FlixLatino Strengthens Smart TV Reach and Distribution with Vewd

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Leading Hispanic OTT service expands U.S. reach with Vewd

Oslo, Norway – November 14, 2018 – Vewd, the world’s largest OTT software provider, today announced that FlixLatino has certified its popular streaming app, making it immediately available for all Vewd-enabled devices and adding it to the Vewd App Store which can be found on a variety of connected TV devices from Sony, Samsung, HiSense, TiVo, Vestel, and many others.

FlixLatino is a Spanish-language streaming video-on-demand service focused on the Hispanic market in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. For just $2.99 each month, viewers can enjoy more than 800 premium, theatrically-released films from Colombia, Peru, Venezuela, Cuba, Spain, and other Spanish-speaking regions.

“We’re excited to expand our reach with Vewd and its large footprint of Vewd-enabled devices in the U.S.,” said Luis Guillermo Villanueva, Chief Operating Officer of SOMOS Next. “By certifying our app for Vewd, we’ve removed all the headaches of managing different app platforms. They focus on all of the compatibility issues, while we can focus on bringing the best Spanish-language content and expanding our subscriber base.”

Vewd powers the world’s largest connected TV ecosystem – nearly 50 million Vewd-enabled devices ship each year. Content owners trust Vewd to bring their apps to devices from some of the world’s largest consumer electronics OEMs.

“The U.S. Hispanic market, and especially Hispanic millennials have rapidly embraced streaming content,” said Juliana Psaros, Head of Content Partnerships for Latin America at Vewd. “Now these consumers are demanding more relevant, Spanish-language content and smart TV manufacturers and pay TV operators need an easy way to offer this content. By choosing certification, we make it easy for manufacturers and operators to offer FlixLatino and strengthen their OTT offering for all customers.”

About FlixLatino

FlixLatino is an Over-The-Top (“OTT”) Spanish language entertainment service providing consumers an App that gives them access to over 250 films, plus series and documentaries from throughout the Spanish speaking world.  This service offers its audience the best contemporary Spanish content from all genres and for all palates!  FlixLatino is brought to you by Somos Next, LLC, a member of Somos Group. You can learn more and visit SOMOS Next at www.somosnext.net.

About Vewd

Vewd is the world’s largest smart TV OTT software provider, connecting consumers anywhere to the content they love. By making OTT possible on nearly 50 million connected devices each year, Vewd leads the way in defining the future of entertainment. Our suite of products and services are crafted to simplify complexity and offer solutions that unite the entire value chain, from silicon vendors to end users. Market leaders such as Samsung, Sony, Verizon, TiVo, and many more rely on Vewd products and services. Follow us, as we make OTT extraordinary. Visit Vewd.com to learn more.

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