FlixFling Adds (Mostly) Latino Channels

Content provider Olympusat, known for its Latino cable programming, is creating six new subscription channels to be launched by streaming service FlixFling. Four of the channels are Spanish-language:

  • Cine Real, featuring films from Latin America and Spain
  • Damas, featuring classic and recent telenovelas
  • Pio Pio, for pre-schoolers
  • Parables en Español –faith-based, including movies, series and documentaries.

There will also be an English-language faith-based channel, called just Parables, as well as a channel called Toku that will show fiction, anime and other English-dubbed content from Japan, China, South Korea and Thailand.

Olympusat said that Cine Real, Damas and Pio Pio will be available by year’s end, and Parables, Parables en Español and Toku by early-2017.

FlixFling, which has been around since 2010, currently offers movie rentals, as well as 11 subscription packages ranging in price from $2.99 monthly for FrightFlix to $7.99 for the flagship namesake with over 4,000 titles. FlixFling is also the OTT (over-the-top) home for the MusicChoice audio service.

FlixFling is available online and via apps, Vizio and Yahoo-connected smart TVs, Xbox 360 and Roku.







About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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