0
Broadband

LatAm OTT TV, video revenues to hit USD 3.6 bln in 2021

Thursday 2 June 2016 | 12:01 CET | News
OTT TV and video revenues in Latin America will reach USD 3.59 billion in 2021, more than triple the USD 1.15 billion recorded in 2015, according to a report by Digital TV Research. Although Netflix has been present across the region since September 2011, the report said substantial SVOD [subscription video on demand] competition from the likes of America Movil's Claro Video, Telefonica's Movistar Play, HBO Go, Televisa's Blim and Millicom's Tigo Play has served to substantially boost revenues over the past year. SVOD will remain the region's largest OTT revenue source, contributing USD 2.1

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: America Movil / Claro / HBO / Millicom / Movistar / Netflix / Telefonica / Televisa / Tigo
Countries: Latin America
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

OTT


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

HBO Go available as standalone platform throughout LatAm

Published 19 Jun 2017 10:05 CET | Caribbean
HBO Latin America has announced that its HBO Go video-on-demand platform is now available as a standalone service in 17 countries ...

Telefonica launches Movistar Play OTT service in Ecuador

Published 17 Apr 2017 10:16 CET | Ecuador
Telefonica announced that its 'Movistar Play' OTT service has finally launched in Ecuador, giving subscribers access to a video ...

Netflix dominates Mexican SVoD market with 70% of subs in Q3

Published 12 Dec 2016 10:34 CET | Mexico
Netflix continues to dominate the Mexican subscription video on demand (SVoD) market, accounting for over 70 percent of video ...

Claro Video launches offline viewing feature in Mexico

Published 06 Dec 2016 10:28 CET | Mexico
Latin American video on-demand (VoD) platform Claro Video has followed Netflix in launching a download feature that allows ...

Claro Colombia unveils hybrid STB

Published 05 Dec 2016 14:12 CET | Colombia
Claro Colombia has announced the launch of a new range of hybrid set-top boxes allowing customers to access both linear and ...

Argentina's Colsecor cooperative to offer HBO Go

Published 05 Dec 2016 11:51 CET | Argentina
Argentina's Colsecor telecommunications cooperative has started offering HBO Go as a standalone video streaming service without ...

Opera TV, Claro Video announce LatAm VoD partnership

Published 04 Nov 2016 09:44 CET | Latin America
Opera TV has announced a partnership with Latin American video on-demand (VoD) platform Claro Video to bring its service to ...

Fifth of LatAm homes to pay for SVoD by 2021 - study

Published 27 Oct 2016 09:59 CET | Latin America
The Latin American region is set to reach 31.8 million subscription video on demand (SVoD) subscribers by 2021, up from 12.18 ...

Televisa signs LatAm TV deals with NBCUniversal, Telemundo

Published 07 Oct 2016 11:54 CET | Latin America
Mexico-based Televisa Group has announced two multi-year distribution agreements with NBCUniversal and Telemundo for the Mexican ...

SVOD-only homes growing fast, led by US and Denmark

Published 03 Oct 2016 09:37 CET | World
The proportion of TV-viewing households in all markets that rely on subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) services alone to access ...

DirecTV, Claro dominate LatAm pay-TV subs - study

Published 24 Aug 2016 09:18 CET | Latin America
The pan-regional TV operations of AT&T (DirecTV/Sky) and America Movil (Claro TV) will together account for nearly half of Latin ...

Blim SVOD service available on Apple TV, Android TV

Published 05 Jul 2016 15:58 CET | Mexico
Televisa's recently-launched Streaming Video-on-Demand (SVOD) service Blim is now available on the latest generation of Apple TV ...

Live ESPN channels added to Movistar Play in Latin America

Published 24 Jun 2016 08:36 CET | Chile
Telefonica has announced the addition of three ESPN channels to its Movistar Play OTT service in Chile, Colombia and Peru. ...

Netflix confirms new unscripted Original Series

Published 23 Jun 2016 11:12 CET | World
Netflix has announced an unscripted Original Series with social media personality and entrepreneur Cameron Dallas. The show ...

Millicom to bring Netflix to LatAm smartphone users

Published 13 Jun 2016 14:00 CET | Latin America
Millicom and Netflix have announced a strategic partnership to bring Netflix app preloads to Android smartphones from TigoSmart ...

Netflix says members like to binge-watch TV series

Published 09 Jun 2016 11:58 CET | World
Netflix members worldwide are choosing to binge their way through an entire TV series, finishing on average one whole season in a ...

Pay-TV revenues to increase by only USD 99 mln in 2015-2021

Published 02 May 2016 15:31 CET | World
Global pay-TV revenues (subscription fees and PPV movies and TV episodes) for 138 countries will only grow by USD 99 million ...

Digital TV homes to hit 1.67 bln by 2021 - study 

Published 15 Apr 2016 09:28 CET | World
The number of digital TV homes is set to rise to 1.67 billion by 2021, some half a billion higher than the end-2015 figure, ...

LatAm pay-TV growth to slow sharply in 2016-21 - study

Published 21 Mar 2016 11:11 CET | Latin America
Growth in pay-TV connections in Latin America will slow sharply in the period 2016-21 compared to the previous five-year period, ...

LatAM OTT TV, video sales to hit USD 2.9 bln in 2020 – study

Published 22 Jun 2015 11:27 CET | Latin America
Latin American OTT TV and video revenues are set to rise to USD 2.91 billion by 2020, up from the USD 1.13 billion expected in ...

Digital TV homes will reach 1.65 bln in 2020

Published 19 May 2015 23:47 CET | World
The number of digital TV homes will rise by more than 1 billion from 2010 to 1.65 billion in 2020, an increase of 180 percent, ...