Mexico's ClaroVideo preparing two original series - report

Friday 9 October 2015 | 14:43 CET | News
Mexico's ClaroVideo, the VoD platform of America Movil, is set to take on rivals such as Netflix with the production of two new series, reports Variety. The first is a new comedy series, "El Torito," set to launch online early November, followed next spring by "La Hermandad" ("The Brotherhood"), a 14-episode psychological thriller series directed by Carlos Bolado and Humberto Hinojosa. According to Dataxis, ClaroVideo is currently the second largest OTT service in the region with just under 40 percent of the market, behind Netflix with a 55.7 percent share.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: America Movil / Netflix
Countries: Mexico
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