ViacomCBS to buy Chilevisión from WarnerMedia in Latin America push

The acquisition will bolster ViacomCBS’ Americas portfolio, which includes streaming services Paramount+ and Pluto TV as well as Argentine broadcaster Televisión Federal SA (Telefe).

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - ViacomCBS Inc said on Monday, April 5, that it had agreed to buy broadcaster Chilevisión from AT&T Inc-owned WarnerMedia for an undisclosed sum, as the media giant looks to boost its streaming audience in Latin America.

The acquisition will bolster ViacomCBS’ Americas portfolio, which includes streaming services Paramount+ and Pluto TV as well as Argentine broadcaster Televisión Federal SA (Telefe).

Streaming platforms, which witnessed a boom during the Covid-19 pandemic are increasingly investing in content to lure and retain more subscribers amid intense competition.

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