audiovisual production, reports local daily La Tercera. The streaming platform, called OndaMedia, is being launched with a catalogue of 40 films, 41 documentaries, 20 short films and 394 cultural content clips. "This is a very important project for the National Council, as OndaMedia will strengthen consumer access to arts and culture," said the country's culture minister Ernesto Ottone at the launch. The service has no advertising and is completely free but access is restricted

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