WhereverTV Latino Provides First Live Streaming, Affordable, A La Carte OTT
Website and APP Platform in Mexico and LATAM, Sees Initial Results
FORT MYERS, Fla., Jan. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WhereverTV Broadcasting Corp. (OTCQB:TVTV), which delivers Over The Top (OTT) subscription television services to a variety of devices including smartphones, TabletPCs, streaming media players, computers and connected TVs, announced today that it has launched its Spanish-speaking WhereverTV Latino (https://whereverlatino.tv) website, its Android APP and its Chromecast APP in Mexico and Latin America (LATAM) on December 21st in connection with the launch of a Marketing Alliance with Google’s Chromecast Division. Google is WhereverTV’s first live-linear streaming distribution partner in Latin America and WhereverTV Latino is providing the first full line up of TV programming choices on an ala carte, affordable, prepaid and no-contract basis. The LATAM launch is already averaging over 200 registrations a day and registrations are expected to increase dramatically as we are in the process of retaining a major internationally known social and digital media marketing company to assist our in house marketing team.
The WhereverTV Latino platform was designed to reach millions of consumers with their favorite channel choices priced as low 40 pesos per month. The website and APPs launched with 50 channels and is expected to grow imminently to approximately 150 channels.
The Marketing Alliance with Google Chromecast Latin America and WhereverTV Latinos’ began nationwide in Mexico on December 21 which included 200 in-store promotions through retailers such as Best Buy, Coppel, Liverpool, Radio Shack, Sears and more. WhereverTV was also the featured APP on the Chromecast boxes.
Rodrigo Castuera, Director of Strategic Alliances, Google Chromecast division for Latin America said, “The Alliance between Chromecast and WhereverTV Latino will allow the users to enjoy and experience a variety of content on their TV with their Chromecast devices.”
“Initial results for Mexico are very promising. WhereverTV Latino provides both an incredible opportunity for our Company and an excellent solution for TV viewers throughout Latin America. Consumers can, for the first time, buy television subscriptions on a channel by channel basis at an extremely affordable cost and view on their TV’s using their Chromecast device as well as on any internet connected device,” said Edward D. Ciofani, CEO WhereverTV.
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About WhereverTV Broadcasting Corporation (Symbol: TVTV)
Founded in 2007, WhereverTV is the next generation subscription television service providing consumers with live-streaming, genre-specific, and in-language viewing choices from around the world, delivered to anywhere in the world, and through any internet enabled device. Programming is identical to existing broadcast and distribution providers with the only differences being that the broadcast signals are accessed through the internet via an over the top (OTT) platform, and channel management is handled by company’s patented Interactive Program Guide (IPG) technology. WhereverTV provides an economically beneficial and completely versatile alternative to traditional cable and satellite services, with the added benefits of personalization and portability. Also known as Internet TV, WhereverTV delivers these same channels, shows and events to SmartTVs and digital media receivers including: GoogleTV, AppleTV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Droid Smartphone, and TabletPCs. The WhereverTV platform enables subscribers to access licensed and free-to-air content across these devices with the IPG across unlimited geographies, and wherever there is internet connectivity. The customer viewing experiences are based on customer location (geo-targeting) and content-rights management (subscriptions). Current in-language subscription offerings include Arabic TV, French TV, Italian TV, and Moroccan TV. Current genre specific subscriptions include NEWS channels, faith based channels and more. Apps are presently available for free in App Stores for iOS (Apple), Android and Amazon Fire TV devices. DVR functionality to record your shows and view later is presently in the works. Licensed US TV content subscriptions will be available in 2017. Please visit: www.wherever.tv, for more info.
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